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Terrorism

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  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    Deaths of Western hostages a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes' in wartime Two years ago, President Barack Obama stood before a military audience and spoke of the "heartbreaking tragedy" of accidental civilian deaths caused by U.S. military strikes in...
  • Tension in court as 4 Minnesota men held on terror charges

    Attorneys for four Minnesota men accused of trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group questioned the government's use of a paid informant, and argued Thursday that the case against their clients is slim. But U.S. Magistrate Judge Becky...
  • Mistaken killings by US drone show limits of spycraft

    The accidental killing of al-Qaida hostages in Pakistan by a U.S. drone, which President Barack Obama called a regrettable mistake, illustrates the limitations of U.S. intelligence even in a region that has been closely watched for more than a decade....
  • Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters

    Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters
    Rubio's consolation? In the event that Marco Rubio does not advance in the Republican primary season to the nomination for his party, he should be on a short list of prospective ambassadors to Cuba. Whether it is a President Rand Paul or Hillary...
  • Airstrike reportedly kills Al Qaeda leader in Yemen

    Airstrike reportedly kills Al Qaeda leader in Yemen
    An airstrike has killed a key leader of the militant faction known as Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to an online posting Tuesday from the Yemeni-based group. A message released on Twitter said that Ibrahim Suleiman Rubaish, a former...
  • Syrian American arrested in San Diego on terrorism charge

    Syrian American arrested in San Diego on terrorism charge
    A 24-year-old Syrian American was arrested in San Diego on suspicion of lying to federal officials about his links to the Islamic State terrorist group in Syria. Mohamad Saeed Kodaimati traveled to Turkey from San Diego in late 2012 and was in Turkey...
  • Obama takes 'full responsibility' for drone strikes that killed hostages

    Obama takes 'full responsibility' for drone strikes that killed hostages
    Blaming the "fog of war," President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two other Americans who had leadership roles with the...
  • Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan

    Al-Qaida hostage from Md. killed in U.S. drone strike in Pakistan
    — When the U.S. military targeted a suspected al-Qaida compound on the lawless border between Pakistan and Afghanistan in January, President Barack Obama said Thursday, intelligence officials didn't know the group was holding an aid worker from...
  • Hostage deaths show risks of US intelligence gaps on al-Qaida

    WASHINGTON The deaths of two hostages in a U.S. attack on an al-Qaida hideout in Pakistan underscore how the lack of accurate, on-the-ground intelligence can have tragic consequences in counterterrorism operations. "The value and efficacy of drone...
  • Adam Gadahn: Al Qaeda terrorist, California native and grandson of a Jew

    Adam Gadahn: Al Qaeda terrorist, California native and grandson of a Jew
    Adam Gadahn was theĀ grandson of a Jewish doctor. He was raised on a ranch in Riverside County and later lived inĀ Orange County, where he found his way to the Islamic Center of Orange County. There, he became increasingly radical in his beliefs,...
  • Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list

    Obama removes Cuba from state sponsor of terror list
    The White House says President Barack Obama is removing Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a key step in President Barack Obama's bid to normalize relations between the two countries.The White House says on Twitter that Obama has submitted...