US forces destroy double Iranian drones bound for Iraqi airport

Middle East 09/12/21, 20:48

A pair of arm drones heading for Erbil International Airport of Iraq was shot down, the U.S. military said on Sept. 11. A U.S. official confirmed a counter-rocket known as the artillery and mortar system (C-RAM) struck down two explosive laden, and Iranian made, drones. One drone exploded inside the airport ...

FBI declassifies first 9/11 document in response to Biden order

U.S. 09/12/21, 15:48

A federal law enforcement agency released information about an official 9/11 probe on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. The FBI unveiled the first detailed document on the subject, in response to President Joe Biden's order on Sept. 11. BL can reveal it dates back to 2016 and explores Saudi ...

Man sought guns, grenades for Times Square attack, feds say

New York 06/07/19, 15:59

A New York City man accused of plotting a terrorist attack on Times Square spent months trying to stockpile guns and grenades, heaped praise on the Islamic State group and Osama bin Laden, and feared being known as the "Looney Tunes Terrorist" if his glasses fell off and he couldn't ...

Update: Man arrested in Times Square attack plot

U.S. 06/07/19, 13:17

The Latest on a man accused of buying guns as part of a Times Square terror attack plot (all times local):2:15 p.m.Federal prosecutors have charged a New York City man with buying illegal guns from an undercover agent as part of a planned terrorist attack on Times Square.Prosecutors said in ...

Gun buyer in San Bernardino attack wants to pull guilty plea

U.S. 05/22/19, 16:27

The man accused of buying the rifles a husband and wife used to kill 14 people in the San Bernardino terrorist attack in 2015 will ask to withdraw his guilty plea.Enrique Marquez's lawyer submitted papers Wednesday with the federal court in Riverside saying his client will file a motion under ...

APNewsBreak: Bomb plot suspect was kicked out of the Army

U.S. 04/30/19, 13:32

A U.S. official says an Army veteran accused of plotting terrorist attacks in Southern California was discharged from the military for a serious offense. The official told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Mark Domingo was demoted for violating the Uniform Code of Military Justice and did not complete his enlistment ...

Wisconsin woman pleads guilty to terrorism charges

U.S. 04/22/19, 20:48

A Wisconsin mother of seven pleaded guilty Monday to trying to plan terrorist attacks on behalf of the Islamic State group by distributing information online on how to make explosives and biological weapons. Waheba Issa Dais (dys) initially pleaded not guilty to two counts of providing material support to terrorists but ...

President Trump attends Easter service following a series of tweets

Politics 04/21/19, 13:42

President Donald Trump on Easter morning offered condolences to the people of Sri Lanka, continued his responses on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and attended service at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea near his Florida estate. The president tweeted happy Easter to his many followers earlier in the morning, adding "I have ...

Update: Sri Lanka verifies nationalities of 11 killed

Asia & Pacific 04/21/19, 09:40

The Latest on explosions in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Sri Lanka's foreign ministry says the nationalities of 11 foreigners killed in the Easter Sunday blasts have been verified. They include three Indians, one Portuguese national, two Turkish nationals, three British nationals and two holding U.S. and British ...

Pelosi calls on Trump to take down his tweet of Omar video

Politics 04/14/19, 14:31

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Sunday that she has taken steps to ensure the safety of Rep. Ilhan Omar following President Donald Trump's retweet of a video that purports to show the Minnesota Democrat being dismissive of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The California Democrat also called on Trump to take ...

Judge refuses bond for man accused of IS-inspired attack

Sports 04/09/19, 17:07

A Maryland man accused of planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., intended to kill as many "disbelievers" as possible, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday before a judge ordered the man detained without bond.But a defense attorney urged the court to be skeptical ...

Deteriorating Sept. 11 memorial removed in Wisconsin

U.S. 04/04/19, 12:47

A memorial to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks is being torn down in Wisconsin after a failed fundraising effort to repair it.The memorial was donated to Green Bay in 2005 and featured a piece of steel from the World Trade Center in New York.The Green Bay Press-Gazette ...

N. Korea calls for investigation into Madrid embassy attack

Asia & Pacific 03/30/19, 23:37

North Korea says it wants an investigation into an attack on its embassy in Spain last month, calling it a "grave terrorist attack" and an act of extortion that violates international law. The incident occurred ahead of President Donald Trump's second summit with leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi on Feb. ...

New Zealand attack note left at fire at California mosque

U.S. 03/24/19, 23:58

A note referencing the recent terrorist attacks in New Zealand was found at the scene of a possible arson fire at a Southern California mosque, police said Sunday.Nobody was hurt, and members of the Islamic Center of Escondido were able to extinguish the small blaze before firefighters around 3:15 a.m., ...

Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honor 50 mosque dead

Asia & Pacific 03/24/19, 01:11

Thousands of people have gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques.One of those watching from a wheelchair was 21-year-old Mustafa Boztas, who was shot in the ...

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