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Taliban: Car bomb near Kabul mosque kills 7, wounds 41

Sep. 23, 2022 11:58 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A car bomb went off Friday as worshippers were leaving a Kabul mosque, killing at least seven people and wounding 41, including several children, a Taliban official said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the bombing, the latest in a steady...

Facebook violated rights of Palestinian users, report finds

Sep. 22, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

Actions by Facebook and its parent Meta during last year's Gaza war violated the rights of Palestinian users to freedom of expression, freedom of assembly, political participation and non-discrimination, a report commissioned by the social media company has found. The report...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 21, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

Palm Beach Post. September 19, 2022. Editorial: With hate on the rise, all of us need to unite against anti-Semitism, white supremacy, bigotry In July, anti-Semitic and anti-social justice posters were draped on the walls of a progressive church in Fort Lauderdale. In...

April trial set for man charged in synagogue massacre

Sep. 20, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The long-delayed capital murder trial of Robert Bowers in the 2018 Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will begin in April, a federal judge has ruled. Robert Bowers, a Baldwin resident who has pleaded not guilty, could be sentenced to death if convicted of the...

'Fifth Little Girl' of 1963 Klan bombing reunites with nurse

Sep. 18, 2022 01:02 AM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — When an initially blinded, and nearly lifeless, 12-year-old girl found in the rubble of a church bombing was wheeled onto the 10th floor of University Hospital in Birmingham nearly 60 years ago, one of the first people to tend to the child was Rosetta “Rose” Hughes, a...

Alabama sidesteps compensation for survivor of '63 KKK blast

Sep. 15, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sarah Collins Rudolph lost an eye and still has pieces of glass inside her body from a Ku Klux Klan bombing that killed her sister and three other Black girls at an Alabama church 59 years ago, and she's still waiting on the state to compensate her for those injuries. ...

In Northern Ireland, praise for monarchy vies with disdain

Sep. 13, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — It’s less than ten minutes walk from the Falls Road to the Shankill Road in Northern Ireland's capital, where Catholics and Protestants still live in segregated enclaves. But to hear people in these adjoining neighborhoods explain their almost...

Afghan mosque blast kills 18, including pro-Taliban cleric

Sep. 02, 2022 10:51 AM EDT

HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — An explosion tore through a crowded mosque in western Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 18 people. including a prominent cleric close to the Taliban, Taliban officials and a local medic said. At least 23 people were hurt. The explosion in the city of...

Medic says at least 18 killed, 21 wounded in mosque blast in Afghan city of Herat

Sep. 02, 2022 06:40 AM EDT
HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — Medic says at least 18 killed, 21 wounded in mosque blast in Afghan city of Herat.

Taliban officials say explosion went off in mosque in Afghan city of Herat, report killed and wounded

Sep. 02, 2022 05:42 AM EDT
HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban officials say explosion went off in mosque in Afghan city of Herat, report killed and wounded.