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FILE - In this Spt. 26, 1980 file photo, with welcoming gate of the main entrance in rear a victim lies in front of a rescue team on the scene of a bombing blast at Munich's

Germany pays tribute to victims of 1980 Oktoberfest bombing

Sep. 26, 2020 9:37 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Senior officials and survivors paid tribute Saturday to the victims of a deadly neo-Nazi attack on Munich’s Oktoberfest 40 years ago, as Germany’s president warned that far-right extremism remains a persistent problem in the country. The bombing on the evening of Sept. 26, 1980,...

FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Sarah Collins Rudolph and her husband, George Rudolph, discuss their worries about the upcoming Donald Trump presidency in their home in Birmingham, Ala..  Rudolph, the survivor of the 1963 church bombing that killed four little girls, is seeking an apology and restitution from the state of Alabama.  (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

1963 church bombing survivor seeks apology, restitution

Sep. 26, 2020 8:29 AM EDT

More than a dozen sticks of dynamite planted by Ku Klux Klansmen exploded at a Birmingham church in 1963, killing four Black girls. The “fifth little girl,” Sarah Collins Rudolph, survived but still has shards of glass in her body from the blast that took her sister, her right eye and her dreams of...

Appeals court orders new sentencing in homemade bomb case

Sep. 25, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A man who left a homemade bomb outside a police station in a Colorado mountain town could spend less time in prison under a U.S. appeals court decision in the case. David Ansberry was sentenced last year to 27 years in prison for leaving the device, which did not explode, outside the...

Pair charged for plot to attack White House, Trump Tower

Sep. 25, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Federal authorities have arrested two men on terror charges for allegedly plotting to bomb or shoot up sites including the White House and Trump Tower in New York City in attacks inspired by the Islamic State group. Jaylyn Christopher Molina, of Texas, and Kristopher Sean Matthews, of...

Protesters demanding the end of police violence against Black people take cover from smoke during a demonstration in Portland, Ore., on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Protesters in Portland hurled Molotov cocktails at officers in Oregon's largest city during a demonstration over a Kentucky grand jury's decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, police said Thursday. (Mark Graves/The Oregonian via AP)

Police: Violence at Portland protest escalates to firebombs

Sep. 24, 2020 8:39 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Protesters in Portland hurled several firebombs at officers in Oregon’s largest city during a demonstration over a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, police said, escalating tensions in a city that's already...

Germany sets up fund for victims of 1980 Oktoberfest bombing

Sep. 23, 2020 6:47 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is setting up a 1.2 million-euro ($1.4 million) fund to help survivors of a deadly far-right attack on Munich's Oktoberfest in 1980, in what the justice minister described Wednesday as a belated but important signal of solidarity. Thirteen people were killed, including...

2 sentenced to life in absentia over Bulgarian bus bombing

Sep. 21, 2020 5:48 AM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A Bulgarian court on Monday sentenced two men to life in prison for their involvement in the 2012 bombing of a tourist bus that killed five Israeli tourists and their Bulgarian bus driver and injured nearly 40 people. Meliad Farah, a dual Lebanese-Australian national, and Hassan El...

Briton, Aussie killed in Solomon Islands by WWII bomb blast

Sep. 21, 2020 4:32 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Two men from Britain and Australia who were working in the Solomon Islands to locate bombs left behind from World War II have died after one of the bombs exploded, authorities said Monday. The Norwegian People's Aid agency said the men were staff members who were working with...

2 Pakistani soldiers killed in shootout with militants

Sep. 20, 2020 10:10 AM EDT

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's military on Sunday said two soldiers were killed in a shootout with militants during a search operation in the country’s northwest, a former militant stronghold. The operation was conducted late Saturday in the Spalga area near Miranshah, the main town in North Waziristan...

Security forces stand guard after an attack near the American Institute for English Learning in Najaf, Iraq, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. An IED attack on the American Institute for English Learning in southern Iraq caused major damage without casualties in the early hours on Friday. according to Iraq security officials. (AP Photo/Anmar Khalil)

Blast targets 'American' English school in southern Iraq

Sep. 18, 2020 4:43 AM EDT

BAGHDAD (AP) — An improvised explosive device blew up outside an English-language institute in southern Iraq early Friday without causing any casualties, Iraqi police said in a statement, amid a recent uptick in attacks targeting the American presence in Iraq. The blast damaged the facade of the American...