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Judge deciding what US should pay for Texas church shooting

Nov. 30, 2021 16:18 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department and survivors of a 2017 Texas church massacre are at odds over how much the Air Force should pay in compensation for failing to flag a conviction that might have prevented the gunman from legally buying the weapon used in the shooting. ...

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...

Israeli man wanted in Italy cable car custody case arrested

Nov. 26, 2021 06:48 AM EST

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Police in Cyprus have arrested an Israeli man wanted by Italy for having helped spirit the 6-year-old lone survivor of a cable car accident out of Italy and to Israel, authorities said on Friday. Eitan Biran was the sole survivor of the May 23...

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...

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.

UK: 3 arrested over car explosion outside Liverpool hospital

Nov. 14, 2021 17:45 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British police arrested three men under terrorism laws Sunday after a car exploded outside a hospital in Liverpool, killing one man and injuring another. Counter-terrorism police said the three men, whose ages ranged from 21 to 29, were detained in 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...