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Israel-Hamas war brings back pain to Argentine Jewish community decades after major bombing attack

Feb. 29, 2024 08:27 AM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — On Oct. 7, when Hamas militants attacked numerous targets in Israel, killing hundreds and abducting others, Marina Degtiar felt she had traveled back in time, to July 18, 1994. What happened in Buenos Aires 30 years ago broke her apart. A bomb-laden...

Greek police carry out raids and arrests after resurgence in far-left militant attacks

Feb. 27, 2024 14:43 PM EST

Greek antiterrorism police carried out raids and arrests on Tuesday in connection with attacks claimed by far-left militants, including a parcel bomb mailed to a senior judge, officials said. The crackdown follows a resurgence in far-left militant violence in recent months, including...

Pride flags would be largely banned in Tennessee classrooms in bill advanced by GOP lawmakers

Feb. 26, 2024 21:14 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A bill that would largely ban displaying pride flags in public school classrooms was passed by the GOP-led Tennessee House on Monday after Republicans cut a heated debate short. The 70-24 vote sends the legislation to the Senate, where a final vote could...

New York City honors victims of 1993 World Trade Center bombing

Feb. 26, 2024 18:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has marked the anniversary of the 1993 bombing at the old World Trade Center that blew open a massive crater underneath one of the 110-story twin towers, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000 others years before the deadly attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. ...

Today in History: February 26, World Trade Center bombed in 1993

Feb. 26, 2024 00:06 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 26, the 57th day of 2024. There are 309 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 26, 1993, a truck bomb built by Islamic extremists exploded in the parking garage of the North Tower of New...

Palestinian diplomat accuses Israel of apartheid and asks UN court to declare its occupation illegal

Feb. 19, 2024 10:45 AM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Palestinian foreign minister on Monday accused Israel of apartheid and urged the United Nations' top court to declare that Israel’s occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state is illegal and must end immediately and unconditionally for any hope for a...

Philippine troops clash with Muslim militants in a gunbattle that has left at least eight dead

Feb. 19, 2024 09:42 AM EST

CAGAYAN DE ORO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine troops clashed with Muslim militants in a gunbattle that left at least six soldiers and two rebels dead in a fog-shrouded hinterland in the south, military officials said Monday. Military chief Gen. Romeo Brawner Jr. said four other...

EU launches mission to protect ships in Red Sea from Houthis. It won't partake in military strikes

Feb. 19, 2024 07:40 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has launched Monday a naval mission to help protect cargo ships in the Red Sea as attacks by Houthi rebels in Yemen continue to threaten maritime traffic, hamper trade and drive up prices. Dubbed Aspides, Greek for “shield,” the mission will...

Man charged with beheading father carried photos of federal buildings, bomb plans, DA says

Feb. 15, 2024 17:14 PM EST

The suburban Philadelphia man charged with decapitating his father and posting a video online in which he held up the severed head had a device with photos of federal buildings and apparent instructions for making explosives when he was arrested, authorities said Thursday. Justin...

Norwegian mass killer loses second attempt to sue the state for alleged breach of his human rights

Feb. 15, 2024 12:09 PM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage in 2011, on Thursday lost his second attempt to sue the state for what he claimed was a breach of his human rights. Breivik, who changed his name...