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  • One suspect seized in Paris terror attack; assailants reportedly tied to Syria fighting

    BERLIN The terror attack Wednesday that killed 12 people at the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper known for running cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad wasn't a total surprise. Europe, France and even the newspaper have been preparing for such an attack...
  • Hunt for 2 suspects in French shooting that killed 12; 1 surrenders to police

    One man sought in the deadly shooting at a French satirical paper has turned himself in, and police hunted Thursday for two heavily armed men with possible links to al-Qaida in the military-style, methodical killing of 12 people at the office of a...
  • Iraqi Kurd force feels optimistic in battle with Islamic State

    Iraqi Kurd force feels optimistic in battle with Islamic State
    As she surveyed the view from the slopes of this strategic peak near the Syrian border last week, a young Kurdish fighter was optimistic. Beyond the grazing sheep and tents of those displaced from the city of Sinjar below, she could see the road leading...
  • Veteran uses military skills in limo business

    Veteran uses military skills in limo business
    Zachary Morgan started Elevation Limousines after attending a workshop last year by Edge4Vets, a Fordham University program that helps veterans transfer their military skills to civilian jobs. When stationed in Iraq, Army Sgt. Zachary Morgan found...
  • Suspicions grow of Yemen link to Paris gunmen

    IRBIL, Iraq As French police and security forces scoured the country for the two brothers suspected of massacring 12 people at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, intelligence officials in Europe and the United States were conducting a search of...
  • Our mistake: Thinking that all countries should be structured like U.S.

    Our mistake: Thinking that all countries should be structured like U.S.
    The United States has the most potent military in terms of firepower and operational capacity in history. Our military overthrew Saddam Hussein and crushed the Taliban in a matter of weeks. Our forces can direct a rocket from Nevada through a window in...
  • French police detain 9 in hunt for 2 brothers in Paris newspaper attack; widen terror alert

    Police SWAT teams backed by helicopters tracked two heavily armed brothers with al-Qaida sympathies suspected in the newsroom massacre of a satirical French weekly that spoofed Islam, homing in Thursday on a region north of Paris as the nation mourned the...
  • Europe's nightmare: Terror threats both large and small as jihadis return from Syria

    The military-style attack in Paris has made clear that Europe faces an evolving, ever-more complex terror threat no longer dominated by a few big players. It's not just al-Qaida, or Islamic State. It's not just the disciples of some fiery, hate-filled...
  • French Security Forces Kill Gunmen, End Hostage Sieges

    PARIS — With explosions and gunfire, security forces Friday ended three days of terror around Paris, killing the two al-Qaida-linked brothers who staged a murderous rampage at a satirical newspaper and an accomplice who seized hostages at a kosher...
  • 'American Sniper' goes above and beyond war-hero tradition

    Biopics about American war heroes are a Hollywood tradition going all the way back to Gary Cooper starring as the legendary World War I sharpshooter "Sergeant York" and World War II's highly decorated Audie Murphy playing himself in "To Hell and Back."...
  • Iraq's holy city of Karbala becomes a haven from sectarian fighting

    Iraq's holy city of Karbala becomes a haven from sectarian fighting
    When millions of Shiite Muslim pilgrims descended last month on the shrine with twin gold domes in this holy city, many Iraqis expected sectarian fighting to erupt. Instead, the largely peaceful gathering of more than 17 million Shiites provided a place...