terrorism

Hamza bin Laden
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AP News
September 14, 2019 - 1:15 pm
The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation.
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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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Sept. 11 first responders John Feal, left, Ret. Lt. Michael O'Connell, right, and other first responders speak to reporters as they leave the office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, following their meeting at McConnell's office on Capitol Hill.
Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo
June 25, 2019 - 6:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to call a Senate vote on a bill ensuring that a victims' compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. McConnell made the commitment after meeting Tuesday with a group of first responders. "We want to try to...
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Police are on the scene on Charles Street in Wissinoming, where they say a U.S. marshal shot a man with a machete who refused to drop it.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 22, 2019 - 9:18 am
UPDATED: 4:20 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have confirmed that a U.S. marshal shot a man who refused to drop a machete Wednesday morning in Wissinoming park. U.S. marshals had been watching Joseph Ankrah in a car on the 5900 block of Charles Street just after 8 a.m...
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Worshippers enter the Al Noor mosque following the mass shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Mark Baker/AP, file
May 21, 2019 - 8:57 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand police on Tuesday filed a terrorism charge against the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques. Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, 28, was already facing murder and attempted murder charges from the March 15 shootings. The new charge...
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Sri Lankan policeman patrol in a Muslim neighborhood before Friday prayers in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, April 26, 2019. Across Colombo, there was a visible increase of security as authorities warned of another attack and pursued suspects that could have
Sri Lankan policeman patrol in a Muslim neighborhood before Friday prayers in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Friday, April 26, 2019. Across Colombo, there was a visible increase of security as authorities warned of another attack and pursued suspects that could have access to explosives. Authorities had told Muslims to pray at home rather than attend communal Friday prayers that are the most important religious service for the faithful. At one mosque in Colombo where prayers were still held, police armed with Kalashnikov assault rifles stood guard outside. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
April 26, 2019 - 8:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. State Department has issued a heightened travel warning for Sri Lanka after last Sunday's suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people. The department is urging Americans to "reconsider travel to Sri Lanka due to terrorism." The U.S. has also ordered the departure of...
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Sri Lanka
Chamila Karunarathne/AP, file
April 23, 2019 - 7:14 am
UPDATED: 2:40 p.m. ___ COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that killed over 320 people began posting videos online three years ago calling for non-Muslims to be "eliminated," faith leaders said Tuesday. Much remains...
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In this Oct. 15, 2000 file photo, experts in a speed boat examine the damaged hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden after an al-Qaida attack that killed 17 sailors.
Dimitri Messinis/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 10:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out a nearly $315 million judgment against Sudan stemming from the USS Cole bombing, saying Sudan hadn't properly been notified of the lawsuit. The justices ruled 8-1 that notice of the lawsuit should have been mailed to Sudan's foreign ministry...
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A tram passes flowers placed at the site of a shooting incident on a tram, in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Peter Dejong/AP Photo
March 19, 2019 - 9:06 am
By Aleksander Furtula and Mike Corder, Associated Press UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch investigators probing the deadly tram shooting in the city of Utrecht sharpened their focus Tuesday on a possible extremist motive, as judicial authorities revealed that the main suspect was released from jail...
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