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UN Warns Islamic State About Crimes Against Humanity

The United Nations Security Council has warned the Islamic State extremist group that it could be held accountable for crimes against humanity for its persecution of minorities in Iraq. The Sunni Muslim group took over huge swaths of northern and western Iraq in June, declared the formation a "caliphate" and killed or forced out minority groups in the regions it controls. In a statement late Tuesday, the Security Council said the group poses a threat, not only to Iraq, but...

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