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Austin police fatally shoot man seen making a bomb at a convenience store during a standoff

May. 22, 2024 09:47 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A man seen pouring lighter fluid around an Austin, Texas, convenience store and then making a homemade bomb during an hourslong standoff was fatally shot by an officer, according to police. The man, whose name was not released, was armed and had entered the...

Man kills 2 officers at police station in Malaysia in a suspected Jemaah Islamiyah attack

May. 17, 2024 08:32 AM EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — A man stormed a police station in Malaysia and killed two police officers early Friday in what’s being investigated as a Jemaah Islamiyah terror attack. The man also injured another officer before being shot dead. Material linked to Jemaah...

Suspected militants bomb a girl's school overnight in northwest Pakistan

May. 17, 2024 03:35 AM EDT

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Suspected militants bombed a girl's school in a former Pakistani Taliban stronghold, destroying the structure, police said Friday, although no one was hurt in the overnight attack. The attack happened in South Waziristan, a district in the Khyber...

House votes to require delivery of bombs to Israel in GOP-led rebuke of Biden policies

May. 16, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House delivered a rebuke to President Joe Biden Thursday for pausing a shipment of bombs to Israel, passing legislation that seeks to force the weapons transfer as Republicans worked to highlight Democratic divisions over the Israel-Hamas war. Seeking to...

Biden administration is moving ahead on new $1 billion arms sale to Israel, congressional aides say

May. 15, 2024 16:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration has told key lawmakers it plans to move forward on a new $1 billion sale of arms and ammunition to Israel, three congressional aides say. It's the first weapons shipment to Israel to be pushed ahead since the administration put another...

Rwanda denies involvement in grenade attack blamed on Burundi rebels

May. 13, 2024 04:01 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda has denied claims by neighboring Burundi that it armed a rebel group that was accused of carrying out a grenade attack, as relations between the two countries continue to be strained. “We call on Burundi to solve its own internal problems and not...

Death toll in bombings at displacement camps in eastern Congo rises to at least 35

May. 10, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

GOMA, Congo (AP) — The death toll in the bombings of two camps for displaced people in eastern Congo last week rose to at least 35 Friday, with an additional two in very critical condition, a local official told The Associated Press. Éric Bwanapuwa, a lawmaker who represents Goma,...

The Biden-Netanyahu relationship is strained like never before. Can the two leaders move forward?

May. 10, 2024 13:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have long managed a complicated relationship, but they're running out of space to maneuver as their views on the Gaza war diverge and their political futures hang in the balance. Their ties have...

Militants bomb a girls school in northwestern Pakistan, once a Taliban stronghold. No one was harmed

May. 09, 2024 15:24 PM EDT

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — Militants detonated a bomb at a girls school in a former stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban in the country's volatile northwest, badly damaging the structure, police said Thursday. No one was harmed in the overnight attack. There was no immediate...

Biden says US won't supply weapons for Israel to attack Rafah, in warning to ally

May. 09, 2024 12:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said that he would not supply offensive weapons that Israel could use to launch an all-out assault on Rafah — the last major Hamas stronghold in Gaza — over concern for the well-being of the more than 1 million civilians sheltering there. ...