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  • 2 suspects appear before NY judge in terror case

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two men brought from England to face terrorism charges have made their first appearance before the New York judge who will oversee their trial. Khaled al-Fawwaz …


  • Cousin: Oklahoma bomb plot suspect mentally ill

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 23-year-old Illinois man accused of planning to attack dozens of churches in Oklahoma with Molotov cocktails has struggled with mental illness, substance abuse and grief, …


  • 3 NY terrorism defendants set for court appearance

    NEW YORK (AP) — An Egyptian-born preacher and two men brought from England to New York to face terrorism charges are returning to court. Abu Hamza al-Masri will appear in …


  • Panetta, Allen to reassure NATO on insider attacks

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense leaders gathering here this week remain committed to the war in Afghanistan, according to U.S. and alliance officials, but there are growing signs that the …


  • Ill. man faces terrorism charge in Okla. bomb plot

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Illinois man with a long history of mental illness has been charged with plotting to attack dozens of churches after a hotel maintenance worker in …


  • NY court considers: Is gang member a terrorist?

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In 2002, a New York City street gang crashed a christening party, shouted out their superiority, confronted a rival and started a fight that left a …


  • Romney: US should be more assertive on world stage

    LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney said Monday the risk of conflict in the Middle East “is higher now” than it was when President Barack Obama took office. He …


  • Panetta: Syria clash with Turkey may escalate

    MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The continued exchange of artillery fire between Syria and Turkey raises additional concerns that the conflict may escalate and spread to neighboring countries, Defense Secretary Leon …


  • 5 terror suspects from UK appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — An extremist Egyptian-born preacher entered a U.S. courtroom Saturday for the first time to face multiple terrorism charges, complaining that his prosthetic hooks, medication and special …


  • Extradited terrorism suspects appear in US courts

    NEW YORK (AP) — A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher charged in multiple terrorism plots entered a U.S. court for the first time Saturday without the use of his arms, …


  • 2 terrorism suspects plead not guilty in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri (AH’-boo HAHM’-zuh ahl MAHZ’-ree) and two other terrorism suspects who fought for years to avoid facing charges in the United States …


  • 5 terrorism suspects extradited from UK to US

    NEW YORK (AP) — An ailing extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects arrived in the United States from England early Saturday under tight security to face trial, and …


  • 2 extradited to US to appear in Conn. court

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Five terror suspects were extradited from Britain after losing their lengthy fight to avoid facing charges in the U.S., and officials say at least two …


  • US: Haqqani tie to Afghan insider attacks possible

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Haqqani insurgent network, based in Pakistan and with ties to al-Qaida, is suspected of being a driving force behind a significant number of the “insider” …


  • Abu Hamza extradited to US after UK ruling

    LONDON (AP) — Radical preacher Abu Hamza al-Masri and four other terror suspects were extradited from the U.K. after Britain’s High Court ruled they had no more grounds for appeal …


  • Suit: Fired staffer doubted 9/11 memorial safety

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former manager at the Sept. 11 memorial was fired for raising health and security concerns at one of the most security-conscious places in the world, …


  • Suit: Man fired for doubting 9/11 memorial safety

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former manager at the Sept. 11 memorial was fired for raising health and security concerns at one of the most security-conscious places in the world, …


  • FBI came to Benghazi and left in past 24 hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of FBI agents arrived in Benghazi, Libya, to investigate the assault against the U.S. Consulate and left after about 12 hours on the ground as …


  • Soldier who lost 4 limbs back in Michigan hometown

    VASSAR, Mich. (AP) — Army Staff Sgt. Travis Mills had been a lot of places since losing his four limbs in Afghanistan. The one place he hadn’t been was where …


  • FBI came and went to Benghazi in past 24 hours

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A team of FBI agents arrived in Benghazi, Libya, to investigate the assault against the U.S. Consulate and left after about 12 hours on the ground as …


  • Secret Cold War tests in St. Louis raise concerns

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Doris Spates was a baby when her father died inexplicably in 1955. She has watched four siblings die of cancer, and she survived cervical cancer. After …


  • Lawmakers divided on counterterror effort

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Stinging criticism from Congress about a counterterrorism effort that improperly collected information about innocent Americans is turning up the heat on the Obama administration to justify the …


  • State Dept opens Benghazi consulate attack probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Past investigations into attacks on U.S. diplomatic missions have blamed both the administration and Congress for failing to spend enough money to ensure that the overseas facilities …


  • Book: Obama hoped to try bin Laden, if captured

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new book says President Barack Obama hoped to put Osama bin Laden on trial, showing the U.S. commitment to due process under law, if the al-Qaida …


  • Intelligence effort named citizens, not terrorists

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A multibillion-dollar information-sharing program created in the aftermath of 9/11 has improperly collected information about innocent Americans and produced little valuable intelligence on terrorism, a Senate report …


  • White House widening covert war in North Africa

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Small teams of special operations forces arrived at American embassies throughout North Africa in the months before militants launched the fiery attack that killed the U.S. ambassador …


  • Prosecutors: Minn. man steered recruits to Somalia

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man who worked as a janitor at a Minneapolis mosque directed young Somali expatriates back to their war-torn homeland to fight as part of a pipeline …


  • House committee: Security requests denied in Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite two explosions and dozens of other security threats, U.S. officials in Washington turned down repeated pleas from American diplomats in Libya to increase security at the …


  • Central figure in Miss. integration defies labels

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — James Meredith is a civil-rights icon who hates the term “civil rights.” It’s as if civil rights were somehow set apart from — well, rights.


  • US and Afghan forces clash, leaving 5 dead

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A firefight broke out between U.S. forces and their Afghan army allies in eastern Afghanistan Sunday, killing two Americans and three Afghan soldiers and pushing the …

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