Stories tagged: terrorism
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 11:48 a.m.
New York man gets 30 years in prison in X-ray weapon plot
A New York industrial mechanic convicted of attempting to produce a mobile X-ray device intended to kill Muslims has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
$25 million reward for information leading to ISIS leader al-Baghdadi
The United States has more than doubled its offer of a reward to $25 million for information leading to the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliph.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
12-year-old suspected of nail bomb attempt in Germany
Federal German prosecutors are investigating a 12-year-old boy who allegedly attempted to set off a nail bomb at a Christmas market in the southern city of Ludwigshafen, officials said Friday.
Wed., Dec. 14, 2016, 4:17 a.m.
22 of Guantanamo’s 59 prisoners are now cleared to go
With the clock ticking toward a possible halt in detainee transfers, the Pentagon disclosed Tuesday that the Obama administration parole panel has cleared another Yemeni “forever prisoner” – raising to …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:50 p.m.
Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt church bombing
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for a suicide bombing at a Cairo church two days earlier that killed 25 people, highlighting a new escalation of violence in Egypt …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 7:09 a.m.
Federal charges for man who fired in pizzeria
A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle multiple times inside a pizza restaurant in the nation’s capital while investigating the internet conspiracy theory known as “pizzagate” will face …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Turkish police detain 235 people after deadly bombing attack
Turkey’s police rounded up more than 200 people, mostly Kurds, as the country on Monday mourned the dozens killed in a bombing attack near an Istanbul soccer stadium.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 8:13 a.m.
Bomb blasts kill 30 in northeast Nigeria; Boko Haram blamed
Two women suicide bombers blew themselves up at a bustling market in northeast Nigeria’s Madagali town on Friday morning, killing at least 30 people and wounding 67, an army spokesman …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Trump meets with Ohio State victims, taking on somber duty
In the midst of his Cabinet deliberations, President-elect Donald Trump flew to Ohio Thursday to meet with victims and families after the latest U.S. outbreak of violence, a somber duty …
Thu., 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 …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
President Obama defends terrorism strategy before handover to Trump
President Barack Obama vigorously defended a counterterrorism strategy that relies on special forces and local U.S. partners to minimize America’s military footprint, drawing a sharp contrast Tuesday to the more …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
UK man found guilty in case linked to Brussels bomb suspect
A British man was found guilty Tuesday of providing cash to a key suspect in the deadly Brussels and Paris bombings in a case that linked England to the Islamic …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 8:13 a.m.
L.A. transit security boosted after subway threat
In a show of confidence, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking a subway to work from a station that has been threatened with attack.
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
Appeals court affirms conviction in Oregon car-bomb plot
A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a Somali American sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb downtown Portland during the annual lighting of a …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 12:01 p.m.
Two Russian nurses killed in rebel shelling of Syria’s Aleppo
Rebel shelling killed two Russian nurses and eight civilians Monday in Aleppo, and a Russian fighter jet crashed as it was returning to an aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean after …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 11:05 a.m.
Owner no longer wants to sell club targeted by mass shooting
The owner of the Florida nightclub where the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history took place says she’s no longer interested in selling the property to the city of …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 7:15 a.m.
San Bernardino recalls terror attack with silence, speakers
At the moment when shooters unleashed terror on San Bernardino a year ago, county employees will remember their fallen colleagues with silence.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 10:29 a.m.
Ohio attacker was angry about treatment of Muslims, official says
The Somali-born student who carried out a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University complained on his Facebook account about U.S. interference in countries with Muslim communities, a law enforcement official …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 7:26 a.m.
Syrian army closes in on Aleppo, kills at least 20
Renewed airstrikes killed at least 20 civilians as they fled government advances in Syria’s besieged eastern part of Aleppo Tuesday, opposition groups reported. The United Nations said up to 16,000 …
Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 8:39 a.m.
Accused Charleston church shooter will represent himself at federal hate-crimes trial
The white man charged with killing nine black parishioners in a Charleston, South Carolina, church last year will be allowed to represent himself in his federal hate-crimes trial, a judge …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 28, 2016, 1:27 p.m.
Ohio State University attack being investigated as possible terrorism
A man plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday before he was shot to death by …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
Haifa fire overcome but others rage elsewhere in Israel
Israeli firefighters on Friday reined in a blaze that had spread across the country’s third-largest city of Haifa and forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes, but …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 7:12 a.m.
Death toll in central Iraq suicide bombing rises to 125
The death toll from a suicide bombing in central Iraq claimed by Islamic State has risen to 125, a hospital source said Friday.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 7:40 a.m.
France: 7 arrested in anti-terror raids, attack thwarted
French anti-terrorism police have arrested seven people in Strasbourg and Marseille who had been plotting an attack on France for several months, the interior minister said Monday.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Minnesota man gets 15 years in Islamic State case
A Minnesota man was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in prison and 23 years of supervised release for charges connected to a plot to join the Islamic State group in …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2:36 p.m.
Survivors of Paris attacks mark first anniversary
Nov. 13, 2015, has already gone down as the darkest day in French history since World War II, when 130 people were killed here in an Islamic State assault on …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
Orlando to buy nightclub that was site of mass shooting
The city of Orlando has reached a deal to buy the Pulse nightclub for $2.25 million and plans to eventually transform the site of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:13 a.m.
Authorities ID possible organizer of Paris, Brussels attacks
Authorities have identified a Belgian named Oussama Atar as the possible organizer of deadly Islamic State attacks on Paris and Brussels over the past year.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
Islamic State car bombs in Syria hit U.S.-backed forces aiming for stronghold Raqqa
Islamic State fighters launched a wave of car bombs in northern Syria Monday as U.S.-backed forces made the first moves in a long-awaited push to retake the militant’s de facto …
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 10:57 a.m.
Iraq’s army launches long-awaited assault to reclaim Mosul
Meeting fierce resistance from Islamic State fighters, Iraqi troops pushed their way into Mosul’s eastern outskirts on Tuesday, commanders said, marking the start of a difficult and dangerous new phase …