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  • Officials say suicide car bomb kills 12 Shiite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers north of Baghdad

    A suicide car bomb killed 12 Shiite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers Monday in a town north of Baghdad, authorities said, sparking a battle between security forces and fighters with the extremist Islamic State group. The suicide bomber rammed his explosive-...
  • Tens of thousands join rallies across the globe to honor victims of Paris attacks

    Tens of thousands of people gathered in cities around the world on Sunday to honor the 17 victims who died during three days of bloodshed in Paris last week, and to support freedom of expression. The biggest event was in Paris, where over a million...
  • Cameroon's military says it has rescued at least 2 dozen hostages

    Cameroon's military says it has rescued at least 2 dozen hostages
    At least two dozen hostages seized in Cameroon over the weekend by militants of Boko Haram have been rescued, the nation's military said Monday, as the conflict in neighboring Nigeria again threatened to spill across the region. Boko Haram released a...
  • Nigerian television reports 4 killed by suicide bomber in northeastern city

    A suicide bomber detonated explosives in Nigeria on Sunday, killing four people and injuring 35 others, a Nigerian media outlet reported. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Potiskum in northeastern Nigeria. Islamic...
  • No plea deal likely in Boston Marathon bombing case

    The focus of the Boston Marathon bombing trial figures to be as much on what punishment Dzhokhar Tsarnaev could face as on his responsibility for the attack. With testimony expected to start later this month, the Justice Department has given no...
  • Woman called for jury duty chokes up describing 8-year-old Boston Marathon bombing victim

    A prospective juror in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev choked back tears Friday as she spoke of the 8-year-old boy who was killed in the attack. The female juror calmly answered questions from Judge...
  • Woman chokes up describing young marathon bombing victim

    A prospective juror in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev choked back tears Friday as she spoke of the 8-year-old boy who was killed in the attack. The female juror calmly answered questions from Judge...
  • Reader feedback Jan. 16: Bomb threat, fees for document review, state aid cuts

    Kecoughtan students dismissed after bomb threat Kecoughtan High students were sent home early Thursday while police investigated a bomb threat. The department initially said the threat was "quickly unsubstantiated," but later tweeted that students were...
  • Boko Haram increases its attacks and takes more territory, complicating coming elections

    Boko Haram, Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremist group, is increasing the ferocity and tempo of its attacks, destabilizing Africa's most populous nation as it prepares for elections. Girls as young as 10 are being used as suicide bombers. There have...
  • The year is very young, but already a tough start

    The year is very young,  but already a tough start
    Like the rest of the world, especially those of us who make our living in media, the unsettling events in Paris last week have left us stunned. Free speech, no matter how distasteful, is the mark of a civilized society and should be protected under any...
  • Lebanon interior minister: IS group may have been behind deadly cafe bombing

    Lebanese media is quoting the interior minister as saying that "preliminary information" suggests that the militant Islamic State group was behind a suicide bombing in the northern city of Tripoli that killed nine people. They quoted Nouhad Machnouk as...