Category: Terrorism

By CHARMAINE NORONHA and DAVID CRARY,  Associated Press  TORONTO (AP) 04/25 — A chilling Facebook message posted before a van plowed onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk has raised the possibility the suspect in the attack nursed grudges against women and it is bringing back memories of a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one of Canada’s most traumatic acts of violence.

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By SHEILA NORMAN-CULP and ANGELA CHARLTON,  Associated Press  MONT-SAINT-MICHEL, France (AP) 04/22 — French authorities evacuated tourists from the Mont-Saint-Michel abbey and were searching houses Sunday on the famed outcropping in the English Channel for a visitor who apparently threatened to attack security services.

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By DON THOMPSON and PAUL ELIAS,  Associated Press  ROSEVILLE, Calif. (AP) 03/24 — Investigators are working around the clock as they struggle to determine why a man with no apparent ties to terrorism drove a flaming minivan full of propane tanks and gasoline cans through the main gate of a major Northern California Air Force Base this week.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 02/17 — A 20-year-old Minneapolis man who said he was inspired by the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for attacking and seriously injuring two brothers at the Mall of America.Mahad Abdirahman was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty earlier to two counts of first-degree assault for the November knife attack at the Bloomington mall.Read more »