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  • Deputies release 911 call from elementary school bomb threat hoax

    Deputies release 911 call from elementary school bomb threat hoax
    Investigators in Seminole County have released the audio recording of a man calling 911 to enter the bomb threat that led to the evacuation of several elementary schools on Friday. In the threat, which investigators have determined to be a hoax, an...
  • Malala meets Nigerian president to talk about missing schoolgirls

    Malala meets Nigerian president to talk about missing schoolgirls
    Malala Yousafzai, the teenage campaigner for girls’ education in Pakistan, told journalists on Monday that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan assured her he would free 219 abducted schoolgirls being held by Islamist militants. Malala, who...
  • Suicide bombing at market in Afghanistan kills 89 people

    A suicide bomber struck a busy market in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing at least 89 people in one of the country’s deadliest attacks in months. The bombing in restive Paktika province, near the border with Pakistan, was a grim reminder of...
  • Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan

    Car bomb attack kills at least 89 in Afghanistan
    A car packed with explosives exploded on Tuesday as it sped through a crowded market in Afghanistan's eastern province of Paktika, killing at least 89 people, officials said, one of the most violent attacks in the country in a year. The huge explosion...
  • Extremists reportedly kill many civilians in Nigerian village

    Extremists reportedly kill many civilians in Nigerian village
    Nigerian militants attacked a village in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media. The gunmen attacked Damboa, about 50 miles south of Maiduguri, throwing explosives...
  • Suicide bomber attacks foreign post in Kabul, kills five people

    Suicide bomber attacks foreign post in Kabul, kills five people
    A suicide bomber on a motorcycle detonated his explosives Tuesday morning near a compound in Kabul that houses foreigners, killing at least five people and injuring seven others. The dead included a Nepali and a Peruvian. The nationalities of the others...
  • DUHble whammy: Man who made bogus bomb threat left a lasting impression

    DUHble whammy: Man who made bogus bomb threat left a lasting impression
    Yo, dude, it looks like you bombed out in Terrorism 101. This is a DUHble doozy. Deputies are looking for someone to drop the dime on a dude who reported a fake bomb threat at the Florida Power and Light plant at Port Everglades, reports the South...
  • Iraq parliament balks at resolving leadership crisis

    Expectations that Iraq’s new parliament would soon resolve a leadership crisis were dashed  Monday when deeply divided lawmakers pushed back a meeting scheduled for Tuesday. Officials initially announced that the next parliamentary session had...
  • Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
  • Civilian casualties up sharply in Afghanistan as U.S. departure nears

    Accelerating a grim trend in the evolving war in Afghanistan, civilian casualties rose sharply in the first half of this year due to heavier ground combat between government forces and insurgents in populated areas, the United Nations reported Tuesday....
  • Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

    Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine. Two weeks ago, Islamic...