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  • Yemen's Islamic State affiliate claims mosque attacks that killed 137

    Yemen's Islamic State affiliate claims mosque attacks that killed 137
    Suicide bombers attacked a pair of mosques Friday in the Yemeni capital, unleashing monstrous blasts that ripped through worshippers and killed 137 people in the deadliest assault yet targeting Shiite rebels who have taken over large parts of the...
  • Jury sees Boston bomber's writings on Islam and 'killing innocent people'

    Jury sees Boston bomber's writings on Islam and 'killing innocent people'
    Minutes after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was captured hiding in a boat in Watertown, Mass., two Boston police bomb technicians climbed into the craft searching for explosive devices. Instead they stumbled upon writings he had scribbled on the left side of the...
  • Car bombing in southern Afghanistan kills at least seven people

    Car bombing in southern Afghanistan kills at least seven people
    A car bombing Wednesday killed at least seven people and left dozens more injured in southern Afghanistan, officials said. The late-morning bombing targeted the office of the governor of Helmand province. Mohammad Jan Rassoulyar, acting deputy...
  • Naugatuck Teen Charged With Phoning In Bomb Threat To High School

    NAUGATUCK — A 17-year-old resident was arrested Monday and charged with phoning a bomb threat in to the high school in January, police said. The threat, called in to the school on Jan. 29, caused administrators to place Naugatuck High School...
  • Afghan students in limbo after closure of school once funded by U.S.

    Afghan students in limbo after closure of school once funded by U.S.
    When he enrolled five years ago in the International School of Kabul, Faisal Yousufi, now 18, thought he had a bright future. Raised solely by his mother after his father died nine years ago, Yousufi knew he was fortunate to be studying at an...
  • Iraqi Kurds claim Islamic State group used chemical weapons

    Iraqi Kurds claim Islamic State group used chemical weapons
    Kurdish authorities in Iraq said Saturday they have evidence that the Islamic State group used chlorine gas as a chemical weapon against peshmerga fighters, the latest alleged atrocity carried out by the extremist organization now under attack in Tikrit....
  • Boko Haram's pledge seen as propaganda coup for Islamic State

    Boko Haram's pledge seen as propaganda coup for Islamic State
    The decision by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram to pledge allegiance to Islamic State amounts to a significant propaganda coup for the Syrian-based organization, analysts say, and raises questions about whether the Nigerian militants could morph...
  • Somalia government officials, lawmakers killed in terrorist attack

    Somalia government officials, lawmakers killed in terrorist attack
    Shabab militants attacked a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia, where lawmakers and government officials were holding Friday prayers, killing at least 10 and severely wounding many others. Twin explosions rocked the Central Hotel, with a suicide bomber ramming...
  • Nigeria's Boko Haram pledges allegiance to Islamic State

    Nigeria's Boko Haram pledges allegiance to Islamic State
    Nigeria's homegrown Boko Haram group, newly weakened by a multinational force that has dislodged it from a score of northeastern towns, reportedly pledged formal allegiance to the Islamic State group. The pledge to IS came in an Arabic audio message...
  • Walmart in Orlando reopens after bomb threat forced evacuation

    Walmart in Orlando reopens after bomb threat forced evacuation
    A bomb threat forced the evacuation and closure of a Walmart in Orlando late Friday night, police said. Someone called in the threat to the store in the 3800 block of S. Semoran Boulevard at about 10:25 p.m., according to Lt. Darnell Hill. After...
  • At least 54 dead after 5 suicide blasts hit Nigerian city of Maiduguri

    At least 54 dead after 5 suicide blasts hit Nigerian city of Maiduguri
    Four suicide bomb attacks hit the city of Maiduguri Saturday, killing at least 54 people and wounding 143 in the heartland of Nigeria's northeastern Islamic uprising, police said. The blasts occurred over four hours in locations from a busy fish...