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  • 'Dirty bomb' plotter Jose Padilla re-sentenced to 21 years on terrorism charges

    'Dirty bomb' plotter Jose Padilla re-sentenced to 21 years on terrorism charges
    Jose Padilla, a former Chicago gang member convicted in a "dirty bomb" terrorist plot, was re-sentenced to 21 years in prison Tuesday after an appeals court deemed his original 17-year sentence too lenient. Federal prosecutors agreed not to seek more...
  • Chile government to beef up security following bomb attack

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's government said it would tighten security to avoid an escalation in violence and use the "full weight of the law" against those responsible for a bomb attack that wounded 14 on Monday. The blast, which the government has...
  • Chile official says subway blast apparently a 'terrorist act'

    A bomb exploded in a Santiago subway station Monday, injuring at least 10 people in what Chilean security authorities said appeared to be a "terrorist act." It was at least the 30th blast in Chile this year in which authorities suspected anarchists...
  • Somali Islamist rebels say behind two car bomb attacks

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group claimed responsibility for two car bomb attacks on Monday targeting African peacekeepers and a government convoy, the first such strikes by the group since it vowed revenge for the killing of its...
  • Somali Islamists bomb two convoys, killing at least 12

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somalia's Islamist rebel group bombed African peacekeepers and government vehicles on Monday in twin attacks that left at least 12 civilians dead, marking al Shabaab's first major attack since promising revenge for the killing of its...
  • Somali terror group kills at least a dozen in bombings

    Somali terror group Al Shabab claimed responsibility for two suicide car bombings that killed at least a dozen civilians Monday south of the capital city of Mogadishu, the first attack since the group’s leader was killed a week earlier by a U.S....
  • Islamic State launch gunboat attack on river-side town

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters attacked a riverside town north of Baghdad on Monday with gunboats and a car bomb, killing 17 people and wounding 54, a security source said. The source said the attack on Dhuluiya, around 70 km (45 miles)...
  • Student Charged In Bristol School Bomb Threat

     Student Charged In Bristol School Bomb Threat
    BRISTOL — A Greene-Hills School student has been charged in connection with a bomb threat at the school Wednesday afternoon, police said. The incident was reported about 1:30 p.m. Mayor Kevin Cockayne said through his Facebook page that the...
  • Car bomb in Shi'ite area of Baghdad kills 12, wounds 30: police

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb killed 12 people and wounded 30 in Baghdad's mainly Shi'ite Muslim Kadhamiya neighbourhood on Thursday evening, police said. The explosion was the fourth attack in Shi'ite districts of the capital in two weeks. "Cars are...
  • Gaza war leaves Israeli border villages seething with anger

    NAHAL OZ Israel (Reuters) - Israelis living on the Gaza border have warily returned home after fleeing mortar and rocket fire during a seven-week war but they are angry with the government and fear it is just a matter of time before their villages are...
  • U.S. airstrike targets leader of Somali terror group

    WASHINGTON American military planes destroyed a suspected terrorist camp in Somalia during airstrikes targeting the head of the al-Shabab network, the Pentagon said Tuesday. U.S. special operations forces using manned aircraft and drones carried out...