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  • Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing that killed 35

    Islamic State blamed for Afghan suicide bombing that killed 35
    A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a line of people waiting outside a bank Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 and wounding 125 in an assault the country's president blamed on the Islamic State group. The accusation by...
  • At least 34 dead in Afghanistan bombing attributed to Islamic State

    A suicide bombing outside a crowded bank has left at least 34 people dead and more than 120 injured in eastern Afghanistan. If claims by the group are corroborated, Saturday’s blast could prove to be the first instance of a large, coordinated...
  • Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq

    Car bombing targets U.S. consulate in Irbil, Iraq
    Islamic State militants took responsibility Friday for a car bomb that exploded outside the U.S. consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil. The State Department said no U.S. personnel were killed in the Friday afternoon blast in the capital of Iraq&...
  • Saddam Hussein loyalist Izzat Ibrahim killed, Iraqi officials say

    Saddam Hussein loyalist Izzat Ibrahim killed, Iraqi officials say
    Izzat Ibrahim, a fugitive confidant of former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein who helped spearhead a deadly insurgency against U.S. troops and later formed an alliance with Islamic State militants, was shot dead Friday by security forces, Iraqi officials...
  • Iraqi officials say 'king of clubs' Saddam Hussein deputy al-Douri killed

    He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, officials say they believe...
  • Car bomb explodes outside U.S. Consulate in northern Iraq

    Car bomb explodes outside U.S. Consulate in northern Iraq
    A car bomb exploded outside the U.S. Consulate in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil, the capital of the Kurdish autonomy zone. There was no immediate word on casualties. A U.S. official said no consulate personnel or guards were killed or injured in...
  • Author, veteran tells his story of PTSD

    Author, veteran tells his story of PTSD
    David Morris said he was doomed from the moment the young infantryman he was riding with in an Army Humvee asked if he’d ever been blown up. He hadn’t — yet. The question was a curse according to “grunt logic” — or...
  • Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon

    Father tells jury about boy's death at Boston Marathon
    With Dzhokhar Tsarnaev seated at the defense table no more than 15 feet away Thursday, the father of an 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing described the moment when he looked down at his son's pale, torn body and realized he wouldn't...
  • Defense lawyers say Boston Marathon bomber was swayed by older brother

    Federal prosecutors Wednesday portrayed Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as an anti-American terrorist who had “murder in his heart” when he planted a pressure-cooker bomb near a group of children at the Boston Marathon finish line two years ago, and then...
  • Boko Haram's pledge seen as propaganda coup for Islamic State

    Boko Haram's pledge seen as propaganda coup for Islamic State
    The decision by the Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram to pledge allegiance to Islamic State amounts to a significant propaganda coup for the Syrian-based organization, analysts say, and raises questions about whether the Nigerian militants could morph...
  • Guilty verdict in student's South Plantation High bomb threat case

    Guilty verdict in student's South Plantation High bomb threat case
    During a one-day trial Tuesday, a jury found an 18-year-old student guilty of making a false bomb threat at South Plantation High last fall. As the verdict in Andrew Leacock's trial was read late Tuesday, his grandmother screamed hysterically in the...