Terrorist attacks

With the USS Battleship North Carolina in the background, President Donald Trump speaks during an event to designate Wilmington as the first American World War II Heritage City, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Wilmington, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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September 02, 2020 - 3:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 3:35 p.m. As thunderstorms threatened, President Donald Trump sped through a V-J Day speech during a visit Wednesday to Wilmington, North Carolina. The president trumpeted American strength but also took some swipes...
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A woman is being scanned outside the courtroom before the 2015 attacks trial, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 in Paris. Thirteen men and a woman go on trial Wednesday over the 2015 attacks against a satirical newspaper and a kosher supermarket in Paris that marked the beginning of a wave of violence by the Islamic State group in Europe. Seventeen people and all three gunmen died during the three days of attacks in January 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
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September 02, 2020 - 11:29 am
PARIS (AP) — Thirteen men and a woman went on trial Wednesday in the 2015 attacks against the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper and a kosher supermarket in Paris that marked the beginning of a wave of violence by the Islamic State group in Europe. Seventeen people and all three gunmen died during...
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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2015 file photo, an injured person is transported to an ambulance after a shooting at the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's office, in Paris. The January 2015 attacks against Charlie Hebdo and, two days later, a kosher supermarket, touched off a wave of killings claimed by the Islamic State group across Europe. Seventeen people died along with the three attackers. Thirteen men and a woman accused of providing the attackers with weapons and logistics go on trial on terrorism charges Wednesday Sept. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
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September 01, 2020 - 7:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The French satirical paper whose staff was decimated in a violent attack by Islamic extremists in 2015 is reprinting caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed cited by the killers, declaring "history cannot be rewritten nor erased." The announcement on Tuesday came on the eve of the first...
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EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - In this photo provided by the Philippine Red Cross, a military truck lies at an area where a bomb exploded at the town of Jolo, Sulu province, southern Philippines, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. Bombs exploded in the southern Philippine town Monday, killing several soldiers and wounding other military personnel and civilians despite extra tight security because of threats from Abu Sayyaf militants. (Philippine National Red Cross via AP)
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August 24, 2020 - 7:28 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslim militants allied with the Islamic State group set off a powerful motorcycle explosive followed by a suicide bombing that together killed 14 people on Monday, many of them soldiers, in the worst extremist attack in the Philippines this year, military officials said...
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Undated file photo issued by Greater Manchester Police, of Hashem Abedi, younger brother of the Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi. The brother of the suicide bomber who set off an explosion that killed 22 people and injured hundreds at a 2017 Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, has been sentenced Thursday Aug. 20, 2020, to a minimum of 55 years. (Greater Manchester Police via AP)
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August 20, 2020 - 9:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The brother of the suicide bomber who set off an explosion at a 2017 Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, killing 22 people and injuring hundreds, was sentenced Thursday to a minimum of 55 years in prison. Hashem Abedi, 23, had denied helping plan the attack at Manchester...
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FILE- In this Feb. 14, 2005 file photo, destroyed vehicles litter the site of a massive bomb attack that tore through the motorcade of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri in Beirut, Lebanon. More than 15 years after the truck bomb assassination of Hariri in Beirut, a U.N.-backed tribunal in the Netherlands is announcing verdicts this week in the trial of four members of the militant group Hezbollah allegedly involved in the killing. (AP Photo, File)
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August 18, 2020 - 2:10 pm
LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) — A U.N.-backed tribunal on Tuesday convicted one member of the Hezbollah militant group and acquitted three others of involvement in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri 15 years ago. The Special Tribunal for Lebanon said Salim Ayyash was...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2012 file photo, The Tribute in Light lights up lower Manhattan in New York. Plans are back on to beam twin columns of light into the Manhattan sky to represent the World Trade Center during next month’s anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. The Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, that it is working on plans to shine the twin beams during its alternative 9/11 ceremony. (AP Photo/Henny Ray Abrams, File)
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August 15, 2020 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual light display honoring victims of 9/11 is back on, officials announced Saturday, saying New York health officials will supervise this year's tribute to ensure workers' safety amid concerns related to the coronavirus pandemic. “This year it is especially important that we...
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August 10, 2020 - 6:18 am
PARIS (AP) — Seven of the eight people killed by gunmen in a Niger giraffe park were aid workers working in the West African country, two European aid groups said Monday. The six French citizens and one Nigerien killed on Sunday were working for Paris-based NGO ACTED and Geneva-based IMPACT...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, July 21, 2020, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a media conference at the end of an EU summit in Brussels. Niger and France say unidentified gunmen have killed six French aid workers and two Nigerien guides visiting a wildlife park east of Niger’s capital, early Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Macron expressed his condolences and support for the victims' families in a statement. (John Thys/Pool Photo via AP, File)
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August 09, 2020 - 8:39 pm
NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Unidentified gunmen killed six French aid workers and two Nigerien guides who were visiting a wildlife park east of Niger’s capital early Sunday, authorities from both countries said. French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his condolences and support for the victims'...
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August 08, 2020 - 5:08 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Somali police officer says at least eight soldiers are dead and more than 14 others wounded after a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden vehicle at the gates of a military base in Somalia's capital. Capt. Mohamed Hussein says the toll is expected to rise. Police Col...
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