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Hostage-Taker Kills Three Children

A ransom-seeker who took 56 children hostage at a kindergarten Tuesday responded to a rescue attempt by hurling two grenades. Three of the children died, and three were injured. Blood, …


Bomb Hoax Closes Valley Shopko Employees Shiver Outside Until Packages Found, Removed

Packages said to contain bombs were left inside a Spokane Valley department store Thursday, causing dozens of customers and employees to be evacuated and the store to close early. After …


Mom Says Boredom Led Pair To Plant Fake Bomb The Two Boys Remain In Custody Pending A Decision On Filing Of Charges

Boredom drove two teenage boys to plant a fake bomb decorated with a Nazi flag outside Spokane’s federal building, the mother of one of the youths said Wednesday. “They’re not …


Radioactive Material Uncovered In Moscow Park

A team of specialists reportedly retrieved a container of an apparently radioactive material from a Moscow park Thursday, and a TV network said it had been planted by Chechen rebels. …


Two Suspects Held In Suicide Bombing

Two men arrested near the border with Afghanistan are suspected in the suicide bombing that destroyed the Egyptian embassy and killed 16 people inside, police said Wednesday. Police haven’t officially …


Embassy Death Toll Rises To 15 Islamic Militants Claim Attack On Egypt’s Building In Pakistan

A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-packed truck into the Egyptian Embassy here on Sunday, killing 15 people and wounding at least 59 others. Islamic militants claimed responsibility for the attack …


Train Attacked

Gunmen shot at a passenger train heading to Cairo, killing an Egyptian man and wounding another, police said Sunday. It was the third attack on a train in Qena province …


Mcveigh Won’t Use Insanity Defense

Timothy McVeigh will not use an insanity defense when he goes on trial in the Oklahoma bombing, his lawyers said Thursday. “The psychiatric and psychological evaluations aren’t 100 percent completed, …


Three Remain In Critical Condition After Saudi Bombing Bodies Of Five Americans Killed In Blast Flown Home

Two Americans and a Pakistani were in critical condition Thursday with injuries from a bomb blast at a U.S.-run military training facility. Three other Americans were taken off the critical …


Bomb Ends Life ‘Finally Coming Together’ Spokane Native In Saudi Arabia About To Be Reunited With His Wife And Settle Down In A Place He Loved

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Bomb Kills 6 At U.S.-Saudi Military Base Dozens Injured; Two Groups Claim Responsibility

A bomb ripped through a building filled with U.S. and Saudi military personnel Monday, tearing off the facade and engulfing the wreckage in flames. Six people were killed, including five …


Ex-Spokane Man Killed In Saudi Blast Five Americans Among The Dead In Bombing

A former Spokane man was one of six people killed Monday when a bomb ripped through a building filled with U.S. and Saudi military personnel. Five of the six killed …


Guard Says Nichols Talked Of Bombing Suspected Confided That Mcveigh Could Be Guilty

Bombing suspect Terry Nichols. File/Associated Press


Suicide Bombers Attack Convoys Of Israelis

A pair of Palestinian suicide bombers in the self-ruled Gaza Strip attacked two convoys of Israelis within minutes Thursday morning, but they killed only themselves. The twin car bombs, which …


Bomb Kills Government Foes In Iraq

A bomb exploded at offices of the main anti-government group in northern Iraq Tuesday, killing at least 22 people, the group said. The blast ravaged a security building belonging to …


Iranian Woman Crawls To Safety After Attack

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Ivory Coast Massacre Leaves At Least 18 Dead

At least 18 people, most of them children, were massacred on a plantation in central Ivory Coast, the government news agency reported Thursday. Defense Minister Leon Konan Koffi said Thursday …


Oil Tanks Ablaze In Sri Lanka; Explosions Blamed On Rebels

A string of explosions blamed on Tamil rebel bombers ripped through Sri Lanka’s two main oil depots before dawn today, setting storage tanks ablaze and prompting thousands of people to …


Bomb Rips Paris Subway Attack Injures 29, Mocks Police Effort To Stop Terror Campaign Waged By Algerian Insurgents

1. The bomb ripped open this subway car, blowing off the legs and feet of some commuters. Photo by Associated Press 2. Firefighters carry away an injured passenger. Photo by …


Saboteur’s Note Says Waco Fire Deliberate Officials Release Document Found Near Derailment Site

Law-enforcement officials Friday disclosed the text of a typewritten note found near the Amtrak train that was derailed in the Arizona desert early Monday and said they hoped that someone …


Fbi Widens Hunt For Amtrak Saboteur

The FBI broadened its search Thursday for the saboteur who derailed an Amtrak train, checking tire tracks in the desert several miles away, knocking on doors in the sparsely populated …


Cult Reportedly Made Lsd To Use As Weapon

The cult suspected of attacking Tokyo subways with deadly nerve gas produced 200,000 doses of LSD to use in initiation rites and as possible weapons, a television network reported Thursday. …


Fbi Scours Derailment Site For Clues

Federal investigators attach cables to a railroad car so it cna be lifted out of the way to search for clues in Monday’s derailment in Arizona. Photo by Associated Press


Note Studied For Sabotage Clues Message Mentions Waco, But No Motive Known In Train Wreck

Investigators examine the site of Monday’s Amtrak sabatoge. Photo by Associated Press


Suspect Has No Ties To Unabomber

Police briefly thought they’d nabbed the Unabomber, then found it was a false lead - authorities said Sunday that the man arrested on weapons and traffic violations has no ties …


Car Bomb Kills 9 At Algerian Hotel

A car bomb exploded at a hotel 50 miles east of Algiers on Thursday, killing nine people and wounding 19, security forces said. Witnesses said the explosion heavily damaged the …


Two Women Killed In Bus Attack

A hijacker seized a bus full of passengers in Georgia on Sunday and killed two women after police stopped the vehicle. At least 10 other hostages were wounded in the …


Algerian Militants Kill 18 In Bus Attack

Islamic militants killed 18 people Sunday and injured 15 others in an attack on a bus south of Algiers, Algerian security forces said. Police killed four members of the group …


French Police Kill Suspect Linked To Bomb Attacks

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Teen Kills 12 During Rampage In Village 8 French Villagers Are Wounded Before Youth Takes His Own Life

Some relatives of the victims stand outside a makeshift morgue in Cuers. Photo by Associated Press