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Official: Roadside bomb kills 6 Afghan civilians in east

Jul. 11, 2020 12:51 PM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least six civilians, including women and children, were killed when the vehicle they were traveling in hit a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan, a provincial official said Saturday. Wahidullah Jamazada, spokesman for the governor of Ghazni province, said eight other civilians...

FILE - In this Friday, July 19, 2002, file photo, a U.S. Air Force B1-B bomber drops live bombs at the Nevada Test and Training Range in Indian Springs, Nev. Nevada's congressional Democrats gained backing from Gov. Steve Sisolak in a bid to block a measure to let the military widen boundaries of a vast U.S. Air Force bombing range in southern Nevada into a national wildlife refuge. The governor, a Democrat, joined U.S. Representatives Dina Titus, Steven Horsford and Susie Lee on Thursday, July 9, 2020, citing opposition to the idea by groups including the Moapa Band of Paiutes and the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe. (AP Photo/Joe Cavaretta, File)

Nevada Democrats aim to block Nellis bombing range expansion

Jul. 10, 2020 7:41 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gov. Steve Sisolak said he is backing Nevada's Democratic congressional delegation, which is opposing a military effort to widen the boundaries of a vast U.S. Air Force bombing range into a national wildlife refuge. Sisolak joined Reps. Dina Titus, Steven Horsford and Susie Lee on Thursday...

Israeli troops kill Palestinian accused of hurling firebombs

Jul. 10, 2020 5:48 AM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank who they said was throwing firebombs at a guard post, but who Palestinian officials say was merely strolling through his village. The army said troops fired at two Palestinians who were throwing Molotov...

Riot police officers try to avoid patrol bombs thrown by protesters outside the Greek Parliament during a protest against new protest law in Athens, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. Violence has broken out in Athens during a mass demonstration against plans to curb public protests. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Violence erupts at rally in Greece against new protest law

Jul. 9, 2020 5:41 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Violence broke out in Athens late Thursday during a mass demonstration against a new law to curb public protests, leaving six police officers injured. A group of protesters hurled gasoline bombs at riot police outside parliament, while police responded with tear gas and flash...

Teen seriously hurt when explosive device detonated in home

Jul. 9, 2020 8:31 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The detonation of an explosive device inside a Philadelphia row home has left a teenage girl seriously injured and the residence damaged, authorities said. The 16-year-old girl was with two other teens when the device was detonated around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. The injured girl apparently...

Boy seriously injured when explosive device blows up in hand

Jul. 8, 2020 7:17 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A boy holding an explosive device he had lit was seriously injured when it exploded in his hand on a Philadelphia street, authorities said. The 12-year-old was with a friend when the accident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. The boy had been trying to hold on to the device as long as...

Suicide attack, roadside bomb kill 6 police in Afghanistan

Jul. 8, 2020 4:35 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide truck bomber targeted a police district headquarters in Afghanistan's southern Kandahar province on Wednesday, killing three officers, a local official said. Three other police officers, including a district police chief, were killed in a roadside bombing in eastern...

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

German prosecutors close probe of 1980 Oktoberfest bombing

Jul. 8, 2020 4:23 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Wednesday that they have closed their investigation into a deadly far-right attack on Munich's Oktoberfest in 1980, more than five years after they revived the probe in hopes that new testimony might point to previously unknown co-conspirators. Thirteen people were...

Sheriff's Office: Pipe bomb set to explode at hunting area

Jul. 7, 2020 3:56 PM EDT

BOONE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have dismantled a homemade pipe bomb that was set to explode at an Iowa hunting area. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post that two deputies responded Monday after receiving a report about the device that was found on the lid of a container in...

Suicide bombing, attack in Afghanistan kill 7 policemen

Jul. 7, 2020 8:36 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber targeted an Afghan police convoy in eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, killing four officers, including a police commander, a local official said. Three other officers were killed in an attack in the country's south. The suicide bombing, which...