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  • Bombings kill 11 people in Iraq

    Iraqi authorities say a series of bombings targeting public places and police have killed 11 people around Baghdad. Police officials said the first of Sunday's attacks happened when a car bomb exploded in a parking lot in the town of Mahmoudiya, 30...
  • Nigeria's Boko Haram pledges allegiance to Islamic State

    Nigeria's Boko Haram pledges allegiance to Islamic State
    Nigeria's homegrown Boko Haram group, newly weakened by a multinational force that has dislodged it from a score of northeastern towns, reportedly pledged formal allegiance to the Islamic State group. The pledge to IS came in an Arabic audio message...
  • Walmart in Orlando reopens after bomb threat forced evacuation

    Walmart in Orlando reopens after bomb threat forced evacuation
    A bomb threat forced the evacuation and closure of a Walmart in Orlando late Friday night, police said. Someone called in the threat to the store in the 3800 block of S. Semoran Boulevard at about 10:25 p.m., according to Lt. Darnell Hill. After...
  • At least 54 dead after 5 suicide blasts hit Nigerian city of Maiduguri

    At least 54 dead after 5 suicide blasts hit Nigerian city of Maiduguri
    Four suicide bomb attacks hit the city of Maiduguri Saturday, killing at least 54 people and wounding 143 in the heartland of Nigeria's northeastern Islamic uprising, police said. The blasts occurred over four hours in locations from a busy fish...
  • Dozens killed in multiple suicide attacks in northern Nigerian city

    Dozens killed in multiple suicide attacks in northern Nigerian city
    Dozens of Nigerian civilians were killed Saturday in multiple suicide bombings in Maiduguri, the birthplace of the violent Islamist militant group Boko Haram, officials said. Underscoring the difficulty of ensuring security for Nigerian national...
  • Egypt executes man for throwing 2 to their deaths from roof

    Egypt executed a man by hanging on Saturday, the first capital punishment carried out in connection with violence that followed the ouster of the country's Islamist president in 2013. The Interior Ministry, which is in charge of police, said in a...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EST

    French, Belgian among 5 killed in attack on restaurant popular with foreigners in Mali capital A masked gunman sprayed bullets in a restaurant popular with foreigners in Mali's capital early Saturday, killing five people including a French person and a...
  • Nigeria's Boko Haram reportedly pledges allegiance to Islamic State

    Nigeria's Boko Haram reportedly pledges allegiance to Islamic State
    Nigeria's homegrown Boko Haram Islamic extremists have pledged formal allegiance to the Islamic State group in a message allegedly from the Nigerian insurgent leader posted on Twitter and reported by the SITE Intelligence monitoring service. The...
  • Bomb blast in downtown Cairo kills 1, wounds 10 people

    A midday bomb blast in a boulevard in downtown Cairo killed one person and wounded 10 on Monday, the health ministry said. Shortly afterward, a little-known group claimed responsibility for the attack. The bomb was hidden under a car parked near the High...
  • 1975 sinking of Carib Star

     
    An engine room explosion causes the 147-foot Catalina excursion vessel Carib Star to begin sinking at its dock in San Pedro....
  • Massive Iraqi assault begins to retake Tikrit from Islamic State

    IRBIL, Iraq More than 25,000 Iraqi troops and militia fighters began a long-awaited operation Monday to retake the central Iraqi city of Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's hometown, from the Islamic State in what many see as a test of the central government's...