Terrorist attacks

FILE - This Sept. 12, 2012 file photo shows glass, debris and overturned furniture are strewn inside a room in the gutted U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, after an attack that killed four Americans, including Ambassador Chris Stevens. The trial of Ahmed Abu Khattala, the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for the U.S. Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn't be handling such cases. (AP Photo/Ibrahim Alaguri, File)
September 26, 2017 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for the U.S. Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn't be handling such cases. Since his time as a U.S. senator, Jeff Sessions has argued...
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September 24, 2017 - 4:14 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says a suicide car bomber has struck a convoy of international forces in the capital, wounding three civilians. The ministry's statement did not provide further details on Sunday's attack. No one claimed responsibility, but the Taliban and...
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FILE - In this May 7, 2015 file photo, Pamela Geller speaks during an interview at The Associated Press in New York. A trial is set to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, in federal court in Boston for David Wright of Everett, Mass., accused of participating in a 2015 plot for the Islamic State group to behead Geller, a conservative blogger. The plot was never carried out. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 20, 2017 - 7:18 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A man accused of participating in a plot to behead conservative blogger Pamela Geller became consumed by Islamic State group propaganda because he was overweight, lonely and desperate for an escape from his bleak life, his defense attorney said Wednesday. Federal authorities say David...
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September 20, 2017 - 5:30 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian militant linked to the Islamic State group smiled and raised one finger toward heaven after a court on Wednesday sentenced him to 11 years in prison for leading a plot to attack a presidential guard-changing ceremony in Jakarta. At the same sentencing hearing...
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September 17, 2017 - 6:09 pm
PARIS (AP) — Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in France, but French authorities so far do not think extremist views motivated the 41-year-old woman who was arrested as the alleged assailant, the local prosecutor's office and the students' school said...
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September 17, 2017 - 1:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the acid attack on U.S. tourists in the French city of Marseille (all times local): 7:45 p.m. French authorities are not investigating the acid attack on four American women in the southern city of Marseille as an act of terrorism for the time being. The Paris prosecutor'...
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September 15, 2017 - 6:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that London police could have done more to prevent Friday's homemade bomb explosion drew a quick rejoinder from British Prime Minister Theresa May, who said it's never helpful "to speculate on what is an ongoing investigation." Trump turned the...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:50 pm
LONDON (AP) — A homemade bomb planted in a rush-hour subway car exploded in London on Friday, injuring 29 people and prompting authorities to raise Britain's terrorism threat level to "critical," meaning another attack may be imminent. The early morning blast sparked a huge manhunt for the...
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September 15, 2017 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that London police could have done more to prevent a homemade bomb explosion drew speedy pushback Friday from British Prime Minister Theresa May. In a series of early-morning tweets, Trump called the explosion another attack "by a loser...
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September 14, 2017 - 12:04 am
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Facing global condemnation for weeks of violence that has driven minority Rohingya to flee — a crisis U.N. officials have described as "ethnic cleansing" — Myanmar's leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, pulled out of this month's U.N. General Assembly meetings. The president's...
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