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In this photo taken Aug. 26, 2019 and released by the U.S. Air Force, airmen from the 475th Expeditionary Air Base Squadron conduct a flag-raising ceremony, signifying the change from tactical to enduring operations, at Camp Simba, Manda Bay, Kenya.
Staff Sgt. Lexie West/U.S. Air Force via AP
AP News
January 05, 2020 - 4:34 pm
Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled, U.S. and Kenyan authorities said. Read more here.
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A view of the Victoria Tower, left, and the Elizabeth Tower, which holds the bell known as "Big Ben," in London, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.
Alberto Pezzali/AP Photo
AP News
November 04, 2019 - 9:54 am
Britain's Home Office chief has downgraded the terrorism threat level from severe to "substantial," meaning the U.K. now sees an attack as likely rather than highly likely.
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
October 29, 2019 - 10:50 am
Pivoting from the dramatic killing of the Islamic State group's leader, the Pentagon is increasing U.S. efforts to protect Syria's oil fields from the extremist group as well as from Syria itself and the country's Russian allies. It's a new high-stakes mission even as American troops are withdrawn...
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President Donald Trump
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AP News
October 28, 2019 - 11:41 am
Eliminating the Islamic State group's elusive leader gives President Donald Trump a new argument for leaving Syria, but the U.S. military campaign against the extremists is far from finished. Read more here.
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Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
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Justin Udo
October 27, 2019 - 12:58 pm
A local terrorism expert said the killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi helped destabilize the Islamic State as an organization, and took away an important part of its territory. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Diplomatic Room of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
AP News
October 27, 2019 - 8:11 am
President Donald Trump says Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead after a U.S. military operation in Syria targeted the Islamic State group leader.
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The damaged storefront of the Sears store at Woodfield Mall is seen after a man drove an SUV into the store in the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg, Ill..
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AP News
September 29, 2019 - 2:26 pm
A man accused of driving an SUV through a suburban Chicago shopping mall is facing a state terrorism charge, authorities announced Sunday.
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1st Infantry Division Headquarters at Fort Riley
Orlin Wagner/AP, file
AP News
September 23, 2019 - 5:56 pm
Federal authorities said Monday they arrested an Army soldier who they accused of discussing with an FBI informant a possible bomb attack within the United States as well as the targeting of left-leaning activists and a media organization. Read more here.
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Visitors look at the waterfalls at the World Trade Center Memorial in New York.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo
AP News
September 11, 2019 - 8:56 am
Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders. Read more here.
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The House is expected to approve a bill Friday ensuring that a victims' compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money.
Matthew Daly/AP Photo
July 23, 2019 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate gave final legislative approval Tuesday to a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund related to the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. The 97-2 vote sends the bill to President Donald Trump, who is expected to sign it. The vote came after Democratic...
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