Bombings

An honor guard follow the casket out of the Doane Beal and Ames Funeral home in Hyannis, Mass., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, where the body of Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon was transported by motorcade to South Yarmouth for a wake at St. Pius X Church. A vigil and visitation for Yarmouth K-9 Officer Gannon is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, while a funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday morning. Both will take place at St. Pius X Roman Catholic church in Yarmouth. The funeral Mass will be followed by a private burial. (Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 10:05 am
BOSTON (AP) — The killing of a Massachusetts police officer has some Republicans calling for the reinstatement of the death penalty for the murder of law enforcement officers. Recent attempts to restore capital punishment in the state have faltered, most recently after the killing of another police...
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The father of Lingzi Lu, Jun Lu, foreground left, and her aunt Helen Zhao, foreground right, carry a wreath ahead of the family of Martin Richard, background from left, Henry, Bill, Denise and Jane, partially hidden, during a ceremony at the site where Martin Richard and Lingzi Lu were killed in the second explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon, Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 15, 2018 - 10:34 am
BOSTON (AP) — Boston is marking the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings with solemn remembrances and charitable acts. Democratic Mayor Marty Walsh and Republican Gov. Charlie Baker laid wreaths early Sunday at the spots along downtown Boylston Street where two bombs killed...
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April 14, 2018 - 10:35 am
CAIRO (AP) — Militants wearing explosive belts blew themselves up as they tried to infiltrate a military base in Egypt's central Sinai, killing eight soldiers and wounding 15 others, the military said on Saturday. The clashes at dawn left 14 militants dead. They were armed with rifles and RPGs, the...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2013, file photo, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman is helped by Emergency Medical Services EMT Paul Mitchell, left, Carlos Arredondo, center, and Devin Wang, right, after he was injured in one of two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston. Arredondo now volunteers with the Red Cross, and his family foundation works to prevent military-related suicides. He is preparing to run in his first Boston Marathon on April 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
April 13, 2018 - 8:03 am
BOSTON (AP) — One was an attacker. One was a volunteer first responder. One lost her leg. Another lost his little boy. And a police officer very nearly lost his own life. Half a decade ago, these five lives probably never would have intersected. Then bombs bloodied the finish line of the Boston...
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April 12, 2018 - 9:59 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt and Russia resumed direct flights on Thursday, more than two-and-a-half years after they were suspended in the wake of a bombing that brought down a Russian passenger plane over the Sinai Peninsula. EgyptAir said in a statement its Moscow-bound flight took off from Cairo on...
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April 12, 2018 - 9:14 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on a Taliban attack in Afghanistan (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A district governor in Afghanistan's Parwan province says a sticky bomb has destroyed an oil tanker outside the Bagram military base north of the Afghan capital Kabul. U.S. forces are stationed at...
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April 02, 2018 - 9:26 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked two villages on the outskirts of the northeastern city of Maiduguri late Sunday, killing at least 15 people, the military said Monday. The Boko Haram militants tried to enter the center of Maidugiri, the provincial capital...
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Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli soldiers during clashes with Israeli troops along the Gaza Strip border with Israel, east of Beit Lahiya, Gaza Strip, Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 01, 2018 - 1:05 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister on Sunday rejected international calls for an investigation into deadly violence along Gaza's border with Israel, saying troops acted appropriately and fired only at Palestinian protesters who posed a threat. Fifteen Palestinians were killed and over 700...
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April 01, 2018 - 12:25 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremists on Sunday launched an attack on for African Union troops in country's south, killing four Ugandan peacekeepers, said Ugandan army spokesman Brig. Richard Karemire. Four others Ugandans were injured, Karemire told The Associated Press...
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April 01, 2018 - 9:17 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali military officer says heavily armed extremist fighters have launched an attack on an African Union military base in southern Somalia. Col. Ahmed Hassan said the attack started Sunday morning when two suicide car bombs exploded at the entrance to the base and then...
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