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  • PARIS— France's Constitutional Council has ruled that a bill legalizing broad surveillance of terrorism suspects doesn't violate the country's constitution. The bill was proposed long before the January attacks in Paris by Islamic extremists, but the government said that had added to its urgency. One measure will force communication and Internet firms to...

  • Could Twitter stop the next terrorist attack? Friday, 24 Jul 2015 | 12:05 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Social media giants including Twitter, Yahoo, Facebook and Google are pushing back against Senate legislation that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity, according to industry and government officials. In private meetings on Capitol Hill, industry officials have told lawmakers and congressional staff that...

  • Turkish journalist fired over anti-Erdogan tweet Thursday, 23 Jul 2015 | 6:42 AM ET

    ANKARA, Turkey— A prominent Turkish journalist has been fired by his newspaper over a tweet which suggested that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was responsible for a suicide bombing this week that killed 32 people. In a tweet posted Wednesday, Kadri Gursel said it was "shameful" that world leaders were offering condolences to the "Number 1 cause of IS terrorism."

  • CNBC update: Bombings in Baghdad Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    CNBC update: Bombings in Baghdad

    At least thirty two people were killed in bomb attacks across Baghdad yesterday; Ikea is offering a free wall anchoring kit for millions of chests and dressers; and NASA has released a special photo of Earth, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.

  • Chattanooga death toll climbs as mourning grows Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 1:55 PM ET
    Members of the FBI Evidence Response Team work the scene of a shooting in the parking lot of the Armed Forces Career Center/National Guard recruitment office on July 16, 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

    One by one, portraits of the Tennessee-based Marines shot by a gunman have emerged, The New York Times reports.

  • Nightmare for Chattanooga Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 10:11 AM ET
    Nightmare for Chattanooga

    Sarah Dallof, NBC News, reports the latest details on the deadly shooting spree in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four Marines and the shooter dead.

  • US atty investigating Chattanooga shooting as 'domestic terrorism'

    Dave Wagner, NBC News, reports the latest details on the deadly shooting spree in Chattanooga, Tennessee that left four Marines and the shooter dead.

  • Chattanooga gunman: Life is short and bitter Friday, 17 Jul 2015 | 2:06 AM ET

    Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, 24, killed four Marines in what the U.S. attorney called a potential act of "domestic terrorism," the New York Times reports.

  • Indonesia needs greater focus on lure of ISIS Thursday, 16 Jul 2015 | 9:05 PM ET
    ISIS fighter, North American ISIS fighter, Islamic State

    Footage this week of Indonesian militants thought to be fighting in Syria for ISIS shocked Southeast Asian security analysts, the Financial Times reports.

  • Pres. Obama: When I turn over the keys... Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015 | 2:00 PM ET
    Pres. Obama: When I turn over the keys...

    President Barack Obama comments on the role of the U.S. in solving problems in the Middle East.

  • Why Iranian crude won't be arriving anytime soon Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 6:07 PM ET
    Why Iranian crude won't be arriving anytime soon

    Matt Smith, Director of Commodity Research at ClipperData, says sanctions against Tehran won't be lifted until December so until then, Iranian crude won't be hitting export markets.

  • Draft Iran deal to give UN access to 'suspect' sites Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 10:59 PM ET
    A reactor building at the Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant as the first fuel is loaded, on August 21, 2010 in Bushehr, southern Iran.

    A draft nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers calls for U.N. access to all suspect Iranian sites, including military sites, a sources said.

  • Iranian crude could return in months: Pro Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 10:07 PM ET
    Iranian crude could return in months: Pro

    Jason Feer, Head of Business Intelligence at Poten & Partners, believes Iranian crude could return to oil markets in a matter of months.

  • Nuclear deal to shed light on Tehran's intentions Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 8:23 PM ET
    Nuclear deal to shed light on Tehran's intentions

    Austin Long, Assistant Professor at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs, believes the P5+1 will likely lift the arms embargo to get a deal that could unveil Iran's nuclear ambitions.

  • Has the sun set on Africa’s growth story? Monday, 13 Jul 2015 | 1:51 AM ET
    Employees of a cocoa export company pile up sacks in a packaging factory in the Ivory Coast.

    Sub-Saharan Africa has been the darling of frontier market investors for several years. However, a combination of factors could see its appeal for investors wane.

  • British government tells tourists: Leave Tunisia Thursday, 9 Jul 2015 | 4:31 PM ET
    Rescuers carry the body of a tourist who was shot dead by a gunman at a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia, June 26, 2015.

    The British government told all U.K. tourists to leave Tunisia because a terrorist attack is "highly likely".

  • WASHINGTON, July 8- Social media operators such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube would have to notify federal authorities of online "terrorist activity," according to the text of a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee and seen by Reuters on Wednesday. An official familiar with the bill said it was sent to the Senate floor for a vote.

  • WASHINGTON, July 8- Social media operators such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube would have to notify federal authorities of online "terrorist activity," according to the text of a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee and seen by Reuters on Wednesday. An official familiar with the bill said it was sent to the Senate floor for a vote.

  • Pres. Obama reiterates ISIS strategy Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 4:29 PM ET
    Pres. Obama reiterates ISIS strategy

    President Obama delivers a strategy update on the fight against ISIS from The Pentagon. CNBC's John Harwood reports.

  • Pres. Obama: Service members haven't missed a paycheck

    President Obama answers questions at the Pentagon, following a statement on the United States' strategy against ISIS.