Terrorism

FILE- In this May 31, 2018 file photo, visitors to the Flight 93 National Memorial pause at the Wall of Names containing the names of the 40 passengers and crew of United Flight 93 that were killed in this field in Shanksville, Pa. on Sept. 11, 2001. Officials on Sunday, Sept. 9 will dedicate the Tower of Voices, a 93-foot-high concrete and steel structure that features a wind chime for each of the 40 passengers and crew who died when the aircraft crashed into the rural western Pennsylvania field. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
September 09, 2018 - 8:15 pm
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the dedication of the Tower of Voices at the Flight 93 memorial in western Pennsylvania (all times local): 2 p.m. A tower that honors the passengers and crew killed when a hijacked plane was crashed into a rural Pennsylvania field is now in place, the final...
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September 09, 2018 - 8:14 pm
PARIS (AP) — Seven people were injured in a knife attack in central Paris late Sunday but police said that terrorism was not suspected. Two British tourists were among those injured, broadcaster BFMTV and Le Parisien newspaper reported. Authorities were trying to determine if the attacker, who was...
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September 09, 2018 - 9:11 am
Nearly 17 years after passengers on a hijacked flight from New Jersey to California fought back against a band of terrorists who then crashed the jetliner into a rural Pennsylvania field, a symbol of their bravery and sacrifice will be unveiled Sunday at the place where they fell to earth. The...
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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, centre, flanked by Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pose for photographs in Tehran, Iran, ahead of their summit to discuss Syria, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. The three leaders began a meeting to discuss the war in Syria.(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
September 07, 2018 - 6:41 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and Russia on Friday backed a military campaign to retake the last rebel-held stronghold in Syria as Turkey pleaded for a cease-fire, narrowing the chances of a diplomatic solution to avoid what many say would be a bloody humanitarian disaster. The trilateral summit in...
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FILE- In this April 4, 2018, file photo, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, left, Russia's President Vladimir Putin, right, and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lock hands during a group photo in Ankara, Turkey. When the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran meet in Tehran Friday, Sept. 7, all eyes will be on their diplomacy averting a bloodbath in Idlib, Syria's crowded northwestern province and last opposition stronghold. The three leaders whose nations are all under U.S. sanctions have an interest in working together, but Idlib is complicated and they have little common ground. (Tolga Bozoglu/Pool Photo via AP, File)
September 07, 2018 - 3:59 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Syria talks in Iran (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Syria's U.N. ambassador says the government is committed to regain Syrian territory and "liberate it from terrorism and foreign occupation," adding that there is no de-escalation zone in rebel-held Idlib because "...
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis, left, drinks water as U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, makes his statement after the so called "2+2" meeting in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. Pompeo and Mattis held long-delayed talks Thursday with top Indian officials, looking to shore up the alliance with one of Washington's top regional partners. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
September 07, 2018 - 4:21 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis arrived on a surprise visit to Afghanistan's war-shattered capital on Friday, the U.S. command in Afghanistan said, just days after a suicide bomber killed 21 people in the city and wounded 90 others. As helicopters patrolled the skies...
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FILE - This April 14, 2014, file booking photo released by the North Berkshire District Court in North Adams, Mass., shows Alexander Ciccolo, after he was charged with drunken driving. Ciccolo, son of a Boston police captain, was arrested July 4, 2015, in Adams, Mass., and accused of plotting an attack on a college campus in support of the Islamic State group. Ciccolo, who pleaded guilty, is set to be sentenced in federal court on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Springfield, Mass. (Northern Berkshire District Court via AP, File)
September 05, 2018 - 3:46 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Boston police captain's son, who authorities called a "committed soldier" of the Islamic State group, was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Wednesday for plotting to use assault rifles and homemade bombs to kill Americans on a college campus. Alexander Ciccolo, who went...
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President Donald Trump smiles during a meeting with the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 05, 2018 - 3:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will mark the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks by participating in a ceremony at the 9/11 memorial in Pennsylvania. The White House says the president will be accompanied at Tuesday's ceremony in Shanksville by first lady Melania Trump. Nearly 3,000...
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September 05, 2018 - 11:57 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Afghan officials say a suicide bombing and a car bomb attack at a wrestling training center in a Shiite neighborhood of the capital have killed at least 20 people and wounded 70. Interior Ministry spokesman...
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September 04, 2018 - 6:53 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Israeli jets flying high over Lebanon struck at targets inside Syria on Tuesday, Syrian state media reported, in a rare daytime raid that killed at least one person. Syria's SANA state news agency said the country's air defenses shot down five missiles, adding that one person...
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