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In this photo released Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, by the Imamedia a suicide drone approaches the target during a drill. Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Friday that saw

Iranian Guard drones in drill mirror those in Saudi attacks

Jan. 15, 2021 11:10 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard conducted a drill Friday that saw “suicide drones” crash into targets and explode, triangle-shaped aircraft that strongly resembled those used in a 2019 attack in Saudi Arabia that temporarily cut the kingdom's oil...

Motocross season to kick off Memorial Day weekend

Jan. 12, 2021 6:49 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.VA. (AP) — The 2021 motocross season will kick off on Memorial Day weekend. The schedule announced by AMA Motocross on Tuesday will begin May 29 at Fox Raceway National in Pala, California, and will zigzag across the country before returning to the West Coast. The Hangtown National, typically...

A man transports children on his tricycle, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Jan 8, 2021, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

Trump hits Cuba with new terrorism sanctions in waning days

Jan. 11, 2021 6:07 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday re-designated Cuba as a “state sponsor of terrorism,” hitting the country with new sanctions that could hamstring President-elect Joe Biden's promise to renew relations with the communist-governed island. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

The Latest: Seattle probes officers about Washington rally

Jan. 9, 2021 1:49 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 1:30 a.m. Seattle’s police chief says two city officers were apparently in Washington, D.C., Wednesday when a violent mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters...

3 charged in California with aiding deadly Sri Lanka attacks

Jan. 8, 2021 8:27 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Sri Lankan men have been charged in California with aiding a terrorist group blamed for 2019 Easter attacks that killed 268 people in Sri Lanka, including five U.S. citizens, and injured hundreds, it was announced Friday. Mohamed Naufar, Mohamed Anwar Mohamed Riskan and Ahamed...

DC National Guard stand outside the Capitol, Wednesday night, Jan. 6, 2021, after a day of rioting protesters. It's been a stunning day as a number of lawmakers and then the mob of protesters tried to overturn America's presidential election, undercut the nation's democracy and keep Democrat Joe Biden from replacing Trump in the White House. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest: Capitol Police says officer dies after riots

Jan. 8, 2021 12:51 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the fallout of the storming of the Capitol by a mob of pro-Trump loyalists (all times local): 12:40 a.m. The U.S. Capitol Police says an officer who was injured after responding to riots at the Capitol has died. Officer Brian D. Sicknick died Thursday due to injuries...

Ex-NYPD sergeant charged with fraud in 9/11 collection scam

Jan. 7, 2021 2:17 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York Police Department sergeant was charged Thursday with lying to cheat a fund set up to reimburse victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks Sally Spinosa awaited an initial appearance in Manhattan federal court after her arrest on charges of submitting false claims, wire...

Covered bodies of civilians lie in the back of a vehicle in front of the Helmand Provincial Government Office in Lashkar Gah, south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. Officials said separate attacks in Afghanistan have left over 20 civilians and security forces dead, even as Afghan negotiators were in Qatar to resume talks with the Taliban aimed at finding an end to decades of conflict. In southern Helmand province, on the outskirts of Lashkar Gah, casualties included children and women in a suspected airstrike late Wednesday, according to Attaullah Afghan, head of the provincial council. (AP Photo/Abdul Khaliq)

Officials: Attacks around Afghanistan kill at least 23

Jan. 7, 2021 6:16 AM EST

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Attacks in Afghanistan left at least 23 civilians and security forces dead, officials said Thursday, even as Afghan negotiators were in Qatar to resume talks with the Taliban aimed at finding an end to decades of conflict. In southern Uruzgan province, a suicide car bomber...

Police officers walk outside the site where two suspected militants were killed during a raid in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Members of Indonesia's anti-terrorism police squad killed the two suspected militants who they believe were connected to a deadly suicide attack at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines, officials said. (AP Photo/Masyudi S. Firmansyah)

Indonesian police kill 2 suspected militants in raid

Jan. 6, 2021 4:43 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Members of Indonesia's anti-terrorism police squad on Wednesday shot and killed two suspected militants who they believe were connected to a deadly suicide attack at a Roman Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines, and arrested 18 others, officials said. The two men,...

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2021, file photo, police officers walk past damaged buildings in Nashville, Tenn. The FBI investigation into whether the Nashville bombing was a terrorist act has sparked criticism about a possible racial double standard and drawn questions from downtown business owners whose insurance coverage could be affected by the bureau’s assessment. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

More than a week later, FBI avoids terror label for bombing

Jan. 6, 2021 12:58 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The FBI investigation into whether the Nashville bombing was a terrorist act has sparked criticism about a possible racial double standard and drawn questions from downtown business owners whose insurance coverage could be affected by the bureau’s assessment. More than a week...