By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/06 — A military investigation into the Niger attack that killed four American service members concludes the team didn’t get required senior command approval for their risky mission to capture a high-level Islamic State militant,
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 »
By AMY FORLITI, Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) 0/17 — After Tnuza Jamal Hassan was stopped from flying to Afghanistan last September, she allegedly told FBI agents that she wanted to join al-Qaida and marry a fighter,
By JARI TANNER, Associated Press HELSINKI (AP) 02/07 — Finnish police say the Moroccan asylum-seeker who killed two people and wounded eight others in last year’s stabbing attack in southwestern Finland identified strongly with the Islamic State group and was motivated largely by hatred after heavy bombardments by the Western-led coalition in the Syrian city of Raqqa.
By LORI HINNANT, Associated Press PARIS (AP) 02/04 — He is the mute survivor of the 10-man Islamic State cell that terrorized Paris in November 2015,
By COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press MILAN (AP) 02/04 — The extreme right-wing suspect in a shooting rampage that wounded six African migrants in Italy has demonstrated no remorse for his actions and was “lucid and determined,
By DEB RIECHMANN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 01/31 — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a new executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) 01/22 — An Ohio man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S. after receiving training in Syria is again set to be sentenced after a short delay.Abdirahman Sheik Mohamud is scheduled to appear in federal court in Columbus on Monday.Read more »
By MARI YAMAGUCHI and KEN MORITSUGU, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) 01/22 — More than two decades after poison gas attacks in Tokyo’s subways killed 13,
By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS and REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) 01/13 — Edgar Ray Killen, a 1960s Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted decades later in the “Mississippi Burning”
BY HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press CAIRO (AP) 01/01 — Witnesses to an attack outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt that left nine people dead said it was residents and worshippers,
By AMIR SHAH, Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) 12/28 — A brutal attack claimed by the Islamic State group devastated a two-story Shiite Muslim cultural center in the Afghan capital on Thursday,
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and MAGGIE MICHAEL, Associated Press MOSUL, Iraq (AP) 12/23 — The young man ended up on the morgue’s examining table in two parts.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) 12/24 — There’s “no doubt” a gunman who fired at police in several locations in the state capital, wounding one of them before they shot and killed him,Read more »
WASHINGTON (AP) 12/23 — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered a review of the Obama administration’s handling of a Drug Enforcement Administration program targeting drug trafficking by Iranian-backed Hezbollah.Read more »
By DON THOMPSON, Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) 12/23 — The FBI said Friday that it found a martyrdom letter and several guns in the home of a former Marine who said he wanted to carry out a Christmas Day attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39,
By TREVOR MARSHALLSEA, Associated Press SYDNEY (AP) 12/22 — Australian police were investigating Friday whether there was any terrorism-related motive behind the car ramming attack on Melbourne pedestrians that left 12 people in a hospital,
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) 12/22 — A 30-year-old Syrian living in Sweden was ordered held in pre-trial custody Friday on suspicion of attempting to take part in an attack in Copenhagen last year.Read more »
By TOM KRISHER and LISA MARIE PANE, Associated Press 12/22 – A deadly attack this week in Melbourne, Australia, in which a man plowed an SUV into a crowd of Christmas shoppers comes from the same playbook used by terrorists in recent years around the globe.
By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) 12/19 — A man convicted of leading an Islamic State-inspired plot to behead a conservative blogger who upset Muslims when she organized a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest was sentenced on Tuesday to 28 years in prison.