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The last known chief of ETA, the now-extinct Basque separatist militant group, was back in court Monday in Paris to face terrorism charges that he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending a conflict that claimed hundreds of lives and terrorized Spain for half a century.
The U.S. Justice Department asked the nation's highest court Tuesday to review the case of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose death sentence was thrown out over concerns with the jury selection process.
French terrorism authorities are investigating a double-stabbing outside the former Paris offices of a satirical newspaper where a dozen people were killed in 2015, and two suspects have been arrested in Friday's violence, authorities said.
PARIS – The fugitive widow of the Islamic State killer who plotted attacks against the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper and a kosher market calls home to France once a year to catch up, her sisters testified, offering new details about one of the world’s most wanted women.
Merrell, a member of the Phineas Priesthood when he participated in the bombing of the health clinic and the Spokane Valley offices of the Spokesman-Review in 1996, did not repudiate the racist ideology in courtroom questioning on Wednesday.
One of the men who bombed the Spokane Valley offices of Planned Parenthood and The Spokesman-Review in 1996 was sentenced Tuesday to more than 58 years in prison.
MIAMI — The Trump administration has seized the cargo of four tankers it was targeting for transporting Iranian fuel to Venezuela, U.S. officials said Thursday, as it steps up its campaign of maximum pressure against the two heavily sanctioned allies.
Quarantine requirements have pushed the resentencing hearings for Robert S. Berry, 66, and Jay Merrell, 74, to early September. Both men are serving federal life sentences for their role in a pair of bombings and bank robberies motivated by white supremacist beliefs in Spokane Valley in 1996.
The Trump administration is claiming significant victories against global terrorism but says Iran continues to increase its support for extremists and that white supremacist attacks are on the rise.
The suspect killed during what the FBI is calling a “terrorism-related” attack at a Texas naval air base voiced support for hardline clerics, according to a group that monitors online activity of jihadists.
For all his scrapes, personal losses and ridiculously close calls, Jack Bauer, the gruff and personality challenged counterterrorism agent played by Kiefer Sutherland on the Fox hit “24,” had it relatively easy compared with Carrie Mathison, the resilient but often deeply compromised (and, as it happened, bipolar) CIA agent played by Claire Danes on Showtime’s “Homeland,” which ended Sunday after an impressively consistent eight-season run. Jack and Carrie came to separately represent the pressing global crises of their times. “24” premiered weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the responding drums of war, moments where it could have been perceived as either wildly inappropriate (it opened with a woman setting off a bomb on an airliner) or topically spot on. Viewers found they were able to project a lot of their anxieties about national security onto the show, which functioned as a one-hour, adrenaline-soaked workout expressed in increasingly contorted (and less plausible) plot points.
A Missouri man who investigators say was planning to bomb a Kansas City-area hospital was distressed by the government’s response to the coronavirus crisis and motivated by racial, religious and anti-government animus, according to newly unsealed court documents.
Both the Islamic State group and al-Qaida see the coronavirus as a threat, but some of their fighters also see the upheaval from the pandemic as an opportunity to win over more supporters and strike harder than before.
Tunisia’s interior ministry says two suicide bombers blew themselves up near the U.S. Embassy in the Tunisian capital and a police officer was killed
Charles Barbee, Robert Berry, Jay Merrell and Brian Ratigan have all had requests for their cases to be resentenced granted by a federal judge in Spokane. The four men had ties to the Phineas Priesthood, a racist, anti-Semitic domestic terrorist group, when they bombed the Spokesman-Review and a Planned Parenthood clinic and robbed bank branches.
Rep. Matt Shea says he wants to face accusers, call witnesses.
Legislative leaders and Gov. Jay Inslee repeated calls for Rep. Matt Shea to resign. But since he has said he won’t, their next step remains unclear.
The death toll from a truck bombing in Somalia’s capital is now at least 79, and the president blames the al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremist group.
There aren’t many details being released publicly, but the United States says Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza, who had become an increasingly prominent al-Qaida figure, has been killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.
The local affiliate of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bomb attack on a wedding that killed at least 63 people, in a statement posted online with an image of a young man with an assault rifle.