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Here's how the idea of blowing up the US makes Kim Jong Un feel

The latest missile launch by communist North Korea on Monday was supervised by none other than supreme leader Kim Jong Un, who apparently couldn’t be happier about the country’s recent progress when it comes to ballistic weapons. Photos released Tuesday by North Korea’s official...

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:29pm

MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

Britain's MI5 has begun an internal review of how it handled intelligence on Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation, a source told Reuters on Monday. Interior minister Amber Rudd said the review was the "right first step...

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 11:30am

North Korea tests another missile dashing hopes for peace with Seoul

 North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters off its east coast on Sunday, its second missile test in a week, which South Korea said dashed the hopes of the South's new liberal government for peace between the neighbors. A South Korean military official said the missile appeared to...

Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 2:11pm

Pope isn't happy the word 'mother' is used in name of MOAB bomb

Pope Francis said he was “ashamed” to hear the word “mother” used in association with the deadly bomb the U.S. military dropped on Afghanistan last month. "I was ashamed when I heard the name of a bomb: 'the mother of all bombs,'" he said to a gathering of...

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 11:40am

North Korea detains fourth US citizen

North Korea announced Sunday it has detained a fourth U.S. citizen over unspecified hostile acts against the country — the second American detention announced this week. Korean Central News Agency — North Korea’s official media — said the country on Saturday detained Kim...

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 8:11am

Alleged Boston bomb scare hoaxer pleads not guilty

The man who prompted a bomb scare in downtown Boston on Friday has been charged in connection with the hoax.James Derepentigny, 50, was in Boston Municipal Court Friday where he pleaded not guilty to planting a hoax device thought to be a bomb next to a Department of Homeland Security cruiser on...

Monday, December 7, 2015 - 11:30pm

Uxbridge man charged with false bomb threat on plane at Logan

An Uxbridge man was due to be arraigned in East Boston court Thursday after allegedly making a false bomb threat on a plane at Logan International Airport.State Police boarded United Airlines flight #439 at about 6:50 p.m. Wednesday following a report of a man making threats about a bomb in his bag...

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 6:57pm

Obama 'regrets' U.S. drone deaths of U.S. and Italian al Qaeda hostages

Reuters –A U.S. drone strike in January targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan near the Afghan border inadvertently killed an American and an Italian who had been held hostage for years by the group, U.S. officials said on Thursday.President Barack Obama apologized and took "full responsibility...

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 1:18pm

Germanwings plane evacuated after bomb threat

Reuters –A Germanwings flight bound for Italy from Germany was evacuated late on Sunday due to a bomb threat, the airline said.Germanwings, a budget unit of German airline Lufthansa, has been in the spotlight since one of its planes crashed into a mountain in the French Alps last month, killing...

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 3:35am

Boston bomber trial: Jihadi literature includes Al Qaeda 'Inspire' mag

Reuters –The trial of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev resumes on Monday with more testimony about jihadist literature found on his laptop, cellphone and other devices after the deadly 2013 attack.An FBI computer specialist will face cross-examination by defense attorneys, who have...

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 4:41pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morning!Didn't stay up past your bedtime to watch the Oscars? Here's what happened: Birdman won, then stars showed off their statuettes at showbiz parties.John Kerry negotiated nuclear peace with Iran, while Ukraine separatists nixed a ceasefire. Nepal promised to make climbing Everest safer....

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 4:14pm

Ukraine truce in tatters as army is still under attack from rebels

Reuters –Ukraine's military said on Monday it could not start withdrawing heavy weapons from the front line in the east as required under a tenuous ceasefire because pro-Russian separatists who advanced last week were still attacking its positions.A truce to end fighting that has killed more than 5...

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 4:03pm

John Kerry meets Iran leaders to negotiate nuclear deal

Reuters –High-level nuclear negotiations between the United States and Iran resumed in Geneva on Monday as both sides work through technical and political differences to come up with an initial deal by a March 31 deadline.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad...

Monday, February 23, 2015 - 3:28pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morning!After you turned your light off last night, Obama fought misconceptions about Islam and U.S. officials planned peace talks with the Taliban.Oregon swore in our country's first bisexual governor. Vanilla Ice was arrested for stealing his neighbor's pool heater.Obama made it clear we're...

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 4:19pm

U.S. fighting terrorists, not Islam, says Obama at extremism summit

Reuters –President Barack Obama on Wednesday called on American Muslim communities to do more to counter what he called "violent extremism," speaking at a three-day White House summit on the issue.Critics have accused the White House of shying away from tying extremism to the religion of Islam...

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 3:58pm

Syrian army reclaims villages from insurgent groups

Reuters –The Syrian army backed by allied militia has captured several villages north of Aleppo from insurgents and blocked a main supply route leading into the northern city amid heavy fighting, a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday.Government forces had long been expected to encircle Aleppo...

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 2:40pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morning!While you had a lie-in on Presidents Day, two suspected Copenhagen shooting accomplices were charged, while Islamic militants were bombed in Libya after beheading 21 Egyptians there.In Eastern Europe rebels in eastern Ukraine defied a ceasefire, and in Western Europe, leaders planned a...

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 6:30am

East Ukraine bombing continues despite official ceasefire

Reuters –A government-held town in east Ukraine sandwiched between two rebel-controlled areas came under heavy shelling on Monday, a day after the start of a ceasefire that Russian-backed separatists say does not apply there.A Kiev military source said four Ukrainian soldiers were killed and 21...

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 4:15am

Baghdad bombs kill 15, following death of 37 in Saturday attack

Reuters –At least 15 people were killed in two bombings in and around Baghdad on Monday, police and medical sources said, the latest in a string of deadly attacks to hit the Iraqi capital in the last two weeks.A suicide bombing at a security checkpoint in the Shi'ite neighborhood of Kadhimiya...

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 2:45pm

While you were sleeping...

Good morningAs we slept soundly, emergency workers counted seven dead in a NY commuter train crash, and at least 19 died in a Taiwan plan crash. Jordan executed two jihadisin retaliation for the gruesome death of a Jordanian ISIS-held hostage.Disney celebrated "Frozen"-fueled record profits, while...

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 3:46pm