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Cult Reportedly Made Lsd To Use As Weapon

The cult suspected of attacking Tokyo subways with deadly nerve gas produced 200,000 doses of LSD to use in initiation rites and as possible weapons, a television network reported Thursday. …


Fbi Widens Hunt For Amtrak Saboteur

The FBI broadened its search Thursday for the saboteur who derailed an Amtrak train, checking tire tracks in the desert several miles away, knocking on doors in the sparsely populated …


Fbi Scours Derailment Site For Clues

Federal investigators attach cables to a railroad car so it cna be lifted out of the way to search for clues in Monday’s derailment in Arizona. Photo by Associated Press


Note Studied For Sabotage Clues Message Mentions Waco, But No Motive Known In Train Wreck

Investigators examine the site of Monday’s Amtrak sabatoge. Photo by Associated Press


Suspect Has No Ties To Unabomber

Police briefly thought they’d nabbed the Unabomber, then found it was a false lead - authorities said Sunday that the man arrested on weapons and traffic violations has no ties …


Car Bomb Kills 9 At Algerian Hotel

A car bomb exploded at a hotel 50 miles east of Algiers on Thursday, killing nine people and wounding 19, security forces said. Witnesses said the explosion heavily damaged the …


Algerian Militants Kill 18 In Bus Attack

Islamic militants killed 18 people Sunday and injured 15 others in an attack on a bus south of Algiers, Algerian security forces said. Police killed four members of the group …


Two Women Killed In Bus Attack

A hijacker seized a bus full of passengers in Georgia on Sunday and killed two women after police stopped the vehicle. At least 10 other hostages were wounded in the …


French Police Kill Suspect Linked To Bomb Attacks

Kelkal


Teen Kills 12 During Rampage In Village 8 French Villagers Are Wounded Before Youth Takes His Own Life

Some relatives of the victims stand outside a makeshift morgue in Cuers. Photo by Associated Press


Biker Turf War Bombs Kill Two More In Montreal Three Blasts Come Day After Funeral For Hell’s Angel Member

Investigators check damage from a car bomb in Saint-Luc, Quebec. Photo by Associated Press


Police Storm Hijacked Bus

A bus hijacking in a restive region of southern Russia ended Thursday when security agents stormed aboard, freed all 18 hostages unharmed and arrested the hijackers. Authorities said the gunmen …


Palestinians Arrested In Plo Activist’s Death

Three Palestinians were arrested Saturday in the killing of a PLO activist for which Jewish extremists had initially claimed responsibility. Police said Salman Zaamreh, 24, was shot during a robbery …


Attack Coincides With Diplomatic Rift

The grenade attack Wednesday on the U.S. Embassy in Moscow climaxed weeks of growing tension between the United States and Russia that was already testing their sometimes-awkward post-Cold War partnership. …


Grenade Blasts U.S. Embassy Photocopier Takes Brunt Of Attack In Moscow; No Injuries

A portable grenade launcher set up on the busy Garden Ring Road at rush hour Wednesday blasted a round into the sixth floor of the U.S. Embassy in an attack …


French Police Raid Homes Of Muslims Radicals Held In Probe Of Wave Of Bombings

French soldiers guard the Eiffel Tower on Sunday. Photo by Associated Press


New Suspect Named In Bombing French Launch Manhunt For Algerian-Born Man

Police photo of Khaled Kelkal. Photo by Associated Press


Deadline Extended For Killing Of Hostages

A Kashmiri separatist group holding a Spokane man and three other Westerners hostage extended its Saturday deadline to kill the captives. But in a statement to a local newspaper, the …


Algerian Journalist, Cartoonist Slain

A journalist was gunned down outside her home Monday and a political cartoonist was found dead. No one claimed responsibility, but Muslim radicals trying to wreck November presidential elections have …


Islamic Group Gets Blame For Truck Bomb In Algiers Four Killed, 80 Hurt As Attempt To Rock Government Continues

A truck bomb killed four people and injured at least 80 and gunmen murdered another foreigner Saturday as Muslim fundamentalist insurgents sought to derail planned presidential elections. Extremists also threatened …


Bomb-Laden Car Explodes; 9 Killed

A bomb-laden car exploded Thursday in a crowded square outside Algeria’s police headquarters when a policeman fired at it, state-run radio reported. The blast killed nine people, including the three-man …


Paramilitary Aide Arrested In Bombing

An aide to the leader of a powerful paramilitary group was arrested Thursday in the bombing that slightly injured Georgian leader Eduard Shevardnadze earlier this week. A spokesman for the …


Bomb Hits Motorcade Of Georgia’s Leader

Eduard Shevardnadze suffered cuts in the bomb attack. Photo by Associated Press


Dea Employee, Son Shot In Pakistan

A man on a motorcycle opened fire Sunday on a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration employee waiting at a bus stop, killing the man and critically wounding his son, authorities said. …


Suicide Bombings No Longer Create Stir

Suicide bombings no longer seem to have the power of disruption that Muslim militants intend to provoke. The latest deadly blast on a Jerusalem city bus failed to set off …


Premature Explosion Kills Islamic Militants

Five Islamic militants were killed when a bomb they were carrying exploded prematurely, security forces said Sunday. Ten other people were injured and seven homes were damaged in the explosion …


Bomb Explodes In Jerusalem Bus, Killing 2 People

A bomb exploded on a passenger bus near a high school in Jerusalem today, killing two people and injuring 31, police said. The blast occurred on the No. 26 bus …


Algerian Militants Claim Responsibility For Blasts Muslim Group Had Threatened Attacks On French Soil

Police investigating Paris’ second terrorist bombing of the summer said Saturday that a little-known group of Algerian militants claimed responsibility for the blast near the Arc de Triomphe - as …


Trash Cans Removed After Paris Bombing

Steeling the French capital against a “terrorist enterprise,” police sealed or removed hundreds of trash cans Friday in a high-profile security sweep after the city’s second bombing in three weeks. …


Agent: Thieves Had Buyers For Explosives Suspects Allegedly Planned To Sell Explosives To Militant Groups In Idaho And Canada

Federal agents said Monday a man charged in the theft of 500 pounds of mining explosives planned to sell some of them to a Sandpoint resident tied to a militia …