Top Trenders: ISIS Video Threatens NYC 11/19/2015

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If you’re just rolling out of bed, we’ve got a look now at your top stories from overnight. These are your Top Trenders.

Number 5: If this doesn’t make you want to protect yourself during sex, not sure what will! The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention says STD’s increased dramatically in 2014. 1.4 million cases of Chlamydia were reported. The CDC says that’s the highest “number of annual cases of any condition ever reported to the CDC.” Reports of Gonorrhea and Syphilis also increased in 2014. According to the report, there was a particularly “troubling” increase in Syphilis infections among men.

Number 4: Take a look at the hurricane-force winds pounding Denver from Wednesday. Incredible video shows the powerful winds forcing travelers back as they tried to board a bus. The blustery weather caused power outages and flight delays. The National Weather Service recorded wind gusts up to 75-miles per hour west of Denver and winds at 100-miles an hour near Boulder.  

Number 3: A new Bloomberg poll shows most Americans side with republicans in halting the program to accept Syrian refugees in the U.S. The Obama administration’s plan would take in 10-thousand refugees next year. The poll found that 53-percent of Americans don’t want Syrian refugees resettled in the United States. 28 percent said it should go forward without religious screening. Another 11 percent said only Christians fleeing ISIS and Syria’s civil war should be allowed in. The results were split along partisan lines.

Number 2: ISIS is showing a picture online, the terror group claims it’s of the bomb that brought down the Russian jet over Egypt last month. The picture shows a soft drink can, a wire and what appears to be a switch. The terrorist organization posted the photo online Wednesday. It claims the bomb caused Metrojet Flight 9268 to crash on October 31 after departing from Sharm El-Sheikh, killing all 224 people on board.

Number 1: A new ISIS video released Wednesday threatens an impending attack on New York City. The NYPD says it is aware of the video, and it’s deploying additional members of its new anti-terrorism squad out of an abundance of caution. But at the same time, Andrew Spencer reports officials are downplaying the significance of the ISIS propaganda video.

The French Prosecutors Office announced in a statement to media this morning that the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks has been killed.
 

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