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January 11, 2019 7:29 AM Pakistan kills 2 militants in raids on hideouts

QUETTA, Pakistan - Pakistan’s military says security forces have raided militant hideouts in the country’s southwest, triggering shootouts that left two of the insurgents dead. In a statement, the military says troops also seized a cache ofguns, grenades, rockets, land-mines, explosives and communications equipment in Friday’s operations. It provided 115

November 28, 2018 1:05 PM Thirty civilians die during battle with Taliban, says Afghan official

KABUL—At least 30 civilians were killed along with 16 Taliban fighters as Afghan government forces battled insurgents in southern Helmand province overnight, provincial officials said Wednesday. According to Attahullah Afghan, who heads the provincial council in Helmand, most of the casualties — which included men, women and children — incurred in an airstrike 112

November 22, 2018 3:24 PM Balloons, blankets at frigid Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

New York City has issued an extreme cold weather alert and is urging anyone going outside to wear hats, scarves, gloves and layered clothing and to keep their fingertips, earlobes, and noses covered to prevent frostbite. Police Commissioner James O’Neill said thousands of officers will be stationed along the parade route. They include counterterrorism 102

September 26, 2018 12:16 PM Bump stocks banned by 10 U.S. states since Las Vegas shooting

The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives this spring sought public comment on a proposal to reclassify bump stocks, but no action has been taken. Slide Fire Solutions, America’s largest bump stock manufacturer, closed its website in June and stopped taking orders. However, its remaining stock of the devices is now being sold by another 87

September 20, 2018 2:34 PM 'Multiple victims' reported in Maryland shooting, active shooter on the loose

Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation." The Harford County Sheriff's Office tweeted that there was a shooting Thursday morning in the Perryman area that involves "multiple victims." They warn that the situation is still fluid and ask people to avoid the area. The FBI's 94

August 22, 2018 3:22 PM Germany arrests Russian national over alleged extremist plot

BERLIN—German authorities on Wednesday arrested a Russian national suspected of plotting an Islamic extremist attack in Germany along with an alleged accomplice detained last year in France. Federal prosecutors said the 31-year-old, identified only as Magomed-Ali C. because of German privacy rules, was arrested in Berlin. They said they believe that, in Oct. 2016, he stored 84

June 7, 2018 10:15 PM Toy grenade found in boy scout’s bag causes bomb scare at Houston airport

"My wife and I were waiting to drop our bags into the X-ray machine and go through the detector, and I heard a TSA agent scream 'Shut it down, shut it down, shut it down!' Everyone was looking around, confused, and people were ordered to 'Clear out now!'" the AP's John L. Mone said. The explosives scare occurred only a day after police detained "an impatient 63

May 23, 2018 12:39 PM North Korea nuclear site trip for foreign journalists underway

North Korea has said it will use explosives to close nuclear test tunnels later this week International journalists left on a marathon journey to a North Korean nuclear test site on Wednesday, after Pyongyang belatedly cleared a number of South Korean media to witness what it says will be the dismantling of its only nuclear test facility. The trek will involve 105

May 18, 2018 1:57 PM School shooting suspect arrested, injuries reported in south Texas

Incident reported in Santa Fe High School, about 50 km southeast of Houston Injuries have been confirmed in a shooting Friday at a high school near Houston, and the suspected shooter has been arrested, according to school officials. Assistant Principal Cris Richardson said that an active shooter was on campus at Santa Fe High School, which was placed 94

May 14, 2018 3:52 AM Indonesia police say Surabaya headquarters attacked

Attack comes day after 3 churches attacked by family of suicide bombers The police headquarters in Indonesia's second largest city was attacked Monday by suspected militants who detonated explosives from a motorcycle, a day after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least eight people. CCTV footage shows a car and two motorcycles 124