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The New York Times 2018 podcast Caliphate gained traction after it featured Shehroze Chaudhry, a Canadian who claimed to take part in Islamic State executions among other things. The 12-part podcast won a Pulitzer Prize. Now it has all fallen apart after Canadian and American intelligence officials determined Chaudhry, who used the name Abu Huzayfah, lied about everything. The Times admitted massive failure on their part from the top of the publication.

Austrian government has ordered the closure two mosques after the jihad terror attack that killed four people in the capital Vienna this week. "Following the terror attack, the legal status of two radical mosques has been revokes. An association linked to them has been disbanded," the Austrian daily Die Wiener Zeitung reported on Friday.

In a time when the country is consumed by election news, left-wing riots, and the continuing effects of the coronavirus pandemic, it is easy to forget that there are so many other important things happening in the world around us. On Friday, President Trump awarded Sgt. Major Thomas Payne with the Medal of Honor for his role in a daring mission to successfully rescue 75 hostages from ISIS.

Nancy Pelosi is upset that Trump didn't tell her in advance about the Special Forces raid that killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Trump explained in his press conference that he informed countries, including Russia and others, over whose territory or through whose air defenses U.S. forces had to fly that an operation was underway, but did not inform them of the purpose. That was necessary to avoid fire on U.S. aircraft.