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White House says no threat of ISIS attack over Labor Day weekend

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security say they have seen no specific credible threat of terrorist attack on the US this Labor Day weekend.

Despite this, the alarm went up this week about ISIS, the army of Islamist terrorists who have taken over much of Iraq in a bloody rampage, and threatening to destroy the west.

As US warplanes continue to pummel ISIS forces in Iraq, President Obama this week made a surprising admission about what comes next, saying, "we don't have a strategy yet".

The President explained that a long-term plan to contain the Islamist militants will take time to pull together.

ISIS flaunted their savagery again in a video showing hundreds of captured Syrian soldiers stripped to their underwear, being herded at gunpoint, and forced to walk barefoot across burning sands.

 The were apparently in a death march, as the video later seems to show a killing ground in the aftermath of a massacre.

The threat from ISIS has alarmed the United Kingdom into raising its terrorist threat level to "severe", meaning an attack is "highly likely."

UK Prime Minister David Cameron says, "what we're facing in Iraq now with ISIL is a greater and deeper threat to our security than we have known before."

 ISIS recruits young fighters from Britain, and already has an estimated 100 fighters from the United States after using on-line rap music to win them over.

One of the songs saying, "they slaughter us like animals, now it's time for that beast to bite 'em."

One recruitment pipeline leads back to the Minneapolis area.

Community Leader Mohamud Noor explains, "the young men are being recruited by other young men who are already out there."

Young men have been recruited like Douglas McCain, and Troy Kastigar, who were once classmates at a suburban Minneapolis High School, and both died fighting thousands of miles from home in Syria and Somalia.