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Ex-Saudi official claims damaging intel against crown prince

Oct. 24, 2021 21:38 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A former senior Saudi security official who helped oversee joint U.S. counterterrorism efforts claimed in an interview with “60 Minutes” that the kingdom's crown prince once spoke of killing a sitting Saudi monarch before his own father was crowned...

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....

Uganda's president says deadly blast likely a terrorist act

Oct. 24, 2021 05:57 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An explosion at an eatery in Uganda's capital was an apparent terrorist act, President Yoweri Museveni said on Sunday. Museveni said three people entered the eatery in a suburb of Kampala on Saturday evening and left a plastic bag whose contents...

Colombia's most wanted drug lord captured in jungle raid

Oct. 23, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian security forces have captured the country’s most wanted drug trafficker, a rural warlord who stayed on the run for more than a decade by corrupting state officials and aligning himself with combatants on the left and right. President...

Palestinian rights groups see muzzle in Israel's terror tag

Oct. 23, 2021 14:22 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Activists called on the international community Saturday to help reverse Israel's unprecedented designation of six Palestinian human rights groups as terrorist organizations, a label that effectively outlaws them. They said the decision...

Officials: 16 militants, 2 soldiers killed in Pakistan raids

Oct. 23, 2021 11:17 AM EDT

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's security forces say they killed 16 militants in separate shootouts during raids against extremists and separatists on Saturday, with two soldiers killed in the process. One raid was conducted in the Mastung area of Baluchistan...

Frenchman tied to far-right abduction charged with terrorism

Oct. 23, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A former politician who called for the overthrow of the French government was charged Friday with terrorism in connection with what authorities have said was an extreme-right plot to attack vaccination centers, a masonic lodge and other targets. Rémy...

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez reintroduces bill for 9/11 cleanup crews

Oct. 22, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

New York (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and two other legislators reintroduced a bill in the House on Friday to put immigrants who cleared debris after the Sept. 11 attacks on a fast track to legal immigration status in the United States. The 9/11 Immigrant Worker...

Israel outlaws Palestinian rights groups, alleging terrorism

Oct. 22, 2021 14:52 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Friday effectively outlawed six prominent Palestinian human rights groups by declaring them terrorist organizations, a major escalation of its decades-long crackdown on political activism in the occupied territories. The declaration appeared...

Bosnian Serb police drill seen as separatist 'provocation'

Oct. 22, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia’s Serb police on Friday held an “anti-terrorist” drill just outside the capital Sarajevo, in a move seen by many as another provocation by the Serb separatist leadership. The exercise was held in the ski resort at Mt....