The U.S. has so far failed to topple President Bashar Assad and is now considering a new strategy in Syria.
One of the most gruesome ISIS videos to date signals a change in strategy for the militant group.
The terrorist group has killed thousands this year in Nigeria and government leaders accuse the president of letting it happen.
A grand jury decision is expected Friday on the controversial shooting death in August of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.
Last week, Prime Minister David Cameron had said Britain will introduce tough laws to counter terrorism at home.
Beijing has attracted global criticism for its detention of Uighur activist Ilham Tohti and journalist Gao Yu.
The EU cap on bankers' bonuses is designed to reduce risk-taking, and British authorities decided that a challenge was "unlikely to succeed."