BRITISH PM DAVID CAMERON PROPOSES SWEEPING LEGISLATION TO COMBAT "SCOURGE OF EXTREMISM" *

CAMERON ASKED THE HOUSE OF COMMONS TO AGREE TO SEVERAL TEMPORARY MEASURES HE PROPOSED LAST WEEK, INCLUDING THE POWER TO SEIZE PASSPORTS OF SUSPECTED BRITISH JIHADISTS AND CONTROL WHERE THEY CAN MOVE WITHIN THE COUNTRY *

PROPOSAL COMES AFTER BRITAIN UPGRADED ITS TERROR ALERT FROM SUBSTANTIAL TO SEVERE, AMID SEIZURES AND KILLINGS BY ISIS FIGHTERS IN IRAQ AND SYRIA *

MARINE CORPS HELICOPTER CRASHES IN THE GULF OF ADEN MON *

ALL 25 SERVICE MEMBERS ABOARD HAVE BEEN RESCUED, AND THREE ARE BEING TREATED FOR NON-LIFE THREATENING INJURIES *

THE CH-53E SUPER STALLION HELICOPTER CRASHED AS IT ATTEMPTED TO LAND ON THE USS MESA VERDE *

GERMAN GOVT SENDING 16,000 ASSAULT RIFLES, HUNDREDS OF ANTI-TANK WEAPONS AND SEVERAL ARMORED VEHICLES TO KURDISH FORCES IN IRAQ *

GERMAN CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL SAYS THE DECISION TO ARM THE KURDS IN THEIR FIGHT AGAINST ISIS TERRORISTS WAS "VERY CAREFULLY WEIGHED" *

MOVE MARKS A MAJOR SHIFT IN FOREIGN POLICY, AS GERMANY HAD PREVIOUSLY BEEN RELUCTANT TO SEND WEAPONS INTO CONFLICTS *

OBAMA ADMIN SAYS IT'S DOING ALL IT CAN TO SECURE THE "EARLIEST POSSIBLE RELEASE" OF THREE AMERICANS DETAINED IN N KOREA *

STATEMENT COMES AFTER THE DETAINEES WERE ALLOWED TO SPEAK TO THE MEDIA MON *

TOURISTS JEFFREY FOWLE AND MATHEW MILLER EXPECT TO FACE TRIAL WITHIN A MONTH BUT DO NOT KNOW THE SPECIFIC CHARGES AGAINST THEM *

KENNETH BAE, A TOUR GUIDE AND MISSIONARY SERVING A 15-YR SENTENCE, SAYS HIS HEALTH HAS DETERIORATED AT A LABOR CAMP WHERE HE WORKS EIGHT HOURS A DAY *

THE EMBASSY OF SWEDEN HANDLES ALL ISSUES INVOLVING U.S. CITIZENS IN N KOREA, AS THE U.S. DOES NOT HAVE DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH PYONGYANG *

U.N. HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL APPROVES IRAQI GOVT'S REQUEST FOR AN INVESTIGATION INTO ALLEGED CRIMES AGAINST CIVILIANS COMMITTED BY ISIS TERRORISTS *

DIPLOMATS UNANIMOUSLY AGREED TO FUND THE NEARLY $1.2 MIL INQUIRY AT A DAYLONG SPECIAL SESSION OF THE 47-NATION HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL *

THE INVESTIGATION'S FINDINGS COULD BE USED AS EVIDENCE IN FUTURE INTL WAR CRIMES PROSECUTIONS *

POLISH AND GERMAN LEADERS MARKING THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OUTBREAK OF WWII MON *

POLISH PM DONALD TUSK USING THE OCCASION TO DRAW PARALLELS BETWEEN THE NAZI INVASION OF POLAND AND THE ONGOING CONFLICT IN UKRAINE, SAYING "SEPTEMBER 1939 MUST NOT BE REPEATED" *

THE SEPT 1, 1939, INVASION TRIGGERED MORE THAN FIVE YEARS OF GLOBAL WAR THAT CLAIMED THE LIVES OF ALMOST 60 MILLION PEOPLE *

U.S. MILITARY CONDUCTS OPERATION IN SOMALIA MON AGAINST THE AL-SHABAAB TERROR NETWORK *

PENTAGON SPOX REAR ADM JOHN KIRBY SAYS THE DEFENSE DEPT IS "ASSESSING THE RESULTS OF THE OPERATION AND WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AS AND WHEN APPROPRIATE" *

THE AL QAEDA-LINKED ORG WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE 2013 ATTACK ON THE WESTGATE MALL IN NAIROBI, KENYA, KILLING AT LEAST 67 PEOPLE *

SYRIAN MILITANT GROUP NUSRA FRONT ISSUING CONDITIONS MON FOR THE RELEASE OF 45 U.N. PEACEKEEPERS FROM FIJI, ACCORDING TO FIJI'S MILITARY CMDR *

HEAD OF FIJIAN MILITARY SAYS THE AL QAEDA-LINKED ORG IS DEMANDING TO BE TAKEN OFF THE U.N. TERROR LIST, IN ADDITION TO WANTING HUMANITARIAN AID FOR DAMASCUS AND COMPENSATION FOR THE DEATHS OF THREE FIGHTERS *

THE NUSRA FRONT ABDUCTED THE FIJIAN SOLDIERS THURS MORNING IN THE GOLAN HEIGHTS *