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The entrances to the Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi are closed following an active shooter threat, Thursday, May 21, 2020, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi says the shooter was

Group: Texas naval base shooter voiced support for clerics

May. 22, 2020 4:34 PM EDT

The suspect killed during what the FBI is calling a “terrorism-related” attack at a Texas naval air base voiced support for hardline clerics, according to a group that monitors online activity of jihadists. The attack Thursday at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi wounded a sailor and left the gunman...

An image released by Knopf shows cover art for “The President's Daughter,

Clinton and Patterson again team up for political thriller

May. 21, 2020 2:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After co-writing the best-selling adult novel of 2018, Bill Clinton and James Patterson have teamed up for another political thriller. “The President's Daughter" will be released in June 2021, the book's publishers announced Thursday. As with the million-selling “The...

Official: Libya's Tripoli forces take key base from rivals

May. 18, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Forces allied with Libya's U.N.-supported government said Monday they have wrested control of a key military base on the outskirts of the country's capital from their rivals trying to capture Tripoli. The development is a heavy setback for the eastern-based forces under commander Khalifa...

Officials: Bombs kill 7 in shelter for displaced in Libya

May. 17, 2020 1:22 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Bombs hit a shelter for displaced people in Libya’s capital Tripoli, killing at least seven people including a 5-year-old child from Bangladesh, health authorities said Sunday. The shelling of the facility in the city's Furnaj district late Saturday also wounded at least 17 people,...

Dark clouds envelop the skies as workers fold a billboard to prepare for the coming of typhoon Vongfong in Manila, Philippines Thursday May, 14, 2020. The first typhoon to hit the country this year roared toward the eastern Philippines on Thursday as authorities work to evacuate tens of thousands of people while avoiding overcrowding in shelters that could spread the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

The Latest: Philippines prep for typhoon amid coronavirus

May. 14, 2020 1:07 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: —Typhoon Vongfong bears down on Philippines during lockdown...

FILE - In this May 25, 2016, file photo, an Afghan man reads a local newspaper with photos the former leader of the Afghan Taliban, Mullah Akhtar Mansoor, who was killed in a U.S. drone strike last week, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A Pakistani judge ordered the auction of five properties purchased by former Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour with fake documents before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike in 2016, two investigators familiar with the case said Friday, May 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul, File)

Pakistan court orders auction of ex-Taliban chief's property

May. 8, 2020 8:49 AM EDT

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani judge ordered the auction of five properties purchased by former Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour with fake documents before he was killed in a U.S. drone strike in 2016, two investigators familiar with the case said Friday. Mansour bought the properties, estimated...

FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2020, photo, U.S. Soldiers stand while bulldozers clear rubble and debris at Ain al-Asad air base in Anbar, Iraq. Six Army soldiers who were injured in a ballistic missile attack in Iraq in January have been awarded Purple Hearts, and 23 others have been approved for the award and will get them later this week, U.S. Central Command said Monday. (AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan, File)

US awards 29 Purple Hearts for brain injuries in Iran attack

May. 4, 2020 2:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six Army soldiers who were injured in a ballistic missile attack in Iraq in January have been awarded Purple Hearts, and 23 others have been approved for the award and will get them later this week, U.S. Central Command said Monday. Navy Capt. Bill Urban said the awards were approved by...

In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, people stand near a car that was damaged due to flying debris from a Syrian military base housing a weapons warehouse, in the country's central province of Homs, Syria, Friday, May 1, 2020. Explosions rocked a Syrian military base housing a weapons warehouse Friday in the country's central Homs province, and a local official said the cause was not immediately clear. (SANA via AP)

Explosions hit Syrian military warehouse, 10 civilians hurt

May. 1, 2020 10:13 AM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Explosions at a Syrian military base housing a weapons warehouse Friday were the result of “human error" while moving ammunition, the defense ministry said. Ten civilians outside the base were hurt, a local doctor said. However, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a...

FILE - In this May 21, 2019 file photo, Tripoli government forces clash with forces led by Field Marshal Khalifa Hifter, south of the capital Tripoli, Libya. Two Libyan militia commanders and a Syrian war monitor group say Turkey is deploying Syrian extremists to fight in Libya's civil war. These extremists are affiliated with groups like al-Qaida and the Islamic State. They're fighting as mercenaries on behalf of the United Nations-supported government in Libya. The Libyan sources told The Associated Press that Turkey has airlifted more than 2,500 foreign fighters into Tripoli, and that “dozens” are extremist-affiliated. (AP Photo/Hazem Ahmed, File)

Eastern Libyan forces say Turkish drone killed 5 civilians

Apr. 28, 2020 3:31 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Eastern Libyan forces laying siege to the country's capital of Tripoli accused their rivals Tuesday of staging an attack in which a Turkish drone hit a food truck convoy in the country’s west, killing at least five civilians. The militia groups loosely allied with a U.N.-supported but...

FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2012, file photo, an armed member of the militant group al-Shabab attends a rally on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia. An American military airstrike in Somalia more than a year ago killed two civilians and injured three others, U.S. Africa Command is acknowledging in a new report expected on Monday, April 27, 2020. (AP Photo, File)

US review: Airstrike in Somalia killed, injured civilians

Apr. 27, 2020 11:46 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American military airstrike in Somalia more than a year ago killed two civilians and injured three others, U.S. Africa Command acknowledged in a new report on Monday. The deaths, confirmed by an internal investigation, mark only the second time Africa Command has determined that...