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Uganda launches joint strikes in Congo against ADF rebels

Nov. 30, 2021 06:33 AM EST

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Uganda’s army has launched joint air and artillery strikes against the Allied Democratic Forces rebel group in eastern Congo. The attacks were carried out with Congo’s military against ADF camps, Uganda People’s Defense Forces spokeswoman...

FBI: Dayton mass shooter fantasized about killing for years

Nov. 29, 2021 13:02 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man who gunned down nine people in Dayton, Ohio, two years ago had fantasized about mass shootings, serial killings and murder-suicide for at least a decade before carrying out the Aug. 4, 2019, attack, the FBI said Monday as it announced the conclusion of its...

Uganda police kill 5, including cleric, after bomb blasts

Nov. 18, 2021 14:12 PM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan authorities have killed at least five people, including a Muslim cleric, accused of having ties to the extremist group responsible for Tuesday's suicide bombings in the capital, police said Thursday. Four men were killed in a shootout in...

2 explosions rock Uganda's capital, Kampala, killing 3

Nov. 16, 2021 15:03 PM EST

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Two explosions rocked Uganda's capital, Kampala, on Tuesday, killing at least three civilians in what police described as a coordinated attack by extremists opposed to the government. Three suicide bombers also died in the blasts, police said....

Marine killed in Afghanistan attack honored at Lancer's game

Nov. 15, 2021 13:02 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Marine from Nebraska who was killed in Afghanistan in a suicide bombing earlier this year was honored during the Omaha Lancers’ Military Appreciation Night. The family of Marine Cpl. Daegan Page was on hand Friday night to drop the puck for the...

Harris ends France trip with flowers for 2015 attack victims

Nov. 13, 2021 09:44 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris laid flowers at a Paris memorial to mark the anniversary Saturday of Islamic State attacks that killed 130 people in the French capital six years ago. Her stop at the Le Carillon bar, one of multiple nightspots and sites...

French ex-president testifies: "I owe it" to attack victims

Nov. 10, 2021 14:14 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — When Islamic State attackers struck Paris in 2015, France's president at the time was within earshot of the first suicide bombing. By the time the bloodshed finally ended hours later, 130 people were dead and François Hollande watched from the street as...

Watchdog finds no misconduct in mistaken Afghan airstrike

Nov. 03, 2021 16:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent Pentagon review has concluded that the U.S. drone strike that killed innocent Kabul civilians and children in the final days of the Afghanistan war was not caused by misconduct or negligence, and it doesn't recommend any disciplinary action. ...

A Wyoming farewell for Marine killed in Afghanistan bombing

Oct. 24, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Dozens of U.S. fellow Marines joined hundreds of Wyoming residents to bid a final farewell at a memorial for Rylee McCollum, one of 13 U.S. servicemen killed in a suicide bombing as they guarded a gate at a chaotic Kabul, Afghanistan airport during the final U.S....

Memorial planned for Wyoming soldier killed in Afghanistan

Oct. 21, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A memorial service and celebration for a soldier from Wyoming who was among the last U.S. troops killed in the war in Afghanistan will be held in Jackson Hole. Marine Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum, 20, of Bondurant, was among 13 U.S. soldiers killed in...