The Islamic State has reportedly received between $35 and $45 million in ransom payments this year alone, and the UN is not happy about it.
New footage released by the militant group shows the mass decapitation of dozens of Syrian soldiers, and claims that American hostage Peter Kassig has been beheaded.
The jihadist group's notorious executions not only horrify the West but excite wannabes worldwide who can't wait to get involved.
A French guy married his step mother this weekend, but you were probably too drunk to notice.
Peter Kassig, a 26-year-old American aid worker, appeared in the beheading video of Alan Henning that was released Friday by the militant group.
The extremist group has threatened to execute the taxi driver, who was kidnapped while on a Muslim aid convoy in Syria.
An unconfirmed report claimed the Islamic State may have beheaded a second British hostage Saturday, the same day the militants released 49 other hostages unharmed.
This weekend, a woman was ordered to pay £900 as punishment for blasting a James Blunt song out of her flat.