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Mourners in California honor 3 Marines killed in Afghanistan

Sep. 18, 2021 22:08 PM EDT

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Mourners in California said prayers and their final goodbyes Saturday to three Marines killed in last month’s bombing in Afghanistan. Family and friends of Lance Cpl. Kareem Nikoui packed a church in Riverside to celebrate the life of the...

Afghan survivors of errant US drone strike seek probe

Sep. 18, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A survivor of an errant U.S. drone strike that killed 10 members of his family demanded Saturday that those responsible be punished and said Washington's apology was not enough. The family also seeks financial compensation and relocation to the...

Omaha Marine recalled as hero who died while helping others

Sep. 17, 2021 16:18 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha Marine killed last month in Afghanistan was remembered at his funeral Friday as a hero who died while trying to help others. The Rev. Suzanne Howe recalled Bible scripture in describing the actions of Marine Cpl. Daegan Page, who was one of...

Slain Marine laid to rest in Missouri after procession

Sep. 17, 2021 08:33 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands took part in a procession for a Marine from Missouri who was among 13 service members killed in the suicide bombing at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan. The Missouri State Highway Patrol closed down some interstates Thursday as a Humvee...

Baby girl born to widow of Marine killed in Kabul bombing

Sep. 15, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The widow of a U.S. Marine killed in a bombing in Afghanistan in August has given birth to a baby girl. Levi Rylee Rose McCollum was born early Monday at Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton in Oceanside, California, according to a Facebook post by the...

2015 Paris attacks suspect: Deaths of 130 'nothing personal'

Sep. 15, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The key defendant in the 2015 Paris attacks trial said Wednesday the coordinated killings were in retaliation for French airstrikes on the Islamic State group, calling the deaths of 130 innocent people “nothing personal" as he acknowledged his role for the first time. ...

Indiana Marine killed in Afghanistan remembered as hero

Sep. 15, 2021 05:58 AM EDT

LOGANSPORT, Ind. (AP) — A U.S. Marine from Indiana who was killed during the frenzied evacuation at Afghanistan’s Kabul airport was hailed Tuesday as a hero during a funeral in his hometown. The life of Cpl. Humberto Sanchez will inspire generations of Americans,...

Marine killed in Kabul given hero's farewell in public wake

Sep. 14, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Marine from Massachusetts who was killed last month in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan was given a hero's farewell Tuesday in a public wake and burial attended by hundreds. The flag-draped casket of Sgt. Johanny Rosario Pichardo was carried by...

Burial this week for Omaha Marine killed in Afghanistan

Sep. 14, 2021 08:35 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A 23-year-old Marine from Omaha who was among 13 U.S. service members killed in the suicide bombing attack at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan will be buried Friday. Cpl. Daegan William-Tyeler Page was killed late last month in what the U.S. said was...

Funeral honors Ohio sailor killed in suicide bomber attack

Sep. 13, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

BERLIN HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio sailor killed in a suicide bomber attack during the recent evacuation mission in Afghanistan was laid to rest Monday in his hometown, remembered as an adventurer who threw himself into everything he did. Only recently, Navy Corpsman...