Trump signs new Hezbollah sanctions bill in anti-Iran push

Politics 10/25/18, 20:01

President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions against Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terrorist group behind the 1983 Beirut barracks bombings.Speaking Thursday at a White House event marking the 35th anniversary of the attack that killed 241 Marines, Trump said, "No terrorist group other than al-Qaida has more American blood ...

Boston playground named in honor of marathon bombing hero

U.S. 10/17/18, 12:22

A new playground in Boston has been dedicated in memory of a city police officer who died in 2014 from injuries suffered during the gunfight with the Boston Marathon bombers. The playground and basketball courts at Harambee Park in the city's Dorchester neighborhood were named for Sgt. Dennis "D.J." Simmonds on ...

Bomb kills Afghan candidate as Taliban vow to attack polls

World 10/17/18, 08:23

A Taliban bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province killed a candidate running in the parliamentary elections this weekend, a provincial official said, as attacks elsewhere in the country killed six policemen and two soldiers.The attacks came as the Taliban warned teachers and students not to participate in the vote and ...

When embassies become places of terror, not sanctuaries

World 10/15/18, 03:51

Embassies, consulates and diplomatic missions worldwide are often considered places of sanctuary, however, not all have been impervious to horrific incidents.When Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi vanished after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last week it prompted Turkish officials and media to claim he may have been killed and even ...

Somalia marks 1 year since devastating Mogadishu bombing

World 10/14/18, 00:16

Somalia is marking the first anniversary of one of the world's deadliest attacks since 9/11, a truck bombing in the heart of Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people.As people gathered on Sunday at a new memorial with a minute of silence, a man accused of orchestrating the bombing was ...

German financial center of Frankfurt unveils new ‘Old City’

World 09/28/18, 11:15

Germany's financial capital of Frankfurt has unveiled its new "Old City" — 35 buildings reproduced in part an area that was destroyed during World War II bombings.Mayor Peter Feldmann officially opened the 200 million-euro ($234 million) project on Friday, declaring that "we are giving the city its heart and soul ...

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