A United Nations official says evidence strongly indicates that the Islamic State group's assault on Iraq's Yazidi religious minority is "an attempt to commit genocide." Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights Ivan Simonovic spoke to reporters Tuesday after a weeklong visit to Iraq, where he spoke with at least 30 Yazidis from various parts of the country.
Mexico's governmental Human Rights Commission says at least 12 and probably 15 of 22 people killed by soldiers at a rural warehouse were executed, contradicting both army and prosecutors' versions of the June 30 incident in southern Mexico.
An Australian teenager who ran away from home has reportedly appeared in an Islamic State propaganda video.
A law enforcement source told Fox News Tuesday that the three girls are all under the age of 18 and are not expected to face charges.