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      • Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks

        Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks

        Thursday, April 27 2017 4:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 08:57:40 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 4:57 AM EDT2017-04-27 08:57:40 GMT
        On a scaffold several stories high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.
        On a scaffold several stories high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.
      • Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

        Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

        Thursday, April 27 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-04-27 06:47:08 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 2:47 AM EDT2017-04-27 06:47:08 GMT
        The spokesman for a key militant group says Pakistan's intelligence service is using a captured militant leader to give the impression that his group is being funded by foreign spy agencies for attacks in Pakistan.
        The spokesman for a key militant group says Pakistan's intelligence service is using a captured militant leader to give the impression that his group is being funded by foreign spy agencies for attacks in Pakistan.
      • 14 arrested in 2 separate French anti-terror probes

        14 arrested in 2 separate French anti-terror probes

        Wednesday, April 26 2017 7:07 AM EDT2017-04-26 11:07:42 GMT
        Wednesday, April 26 2017 7:07 AM EDT2017-04-26 11:07:42 GMT
        The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in...
        The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015.
      • 2nd suspect in Stockholm truck attack released

        2nd suspect in Stockholm truck attack released

        Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:37 AM EDT2017-04-26 09:37:46 GMT
        Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:37 AM EDT2017-04-26 09:37:46 GMT
        Swedish authorities say they have released a second person arrested in connection with in the April 7 truck attack that killed four people and injured 15 others in Stockholm.
        Swedish authorities say they have released a second person arrested in connection with in the April 7 truck attack that killed four people and injured 15 others in Stockholm.
      • Spanish arrest 9 in terror raids

        Spanish arrest 9 in terror raids

        Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:00:43 GMT
        Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:00:43 GMT

        An eight-month long investigation showed that several of the men arrested in Spanish terror raids had relationships with some of the people who were arrested after the 2016 Brussels attack. 

        An eight-month long investigation showed that several of the men arrested in Spanish terror raids had relationships with some of the people who were arrested after the 2016 Brussels attack. 

      • Afghan official: Taliban kill 8 police in northern province

        Afghan official: Taliban kill 8 police in northern province

        Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:26:24 GMT
        Tuesday, April 25 2017 11:26 AM EDT2017-04-25 15:26:24 GMT
        Taliban kill 8 policemen, overran security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar.
        Taliban kill 8 policemen, overran security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern province of Takhar.
      • Spain arrests 9 suspects, probes ties to Brussels attacks

        Spain arrests 9 suspects, probes ties to Brussels attacks

        Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:27 AM EDT2017-04-25 12:27:32 GMT
        Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-04-25 12:29:02 GMT
        Police in northeastern Spain arrested nine suspected members of a jihadi group Tuesday in raids that might help resolve recent deadly attacks in Belgium and France.
        Police in northeastern Spain arrested nine suspected members of a jihadi group Tuesday in raids that might help resolve recent deadly attacks in Belgium and France.
      • France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

        France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

        Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:27 AM EDT2017-04-25 12:27:29 GMT
        Tuesday, April 25 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-04-25 12:29:00 GMT
        France's top officials and presidential candidates are honoring in a national ceremony the police officer killed by an Islamic extremist on the Champs-Elysees.
        France's top officials and presidential candidates are honoring in a national ceremony the police officer killed by an Islamic extremist on the Champs-Elysees.
      • Convicted jihadist with California ties loses US citizenship

        Convicted jihadist with California ties loses US citizenship

        Sunday, April 23 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-04-23 22:54:22 GMT
        Sunday, April 23 2017 6:54 PM EDT2017-04-23 22:54:22 GMT
        A federal judge has revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who authorities say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his Northern California apartment.
        A federal judge has revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who authorities say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his Northern California apartment.
      • France: 2 men charged in thwarted pre-election attack

        France: 2 men charged in thwarted pre-election attack

        Sunday, April 23 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-04-23 22:52:52 GMT
        Sunday, April 23 2017 6:52 PM EDT2017-04-23 22:52:52 GMT
        French authorities have filed preliminary charges against two people of plotting an attack days before the presidential election.
        French authorities have filed preliminary charges against two people of plotting an attack days before the presidential election.
      • Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attack

        Corpses being sent home for burial after Taliban attack

        Sunday, April 23 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-04-23 20:52:55 GMT
        Sunday, April 23 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-04-23 20:52:55 GMT
        Dozens of corpses are being sent to different provinces around the country for burial two days after a Taliban attack on a northern Afghanistan army base left at least 100 soldiers and others dead or wounded.
        Dozens of corpses are being sent to different provinces around the country for burial two days after a Taliban attack on a northern Afghanistan army base left at least 100 soldiers and others dead or wounded.
      • Trump: Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

        Trump: Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

        Friday, April 21 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:40:33 GMT
        Friday, April 21 2017 2:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:40:33 GMT
        President Donald Trump says he believes Thursday's attack in Paris will "probably help" far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's upcoming election.
        President Donald Trump says he believes Thursday's attack in Paris will "probably help" far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's upcoming election.
      • The Latest: Champs-Elysees reopening after gun attack

        The Latest: Champs-Elysees reopening after gun attack

        Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:10:12 GMT
        Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:10:12 GMT
        Paris police and soldiers have sealed off the area around the Champs-Elysees after an attack on police, ordering tourists back into their hotels and blocking people from approaching the scene.
        Paris police and soldiers have sealed off the area around the Champs-Elysees after an attack on police, ordering tourists back into their hotels and blocking people from approaching the scene.
      • Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

        Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

        Friday, April 21 2017 1:59 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:59:06 GMT
        Friday, April 21 2017 1:59 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:59:06 GMT
        Paris police are warning people to avoid the area around the French capital's grand Champs-Elysees.
        Paris police are warning people to avoid the area around the French capital's grand Champs-Elysees.
      • ISIS claims credit for fatal Paris attack

        ISIS claims credit for fatal Paris attack

        Thursday, April 20 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:34:36 GMT
        Thursday, April 20 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-04-21 02:25:14 GMT
        French police gather at the Champs Elysee in Paris. One officer is dead in a shooting. (Source: CNN)French police gather at the Champs Elysee in Paris. One officer is dead in a shooting. (Source: CNN)

        One police officer and the attacker are dead, and a second officer is gravely wounded after an attack in the heart of Paris. ISIS has claimed credit for the attack. 

        One police officer and the attacker are dead, and a second officer is gravely wounded after an attack in the heart of Paris. ISIS has claimed credit for the attack. 

      • Watchdog says Yemen rebel land mines killed, maimed hundreds

        Watchdog says Yemen rebel land mines killed, maimed hundreds

        Thursday, April 20 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:27:08 GMT
        Thursday, April 20 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:29:15 GMT
        Human Rights Watch says Yemen's Shiite rebels have extensively used land mines that have maimed hundreds since conflict started.
        Human Rights Watch says Yemen's Shiite rebels have extensively used land mines that have maimed hundreds since conflict started.
      • Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

        Heading home or on a new job: Fresno victims shot at random

        Thursday, April 20 2017 5:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:18:43 GMT
        Thursday, April 20 2017 5:18 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:18:43 GMT

        The victims of a Fresno, California gunman were having a seemingly ordinary day before they were gunned down by a man who had set out to shoot as many white people as possible.

        The victims of a Fresno, California gunman were having a seemingly ordinary day before they were gunned down by a man who had set out to shoot as many white people as possible.

      • Survivalist convicted of killing trooper in sniper ambush

        Survivalist convicted of killing trooper in sniper ambush

        Thursday, April 20 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:30:02 GMT
        Thursday, April 20 2017 12:30 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:30:02 GMT
        Jurors are scheduled to hear closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of a survivalist who allegedly ambushed two troopers at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks.
        Jurors are scheduled to hear closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of a survivalist who allegedly ambushed two troopers at a Pennsylvania State Police barracks.
      • Divisions abound 22 years after Oklahoma City bombing

        Divisions abound 22 years after Oklahoma City bombing

        Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:19:14 GMT
        Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:19:14 GMT
        Survivors and family members of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing will gather for a remembrance service Wednesday, the 22nd anniversary of the attack.
        Survivors and family members of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing will gather for a remembrance service Wednesday, the 22nd anniversary of the attack.
      • Russian agents kill 2 men suspected of plotting attacks

        Russian agents kill 2 men suspected of plotting attacks

        Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:26 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:26:21 GMT
        Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:28:07 GMT
        The Russian counterintelligence agency, the FSB, says its agents have killed two men suspected of planning to carry out terror attacks in Russia.
        The Russian counterintelligence agency, the FSB, says its agents have killed two men suspected of planning to carry out terror attacks in Russia.
      • Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

        Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

        Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:45 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:45:52 GMT
        Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:45 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:45:52 GMT
        Belgium's federal prosecutor says the country had opened an investigation into one of the suspects arrested for plotting an attack that officials say was thwarted days before the French presidential elections.
        Belgium's federal prosecutor says the country had opened an investigation into one of the suspects arrested for plotting an attack that officials say was thwarted days before the French presidential elections.
      • Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

        Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

        Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:37:08 GMT
        Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:37:08 GMT
        French far right candidate Marine Le Pen is promising a freeze on long-term visas as soon as she takes office, then a tax on any company that hires foreign workers.
        French far right candidate Marine Le Pen is promising a freeze on long-term visas as soon as she takes office, then a tax on any company that hires foreign workers.
      • Official: French police thwart attack days before election

        Official: French police thwart attack days before election

        Tuesday, April 18 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-04-19 02:16:16 GMT
        Tuesday, April 18 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-04-19 02:16:16 GMT

        The French interior minister says that police have arrested two suspected radicals who were allegedly preparing an "imminent" attack in France as it prepares to vote Sunday in the first round of its presidential...

        The French interior minister says that police have arrested two suspected radicals who were allegedly preparing an "imminent" attack in France as it prepares to vote Sunday in the first round of its presidential election.

      • Islamic State claims attack on Egypt police checkpoint

        Islamic State claims attack on Egypt police checkpoint

        Tuesday, April 18 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-04-18 22:34:19 GMT
        Tuesday, April 18 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-04-18 22:34:19 GMT
        Egyptian officials: Gunmen attack checkpoint near Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, killing policeman.
        Egyptian officials: Gunmen attack checkpoint near Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, killing policeman.
      • Over 100 killed during Syria's troubled population transfer

        Over 100 killed during Syria's troubled population transfer

        Sunday, April 16 2017 5:55 AM EDT2017-04-16 09:55:44 GMT
        Sunday, April 16 2017 5:55 AM EDT2017-04-16 09:55:44 GMT

        Activists and residents say thousands of Syrians evacuated from their besieged towns have spent the night on buses at an exchange point as a much criticized population transfer deal stalls.

        Activists and residents say thousands of Syrians evacuated from their besieged towns have spent the night on buses at an exchange point as a much criticized population transfer deal stalls.

      • Turkey detains 49 IS suspects said to be planning attacks

        Turkey detains 49 IS suspects said to be planning attacks

        Saturday, April 15 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-04-15 15:13:59 GMT
        Saturday, April 15 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-04-15 15:13:59 GMT
        Turkey's state-run news agency says 49 people with alleged links to the Islamic State group have been detained for planning "sensational attacks" in the run-up to Sunday's referendum on increasing the powers of the...
        Turkey's state-run news agency says 49 people with alleged links to the Islamic State group have been detained for planning "sensational attacks" in the run-up to Sunday's referendum on increasing the powers of the president.
      • Officials: No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

        Officials: No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

        Saturday, April 15 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-04-15 14:05:35 GMT
        Saturday, April 15 2017 10:05 AM EDT2017-04-15 14:05:35 GMT
        Pentagon officials say the U.S. commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the "mother of all bombs" did not need approval in advance from President Donald Trump.
        Pentagon officials say the U.S. commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the "mother of all bombs" did not need approval in advance from President Donald Trump.
      • Nigeria marks 3 years since schoolgirls' mass abduction

        Nigeria marks 3 years since schoolgirls' mass abduction

        Friday, April 14 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-04-15 01:15:16 GMT
        Friday, April 14 2017 9:15 PM EDT2017-04-15 01:15:16 GMT
        Nigeria marks 3 years since Chibok schoolgirls' mass abduction as Boko Haram talks challenged.
        Nigeria marks 3 years since Chibok schoolgirls' mass abduction as Boko Haram talks challenged.
      • US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

        US drops largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

        The massive bomb was dropped for the first time in combat in the Nangahar Province of Afghanistan, near its border with Pakistan, on a suspected ISIS tunnel system.

        The massive bomb was dropped for the first time in combat in the Nangahar Province of Afghanistan, near its border with Pakistan, on a suspected ISIS tunnel system.

      • Germany still hunting perpetrators of Dortmund bus attack

        Germany still hunting perpetrators of Dortmund bus attack

        Thursday, April 13 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-04-13 19:04:13 GMT
        Thursday, April 13 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-04-13 19:04:13 GMT
        German prosecutors say a 26-year-old Iraqi detained following a bomb attack on a top league soccer club is suspected of membership in the Islamic State group.
        German prosecutors say a 26-year-old Iraqi detained following a bomb attack on a top league soccer club is suspected of membership in the Islamic State group.
      • Police probe terror in Dortmund; team loses 3-2 after attack

        Police probe terror in Dortmund; team loses 3-2 after attack

        Thursday, April 13 2017 5:13 AM EDT2017-04-13 09:13:22 GMT
        Thursday, April 13 2017 5:13 AM EDT2017-04-13 09:13:22 GMT

        German police say they're investigating "in all directions" after three explosions went off near Borussia Dortmund's team bus ahead of a Champions League quarterfinal match.

        German police say they're investigating "in all directions" after three explosions went off near Borussia Dortmund's team bus ahead of a Champions League quarterfinal match.

      • American star safe after bomb attack on German soccer team's bus

        American star safe after bomb attack on German soccer team's bus

        Tuesday, April 11 2017 2:46 PM EDT2017-04-11 18:46:38 GMT
        Wednesday, April 12 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-04-12 04:40:33 GMT

        The soccer team Borussia Dortmund's team bus was attacked with bombs as the team left their hotel for a game. The Champions League game, against Monaco, has been rescheduled for Wednesday.

        The soccer team Borussia Dortmund's team bus was attacked with bombs as the team left their hotel for a game. The Champions League game, against Monaco, has been rescheduled for Wednesday.

      • At least 11 dead in Russian blast, second bomb defused

        At least 11 dead in Russian blast, second bomb defused

        Monday, April 3 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-04-03 12:19:24 GMT
        Tuesday, April 4 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-04 07:39:33 GMT

        At least 11 people are dead and 40 are hurt, according to Russian state media. A second explosive device was deactivated at a second metro station.

        At least 11 people are dead and 40 are hurt, according to Russian state media. A second explosive device was deactivated at a second metro station.

      • Homegrown terror a rising threat in America

        Homegrown terror a rising threat in America

        Monday, March 6 2017 2:49 PM EST2017-03-06 19:49:16 GMT
        Tuesday, March 7 2017 6:00 AM EST2017-03-07 11:00:15 GMT

        Homegrown terrorism has become a more potent threat in recent years, according to surveys from New America and the Cato Institute.

        Homegrown terrorism has become a more potent threat in recent years, according to surveys from New America and the Cato Institute.

      • Suspect charged in Quebec mosque shooting that killed 6

        Suspect charged in Quebec mosque shooting that killed 6

        Sunday, January 29 2017 10:05 PM EST2017-01-30 03:05:48 GMT
        Monday, January 30 2017 5:49 PM EST2017-01-30 22:49:28 GMT

        Police say six people were killed and multiple others were wounded after shots were fired at a Quebec City mosque Sunday night.

        Police say six people were killed and multiple others were wounded after shots were fired at a Quebec City mosque Sunday night.

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      • Remembering the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy

        Remembering the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy

        On April 16, 2007, 32 students and faculty were tragically taken from the Virginia Tech community in a mass shooting that stunned the world.

        On April 16, 2007, 32 students and faculty were tragically taken from the Virginia Tech community in a mass shooting that stunned the world.

      • U.S. shootings

        Mass shootings in the U.S.

        Mass shootings in the U.S.

        After two black men were killed by police in different U.S. cities, the country reels after white officers were targeted at a protest.

        After two black men were killed by police in different U.S. cities, the country reels after white officers were targeted at a protest.

      • LGBT rights, religion and law

        LGBT rights, religion and law

        The LGBT community continues to fight for social justice after a gunman opened fire in a gay night club in Orlando. Earlier this year, states passed new laws purported to protect religious rights are being criticized that they take away the civil rights of the LGBT community.

        The LGBT community continues to fight for social justice after a gunman opened fire in a gay night club in Orlando. Earlier this year, states passed new laws purported to protect religious rights are being criticized that they take away the civil rights of the LGBT community.

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      • 10 Things to Know for Today

        10 Things to Know for Today

        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:19 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:19 GMT
        Among 10 Things to Know: Mexico, Canada ready to renegotiate NAFTA; White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert government shutdown; United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000.
        Among 10 Things to Know: Mexico, Canada ready to renegotiate NAFTA; White House backs off as lawmakers work to avert government shutdown; United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10,000.
      • 'I cannot go back': South Sudan refugee clan begins new life

        'I cannot go back': South Sudan refugee clan begins new life

        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:17 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:17 GMT
        It begins with a walk across a wooden bridge, as Alfred Wani, 80, joins the ranks of 800,000 who have fled South Sudan's civil war to be refugees in Uganda.
        It begins with a walk across a wooden bridge, as Alfred Wani, 80, joins the ranks of 800,000 who have fled South Sudan's civil war to be refugees in Uganda.
      • D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

        D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:05 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:58 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:58:05 GMT
        "The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online.
        "The Simpsons" is taking on President Donald Trump's first 100 days in office in a short animation released online.
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      • Young Marine Corps recruit dies while training

        Young Marine Corps recruit dies while training

        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:53 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:53:59 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:53 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:53:59 GMT

        Friends say the 17-year-old was looking forward to joining the military and serving his country after high school.

        Friends say the 17-year-old was looking forward to joining the military and serving his country after high school.

      • Girl whose father died in the line of duty buys officer's dinner

        Girl whose father died in the line of duty buys officer's dinner

        Thursday, April 27 2017 2:31 AM EDT2017-04-27 06:31:14 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 6:20 AM EDT2017-04-27 10:20:26 GMT

        The 8-year-old’s father died months before she was born, and her mother says the girl’s eyes light up when she sees police officers.

        The 8-year-old’s father died months before she was born, and her mother says the girl’s eyes light up when she sees police officers.

      • Man credits free pizza with saving his life

        Man credits free pizza with saving his life

        Thursday, April 27 2017 2:30 AM EDT2017-04-27 06:30:13 GMT
        Thursday, April 27 2017 2:30 AM EDT2017-04-27 06:30:13 GMT

        The pizza’s box had a special message that the man says reminded him his wife, who had recently died, is still watching over him.

        The pizza’s box had a special message that the man says reminded him his wife, who had recently died, is still watching over him.

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