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UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 3, 2019, 7:02 p.m.

Teens attack juvenile with sword or machete, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office says

A 14-year-old and 17-year-old from Spokane County are suspected in an assault with a large blade of another juvenile that left one of the suspects with severe stab wounds, according …


Jussie Smollett pleads not guilty to lying about attack

“Empire” actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago …


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 2:58 p.m.

Zoo: Woman attacked by jaguar apologizes to Phoenix facility

A woman who was attacked by a jaguar after crossing a barrier at a zoo to take a photo of the animal has apologized to the facility outside Phoenix.


Chicago top cop says Jussie Smollett faked attack because he was ‘dissatisfied with his salary’

Actor Jussie Smollett faked a threatening letter and then, a week later, staged a racist, anti-gay attack in downtown Chicago because he was “dissatisfied with his salary” on the “Empire” …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:58 p.m.

Man attacks McDonald’s employee, viral video shows

In the video, the man can be seen leaning across the counter and grabbing the McDonald’s cashier until she lurches forward. For a moment, the employee seems to stumble, then …


Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding 12 and sparking a massive …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018, 10:34 p.m.

Man survives grizzly bear attack in Montana wilderness

A 500-pound grizzly bear mauled a Hayden man, and he lived to tell the tale.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 5 p.m.

Nurse attacked at Western State Hospital psychiatric ward

A patient at Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital vaulted over a nurse’s station last weekend, knocked a nurse to the floor, choked her and bit part of her ear off. …


Increased cougar sightings don’t necessarily mean increase in big cats’ population

Cougars have been in the news this summer. Numerous sightings, incidents and attacks have left many wondering, why? The common-sense answer? There must be more cougars. Experts disagree.


UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 2:15 p.m.

Grizzlies suspected in fatal Wyoming attack trapped, killed

Wyoming officials have trapped and killed two grizzly bears they believe killed a hunting outfitter and injured his client.


Indonesia court sentences cleric behind attacks to death

Radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman was sentenced to death by an Indonesian court Friday for ordering Islamic State group-affiliated militants to carry out attacks including the January 2016 suicide bombing at …


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 2:55 p.m.

Syrian TV reports Israeli attack near capital Damascus

Syrian state-run media said Israel struck a military outpost near the capital Damascus on Tuesday, saying its air defenses intercepted and destroyed two of the incoming missiles. The reported attack …


UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:44 p.m.

Trump: Syria attack ‘very soon or not so soon at all!’

President Donald Trump said Thursday that an attack on Syria could take place “very soon or not so soon at all,” arguing he had never signaled the timing of retaliation …


Kentucky man pleads guilty to attacking U.S. Sen. Rand Paul

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul’s neighbor pleaded guilty Friday to a federal charge for tackling the lawmaker in an attack his attorney says was triggered by a dispute over lawn maintenance.


UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 3:21 p.m.

UK police: 21 people sought treatment after ex-spy poisoning

Around 21 people have received medical treatment after a nerve-agent attack on an ex-Russian spy, British police said Thursday, as the U.K. vowed strong action against whoever was responsible for …


UK police: Russian ex-spy was attacked with nerve agent

A Russian ex-spy and his daughter fighting for their lives in an English hospital were attacked with a nerve agent in a targeted murder attempt, British police said Wednesday.


UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 4:57 p.m.

Deadly attacks by extremists strike Burkina Faso capital

Islamic extremists struck the French Embassy and army headquarters in simultaneous attacks of gunfire and explosives Friday in Burkina Faso’s capital, killing eight people and wounding more than 80 others. …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018, 12:40 p.m.

India defense min warns Pakistan after attack on army camp

India’s defense minister said Monday that gunmen belonging to the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed were behind a weekend attack on an army camp in Indian-controlled Kashmir, and warned Islamabad that …


Egypt’s ex-auditor says attack on him linked to election

The government’s former top anti-graft fighter who was seriously injured in an apparent kidnapping attempt last month said he believed the attack was connected to his role in the campaign …


Anger in Damascus after mortar attack kills 3-year-old

Fadi Khoury was shopping with his wife and three-year-old boy in Damascus when the barrage of mortars crashed around them, severely wounding the couple and killing their only child.


Witnesses: Residents prevented much worse attack in Egypt

The deadly attack outside a church in Egypt lasted up to 20 minutes and it was another 10 more minutes before police shot and wounded the assailant, according to witnesses …


Israel retaliates to Gaza rocket attack, no injuries

Israel’s military retaliated to rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip on Friday with strikes on posts used by the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules the territory. The exchange caused …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 9:47 p.m.

Egypt says 10 killed in shootout outside Cairo church

At least 10 people, including eight Coptic Christians, were killed in a shootout outside a church and at a nearby store owned by a Christian in a Cairo suburb, Egypt’s …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 8:45 p.m.

Islamic State kills 41 in attack on Afghan cultural center

An Islamic State suicide bomber struck a Shiite cultural center in Kabul on Thursday, killing at least 41 people and underscoring the extremist group’s growing reach in Afghanistan even as …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 6:22 p.m.

Fifteen U.N. peacekeepers killed, over 50 hurt in Congo attack

In the deadliest single attack on a United Nations peacekeeping mission in nearly 25 years, rebels in eastern Congo killed 15 peacekeepers and wounded over 50 others in an assault …


Sen. Paul says man who tackled him spoke to him after attack

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says a man who tackled him in his yard spoke to him afterward about why he was unhappy, but Paul said no explanation would have justified …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 10:20 a.m.

Russian journalist says attacker was intent on killing her

A Russian radio journalist who narrowly survived a stabbing attack last month said in an interview with the Associated Press on Wednesday that the attacker was intent on killing her …


Saudi-led coalition closes Yemen ports; Aden attack kills 17

The Saudi-led coalition battling Shiite rebels in Yemen closed off the land, sea and air ports to the Arab world’s poorest country early Monday after a missile targeted Riyadh, hours …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 10:21 p.m.

Feds: Truck attack suspect said ‘he felt good about’ rampage

Federal prosecutors brought terrorism charges Wednesday against the Uzbek immigrant accused in the truck rampage that left eight people dead, saying he was spurred to attack by the Islamic State …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 10:49 p.m.

‘Cowardly act of terror’: Truck driver kills 8 on bike path

A man in a rented pickup truck mowed down pedestrians and cyclists along a busy bike path near the World Trade Center memorial on Tuesday, killing at least eight and …