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  • Thai junta links Samui island bombing to political opponents

    A car bomb explosion that slightly injured seven people on the popular resort island of Samui in southern Thailand may be linked to the country's political turmoil, a spokesman for the military government said Saturday. Initial reports indicated that the...
  • Marathon bomb survivor, wounded officer attend blood drive

    A woman who survived the Boston Marathon bombings and a transit police officer badly wounded in a confrontation with the bombers days later have given blood at a Red Cross commemorative drive. Saturday's blood drive in suburban Watertown is the second of...
  • 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...
  • Bombings, including attack on US troops, kill 13 Afghans

    A suicide car bomber targeting a convoy of U.S. troops in eastern Afghanistan killed three Afghan civilians and wounded four on Friday, while in another eastern province, 10 people were killed when their minivan hit a roadside bomb, officials said. The...
  • At least 16 killed in Afghanistan militant bombing attacks

    At least 16 killed in Afghanistan militant bombing attacks
    At least 16 people, including women and children, were killed Friday in bombing attacks by militants across Afghanistan, authorities reported. Twelve died in southeastern Afghanistan when a roadside bomb struck a minivan traveling from Ghazni to the...
  • Kansas man accused of Fort Riley bomb plot for Islamic State

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. In the end, it was his plot to kill American soldiers, and not the bomb he planned to do it with, that blew up Friday on John Thomas Booker Jr. The 20-year-old would-be suicide bomber from Topeka, Kan., who allegedly used Facebook...
  • 7 hurt in car bomb on tourist island in southern Thailand

    A car bomb exploded at a shopping mall on a Thai island popular with foreign tourists for its pristine beaches, injuring seven people, officials said Saturday. The improvised bomb was hidden in a pickup truck and went off late Friday night in the...
  • Guantanamo judge orders MRI of USS Cole defendant's brain, abates trial

    MIAMI A military judge has ordered the Pentagon to conduct a brain scan on a Saudi captive accused of orchestrating al-Qaida's USS Cole bombing something currently impossible because a $1.65 million mobile MRI machine meant for the war-on-terror...
  • Egypt militants behind Cairo blast name new leader

    The Egyptian militant group behind a deadly Cairo bombing earlier this week has appointed a new leader after his predecessor was killed in a police shootout, while a separate group operating in the Sinai Peninsula claimed the killing of two police...
  • At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somali capital

    Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel on Friday and took up positions inside, killing at least nine people and exchanging fire with security forces seeking to recapture the facility, a Somali police official said. One survivor...
  • Nigerians vote; terrorist attacks kill 25

    ABUJA, Nigeria Millions of Nigerians voted Saturday in presidential and parliamentary elections despite a climate of tension and fear, fueled by attacks that killed 25 people and were blamed on the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Fourteen...