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  • America Mar 21, 2018

    Chelsea Bomber Gets Multiple Life Sentences in New York, New Jersey Attacks

    A man who set off small bombs on a Manhattan street and at a charity race in New Jersey has been sentenced to multiple terms of life in prison.

  • attorney Jan 3, 2018

    Joshua Boyle, Former Hostage in Afghanistan, Charged With Sex Assault, Confinement

    Canadian ex-hostage Joshua Boyle made a brief appearance via video link for a preliminary hearing on Wednesday after being charged with 15 offenses, including sexual assault, following his release from captivity in Afghanistan. A justice of the peace granted lawyer Ninetta Caparelli’s request for adjournment until Monday so the defense can work on a bail plan. Boyle had a beard...

  • United States Dec 24, 2017

    Chelsea Bomber Trying to Radicalize Other Inmates: Feds

    The man who was convicted of setting off a bomb in Manhattan that injured 30 people last year has been attempting to radicalize fellow jail inmates, federal prosecutors said.

  • Middle East Nov 3, 2017

    ‘Slow Down': Journal Shows Bin Laden Upset by Timing, Pace of Arab Spring

    A journal made public by the CIA and apparently handwritten by one of Osama bin Laden’s daughters offers a glimpse into how the al-Qaida leader viewed the world around him and reveals his deep interest in the 2011 Arab Spring revolutions unfolding in the months before he was killed in a U.S. raid. He talks about Libya becoming a pathway...

  • food Oct 17, 2017

    Former Taliban Hostage Explains Why He Had Kids in Captivity

    Former hostage Joshua Boyle said Monday he and his wife decided to have children even while held captive because they always planned to have a big family and decided, “Hey, let’s make the best of this and at least go home with a larger start on our dream family.” Boyle, his American wife, Caitlan Coleman, and their three children were...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2017

    Family Freed Returns to Canada, Says 1 Child Killed

    A couple held hostage for five years by a Taliban-linked extremist network in Afghanistan was safely back in Canada on Saturday after what the husband described as a harrowing firefight during a raid to free the family. Joshua Boyle played with one of his sons in the garden of his parents’ home. The boy appeared happy and healthy, digging in...

  • Germany Aug 7, 2017

    Joining Arab States, Israel Says It Plans to Ban Al-Jazeera

    Israel said Sunday it plans to ban Qatar’s flagship Al-Jazeera network from operating in the country over allegations it incites violence, joining Arab nations that have shut down the broadcaster amid a separate political dispute. The news organization, in turn, said it will take legal action. Communications Minister Ayoob Kara said he plans to revoke the press credentials of Al-Jazeera...

  • head Jul 11, 2017

    ISIS May Lose Major Cities, But It Set Up Plans to Endure

    The Islamic State group’s mix of a local insurgency and digitally-connected global jihadis gives the group staying power and the means to relaunch its future, from small cells of extremists escaping the war zone in Iraq and Syria to those who never went there in the first place. The impending loss of Mosul and Raqqa cuts out the urban heart...

  • Associated Press Jul 10, 2017

    Iraqi Forces Push to Retake Last Bit of Mosul From ISIS

    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi is greeted by cheering residents after arriving in Mosul, where Iraqi forces are fighting to retake the last bit of the battle-ruined city from ISIS fighters.

  • lawyer Jul 8, 2017

    Ex-Gitmo Inmate Gets Apology, Millions From Canada

    A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan received an apology and a multimillion-dollar payment from the Canadian government after a court ruling said his rights were abused. A government statement Friday said details of the settlement with Omar Khadr were confidential, but an official familiar with the deal said previously that it...

  • lawyer Jul 7, 2017

    Ex-Gitmo Inmate Receives Multimillion Payment From Canada

    A former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who pleaded guilty to killing a U.S. soldier in Afghanistan has received a multimillion-dollar payment from Canada’s government after a court ruling said his rights were abused, a Canadian official said Thursday. The official confirmed that Omar Khadr has been given the money. A different official also familiar with the deal said it is for...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. Jun 30, 2017

    Uniform of Navy SEAL Who Shot Bin Laden Goes on Display in SoCal

    The combat fatigues of Robert O’Neill, the former Navy SEAL said to have shot and killed Osama bin Laden during a 2011 raid in Pakistan, are up for display at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum in Yorba Linda. O’Neill is scheduled to speak at the library on July 26, 2017. NBC4 talks with Joe Lopez, spokesman for the...

  • JUDGE Jun 23, 2017

    Judge Won't Reduce Charges in New York-New Jersey Bomb Case

    A federal judge refused Thursday to throw out criminal charges that could result in a mandatory life prison sentence for a man accused of plotting bomb attacks in New Jersey and New York that injured 30 people.

  • Officer Jun 22, 2017

    US Interrogates Detainees in Yemen Prisons Rife With Torture

    Hundreds of men swept up in the hunt for al Qaeda militants have disappeared into a secret network of prisons in southern Yemen where abuse is routine and torture extreme — including the “grill,” in which the victim is tied to a spit like a roast and spun in a circle of fire, an Associated Press investigation has found. Senior...

  • Donald Trump Jun 16, 2017

    About 4,000 More US Troops to Go to Afghanistan

    The Pentagon will send almost 4,000 additional American forces to Afghanistan, a Trump administration official said Thursday, hoping to break a stalemate in a war that has now passed to a third U.S. commander in chief. The deployment will be the largest of American manpower under Donald Trump’s young presidency....
    The decision by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis could be announced as...

  • Iraq May 7, 2017

    'Warrior Spirit': Pentagon IDs Navy SEAL Killed in Somalia

    The Navy SEAL killed in Somalia during an operation against a terrorist group was identified Saturday as Kyle Milliken, a decorated 15-year veteran, NBC News reported. Milliken, a 38-year-old senior chief special warfare operator from Falmouth, Maine, was killed Thursday in a remote area of Somalia — about 40 miles west of the capital of Mogadishu — after he and...

  • Mexico Mar 31, 2017

    Amnesty International Concerned About ‘Unnecessarily Harsh' Conditions at NY Federal Jail

    An official with Amnesty International wants to interview Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” about allegations he’s being mistreated in federal jail.

  • Mexico Mar 30, 2017

    Amnesty International Concerned About ‘Unnecessarily Harsh' Conditions at NY Federal Jail

    An official with Amnesty International wants to interview Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” about allegations he’s being mistreated in federal jail.

  • London Mar 23, 2017

    London Has Long Experience With Attacks

    London’s worst terrorist attack happened when four suicide bombers exploded backpacks filled with explosives on London’s public transportation in 2005, killing 52 people. Three of the men blew themselves up on the London Underground and one on a double-decker bus during the morning rush hour of July 7. About 700 people were injured. The four men were linked to al...

  • Donald Trump Feb 25, 2017

    Terrorism and Trump's Travel Ban: Fact Check

    Stephen Miller, a senior White House policy adviser, claimed that 72 people from the seven countries covered by President Donald Trump’s 90-day travel ban “have been implicated in terroristic activity in the United States” since the 9/11 attacks. That’s a gross exaggeration. Miller cited an analysis by the Center for Immigration Studies that covered alleged terror cases from Sept. 12,...

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