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  • 11 Afghan police get 1-year sentences in mob killing; 4 dead in bombing

    11 Afghan police get 1-year sentences in mob killing; 4 dead in bombing
    A Kabul court sentenced 11 Afghan police officers to one year in prison Tuesday for failing to protect a woman who was beaten to death by an angry mob that falsely accused her of burning pages of the Koran, the Muslim holy book. The verdict came...
  • Contested Iraqi city of Ramadi falls to Islamic State group

    Contested Iraqi city of Ramadi falls to Islamic State group
    The contested city of Ramadi fell to the Islamic State group on Sunday, as Iraqi forces abandoned their weapons and armored vehicles to flee the provincial capital in a major loss despite intensified U.S.-led airstrikes. Bodies, some burned, littered the...
  • Briton among 3 killed, 18 hurt in suicide bombing near Kabul airport

    A Taliban-claimed suicide bombing near Kabul’s international airport has left at least three people dead and an additional 18 injured. The European Union Police Mission in Afghanistan later confirmed that a private contractor working with the...
  • Iraq sends troops to Ramadi, largely held by Islamic State

     Iraq sends troops to Ramadi, largely held by Islamic State
    Iraq has sent reinforcements to help its battered forces in Ramadi, a city now largely held by the Islamic State group after militants seized the main government compound the day before, a military spokesman said Saturday. The spokesman of the Joint...
  • Islamic State seizes government compound in Iraq's Ramadi

    Islamic State seizes government compound in Iraq's Ramadi
    Islamic State militants seized the main government headquarters in Ramadi, raising their black flag over the compound and setting it ablaze hours after a series of suicide car bombings heralded the start of a major new offensive by the extremists on the...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could be first terrorist executed in U.S. since 9/11

    The death sentence jurors imposed on Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sets the stage for what could be the nation's first execution of a terrorist in the post-9/11 era, though the case is likely to go through years of appeals. In weighing the...
  • Jury Decides Boston Marathon Bomber Deserves Death Penalty

    BOSTON — A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. Tsarnaev, 21, stood with his hands folded, his...
  • Feds oppose release of teen terrorism suspect; defense says he needs counseling

    Feds oppose release of teen terrorism suspect; defense says he needs counseling
    A Bolingbrook teen accused of plotting to join the Islamic State terrorist group searched the term "suicide bombings" on his phone and had communicated online with a cooperating defendant who was also planning to go overseas to fight, federal...
  • Nigeria's push into Boko Haram's forest stronghold fraught with risk

    Nigeria's push into Boko Haram's forest stronghold fraught with risk
    Booby traps, tunnels, mines and dense woodland cover thousands of miles. The Nigerian military's push to invade the Sambisa Forest, the last stronghold of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, capture its leader and wipe the group out is delicate,...
  • Florida man pleads guilty to bomb threat on Social Security office

    Florida man pleads guilty to bomb threat on Social Security office
    PANAMA CITY — An irate disability recipient has pleaded guilty to federal charges of threatening to blow up the local Social Security office, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Thursday. Johnathon Mathew Garrett, 36, pleaded guilty to giving...
  • Man charged with plotting bombing at Kansas military base: FBI

    Man charged with plotting bombing at Kansas military base: FBI
    A man charged Friday with plotting a suicide bomb attack on a Kansas military base to help the Islamic State group is mentally ill and was acting strangely only days before his arrest, according to a Muslim cleric who said he was counseling him at the...