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  • Pakistani man guilty in al-Qaida plot to bomb NYC subway

    A Pakistani man was found guilty Wednesday in a failed al-Qaida bomb plot after a New York trial that featured spies in disguise, evidence from the raid on Osama bin Laden's compound and the defendant's questioning of an admitted co-conspirator. The jury...
  • Cyprus group claims responsibility for 2 referee bombings

    A new group has emerged in Cyprus to claim responsibility for two of five bomb attacks targeting soccer referees in the past year, police said Thursday. Police spokesman Andreas Angelides told The Associated Press that investigators were examining the...
  • Iranian-led fighting in Tikrit spurs worries of sectarian revenge in Iraq

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi security forces and aligned Shiite militias continued Wednesday to encircle the Islamic State-held city of Tikrit in the third day of a major operation to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown and the scene of a major victory for the militant...
  • Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held Tikrit

    Iraqi troops and Shiite militias battled the Islamic State group on Tuesday on the outskirts of militant-held Tikrit, unable to advance further on Saddam Hussein's hometown as roadside mines and suicide attacks slowed their progress. Soldiers found...
  • 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...
  • Hundreds killed as Chad forces seize northeast Nigerian town

    Chadian troops have seized a strategically located northeast Nigerian town from Boko Haram, but not before the defeated Islamic extremists killed hundreds of civilians, Chad's military said. The Chadian forces regained control Monday of Dikwa, a town...
  • Parents to FBI: Pay $30M for fatally shooting son in Orlando

    Parents to FBI: Pay $30M for fatally shooting son in Orlando
    Ibragim Todashev's parents want the FBI to pay $30 million for killing him two years ago in Orlando while being questioned about the Boston Marathon bombing, according to a legal filing by the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Todashev was shot...
  • Feds: Man well on his way to becoming terrorist before sting

    A man accused of plotting a suicide bomb attack at a Kansas airport was "well on his way" to becoming a violent terrorist before authorities began investigating him, federal prosecutors argued Monday. Terry Loewen, a former avionics technician, was...
  • Bahrain court convicts 11 in deadly police bombing

    A Bahraini court on Thursday found 11 Shiites guilty of involvement in a deadly bomb attack targeting police last year and sentenced three of them to death, according to a defense lawyer involved in the case. The case centered on a bomb attack that...
  • Attacks in Nigeria target buses ahead of election

    Attacks in Nigeria target buses ahead of election
    Just over a month before an election that militants from Boko Haram have vowed to disrupt, suicide bombers killed dozens of people Tuesday in two attacks on buses in northern Nigeria. A morning blast in the northeastern town of Potiskum and afternoon...
  • Suicide bombers kill 24; U.S. missionary kidnapped in Nigeria

    Suicide bombers kill 24; U.S. missionary kidnapped in Nigeria
    Teenage suicide bombers, suspected to be Boko Haram extremists, killed at least 24 people in separate blasts Tuesday at crowded bus stations in two northern Nigerian cities 185 miles apart. In an apparently unrelated development, an American missionary...