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MOVE's 'Minister of Confrontation,' Consuewella Africa, dies

Jun. 18, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

Consuewella Dotson Africa, a longtime member of the Black organization MOVE and mother of two children killed in the 1985 bombing of the group's home in Philadelphia, has died at 67. She died Wednesday at a hospital. A member of the MOVE family, Janine Africa, said...

Blasts in Myanmar's biggest city kill 2, destroy army truck

Jun. 18, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — At least two explosions on Friday rocked a neighborhood in Myanmar’s biggest city, killing two people, destroying a military truck and damaging a taxi in what appeared to be a serious escalation of violence between the country’s military rulers and their pro-democracy...

Biden's silence on executions adds to death penalty disarray

Jun. 18, 2021 06:05 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Activists widely expected Joe Biden to take swift action against the death penalty as the first sitting president to oppose capital punishment, especially since an unprecedented spate of executions by his predecessor ended just days before Biden took office. ...

Inquiry slams security faults before Manchester Arena attack

Jun. 17, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A public inquiry into a mass attack at a 2017 Ariana Grande concert in northwest England concluded Thursday that “serious shortcomings” by venue operators, security staff and police helped a suicide bomber who killed 22 people carry out his “evil intentions." ...

Car bomb explodes inside Colombia military base; 36 injured

Jun. 15, 2021 22:47 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A car bomb exploded inside a military base in the Colombian border town of Cucuta on Tuesday, leaving 36 people injured, including three in critical condition, officials said. During an emergency visit to the base, Defense Minister Diego Molano...

US urges court to reimpose Boston bomber's death sentence

Jun. 15, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev despite the president’s vocal opposition to capital punishment. Justice Department lawyers wrote in court...

Pakistan military: Bomb kills 4 soldiers guarding coal mine

Jun. 14, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful bomb targeting government soldiers exploded at a coal mine in southwest Pakistan, killing four soldiers, the military said Monday. The attack happened at Marget Mines, about 75 kilometers (45 miles) east of Quetta, the capital of...

Afghan IS group claims sticky bomb attacks in western Kabul

Jun. 13, 2021 03:42 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for bombing two minivans in a mostly Shiite neighborhood in the Afghan capital that killed seven people. Among the dead were two employees of Afghanistan's state-run film company, a colleague said Sunday. ...

Afghan official: bombs hit 2 minivans in Kabul, 7 dead

Jun. 12, 2021 09:50 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Separate bombs hit two minivans in a mostly Shiite neighborhood in the Afghan capital Saturday, killing at least seven people and wounding six others, the Interior Ministry said. The attacks targeted minivans on the same road about 2 kilometers...

Afghan official says separate bombs hit 2 minivans in capital Kabul, killing 7

Jun. 12, 2021 08:41 AM EDT
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan official says separate bombs hit 2 minivans in capital Kabul, killing 7.