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IS claims suicide bombing that killed 2 in Egypt's Sinai

Jul. 19, 2019 4:12 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing that killed two people, including a civilian, and wounded three in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula. The militant group says in a statement on an IS-affiliate website that an IS militant named Abu Omar El-Seedy...

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 6, wounds 27

Jul. 19, 2019 3:08 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A powerful bomb exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least six people and wounding 27, according to police and health officials. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, the latest to target Kabul. Both the...

6 injured after gas explosion destroys New Zealand home

Jul. 19, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Six people were injured and dozens of homes evacuated in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday after a huge gas explosion destroyed one home and damaged others. The explosion was felt far from the neighborhood, with some fearing it might have been an earthquake or a...

Police: 1 in custody after shot fired at Foster Farms plant

Jul. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A man opened fired a handgun Thursday morning at a corndog manufacturing plant in Corvallis before surrendering to police. Police said they arrested 22-year-old Adrian Nickerson on suspicion of firing a single shot in a woman's restroom within a Foster Farms processing plant....

Argentina acts against Hezbollah, blamed for terror attacks

Jul. 18, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's government on Thursday branded Hezbollah a terrorist organization and froze its assets, 25 years to the day after a bombing blamed on the Lebanese-based group destroyed a Jewish community center in Argentina's capital, killing 85 people. The nation's Financial...

Tennessee man injured in pipe bomb explosion

Jul. 18, 2019 9:00 AM EDT

LAFAYETTE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a pipe bomb exploded in a Tennessee garage while a man was working on it, injuring his hand. WKRN-TV reports an explosion occurred in a Macon County garage early Thursday morning. The man's girlfriend told Macon County Sheriff Martin Gammons he was injured while...

Manchester Arena bombing suspect denies 22 counts of murder

Jul. 18, 2019 6:37 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester two years ago appeared in court Thursday to face 22 charges of murder. Hashem Abedi's lawyer, Zafar Ali, said his client denied the charges. The 22-year-old is the younger brother of...

Brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber arrested in UK

Jul. 17, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people was arrested Wednesday at a London airport after being extradited from Libya, British police said. Greater Manchester Police said Hashem Abedi, the younger brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi, has been arrested for...

2 federal agents injured during drug bust in Grant County

Jul. 16, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

MOSES LAKE, Wash. (AP) — Two federal agents were slightly wounded and a suspect appears to have shot himself during a major drug raid in central Washington, authorities said Tuesday. The two agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were shot early Tuesday morning when gunfire...

Afghan official: Roadside bomb kills 11 in Kandahar province

Jul. 15, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A roadside bomb in Afghanistan killed at least 11 people riding in a truck in the southern Kandahar province, provincial officials said Monday. Ahmad Sadeq Essa, a deputy army spokesman in Kandahar, said that around 35 other civilians were wounded in the explosion in Khakrez...