Terrorism

FILE -- In this March 29, 2018 file photo, a fighter from the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council looks through his binoculars to Turkish-backed fighters' positions, at the front line of Halawanji village, north of Manbij, Syria. Sharfan Darwish, spokesman of the Manbij Military Council,w said Thursday Nov. 1, 2018, that joint U.S.-Turkish patrols will begin within hours around the northern Syrian town of Manbij, part of a roadmap for easing tensions between the two NATO allies. Ankara and Washington agreed on a roadmap in June amid Turkish demands for the withdrawal of the U.S.-backed Kurdish militia that freed Manbij from the Islamic State group in 2016. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
November 01, 2018 - 2:30 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish and U.S. troops on Thursday began jointly patrolling areas around the northern Syrian town of Manbij, part of a roadmap for easing tensions between the two NATO allies, Turkey's defense minister announced. Responding to questions by legislators in Parliament, Hulusi...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2018 file photo, CNN news anchor Don Lemon attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event in New York. CNN isn't commenting about Don Lemon's statement that white men represent the biggest terrorist threat in the country. Lemon's statement, on his show Monday, attracted criticism in conservative circles. He was talking about the negative attention given to a caravan of potential refugees in central America. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
November 01, 2018 - 12:22 am
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN isn't commenting about Don Lemon's statement that white men represent the biggest terrorist threat in the country. Lemon's statement, on his show Monday, attracted criticism in conservative circles. He was talking about the negative attention given to a caravan of potential...
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Samantha Liebman
October 31, 2018 - 7:26 pm
The NYPD will have thousands of plain-clothes and uniformed officers at this year’s 45th annual Village Halloween Parade following bomb scares and a deadly synagogue shooting this past week.
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Security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack on prison employees' vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. An Interior Ministry official says the suicide bomber has struck outside the country's largest prison on the eastern edge of the capital Kabul. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
October 31, 2018 - 7:32 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan army helicopter crashed Wednesday in bad weather in the western Farah province, killing all 25 people on board, including the deputy corps commander of the western zone, a provincial spokesman said. Mohammad Naser Mehri, spokesman for the Farah governor, said the...
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October 30, 2018 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A prosecutor and a defense attorney agreed Tuesday that a Bangladeshi immigrant detonated a pipe bomb last year in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, but they asked a federal jury to choose between conflicting accounts of why he did it - either as an act of terror or one...
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October 29, 2018 - 7:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Bangladeshi immigrant on trial on charges he planned a New York City subway attack to support the Islamic State group was in court Monday as jury selection got underway. Akayed Ullah, 28, stood up and turned slightly toward about 75 potential jurors when he was introduced in...
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Tunisian forensic experts work on the scene of an attack after a 30-year-old woman blew herself on the Habib Bourguiba avenue in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018. A suicide bomber blew herself up on a busy Tunis avenue on Monday afternoon, killing herself and wounding many others, Tunisia's TAP news agency reported. (AP Photo/Riadh Dridi)
October 29, 2018 - 12:18 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A female suicide bomber wounded nine people, mostly police officers, on a busy avenue in Tunisia's capital on Monday afternoon, authorities said. The 30-year-old woman set off the blast in Tunis just before 2 p.m. (1300 GMT) on Habib Bourguiba avenue, according to Interior...
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FILE - In this Sept. 15, 1963, file photo, firefighters and ambulance attendants remove a covered body from the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., after by a deadly explosion detonated by members of the Ku Klux Klan during services. The 2018 mail-bomb scare has reopened old wounds for Lisa McNair, whose life has been shaped by the blast that occurred a year before she was born, killing her sister, Denise, 11. "It's like, 'Ugh, again.' When are we going to get this right?" asked McNair. "It's been 55 years since Denise was killed. Why do we keep going there in America? Why do we keep going there as a world and human beings?" (AP Photo)
October 26, 2018 - 6:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — No one has been hurt or killed. But the wave of mail bombs targeting prominent Democrats this week has angered and dismayed some of the people affected personally by past acts of political violence in the United States. In the past 60 years alone, there have been scores of deadly...
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October 26, 2018 - 12:12 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's top domestic security agency says it has busted up a sleeper cell of the Islamic State group that plotted terror attacks in the Russian capital. The Federal Security Service (FSB) says it has arrested six suspected members of the IS cell in the Moscow region. It added that...
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President Donald Trump gestures after giving his speech at a reception commemorating the 35th anniversary of the attack on Beirut Barracks in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
October 25, 2018 - 7:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions against Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terrorist group behind the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings. Speaking Thursday at a White House event marking the 35th anniversary of the attack that killed 241 Marines, Trump said...
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