The Monday Catchup

Philip Hammond, Brisith Foreign Secretary, arrives in Paris for an international conference on Islamic State

 

Good morning! Here’s what you missed over the weekend:

The lead story: The world is uniting against the Islamic State, ISIS, in Iraq. After a third video taped beheading, of a British journalist, was released by ISIS, 25 countries signed an agreement pledging support to the Iraqi government, though no concrete measures have been agreed upon.

After the jump, Queen Elizabeth comments on Sottish secession, Bernie Sanders 2016, Kanye shames a fan, iPhone 6 pre-orders crash Apple’s website, and more!

Queen Elizabeth has officially commented on the Scottish Independent movement. The monarch expressed concerns and urges the Scots to stay a part of the U.K.

Bernie Sanders announced that he is considering a run for president in 2016 as either a Democrat or an Independent. Sanders is a two term Senator from Vermont and considers himself a liberal Independent.

At a concert in Australia Kanye West  urged all audience members to stand up and heckled two who didn’t, until realizing one was disabled and the other in a wheelchair.

Django unchained actress Daniele Watts was accused of prostitution and handcuffed after exhibiting PDA with her husband, Brian James Lucas. Watts is African-American and Lucas is white, leading to suspicion by Watts that the accusation was racially charged.

iPhone 6 orders crash the Apple store website within the first 24 hours of pre-order availability.

Ray Rice and the NFL Players Union are preparing to file an appeal against the NFL’s decision to terminate his contract after he was suspended for assaulting his wife.

The long read: Hilary Clinton ramps up her efforts for 2016 with a visit to Iowa. With all the talk on Hilary, let’s take  look at the rest of the field and who we might be seeing at the primaries.

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