Bombings

November 19, 2017 - 5:41 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the Taliban attacked three checkpoints in the western Farah province, killing six police. Mohammad Naser Mehri, a spokesman for the provincial governor, says eight other police were wounded in the attack late Saturday. He says eight insurgents were...
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November 18, 2017 - 9:50 am
BOSTON (AP) — The charitable foundation founded by the Boston Marathon bombing hero seen in an iconic photo wearing a cowboy hat as he helped rescue victims is giving away Thanksgiving turkeys to veterans and their families. The Arredondo Family Foundation is handing out 100 turkeys at five...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 19, 2007, file photo, left to right; from right, suspects Adnam Kusain, Ikram Indama and Caidar Aunal linked to the blast at the House of Representatives are lined up at the Department of Justice in Manila, Philippines. from right, Adnam Kusain, Ikram Indama and Caidar Aunal. A Philippine court has convicted Indama of multiple murders in the motorcycle bomb attack that killed a Muslim rebel-turned-congressman and three other people and wounded 10, including two legislators. Kusain and Aundal were acquitted of their charges in the case. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, FIle)
November 18, 2017 - 4:28 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has convicted a man for a daring 2007 motorcycle bombing that killed a Muslim rebel-turned-congressman and three other people and wounded 10, including two legislators. Judge Ralph Lee of the Regional Trial Court Branch 83 on Friday convicted Ikram...
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November 09, 2017 - 1:25 am
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a bomb has struck a vehicle carrying a deputy inspector general of police in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing him and two other officers. Police officer Naseeb Ullah says Thursday's bombing targeted Hamid Shakil, who has held key positions in the...
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November 08, 2017 - 12:54 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A college friend of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) seeking to overturn his 2014 conviction for lying to authorities has asked the nation's highest court to hear his case. The Boston Globe reports Robel Phillipos' attorney filed a petition Friday...
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Russell Salic, a Filipino doctor accused by U.S. authorities of plotting attacks in New York City, including in concert venues and Times Square, arrives at a trial court for his extradition hearing Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. U.S. prosecutors said that Salic was one of three Islamic State group sympathizers who plotted bombings and shootings to take place at New York City concert venues, subway stations and Times Square last year before U.S. agents thwarted the plot. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
November 07, 2017 - 7:04 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino doctor accused by U.S. authorities of plotting attacks in New York City, including Times Square, appeared in a Manila court Tuesday and told reporters that money he sent to a charity was misconstrued as funds intended to finance the disrupted plots. Russell...
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November 05, 2017 - 10:57 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen closed off the land, sea and air ports to the Arab world's poorest country early Monday after a rebel-fired ballistic missile targeted Riyadh, blaming the launch on Iran and warning it could be "considered as an act of war." The...
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Shalane Flanagan of the United States poses for pictures after crossing the finish line first in the women's division of the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 05, 2017 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan thought about the seven years building to this race, possibly her last. She thought about the running star striding next to her. She thought about her family. She thought about Meb. With one hellacious holler at the finish, it all poured out. Flanagan dethroned Mary...
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November 05, 2017 - 10:24 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A spokesman for U.S.-backed local forces in Syria says more than a hundred people have been killed in a truck bomb blast in eastern Syria. Mustafa Bali of the Syrian Democratic Forces says the victims were refugees from the war the Islamic State group in the region. He said the attack...
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This photo released by the police of Karlsruhe shows a zucchini in a garden in Bretten, Germany, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. A worried resident alerted police to what he thought was a World War II bomb in his garden. Officers rushed over — and found the particularly large zucchini. (Karlsruhe Police Photo via AP)
November 03, 2017 - 11:15 am
BERLIN (AP) — A worried resident in Germany alerted police to what he thought was a World War II bomb in his garden. Officers rushed over — and found a particularly large zucchini. Police were summoned to the scene in Bretten, near the southwestern city of Karlsruhe, on Thursday morning by an 81-...
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