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Two Teenage Hikers Killed In West Bank

Two teenage Israeli hikers were shot to death Tuesday in a scenic West Bank canyon between Jerusalem and Jericho in an attack the army said was carried out by Palestinian …


Kashmiri Rebels Threaten To Kill Western Hostages

Kashmiri insurgents holding five Western hostages, including one American from Spokane, two Britons, a German, and a Norwegian, threatened on Wednesday to kill them if the Indian government does not …


Janitors Again Foil Deadly Gas Attacks One Bomb Could Have Killed 8,800 If Woman Hadn’t Found It

Gas attacks on a rail station and a subway in Tokyo were foiled Tuesday night when cleaners found homemade devices with timers before they were set to go off, news …


Oklahomans Raise Flags From Half-Staff Oklahoma City Ready To Move Forward After Nation’s Worst Terrorist Attack.

The last public reminder of the evil that this city has faced is gone. In Fourth of July ceremonies, Oklahomans raised their American flags to full-staff Tuesday for the first …


Professor Says He Got Terrorist’s Manuscript Cal Psychologist Plans To Respond To Unabomber

University of California psychology professor Tom R. Tyler acknowledged Monday it was he who received a package from the Unabomber last week, said he is glad the serial terrorist was …


Another Hezbollah Leader Killed

A local leader of the Hezbollah guerrillas fighting to drive Israel from southern Lebanon was killed Friday when his booby-trapped car exploded, security sources said. There was no claim of …


Bomber Now Says Threat ‘Just A Prank’ Air Travel, Mail Delivery In California Thrown Into Chaos By Unabomber Letter

FBI’s Jim Freeman gestures at sketch of bomber. Photo by Associated Press


Killing Spree Keeps Karachi Residents Indoors

Militants terrorized Pakistan’s largest city for a fourth day Monday, killing 20 people and threatening weekly protests until their supporters are released from jail. The streets, usually packed with rickshaws, …


Suspected Cultist Disrupts Flight

A Japanese domestic airliner was hijacked Wednesday by at least one man demanding the release of Shoko Asahara, the imprisoned leader of the Aum Supreme Truth cult accused of masterminding …


‘Ordinary Guy’ Caught In Media, Political Cross Fire Arkansas Man Says He’s A Victim As Officials Probe Link Between Robbery Of His Farm, Oklahoma Bomb

First, Roger Moore lost $60,000 in guns, precious metals and cash in November when robbers ransacked his isolated rural home near here. Now, he says, he also has lost his …


Fbi Rules Out Bystander In Bomb Attack John Doe No. 2 Cleared

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Mail Bomb Injured Aide In Tokyo Cult Accused Of Gas Attack Claims Responsibility For Blast

The cult accused of releasing nerve gas in Tokyo’s subway system also sent a mail bomb that maimed a Tokyo governor’s aide, a newspaper reported Sunday. A senior member of …


Colombia Death Toll Rises To 29 Bomb Injures 205, Police Say; Motive For Attack Still Uncertain

Dora Cruz hugs daughter Angela after identifying her brother’s body. Photo by Associated Press


Charges Filed Against Doomsday Cult Leader Conviction Appears Certain In Japan’s ‘Crime Of The Century’

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Fbi Gives Up Search For Bombing Evidence Statue Of Firefighter Carrying Baby Suggested For Memorial

The FBI ended its search of the rubble from the bombed federal building on Saturday and released the site to its federal caretakers. FBI agent Dan Vogel wouldn’t comment on …


Terry Nichols Won’t Get Bail

Terry Nichols, one of the two men charged with the Oklahoma City bombing, was denied bail Friday by a U.S. judge who ruled that the defendant posed a risk to …


More Arrests Possible In Bombing Officials Defend Case, Saying Complex Probes Take Time

Justice Department officials said Thursday that more arrests were possible in the Oklahoma City bombing, and they rejected suggestions that the investigation had stalled, saying complex conspiracy cases take time. …


Last 3 Bodies Found In Rubble Bomb Victims Believed To Be Credit Union Workers, Customer

An ATF agent stands in the rubble of the federal building. Photo by Associated Press


Clinton Decries Opposition To Laws Against Terrorism He Uses Radio Address To Blast Gop For Blocking Legislation

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Soldier Accused Of Stealing Weapons Data For Cult Japanese Sect Tried To Recruit Military People For Armed Unit

A soldier who belongs to the cult accused of unleashing deadly nerve gas on Tokyo’s subways was arrested Thursday, reportedly on suspicion he stole weapons data from a top defense …


Crews Dig Toward Buried Bodies Scarred Marine Returns For Piece Of Place Where He Nearly Died

Sgt. Paul Cooper and his chunk of history. Photo by Associated Press


Federal Building Is Laid To Rest Demolition Helps City Begin Healing From Terror Attack

Vicki Brandt, left, comforts her sister, Jennifer Jaggers, near the federal building. Thirty-five of Jaggers’ fellow HUD workers died in the bombing. Photo by Associated Press


James Nichols Released From Jail

James Nichols, the brother of one of the suspects in the Oklahoma bombing, was freed from jail Tuesday, one day after a federal judge rejected prosecutors’ attempts to link him …


Woman Charged With Clinic Threats Indictment Lists Phone Bomb Threats To Five Montana Abortion Facilities

A Butte woman was charged Tuesday with making telephone bomb threats to five clinics in Montana where doctors perform abortions, U.S. Attorney Sherry Scheel Matteucci announced. Amy Cheryl Blackburn, 29, …


Iranian Paper Cites American Terrorism

An Iranian newspaper says the banning of traffic in front of the White House is proof that “terrorism is made in the U.S.A.” “The big concrete barriers on Pennsylvania Avenue, …


Court Releases James Nichols In Bomb Probe Judge Says Government Lacks Evidence To Hold Him

In a setback for the prosecution, a federal judge Monday ordered the release of Michigan suspect James Douglas Nichols, who was being held as a possible witness in the Oklahoma …


Learning From Waco Critics Question The Government’s Version Of The Branch Davidian Assault And How We Deal With Armed Groups

A wounded federal agent is comforted by fellow agents after being injured during a 1993 raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Texas. Photo by Associated Press


President’s Street Turns Into A Park Terror Threat Does What Wars Couldn’t: Forces Closure Of Pennsylvania Avenue

The most famous address in America no longer exists. Oh, no doubt the White House will continue to get any mail sent to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. But at dawn Saturday, …


Bombing Suspect Says He, Mcveigh Posed As Job Hunters To Case Building

The man emerging as a key figure in the Oklahoma City bombing has told authorities that he and Timothy J. McVeigh went “floor-to-floor” through the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building …


Bombing Plot May Have Had Roots In Idaho Former Supremacist Says Oklahoma City Building Was Targeted During 1983 Hayden Lake Meeting

Twelve years before the federal building in Oklahoma City was bombed, a group of white supremacists with close ties to the Aryan Nations drew up a plan to bomb the …