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  • China: Mass stabbing attack in Kunming shows depth of Uighur conflict

    China: Mass stabbing attack in Kunming shows depth of Uighur conflict
    KUNMING, China — Deng Wei, his wife and 8-month-old baby were having dinner in a little restaurant in an alleyway next to this city’s main train station Saturday night when a man and a woman, both in black, came striding by, clutching large...
  • Attack on electric grid raises alarm

    Attack on electric grid raises alarm
    Shooters armed with assault rifles and some knowledge of electrical utilities have prompted new worries on the vulnerability of California's vast power grid. A 2013 attack on an electric substation near San Jose that nearly knocked out Silicon Valley'...
  • Just how do Americans see Cuba?

    Just how do Americans see Cuba?
    The Washington-based think tank Atlantic Council released a poll last month that has been touted by many as marking an unprecedented shift in support for a change in U.S. policy toward Cuba. Media outlets, including the L.A. Times, jumped on the...
  • 9/11, Al Qaeda invoked as lawyers begin arguing terror trial

    9/11, Al Qaeda invoked as lawyers begin arguing terror trial
    NEW YORK -- Prosecutors portrayed an alleged Al Qaeda spokesman as a member of Osama bin Laden's inner circle Wednesday as they began trying to convince a jury that he knew in advance of terrorist plots against U.S. targets, even if he did not plan or...
  • Potential jurors in Bin Laden son-in-law case tell of Sept. 11 effects

    Potential jurors in Bin Laden son-in-law case tell of Sept. 11 effects
    NEW YORK - A man whose friend died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks was among potential jurors excused Monday from serving on the trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman abu Ghaith, an alleged Al Qaeda propagandist accused of conspiring to...
  • Terrorism trial to begin blocks from former World Trade Center

    Terrorism trial to begin blocks from former World Trade Center
    WASHINGTON — Weeks after he took office, President Obama met privately with 40 grieving Americans, many clutching photographs of loved ones lost in terrorist attacks. The new president told them he would be closing Guantanamo Bay military prison...
  • Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says

    Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says
    BRUSSELS — Security in Afghanistan would decrease steadily if all U.S. troops are withdrawn this year, a senior U.S. military official warned Thursday, two days after President Obama ordered the Pentagon to begin contingency planning for such a...
  • Car bombs kill 51 in Nigeria marketplace

    Car bombs kill 51 in Nigeria marketplace
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Twin car-bomb blasts at a bustling marketplace killed at least 51 people in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of Nigeria's Islamic extremist terrorist group, a Red Cross official said Sunday. Many...
  • Accused Al Qaeda propagandist's lawyers say U.S. has the wrong man

    Accused Al Qaeda propagandist's lawyers say U.S. has the wrong man
    WASHINGTON — Days before his Sept. 11-related terrorism trial begins in New York, accused Al Qaeda propagandist Sulaiman Abu Ghaith again asked a federal judge to dismiss or postpone the proceedings, contending the government had charged the wrong...
  • Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads guilty in 2002 tanker bombing

    Guantanamo Bay detainee pleads guilty in 2002 tanker bombing
    WASHINGTON — A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was a relative of one of the Sept. 11 hijackers pleaded guilty Thursday in the bombing attack of a French oil tanker off the coast of Yemen. Top military officials pointed to the plea as an example of the...
  • Syrian troops reportedly kill more than 150 Al Qaeda-linked rebels

    Syrian troops reportedly kill more than 150 Al Qaeda-linked rebels
    BEIRUT — More than 150 Syrian rebel fighters were killed Wednesday in an ambush by pro-government forces outside Damascus, according to official and opposition accounts. The casualty toll appeared to be one of the largest in a single operation...