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At least 73 killed in Afghan violence

KABUL—At least 60 militants, 12 members of the Afghan security forces and one civilian were killed in separate attacks across Afghanistan, officials said Monday.

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister on Sunday condemned the Islamic State extremist group's actions targeting Christians in territory it controls, saying they reveal the threat the jihadists pose to the minority community's "centuries-old heritage."

July 20, 2014 12:26 pm Photos

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced Christians who fled the violence in Mosul, pray at Mar Aframa church in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make…

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced Christians who fled the violence in Mosul, pray at Mar Aframa church in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make…

July 20, 2014 12:26 pmLoading…
Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Civilians inspect the site of a bomb attack in the Jihad district in Baghdad, Saturday, July 19, 2014. A series of bombings, including three over a span of less than 10 minutes, killed and wounded dozens of people across Baghdad on Saturday, shaking the fragile sense of security the capital …

July 20, 2014 12:26 pmLoading…
Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced nuns and people who fled the violence in Mosul, gather in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul, Iraq. The message played over loudspeakers gave the Christians of Iraq's second-largest city until midday Saturday to make a choice: con…

July 20, 2014 12:26 pmLoading…
Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

An Iraqi man inspects the site of a bomb attack in the Jihad district in Baghdad, Saturday, July 19, 2014. A series of bombings, including three over a span of less than 10 minutes, killed and wounded dozens of people across Baghdad on Saturday, shaking the fragile sense of security the capi…

July 20, 2014 12:26 pmLoading…
Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

This Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, shows a displaced Christian girl who fled the violence in Mosul with her family, in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul. Iraq was home to an estimated 1 million Christians before the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. Since then…

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Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

Iraqi PM condemns jihadis' targeting of Christians

In this Saturday, July 19, 2014 photo, displaced Christians who fled the violence in Mosul, pray at Mar Aframa church in the town of Qaraqoush on the outskirts of Mosul. Iraq was home to an estimated 1 million Christians before the 2003 U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. Since the…

July 20, 2014 12:26 pmLoading…
We can't let militants menace global security

We can't let militants menace global security

U.S. must ensure that Islamic State can't rest easy.

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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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