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  • Syrian group Al Nusra Front claims responsibility for Lebanon bombing

     Syrian group Al Nusra Front claims responsibility for Lebanon bombing
    The Syrian Al Qaeda-linked rebel group Al Nusra Front claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at a cafe in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Saturday that left nine dead and more than three dozen injured, according to the National News Agency,...
  • Tsarnaev lawyers: Suspend jury selection over Paris attacks

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a judge on Tuesday to suspend jury selection in his trial for at least a month because the recent terrorist attacks in France have again placed the marathon bombings "at the center of a...
  • The year is very young, but already a tough start

    The year is very young,  but already a tough start
    Like the rest of the world, especially those of us who make our living in media, the unsettling events in Paris last week have left us stunned. Free speech, no matter how distasteful, is the mark of a civilized society and should be protected under any...
  • Boko Haram increases attacks and takes more territory, ahead of elections

    Boko Haram increases attacks and takes more territory, ahead of elections
    Boko Haram, Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremist group, is increasing the ferocity and tempo of its attacks, destabilizing Africa's most populous nation as it prepares for elections. Girls as young as 10 are being used as suicide bombers. There have...
  • Reader feedback Jan. 16: Bomb threat, fees for document review, state aid cuts

    Kecoughtan students dismissed after bomb threat Kecoughtan High students were sent home early Thursday while police investigated a bomb threat. The department initially said the threat was "quickly unsubstantiated," but later tweeted that students were...
  • Woman chokes up describing young marathon bombing victim

    Woman chokes up describing young marathon bombing victim
    A prospective juror in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev choked back tears Friday as she spoke of the 8-year-old boy who was killed in the attack. The female juror calmly answered questions from Judge...
  • No plea deal likely in Boston Marathon bombing case

    The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack. With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no...
  • Ahead of curfew ending, bombs kill 40 in Iraq's capital

    Ahead of curfew ending, bombs kill 40 in Iraq's capital
     Baghdad's decade-old nightly curfew ended after midnight Sunday, hours after bombs exploded in and around the Iraqi capital, killing at least 40 people in a stark warning of the dangers still ahead in this country under attack by the Islamic State group....
  • Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Pakistan mosque

    Taliban claims responsibility for attack on Pakistan mosque
    At least 19 people were killed and 30 injured Friday when militants stormed a Shiite Muslim mosque in Peshawar in northern Pakistan. Witnesses said the gunmen wore the uniforms of paramilitary forces and exchanged fire with guards manning the main...
  • Iraq book market comes back to life seven years after bombing

    Iraq book market comes back to life seven years after bombing
    The crowds were so large that we had to approach Mutanabbi Street from the river, coasting across the Tigris in a small wooden motorboat under gray skies. Disembarking on the docks below a statue of the 10th century Iraqi poet Abu Tayeb Mutanabbi, we...
  • Cameroon's military says it has rescued at least 2 dozen hostages

    Cameroon's military says it has rescued at least 2 dozen hostages
    At least two dozen hostages seized in Cameroon over the weekend by militants of Boko Haram have been rescued, the nation's military said Monday, as the conflict in neighboring Nigeria again threatened to spill across the region. Boko Haram released a...