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Man sentenced for deadly 'swatting' scheme over username

Jul. 23, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man was sentenced to five years in prison this week for his role in an international “swatting” scheme that led to a person's death, The Commercial Appeal reported. Authorities said Shane Sonderman, of Lauderdale County, worked...

Judge: 'Plausible' N Ireland bombing could have been stopped

Jul. 23, 2021 10:09 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A Northern Ireland judge ruled Friday that there was plausible evidence that authorities could have prevented the worst single atrocity of the Troubles. High Court Justice Mark Horner recommended that authorities in the U.K. and the Republic of Ireland...

Norway mourns 77 slain a decade ago in extremist attack

Jul. 22, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Church bells rang out across Norway on Thursday to mark the 10th anniversary of the country’s worst peacetime slaughter as leaders called for renewed efforts to fight the extremism behind the attack that left 77 people dead. Norway was united in...

War's trauma apparent in portraits of Gazan children

Jul. 21, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

Suzy Ishkontana, 7, clings to her new toys and clothes, but mostly to her dad. For hours, they were separated under the rubble of their family’s home. Now she cannot bear to be apart. More than two months have passed since rescue workers pulled the...

Families lay to rest loved ones after deadly Baghdad blast

Jul. 20, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — Families laid to rest loved ones Tuesday who were killed in a deadly bombing that claimed at least 30 lives just hours earlier in a busy market in Iraq's capital. Coffins were carried by relatives and placed on minibuses that transported them for burial....

Biden calls Jordan king a loyal ally in 'tough neighborhood'

Jul. 19, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden praised King Abdullah II of Jordan as a stalwart ally in a “tough neighborhood” as the two leaders huddled at the White House on Monday, a meeting that came at a pivotal moment for both leaders in the Middle East. Last week a...

Ex-prosecutor who led USS Cole team running for Kansas AG

Jul. 19, 2021 15:55 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A retired assistant U.S. attorney who once led the prosecution of the accused mastermind of the deadly 2000 bombing of the USS Cole is running for Kansas attorney general next year. Tony Mattivi on Monday launched his campaign for the Republican...

Iraqi officials: Roadside bomb kills 30 in Baghdad market

Jul. 19, 2021 15:44 PM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — A roadside bomb attack targeted a Baghdad suburb Monday, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens of others at a crowded market, Iraqi medical officials said. The attack took place in the Wahailat market in Sadr City, Iraq's military said in a...

Iraqi security officials say roadside bombing in Baghdad suburb kills 8, wounds at least 13

Jul. 19, 2021 12:38 PM EDT
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say roadside bombing in Baghdad suburb kills 8, wounds at least 13.

Myanmar opposition targets state electricity company

Jul. 16, 2021 12:13 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A homemade bomb exploded at an office of Myanmar’s state electricity provider on Friday, injuring at least seven people in the latest example of opponents of the military-installed government turning to violence after their peaceful protests were suppressed with deadly...