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Sen. Thom Tillis (Photo: US Senate)
ISIS insight? Tillis opts for Cheney, not Pentagon chiefs
Freshman Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina missed a hearing last week with senior Pentagon leaders on the threat of Islamic State militants. Instead, he got insights on the group from former Vice President Dick Cheney. Wed, 07/15/2015 - 4:25pm
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Judge: Man charged with IS support to be held indefinitely
A federal judge has ordered the indefinite detention of a 19-year-old North Carolina man accused of plotting a series of American deaths to show his support for the Middle East group calling itself the Islamic State. Thu, 07/09/2015 - 9:05pm
Federal prosecutors announced Monday they have charged Justin Nolan Sullivan with plotting to "kill a large number of U.S. citizens" on behalf of ISIS. (Photo courtesy: WTVD)
NC teen accused of plotting to kill Americans on behalf of ISIS
Federal prosecutors announced Monday they have charged a Morganton, North Carolina 19-year-old with plotting to "kill a large number of U.S. citizens" on behalf of ISIS. Mon, 06/22/2015 - 3:26pm
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US to send up to 450 more troops to train Iraqis
The White House says the United States will send up to 450 more troops to Iraq to boost the training of local forces. Wed, 06/10/2015 - 12:29pm
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10 things to know for Monday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: Mon, 06/08/2015 - 7:28am
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Rand Paul blames GOP hawks for rise of ISIS
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group. Wed, 05/27/2015 - 2:03pm
Local active military, veterans react to fight against ISIS
Local military personnel are speaking out about President Obama's request to congress to authorize military force against ISIS. With a large population of active military and veterans close by, that decision could affect a huge community right here. It's a town that's centered around Camp Lejeune. From active duty men and women to veterans to their families Jacksonville is a military town. So a decision from the president to fight ISIS is something Air Force Veteran Emory Keck says they are all prepared for. Wed, 02/11/2015 - 11:06pm
Obama on war powers request: Islamic State is going to lose
President Barack Obama says his new war-powers request to Congress won't become the authorization for another ground war like the US fought in Iraq and Afghanistan. Wed, 02/11/2015 - 9:40pm
Obama authorizes 1,500 more troops for Iraq
President Barack Obama is authorizing the US military to deploy up to 1,500 more troops to Iraq as part of the mission to combat the Islamic State group. Obama is also asking Congress for more than $5 billion to help fund the fight. Fri, 11/07/2014 - 8:22pm
Burr visits the Port City, talks ISIS and race for US Senate
Senator Richard Burr severed as the keynote speaker at the Fedcon Summit this morning. During his visit to the Port City we caught up with him on several topics including the threat of ISIS, and the race for U.S. Senate. Thu, 10/16/2014 - 4:36pm