Man gets 27 years for failed bomb outside police station

U.S. 01/25/19, 22:46

A former hippie who left a homemade bomb outside the police station of a Colorado mountain town was sentenced to 27 years in prison on Friday after a judge found it was an act of terrorism intended to avenge the killing of a friend by the town marshal in 1971 ...

Update: UK police warn about ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Europe 01/23/19, 06:29

The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):11:20 a.m.Britain's senior counter-terrorism police officer is warning of the dangers of leaving the European Union without a withdrawal deal in place.Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said Wednesday that a "no-deal" Brexit that cut off Britain's access to shared data ...

Police: Arizona man carried out lone wolf attack on officer

U.S. 01/17/19, 20:16

An Arizona man facing a terrorism charge for brandishing a knife in an encounter with a sheriff's sergeant was carrying out a "lone wolf" attack, authorities said Thursday.Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said at a news conference that 18-year-old Ismail Hamed of Fountain Hills told a dispatcher before the Jan. ...

Huge crowd of Filipino Catholics gathers amid terror fears

World 01/09/19, 00:04

A mammoth crowd of mostly barefoot Filipino Catholics has joined a raucous procession of a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ under extra-tight security in Manila due to terrorism fears and recent bomb attacks in the southern Philippines.Police say they have not monitored any specific threat but that they deployed ...

US says airstrike targeted militant tied to USS Cole bombing

Politics 01/04/19, 14:40

An American military spokesman says a U.S. airstrike in Yemen targeted an al-Qaida operative accused of involvement in the attack on the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors. The spokesman, Navy Capt. William Urban at U.S. Central Command headquarters, said Friday that the Jan. 1 airstrike targeted Jamal al-Badawi (all-bah-DAWY). Urban said ...

Manchester stabbing suspect detained under mental health law

Europe 01/02/19, 03:10

Police say that the sole suspect in the stabbing of three people in the English city of Manchester on New Year's Eve has been detained under the Mental Health Act.Greater Manchester Police said in a statement late Tuesday night that the 25-year-old man arrested at the scene was assessed by ...

Update: Manchester stabbing treated as terrorism

Europe 01/01/19, 07:13

The Latest on the stabbing of three people in Manchester (all times local):12:10 p.m.Police in the English city of Manchester say they are treating the New Year's Eve stabbing of three people as a terrorist incident.Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said Tuesday two people suffered very serious injuries in ...

Counterterror police handling Manchester stabbing; 3 hurt

Europe 01/01/19, 06:23

British counterterrorism police are questioning a man accused of stabbing three people at a Manchester railway station on New Year's Eve.Police said Tuesday two people were taken to a hospital for treatment with knife injuries and a British Transport Police officer was stabbed in the shoulder and briefly hospitalized. He ...

Morocco: Terror charges brought in Nordic tourists’ deaths

Europe 12/30/18, 14:02

Moroccan prosecutors have filed preliminary terrorism charges against 15 people who are suspected of links to the killing of two Scandinavian women in the Atlas Mountains.Morocco's public prosecutor said in a statement that the charges include forming a gang to prepare and commit terrorist acts and premeditated murder. Three of ...

Ring in the new: NYPD drone to oversee Times Square revelry

New York 12/30/18, 10:33

It's an Auld Lang Syne of the times: For the first time, a police drone will be keeping watch over the New Year's Eve celebration in New York's Times Square.The unmanned eye-in-the-sky is the latest wrinkle in the New York City Police Department's ever-evolving plan to keep revelers — and ...

Swiss-Spanish man arrested in attack on tourists in Morocco

World 12/29/18, 14:48

Moroccan authorities have detained a Swiss-Spanish man for suspected links to Islamic extremists who allegedly killed two Scandinavian hikers.The Central Bureau of Judicial Investigations said in a statement the man was detained Saturday in Marrakech. Moroccan counterterrorism forces allege he taught social media skills and archery to some suspects in ...

Moroccans hold anti-terror vigil for slain Nordic hikers

Europe 12/22/18, 14:45

Moroccans have gathered in front of the Norwegian and Danish embassies in Rabat in a candlelight vigil to honor two Scandinavian university students killed in a terrorist attack in the Atlas Mountains.Hundreds of people brought flowers and shed tears Saturday in a show of opposition to violence and religious extremism. ...

Update: No sign drones at London airport terror-related

Europe 12/20/18, 05:48

The Latest on London airport closure because of drones (all times local):10:45 a.m.British police say they believe the flying of drones over Gatwick Airport is a deliberate act, but there are no signs it is related to terrorism.Flights in and out of Britain's second-busiest airport have been suspended since Wednesday ...

France hunts terror suspect who attacked Christmas market

Europe 12/12/18, 02:03

France is hunting for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 11.Emergency services patrol at the center of the city of Strasbourg following a shooting, eastern France, Tuesday Dec. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)Emergency services patrol ...

France hunts terror suspect who attacked Christmas market

Europe 12/12/18, 01:49

France is hunting for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 11.Police vehicles move at the center of the city of Strasbourg following a shooting, eastern France, Tuesday Dec. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)Emergency services patrol ...

Romania detains Turkish journalist on Turkey’s request

Europe 12/05/18, 14:16

A Turkish journalist suspected of links to Fethullah Gulen, the U.S.-based cleric blamed by Turkey for orchestrating a failed coup in 2016, was temporarily detained Wednesday in Romania, authorities said.Bucharest prosecutor Viviana Ciuca told The Associated Press that Kamil Demirkaya was detained based on an extradition request from Turkey for ...

Brother of test cricketer Khawaja arrested

Sports 12/03/18, 20:40

The brother of Australia test cricketer Usman Khawaja has been taken into custody by counter-terrorism police investigating the discovery in August of a laptop computer containing a purported terrorist hit-list.Arsalan Khawaja, 39, was arrested Tuesday morning after being pulled over while driving in western Sydney, according to a spokesperson for ...

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