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Argentine court blames Iran and Hezbollah for deadly 1994 Jewish center bombing

Apr. 16, 2024 12:11 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s highest criminal court reported a new development Thursday in the elusive quest for justice in the deadliest attack in the country's history — the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center headquarters — concluding Iran had planned the attack and...

Review says Abbey Gate bombing wasn't preventable, refutes claims troops sighted the would-be bomber

Apr. 15, 2024 13:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The suicide bombing at the Kabul airport that killed U.S. troops and Afghans in August 2021 was not preventable, and the “bald man in black” spotted by U.S. service members the morning of the attack was not the bomber, according to a new review by U.S. Central Command. ...

Survivors of 2017 Ariana Grande concert bombing take legal action against UK intelligence agency

Apr. 14, 2024 21:00 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — More than 250 survivors of the bombing that killed 22 people at a 2017 Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, are taking legal action against Britain's domestic intelligence agency, lawyers said. Lawyers from three law firms said Sunday they have submitted a...

Man gets 7½ years for 2022 firebombing of Wisconsin anti-abortion office

Apr. 12, 2024 11:12 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man was sentenced Wednesday to 7½ years in prison after pleading guilty to firebombing the office of an anti-abortion group two years ago. Hridindu Roychowdhury, 29, of Madison, also will serve three years on supervised release under the sentence...

A Russian attack on a Ukrainian village kills a 14-year-old girl and two others, officials say

Apr. 10, 2024 17:09 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian attack struck a grocery store and a pharmacy in a Ukrainian village close to the border with Russia on Wednesday, killing three people including a 14-year-old girl, authorities said, as the Kremlin’s forces kept up a relentless bombardment. The...

Explosive device thrown onto porch of Satanic Temple in Massachusetts. No injuries were reported

Apr. 09, 2024 12:47 PM EDT

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Someone threw an explosive device onto the porch of The Satanic Temple in Massachusetts at a time when no one was inside, and the device and damage it caused were not found until nearly 12 hours later, police said. No injuries were reported. State police bomb...

1 police officer killed and 6 others wounded in grenade attack at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan

Apr. 08, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A police officer died and six other officers were wounded in a grenade attack Monday at a mosque in southwestern Pakistan, authorities said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack near Quetta, the capital of Baluchistan province. Local...

Motorcycle bomb kills 2 people and wounds 5 in Pakistan's restive southwest

Apr. 07, 2024 14:36 PM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A motorcycle bomb killed two people and wounded five in Pakistan's southwest, a police official said Sunday. It's the latest unrest to hit Baluchistan province, where militants have tried to target a naval facility and a government building in recent weeks....

Roadside bomb in southwestern Syria kills 7 children and wounds 2 others

Apr. 06, 2024 10:35 AM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A roadside bomb detonated Saturday in southwestern Syria, killing at least seven children, in an area where dozens of incidents have already claimed about 100 lives in 2024, state media and a war monitor reported. It remains unclear who planted the bomb in...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Apr. 05, 2024 11:52 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. ___ Federal data does not show a soaring...