Egypt retaliates: The Egyptian military said Monday it has bombed ISIS targets in Libya after the militant group released a video that appeared to show the beheadings of Coptic Christians. “The airstrikes hit their targets accurately and our eagles returned to their bases safely,” a statement reported on Egyptian state television said. The killings of the Egyptian Christians is believed to have been carried out by a Libyan affiliate of ISIS.
Denmark on edge: Another European country is grappling with the possibility of terrorism at home. The serenity of Denmark’s capital was shattered over the weekend when a gunman opened fire at a free speech forum before shooting several people outside a synagogue and then firing at police. The gunman killed two people. The police later shot and killed the gunman. Danish prosecutors say two men arrested for suspected links to the gunman made prior arrangements to help him hide, the men’s attorney told CNN. The two men have pleaded not guilty.
Dixie dangers: Move over Boston, the South is muscling in on your dominance of recent weather stories. Sure, you’re setting snowfall records right and left, but winter is more of a novelty for folks situated along the Mason-Dixon line. More than a dozen states are in the path of this storm system — from Kansas and Oklahoma to Virginia and North Carolina. Little Rock, Arkansas, should see lots of ice and sleet. Kentucky will be buried in snow.
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