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May 13, 2018 - 1:41 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A Saudi military spokesman says that its troops have landed on the Yemeni island of Socotra, listed by UNESCO as a world natural heritage site and the focus of a dispute between Yemen and its ally the United Arab Emirates. Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led coalition fighting...
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Officers stand guard at the site of an attack outside a church in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Suicide bombers targeted Sunday Mass congregations in three churches in the country's second-largest city, killing a number of people and wounding dozens in one of the worst attacks on the country's Christian minority, police said. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
May 13, 2018 - 10:47 am
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — Coordinated suicide bombings carried out by members of the same family struck three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city on Sunday, police said, as the world's most populous Muslim nation recoiled in horror from one of its worst attacks since the 2002 Bali bombings...
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Officers stand guard at the site of an attack outside a church in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Suicide bombers targeted Sunday Mass congregations in three churches in the country's second-largest city, killing a number of people and wounding dozens in one of the worst attacks on the country's Christian minority, police said. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
May 13, 2018 - 10:02 am
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — A coordinated suicide bomb attack carried out by members of the same family struck three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city on Sunday, police said, as the world's most populous Muslim nation recoiled in horror at one of the worst attacks on its Christian minority...
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This undated handout photo provided by Aaron Cormier shows Joseph Semien, Jr., from left, Pierre Johnson and Maxime Madhere on their book called "Pulse of Perseverance: Three Black Doctors on Their Journey to Success." When the three young black men entered Xavier University of Louisiana in 1998 to become doctors, they knew the odds were stacked against them. Still, they banded together and pushed each other, first through their pre-med classes at the nation's only historically black Catholic institution and later through medical school and beyond. (Aaron Cormier via AP)
May 13, 2018 - 9:53 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — One used to deal drugs on the streets of New Orleans. Another grew up in Chicago with two drug-addicted parents. A third survived the tough streets of New York and Washington, D.C., where he once stared down the barrel of a gun. All three young black men became board-certified...
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May 13, 2018 - 9:13 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gun control advocates are hailing New Jersey's release of near-real-time firearms trafficking data as a trailblazing use of federal information, but Second Amendment advocates and skeptical Republicans question whether the report amounts to a way around a federal limitation on...
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May 13, 2018 - 9:09 am
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gun control advocates are hailing New Jersey's release of near-real-time firearms trafficking data as a trailblazing use of federal information. But Second Amendment advocates and skeptical Republicans question whether the report amounts to a way around a federal limitation on...
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Officers stand guard at the site of an attack outside a church in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Suicide bombers targeted Sunday Mass congregations in three churches in the country's second-largest city, killing a number of people and wounding dozens in one of the worst attacks on the country's Christian minority, police said. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
May 13, 2018 - 8:59 am
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — A family of six suicide bombers that included two young children carried out deadly attacks on three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city on Sunday, police said, as the world's most populous Muslim nation recoiled in horror at one of the worst attacks on its...
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Officers stand guard at the site of an attack outside a church in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Suicide bombers targeted Sunday Mass congregations in three churches in the country's second-largest city, killing a number of people and wounding dozens in one of the worst attacks on the country's Christian minority, police said. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
May 13, 2018 - 7:50 am
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — Suicide bombers who carried out deadly attacks on three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city on Sunday were a family of six that included two young children, police said, as the world's most populous Muslim nation recoiled in horror at one of the worst attacks on...
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Paramedics tend to a man injured in a church explosion in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Almost simultaneous attacks including one by a suicide bomber disguised as a churchgoer targeted churches in Indonesia's second largest city of Surabaya early Sunday, killing a number of people and wounding dozens, police said. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
May 13, 2018 - 7:35 am
SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — Suicide bombers who carried out deadly attacks on three churches in Indonesia's second-largest city on Sunday were a family who had been in Syria and included two young children, police said, as the world's most populous Muslim nation recoiled in horror at one of the...
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Members of police bomb squad inspect wreckage of motorcycles at the site where an explosion went off outside a church in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, May 13, 2018. Almost simultaneous attacks including one by a suicide bomber disguised as a churchgoer targeted churches in Indonesia's second largest city of Surabaya early Sunday, killing a number of people and wounding dozens, police said. (AP Photo/Trisnadi)
May 13, 2018 - 6:43 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on suicide bombings at three Indonesian churches (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Indonesia's national police chief says the suicide bombers who attacked three churches in the country's second-largest city were members of one family, including children and teens. At...
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