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  • Blood on gloves in Boston Marathon bomber's car matched that of dead officer, expert testifies

    Blood on gloves in Boston Marathon bomber's car matched that of dead officer, expert testifies
    The blood of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer appeared on white gloves found in Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's car, a DNA expert testified Wednesday as prosecutors tried to show he played an active role in that killing...
  • 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...
  • Australian teen widely seen on social media thought to be among latest ISIS suicide bombers

    Australia's government said Thursday it was trying to confirm reports that an Australian teenager was among a group of suicide bombers from the Islamic State movement that struck Iraq's embattled Anbar province. The Islamic State group claimed in an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Teenage girl suspected as dozens die in Nigeria suicide attack

    Teenage girl suspected as dozens die in Nigeria suicide attack
    A teenage girl carried out a suicide bombing Tuesday at a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing at least 34 people, witnesses said. The blast occurred late afternoon in the market near the Old Elkanemi Cinema, said...
  • 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...