Counterterrorism

A burnt out vehicle is seen on Bourke Street in Melbourne, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. A knife-wielding man stabbed two people, one fatally, in Australia's second-largest city on Friday in an attack likely linked to terrorism, police said. The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill.(James Ross/AAP Image via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 3:40 am
SYDNEY (AP) — A knife-wielding man stabbed three people, one fatally, in Australia's second-largest city on Friday in an attack police linked to terrorism. The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought central Melbourne to a standstill. Hundreds of people watched from behind barricades as...
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This photo taken from video provided by KABC-TV shows federal and city investigators at the scene of a reported suspicious package at a U.S. Postal Service mail facility in South Los Angeles Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018. (KABC-TV via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, CNN and others (all times local): 9:30 p.m. The FBI is confirming that two additional suspicious packages, addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters, have been intercepted that are similar in appearance...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, white smoke billows from the courtyard of Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul. A video shared by a television channel that is close to Turkey's government broadcasted on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018 appears to show three men burning documents at the Saudi Consulate's backyard a day after Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed. A Haber news channel said the surveillance camera video - allegedly showing "evidence" being burned inside a drum - was recorded on Oct. 3. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
October 22, 2018 - 2:19 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — The latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 12:08 a.m. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has met with Saudi Arabia's embattled crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman. The meeting took place...
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October 04, 2018 - 10:16 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — At least eight members of Burkina Faso's security forces are dead after a pair of attacks in the turbulent east, the country's security minister said Thursday, while France's military said it carried out an airstrike against extremists fleeing one of the scenes. The...
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Hooded police officers stands in front of the Centre Zahra headquarters during a search operation in Grande-Synthe near Dunkirk, France, Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 2018. About 200 police officers are searching a dozen homes and the headquarters of an association based outside the port city of Dunkirk in northern France in an anti-terror operation. (AP Photo)
October 02, 2018 - 5:43 am
PARIS (AP) — French police detained three people and seized weapons during raids of a dozen homes and the headquarters of a Muslim association based outside the port city of Dunkirk during an anti-terrorism operation early Tuesday, officials said. Authorities froze the funds of the Centre Zahra...
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In this image made from video provided by the Netherlands Police, armed police prepare for an operation in a residential area in Arnhem, Netherlands, Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018. Seven men were arrested Thursday in the Netherlands on suspicion of plotting a large-scale extremist attack that Dutch prosecutors said they think was foiled following a months-long investigation. The national prosecutor's office said in a statement that heavily armed police arrested the men in the towns of Arnhem, about 100 kilometers (62 miles) south of Amsterdam, and Weert in the southern Netherlands close to the borders of Germany and Belgium. (Netherlands Police via AP)
September 28, 2018 - 7:27 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police who arrested seven men suspected of plotting a major extremist attack somewhere in the Netherlands found large quantities of raw materials for explosives at their homes, prosecutors said Friday. Following Thursday's arrests, police said they had found five...
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In this Tuesday Sept. 11, 2018 photo, Turkey-trained Syrian opposition fighters of the 'National Army' group formally known as Free Syrian Army, train in a camp in the Turkish-controlled northwestern city of Azaz, Syria. Syrian government forces, backed by Russia and Iran, have been massing troops for weeks in preparation for an attack on Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold in the country. The U.N. has warned that a battle will spark a humanitarian catastrophe. (Ugur Can/DHA via AP)
September 12, 2018 - 6:31 am
BEIRUT (AP) — U.N. investigators warned Wednesday that a war against some 10,000 extremists in northwestern Syria should not take 3 million people hostages. They added that the expected attack by Syrian troops on Idlib province would make other battles in the country look minor. The U.N. Commission...
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FILE - In this Aug. 7, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Atlanta at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington. SKavanaugh has frequently supported giving the government wide latitude in the name of national security, including the secret collection of personal data from Americans. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
August 28, 2018 - 3:34 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has frequently supported giving the U.S. government wide latitude in the name of national security, including the secret collection of personal data from Americans. It's a subject Democrats plan to grill Kavanaugh about during his confirmation...
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August 27, 2018 - 6:58 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. strike over the weekend killed a senior Islamic State commander in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan and U.S. officials said Monday. The strike in Nangarhar province killed Abu Sayeed Orakzai, a senior leader in the extremist group, according to Shah Hussain Martazawi,...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018 file photo, Malian incumbent President, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, arrives to cast his ballot during the Presidential second round election in Bamako, Mali. Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has won another term in a runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote. AP Photo/Annie Risemberg, File)
August 16, 2018 - 4:25 am
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won a second five-year term in the turbulent West African nation with more than 67 percent of the vote in a runoff election, the Ministry of Territorial Administration said Thursday. Opposition leader Soumaila Cisse received over 32...
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