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Wounded Indiana Marine will receive donated custom home

Jan. 16, 2022 00:12 AM EST

ATTICA, Ind. (AP) — The streets of Attica echoed with sirens as a fleet of first responder vehicles escorted Marine LCpl. Bryan Chambers to West Mill Social Hall. Outside of the community center, dozens stood holding flags anticipating their guests of honor to arrive. ...

Pakistan sentences 4 to death over attack near militant home

Jan. 12, 2022 14:36 PM EST

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani court on Wednesday sentenced four men to death for their involvement in a car bombing last year that killed four people near the residence of an anti-India militant leader. The court also served up a five-year jail term for a woman convicted of...

Car bomb hits outside Mogadishu airport in Somalia; 8 killed

Jan. 12, 2022 08:21 AM EST

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A car bomb exploded Wednesday outside the international airport in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, killing at least eight people and wounding nine others, a local doctor said. The al-Shabab extremist group claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was targeting...

Roadside bomb kills 4, wounds 15 in southwestern Pakistan

Dec. 30, 2021 13:36 PM EST

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A roadside bomb exploded outside a college in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing four people and wounding at least 15, mostly passers-by, police and a rescue official said. The attack happened outside the Science College in Quetta, the capital of...

FBI investigates ATM explosion at Centralia bank

Dec. 20, 2021 08:18 AM EST

CENTRALIA, Wash. (AP) — The FBI and the Washington State Patrol bomb squad are investigating an ATM explosion in Centralia Sunday morning, according to the Centralia Police Department. An ATM exploded at the First Security Bank at 604 S. Tower Ave around 6:40 a.m. Sunday, police...

7 UN peacekeepers killed, 3 critically hurt in central Mali

Dec. 08, 2021 16:50 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Seven U.N. peacekeepers were killed and three critically injured when their vehicle was blasted by an improvised explosive device in central Mali on Wednesday, bringing the death toll of U.N. soldiers in the troubled west African nation to 19 so far this year. ...

Explosion rocks southern Iraqi city of Basra; local reports say multiple casualties from what was likely a car bomb

Dec. 07, 2021 04:20 AM EST
BASRA, Iraq (AP) — Explosion rocks southern Iraqi city of Basra; local reports say multiple casualties from what was likely a car bomb.

Gang rams vehicles into prison, springs 9 inmates

Dec. 01, 2021 19:54 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A gang rammed several vehicles into a prison in central Mexico and escaped with nine inmates Wednesday in one of the most dramatic breakouts the country has seen in recent years. Authorities in the state of Hidalgo, just north of Mexico City, said in...

Germany charges Syrian man in alleged extremist attack plan

Nov. 16, 2021 05:26 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian man who allegedly supported the Islamic State group's ideology has been charged with making preparations for an attack in Germany, prosecutors said Tuesday. The suspect, who was identified only as Abdullah H. in keeping with German privacy rules,...

UK police say taxi blast outside Liverpool hospital was a 'terrorist incident' involving improvised bomb; motive unclear

Nov. 15, 2021 06:24 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — UK police say taxi blast outside Liverpool hospital was a 'terrorist incident' involving improvised bomb; motive unclear.