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  • Car bomb in northeast Lebanon kills three soldiers

    BEIRUT A booby-trapped car exploded late Saturday near an army checkpoint in northeastern Lebanon, killing three soldiers and wounding four, the Lebanese Army said. In a statement the Lebanese Army Command said a suicide bomber blew himself up inside a...
  • Car bomb kills at least three soldiers in Lebanon

    Car bomb kills at least three soldiers in Lebanon
    GAZIANTEP, Turkey —   A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car Saturday evening at a military checkpoint on the outskirts of Arsal, Lebanon, killing at least three Lebanese soldiers in what appears to be spillover violence from the...
  • Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears

    Taliban again attack Afghanistan election offices as vote nears
    KABUL, Afghanistan — Suicide bombers dressed as women broke into a private home on Saturday and began firing rocket-propelled grenades at their target next door: the headquarters of Afghanistan’s Independent Election Commission, the latest...
  • Pair of car bombs explode in Syrian city of Homs

    Pair of car bombs explode in Syrian city of Homs
    BEIRUT -- A pair of car bombs exploded Wednesday in a busy residential district in the central Syrian city of Homs, killing at least 25 civilians and wounding more than 100, Syria’s official media reported. The state news agency blamed the attacks...
  • Tamerlan Tsarnaev sought to rename himself after militant

    WASHINGTON — Less than three months before the Boston Marathon bombings, a bitter, frustrated Tamerlan Tsarnaev visited a federal immigration office in the Boston area and signed forms seeking to legally change his first name. Eager to recast...
  • Slain U.S. diplomat Anne Smedinghoff is honored at embassy in Kabul

    KABUL, Afghanistan — One year after a 25-year-old diplomat from the Chicago area was killed in a car bombing in southern Afghanistan, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul remembered Anne Smedinghoff on Monday by reading poetry and releasing balloons in a...
  • Ex-Yahoo worker says he was threatened, lost job because of online chats

    LIVERMORE, Calif. Ross Dmochowski lives online, where he engages in sometimes serious, sometimes juvenile, sometimes offensive political discussions about President Barack Obama. But Dmochowski, a 42-year-old tech professional, was unprepared when his...
  • Jailed Iraq veteran turns to governor for help

    Jailed Iraq veteran turns to governor for help
    GLOUCESTER — When he returned in 2008 from his second tour of duty in Iraq as a decorated Army sergeant, Steven Tozer says, he was a broken man. He is seated in an orange jail-issue jumpsuit behind a glass partition in a Gloucester County Jail,...
  • Syria ordnance disarming effort will be bigger job than Afghanistan, UN says

    GENEVA The United Nations has recorded 37,000 incidents of heavy weapons use in the three-year Syrian civil war, a staggering frequency that the top U.N. official for disarming mines and discarded munitions warns will plague civilians and humanitarian aid...
  • Insurgents kill 11 in attack on Afghan police station

    Insurgents kill 11 in attack on Afghan police station
    KABUL, Afghanistan -- Suicide bombers attacked a police headquarters in eastern Afghanistan early Thursday, triggering a gun battle that left 10 officers and one civilian dead, officials said. Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for the attack...
  • Pictures in the News | March 14, 2014

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where the casket of Los Angeles police Officer Nicholas Lee, killed last week in a traffic accident, is carried into the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, where he was eulogized as a devoted family...