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  • Grisly video shows aftermath of airstrike on Syrian camp, activists say

    Blackened corpses mutilated by shrapnel: The horrific images are the aftermath, activists say, of yet another barrel bombing by Syrian government forces. The target of Wednesday’s strike was a displaced-persons camp in the northern Syrian province...
  • Naperville high school cancels activities after bomb threat

     Naperville high school cancels activities after bomb threat
    Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville received a bomb threat via email Thursday afternoon, but officials say they do not believe it is viable. The email made reference to a threat Friday, and the school immediately contacted police, Principal Bob...
  • Iraqi Kurds join fight against Islamic State in Kobani, Syria

    Iraqi Kurds join fight against Islamic State in Kobani, Syria
    Iraqi Kurdish fighters have joined the fight against Islamic State militants in Kobani, hoping their support for fellow Kurds backed by U.S.-led air strikes will keep the ultra-hardline group from seizing the Syrian border town. The Syrian Observatory...
  • Suspected suicide bomber kills 45 on Pakistani-Indian border

    Suspected suicide bomber kills 45 on Pakistani-Indian border
    At least 45 people were killed Sunday when a suicide bomber blew himself up on the Pakistani-Indian border, police said, just after a daily ceremony when troops from both sides simultaneously lower the two nations' flags. Hundreds of people visit the...
  • Iraqi Shiite group massacred Sunnis at mosque, Human Rights Watch says

    Iraq’s largest Shiite militia, which has been incorporated into the U.S.-backed national army and police, has been accused of massacring 34 Sunni Muslims at a mosque northeast of Baghdad in August. A Human Rights Watch report issued Sunday is...
  • Bomb threat investigated at Kecoughtan High School

    Students at Kecoughtan High School were briefly evacutated Friday afternoon as Hampton police looked into a bomb threat. The threat was found in a restroom just before 1 p.m., said Hampton Police Division spokeswoman Cpl. Mary Shackelford, prompting...
  • Iraqi TV comics make fun of Islamic State at huge risk

    Iraqi TV comics make fun of Islamic State at huge risk
    So Satan marries a Jewish woman in Iraq. She lays an egg, which hatches and pops out a wild-eyed, bearded madman the proud couple names the "ISIS-ling." Their son becomes known as "Beheader." He lops off heads with a bloody sword, shoots people dead and...
  • Mother's might helps Marine return from Mexico

    Mother's might helps Marine return from Mexico
    An arrest at a border crossing. A brutal Mexican jail. A roadside bombing in Afghanistan. A veteran with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. How could a news story with all those elements be a good-news story? With the release and repatriation of former...
  • Suicide bomber kills dozens--mostly students--at school in Nigeria

    Suicide bomber kills dozens--mostly students--at school in Nigeria
    A suicide bomber dressed as a student killed at least 48 people, most of them students, and injured 79 others at a school assembly in the northeastern Nigerian town of Potiskum on Monday, a hospital official said. No one immediately claimed...
  • Palestinian activist found guilty of concealing Israeli conviction

    Palestinian activist found guilty of concealing Israeli conviction
    A Palestinian activist from Chicago was ordered taken into custody Monday after she was found guilty of lying on immigration and citizenship papers by concealing her conviction for a deadly terrorist bombing in Israel more than 40 years ago. A federal...
  • Dozens of boys killed in latest attack on schoolchildren in Nigeria

    In a war against education, the casualties are the young and ambitious. In northern Nigeria, it has become dangerous to drink in a street bar, play gospel music in a public place or watch televised soccer matches at sports bars and big-screen viewing...