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Chelsea bombing suspect denies terrorism ties: Lawyers

Accused Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi was not acting on behalf of ties to any terrorist organization when he set detonated bombs in New York and New Jersey last September, his legal team said Tuesday. Rahimi, his lawyers said, has not been charged with being a terrorist or having a connection...

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:44am

Third London attacker identified

British police on Tuesday named the third of the jihadis who killed seven people in a knife and van attack in London, and an Italian newspaper said he had been flagged to Britain as a possible militant by Italian authorities. The fallout from the attack has eclipsed other issues in the political...

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:48am

Rumors of Oasis reunion swirl for Manchester benefit concert

Oasis fans might finally get the reunion they’ve been waiting for at Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester concert to benefit the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing. Black Eyed Peas singer Taboo, 41, might have let slip news of the iconic English rock band’s reunion in a...

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:02pm

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

Update: Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi: What we know so far

Police have identified the suicide bomber who murdered 22 people and injured 64 others at an Ariana Grande concert at England’s Manchester Arena on Monday night  as 22-year-old Salman Abedi. Abedi is believed to have used an improvised explosive device to carry out the attack at the...

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:05pm

Accused New York, New Jersey bomber to be tried in New York: Judge

An Afghan-born man charged with setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey will be tried in New York after a federal judge rejected his lawyers' argument that he could not get a fair trial in the city where he is accused of injuring 30 people. At a hearing in Manhattan federal court on...

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 2:16pm

NJ man planned to bomb New York City, become 'martyr' for ISIS: DOJ

A New Jersey man is due in court Friday in connection with a plan to detonate a pressure cooker bomb in New York City in support of ISIS. Gregory Lepsky, 20, of Point Pleasant, is charged with one count of attempting to provide material support to a designated foreign terrorist organization,...

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 3:17pm

'Right time' to use huge bomb in Afghanistan: US general

The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said on Friday the decision to deploy one of the largest conventional bombs ever unleashed in combat was a purely tactical decision made as part of the campaign against Islamic State-linked fighters. As many as 36 suspected Islamic State militants...

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 10:39am

Blast in St. Petersburg, Russia, metro station kills 9: Authorities

At least nine people were killed and 20 were injured when an explosion tore through a train carriage in a St. Petersburg metro tunnel on Monday, and Interfax news agency said the blast may have been caused by an explosive device hidden in a briefcase.The agency, quoting unnamed sources, said...

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:40pm

Paramedic lies about helping victims of Boston bombing

A paramedic with the St. Louis Fire Departmentapologized Tuesday after he lied about helping victims at the scene of the Boston bombing in 2013, according to the department.Paramedic Shawn Daniel told his supervisors he rushed to help bombing victims after the April 15, 2013, attack that injured...

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 1:02pm

Spicer 'meant Orlando' when he cited an Atlanta terror attack 3 times

White House spokesman Sean Spicer confounded many Americans when he referred to an Islamist terror attack in Atlanta as he defended President Donald Trump’s travel ban aimed at mostly Muslim countries.While discussing the ban with the press, Spicer grouped a mysterious Atlanta incident in with the...

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 7:43pm

Boston Marathon bombing survivor to marry fireman who saved her

RoseannSdoiawent to cheer on runners at the Boston Marathon finish line four years ago and lost her leg after the pressure-cooker bombs stationed nearby exploded. She didn't know then, but that wasn't all fate had in store for her that day.As first responders rushed to assist the injured in the...

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 3:30pm

Police offer $25K reward for information about July explosion in Central Park

The NYPD and another law enforcement agency have posted a combined reward of $25,000 to encourage anyone with information about the July explosion in Central Park that severely injured a visiting college student to come forward.The money will go to anyone with information that leads to the arrest...

Friday, December 23, 2016 - 12:30pm

Center City letter bomb victim speaks out about attack, recovery

The man who sustained extensive injuries when a package he believed to be medication exploded as he opened it has spoken out for the first time, saying he is feeling better but his road to recovery will be long.Jim Alden appears to be the victim of a targeted attack, authorities say. The 60-year-...

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 5:53pm

Bombing suspect critical, unconscious, intubated: Reports

Ahmad Khan Rahami, the 28-year-old New Jersey man accused of detonating a bomb in Chelsea on Saturday, is unconscious and intubated in a Newark hospital, according to reports.After the shootout on Monday which resulted in his capture, the suspect was sent to University Hospitalfor injuries...

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 4:37am

Pressure cooker that shut down Major Deegan Expressway cleared: Reports

The Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx was shut down for a short time on Wednesday when a pressure cooker was spotted on the roadway, but the expresswayhas since reopened.The pressure cooker was found under the overpass atEast 134th Street and Alexander Avenue around 5 p.m.The object was cleared...

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 6:14am

Explosion-like sound reported near JFK Airport

A boom or explosion sound and shaking near JFK Airport was reported around the region Wednesday, reports said.According to ABC7, authorities who investigated the noise after reports from Queens and Nassau counties came in found no evidence of an explosion.The noise was reportedly identified by...

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 12:18am

Bombing suspect's father reveals more about son's alleged terrorism ties as wife talks to officials

Investigators' best evidence that Ahmad Kahn Rahami has terrorist ties has come from his own father, who reported him to the FBI two years ago, officials said, and now his wife is talking to officials.Mohammad Rahami, who owns First American Fried Chicken in Elizabeth, New Jersey,spoke briefly to...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:39pm

Bombing suspect's wife left US days before NY area attacks: Report

The wife of New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami left the United States days before the explosions in New York and New Jersey, a law enforcement source told CNN on Tuesday.U.S. officials are working with counterparts in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates to get in touch with her, according...

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 6:08pm