Prosecutors say Basit Sheikh was planning to go to Syria to fight in that country's civil war. (Getty Images)

Federal Judge To Hear Plea In North Carolina Terror Assistance Case

Prosecutors say Basit Sheikh was planning to go to Syria to fight in that country’s civil war.


Syrian government forces take position in an empty building in the Saif al-Dawla district of Aleppo on August 11, 2012 as deadly clashes raged in Syria's second city and regime forces shelled several rebel-held neighborhoods. (Photo by STR/AFP/GettyImages)

US: American Fighters In Syria A Security Risk

Federal officials say Americans are joining the bloody civil war in Syria, raising the chances they could become radicalized by al-Qaida-linked militant groups and return to the U.S. as battle-hardened security risks.


File photo of al-Qaeda members sit handcuffed.  (credit: SABAH ARAR/AFP/Getty Images)

NC Man Faces Charge Of Attempting To Join Al-Qaida

A North Carolina man is facing federal charges that he sought to join an al-Qaida-linked militant group fighting the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.


File photo of a person using Twitter. (Credit: Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Dems Hit Speaker Ramsey Over Tweet About Obama, Syria

State Democrats are criticizing Republican Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey over a Twitter post that said President Barack Obama was trying to become an ally with al-Qaida in Syria.


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Ex-CIA Director Petraeus Speaks At Duke

Former CIA director and retired Army Gen. David Petraeus said Wednesday it’s worth a try for President Barack Obama to find a diplomatic solution for the showdown with Syria over chemical weapons, even with Russia taking the lead on setting in place a potential negotiated agreement.


Senator Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., answers a question following a meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 2, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Graham: Nukes In Hands Of Terrorists Could Result In Bomb Coming To Charleston Harbor

South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says he’s convinced that Syrian President Assad used chemical weapons on his own people.


Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Mad, Personal-Attacking, Interrupting Obama Loses Third Presidential Debate

Romney won this debate in more ways than one – most impressively due to his dignified style.


Mitt Romney and Barack Obama debate (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.



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