Stories tagged: attack
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 25, 2017, 2:22 P.M.
Deadly insurgent attack in Homs weighs on UN-led Syria talks
A deadly terrorist attack in central Syria on Saturday threatened to thwart efforts to wrest a political solution at peace talks in Geneva, with the U.N. mediator decrying “spoilers” who …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 9:54 P.M.
Rockets hit Baghdad’s Green Zone after protests turn violent
Two rockets landed in Baghdad’s highly fortified Green Zone on Saturday night following clashes at anti-government protests that left five dead, according to Iraqi security and hospital officials.
THURSDAY, JAN. 12, 2017, 10:32 P.M.
Syria says Israeli strikes hit near airport west of capital
Syria on Friday accused Israel of firing rockets that hit near a major military airport west of Damascus, triggering a fire, and warned Tel Aviv of repercussions without specifying whether …
SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 2016, 4:02 P.M.
New Year’s attack on packed Istanbul club leaves 35 dead
An assailant believed to have been dressed in a Santa Claus costume opened fire at a nightclub in Istanbul during New Year’s celebrations Saturday, killing at least 35 people and …
SATURDAY, DEC. 24, 2016, 4:21 P.M.
Investigators seek supply network for slain Berlin attacker
Investigators on Saturday worked to determine if the Berlin Christmas market attacker got any logistical support to cross at least two European borders and evade capture for days before being …
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 3:47 P.M.
Gunmen kill 10, including Canadian, in attacks on police in Jordan, top news
Gunmen assaulted Jordanian police in a series of attacks Sunday, including at a Crusader castle popular with tourists, killing seven officers, two local civilians and a woman visiting from Canada, …
SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 2016, 3:46 P.M.
Twin blasts near Istanbul soccer stadium kill 29 , wound 166
Two explosions struck Saturday night outside a major soccer stadium in Istanbul after fans had gone home, in an attack that caused fatalities and wounded at least 20 police officers, …
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 9:44 A.M.
Somber moment for president-elect: Trump to meet Ohio State victims
President-elect Donald Trump is taking on a somber task Thursday that became all too familiar to his predecessor – supporting survivors after an outbreak of violence, this time families and …
SATURDAY, NOV. 12, 2016, 2:29 P.M.
U.S. military: Blast at Afghan air base kills four Americans
An explosion at a U.S. airfield in Afghanistan early Saturday morning killed four people, the U.S. military said.
MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016, 10:15 P.M.
Pakistani officials say 48 police trainees killed in attack
QUETTA, Pakistan – Gunmen stormed a police training center late Monday in Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province and detonated explosive vests, killing at least 48 police trainees, authorities said. Baluchistan’s top …
MONDAY, OCT. 10, 2016, 6:31 P.M.
Shark attacks surfer off Oregon Coast, police say
Police say a shark has attacked a surfer north of Cannon Beach off the Oregon coast.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2016, 1:25 P.M.
Jury convicts Georgia man who threw boiled water on gay men
A jury convicted a Georgia man on Wednesday for throwing boiled water on a same-sex couple sleeping in an apartment, leaving them with severe burns that required surgery.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24, 2016, 10:59 A.M.
Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 7 dead
Militants attacked the American University of Afghanistan on Wednesday, according to an Associated Press photographer who was in class at the time.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 10:52 A.M.
Egypt’s former grand mufti survives shooting west of Cairo
Egypt’s former grand mufti survived an attempt on his life in a western Cairo suburb when two masked gunmen opened fire as he was walking toward a mosque to hold …
TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016, 9:49 A.M.
Islamic State group claims attack that killed priest in France
Two attackers slit the throat of an 86-year-old priest celebrating Mass in a French church, killing him and gravely injuring one of the few worshippers present before being shot to …
TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016, 12:59 P.M.
12 soldiers killed, many wounded in attack on Mali army base
DAKAR, Senegal – Gunmen killed 12 soldiers and wounded more than 30 in an attack early Tuesday on an army camp in central Mali, the government said, and a movement …
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016, 4:48 P.M.
Memorial held for Montana man killed by grizzly bear
Family, friends and law enforcement officers attended a memorial service Thursday in Kalispell to remember Brad Treat, a 38-year-old U.S. Forest Service officer who was killed last week by a …
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 8:46 P.M.
Bangladesh attackers, wealthy and educated, defied usual profile
The young men had been missing for months. Their families sensed something was wrong. It wasn’t until the horror of the weekend hostage crisis in Bangladesh’s capital unfolded that they …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2016, 2:18 P.M.
Bear in deadly Glacier National Park attack sought
Montana authorities say a helicopter will help search for a grizzly bear that attacked and killed a 38-year-old mountain biker as he rode along a trail just south of Glacier …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016, 8:54 P.M.
Grizzly bear kills mountain biker near Glacier National Park
Montana authorities say a grizzly bear has killed a person in the Flathead National Forest just outside Glacier National Park.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 2:14 P.M.
Somalia hotel attack kills 2 parliament members, 4 others
Somalia’s Islamic extremist rebels, al-Shabab, stormed a hotel in the capital Wednesday evening, killing at least six people and taking a number of hostages, police said.
TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016, 11:06 A.M.
West Side teacher who was attacked hopes to return to classroom soon
A Washington high school teacher who was attacked in his classroom after school ended says he is recovering from his injuries and hopes to return to the classroom as soon …
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016, 8:24 A.M.
Brussels charges two suspects; detains three in connection to Paris attacks
Two men have been charged with offenses related to the Brussels bombings, and three others have been detained in Brussels in connection to the Paris attacks, Belgian authorities said Tuesday.
FRIDAY, AUG. 7, 2015
Sentence vacated for 2012 stabbings outside Spokane bar
A man sentenced to more than 20 years in prison after stabbing two strangers in a drunken brawl outside a Hillyard bar in 2012 likely will have his jail time …
MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015, 1:49 P.M.
Police: Couple planned baseball bat attack on employer
A married couple is accused of planning the February attack on the owner of an Italian restaurant after a fight over employment.
THURSDAY, JULY 31, 2014
Cougar search underway after Deer Lake horse attacked
Wildlife officials are searching for a cougar that they believe attacked a horse that later had to be euthanized near Deer Lake on Tuesday night. The Washington Department of Fish …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 30, 2014, 7:13 P.M.
Cougar that killed horse eludes tracker
Wildlife officials are searching for a cougar that they believe fatally attacked a horse near Deer Lake Tuesday night.
THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
Spokane police shoot pit bull after attack on five people
Police shot and killed a pit bull Wednesday night after it attacked five people and tried to evade capture in north Spokane. It’s the third serious pit bull attack in …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 18, 2013, 1:42 P.M.
Teens arrested after police say they beat, threatened to eat woman
Two teenage boys were arrested early Tuesday morning after an alleged drug-fueled crime spree during which they assaulted one of the boys’ mothers with a sword and planned to eat …
FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013, 10:51 A.M.
Officials: Bomb suspects’ mother was on watch list
BOSTON — The mother of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was added to a federal terrorism database about 18 months before the attack, government officials said Thursday.