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Pakistan begins executing militants in wake of massacre

Pakistan begins executing militants in wake of massacre

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan executed two convicted terrorists Friday, the first of 400 militants headed to the hangman’s noose amid a government crackdown ordered after Taliban attackers gunned down 148 children and teachers Tuesday at a school in the northern city of Peshawar.

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How to fight the lone wolf

How to fight the lone wolf

Homegrown terrorist is less homegrown than we imagine and fed from abroad.

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Job for Pakistan: Avenge slaughter, crush the Taliban

Job for Pakistan: Avenge slaughter, crush the Taliban

Pakistan's leaders should take steps still needed to effectively defend the country.

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NYC premiere of Rogen film canceled as threats fly

NYC premiere of Rogen film canceled as threats fly

NEW YORK (AP) — The blow that the hacking attack has dealt Sony is spreading beyond the entertainment corporation itself to theater chains and movie goers alike. And the financial toll is adding up too.

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Nation’s top theaters bail on ‘The Interview’ in wake of hackers’ threat

Nation’s top theaters bail on ‘The Interview’ in wake of hackers’ threat

From left are first assistant director Jonathan Watson, director of photography Brandon Trost, co-director Evan Goldberg and co-star Seth Rogen on the set of “The Interview.”

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Israel suffers sharp rebuffs from Europe

BRUSSELS — Israel suffered back-to-back diplomatic setbacks in Europe on Wednesday as Palestinians headed to the United Nations to try to set a two-year deadline for an Israeli withdrawal.

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Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

Pakistani students pray during a ceremony for the victims of Tuesday’s school attack in Peshawar, at a school in Lahore, Pakistan. Mass burials of those killed were held Wednesday.

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Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — As they buried their children Wednesday, the families spoke of their dreams. One boy had just gotten high marks on his midterm and hoped to become a pilot. A 13-year-old wanted to become a doctor. Another kid loved playing video games with his cousins.

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Marcus: Cheney's tortured logic deserves our full attention

Marcus: Cheney's tortured logic deserves our full attention

Former vice president is not an easy or irrelevant target. 

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Hackers reference 9/11 in threats against moviegoers

NEW YORK — Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace made ominous threats Tuesday against movie theaters showing Sony Pictures’ film “The Interview.” The threats referred to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. The group also released a trove of data files including about 8,000 email…

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CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer shares grisly beheading photo

CD3 Watch: Saucedo Mercer shares grisly beheading photo

The Republican candidate in Arizona's Congressional District 3 race posted on Facebook a gruesome photo depicting a man posing with several decapitated heads and she called for "eye for an eye" treatment for terrorists.

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Interpol issues arrest warrant for "White Widow"

Interpol issues arrest warrant for "White Widow"

LONDON — Interpol on Thursday issued an arrest notice on behalf of Kenyan authorities for Samantha Lewthwaite, the fugitive Briton whom news media have dubbed the "white widow." Lewthwaite — a 29-year-old Muslim convert whose first husband was one of the suicide bombers in the 2005 attack o…

September 26, 2013 9:13 am
Sept. 11, 2001 Revisited

Sept. 11, 2001 Revisited

People flee the scene near New York's World Trade Center after terrorists crashed two planes into the towers on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. In a horrific sequence of destruction, terrorists hijacked two airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Center in a coordinated series of attack…

September 10, 2013 2:49 pm

The guy still willing to kill decides when war ends

'This war, like all wars, must end. That's what history advises. That's what our democracy demands."

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When we say 'never again,' we don't always mean it

The nation demonstrated again last week how resolute it can be when threatened by murderous terrorists - and how helpless when ordered to heel by smug lobbyists for the gun industry.

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TSA to allow small knives, bats, clubs on planes

WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will be able to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes beginning next month under a policy change announced Tuesday by the head of the Transportation Security Administration.

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YouTube grenade launcher hoax lands Phoenix man in jail

YouTube grenade launcher hoax lands Phoenix man in jail

PHOENIX — A Phoenix man dressed his nephew in a sheet and sent him into a busy street with a fake grenade launcher, filming the masked teenager pointing the weapon at passing cars to see how long it took police to respond, authorities said.

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A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

A U.S. Marine sits on the bumper of a car that was destroyed when a huge bomb explosion wrecked the American Embassy in West Beirut, April 19, 1983, where he is on guard duty across the street from the Embassy. Rescue workers continued to search the rubble for those missing in Monday's explo…

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A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

Rescue workers carry the body of one of the victims from the bomb blast at the American Embassy in Beirut, April 19, 1983. The blast caused extensive damage to the Embassy and killed 47 people while wounding 130. (AP Photo/Paola Crociani)

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A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

A look back: Terrorist acts against Americans

A U.S. Marine stands guard as rescue workers search the rubble of the U.S. Embassy in Beirut for bodies. Rescue workers search the collapsed front of the building after the terrorist bombing on April 18, 1983. (AP Photo/Bill Foley)

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