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  • Parents: 234 girls kidnapped from Nigeria school

    CHIBOK, Nigeria - Some 234 girls are missing from the northeast Nigerian school attacked last week by Islamic extremists, significantly more than the 85 reported by education officials, parents told …


  • Amy Goodman: White supremacy, America’s real threat, being ignored

    Another U.S. shooting spree has left bullet-riddled bodies in its wake and refocused attention on violent, right-wing extremists. Frazier Glenn Miller, a former leader of a wing of the Ku …


  • Bin Laden son-in-law convicted at NYC terror trial

    NEW YORK (AP) — Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law has been convicted in New York of conspiring to kill Americans by serving as al-Qaida’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks.


  • Harpham loses MLK parade bombing appeal

    The man who placed a bomb along the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march route in January 2011 will continue to serve his 32-year prison term after a federal judge …


  • Federal judges deny MLK parade bomber’s appeal

    A trio of federal appeals court judges tossed an appeal Thursday from the white supremacist who pleaded guilty to planting a bomb on the route of the Martin Luther King …


  • Official: Passenger tried to hijack plane to Sochi

    ANKARA, Turkey — A passenger on board an Istanbul-bound flight Friday claimed there was a bomb on board and tried to hijack the plane to Sochi, Russia, where the Olympics …


  • Bus bomber’s husband, 4 others killed in Dagestan

    MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — The husband of a suicide bomber who killed six people on a bus died Saturday after a stand-off with police in Russia’s restive south, the country’s …


  • Group: Egyptian ex-army officer was suicide bomber

    CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida-inspired militants say the suicide bomber who carried out a failed assassination attempt on Egypt’s interior minister last month was a sacked military officer. A video posted …


  • U.S. raid targets planned terrorism in Kenya, officials say

    NAIROBI, Kenya – U.S. interrogators headed to an American warship in the Mediterranean to question a suspected Libyan al-Qaida operative linked to the bombings of U.S. embassies in Africa as …


  • Kenyan president: Terrorists defeated

    NAIROBI, Kenya — The terrorists who took control of a Nairobi mall and held off Kenyan security forces for four days have been defeated after killing at least 67 civilians …


  • Syrians bracing for possible US strike

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging toward a punitive strike against Syria, President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing “limited and narrow” action as the administration bluntly accused Bashar Assad’s government …


  • Soldier guilty of murder for Fort Hood shootings

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Army Maj. Nidal Hasan was convicted Friday in the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood, a shocking assault against American troops at home by one …


  • Car bombs kill 36 people in Iraq

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of bombings, mainly targeting markets in and near Baghdad, killed 36 people on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a surge of violence that has …


  • Westerners evacuated amid terror fears in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone killed four alleged al-Qaida members Tuesday in Yemen, as the U.S. and British embassies evacuated staff amid reports of a threatened attack …


  • Iraq sees highest monthly death toll in 5 years

    BAGHDAD (AP) — More than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in July, the highest monthly death toll in five years, the U.N. said Thursday, a grim figure that shows …


  • Clarkston man convicted of trying to aid terrorists

    A Clarkston resident who almost killed himself in an explosion three years ago was sentenced Tuesday to 12.5 years in federal prison for making a bomb and attempting to supply …


  • Clarkston resident to serve 12 years for terrorism conviction

    A Clarkston resident who almost killed himself in an explosion three years ago was sentenced today to 12.5 years in federal prison for making a bomb and attempting to supply …


  • Female suicide bomber injures 12 in Russian region

    MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — A female suicide bomber identified as a widow of two killed Islamists blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday injuring at …


  • Fazliddin Kurbanov pleads not guilty to terrorism charges

    BOISE – Fazliddin Kurbanov, the Uzbek man facing federal terrorism charges in Idaho, pleaded not guilty on all counts Friday, speaking through a Russian interpreter. The 30-year-old Boise resident, dressed …


  • Boise man faces terrorism charges

    BOISE – A 30-year-old Boise man from Uzbekistan was arrested Thursday on federal terrorism charges and indicted by a grand jury for possession of a destructive device and providing material …


  • Boise man arrested on terrorism charges

    A 30-year-old Boise man from Uzbekistan was arrested Thursday on federal terrorism charges and indicted by a grand jury for possession of a destructive device and providing material support to …


  • Rebels attack sprawling air base in northern Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels attacked a sprawling military air base in the country’s northwest on Saturday, while in the south opposition forces assaulted a string of army checkpoints and …


  • A glance at the search for Boston bomb suspects

    BOSTON — Key moments related to the search for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, based on reports from the Middlesex County district attorney, Massachusetts State Police, and Boston police.


  • Preliminary test indicates ricin in letter to Obama

    WASHINGTON — The FBI says preliminary tests on a letter sent to President Barack Obama indicate the presence of poisonous ricin. The letter is undergoing further testing because preliminary field …


  • Marathon bombing victim, 8, recalled as spirited

    BOSTON — The boy who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings was remembered by neighbors today as a vivacious 8-year-old who loved to run and climb.


  • Senate panel votes to approve Obama’s CIA nominee

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Intelligence Committee voted today to approve President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the CIA after winning a behind-the-scenes battle with the White House over access …


  • Police: Suicide bombing at US Embassy in Turkey

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital on Friday, killing himself and one other …


  • US eyes drone base in Africa with al-Qaida in mind

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Plans to base unarmed American surveillance drones in the African nation of Niger highlight the Obama administration’s growing concern about extremist influences in the volatile region. They …


  • Obama: U.S. ready to assist Algerian officials

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Saturday the U.S. stands ready to provide whatever assistance Algerian officials need in the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attack at a natural gas …


  • Kerry: Mistakes made at State in Libya assault

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department had “clear warning signs” of a deteriorating security situation in Libya prior to the deadly Sept. 11 assault on the diplomatic mission, the top …

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