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Taliban Releases Image of 'Martyred' Leader Hakimullah Mehsud
Mehsud, Reportedly Killed by Drone Strike, Took Credit for Suicide Bombing at CIA Outpost
Feds Worry About July 4 Fireworks Bombs
When police officers around the country meet for their morning musters over the next week, many of them will likely be reminded by supervisors that fireworks – so popular around the Fourth of July – can be used to build bombs. “Recent incidents in the...
Transcript: The Future of our Fight against Terrorism
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Good afternoon, everybody. Please be seated. It is a great honor to return to the National Defense University. Here at Fort McNair, Americans have served in uniform since 1791, standing guard in the earliest days of the republic and contemplating the future of warfare here
Marathon Bombing Investigators Ask What Attracted Terror Suspects to Boston Suburb
Among the many unanswered questions about the two Tsarnaev brothers accused of the Boston Marathon bombing is why, days after the attack, they were heading to the suburb of Watertown and its manicured lawns and tulips when police picked up their trail and began a chase. Investigators want to know
Bill Clinton: Boston Bomb Suspects Symptoms of 'Oldest Divisions'
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Former president Bill Clinton says the two men accused of bombing the Boston Marathon this month are symptoms of the world’s “oldest divisions” continuing despite an age of instant communication. “What is really tearing the world up is the oldest divisions. The...
Boston Bombs Likely Built From Fireworks
A New Hampshire fireworks store has told the FBI that it sold four-hundred dollars worth of fireworks in February to accused Boston bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The gunpowder in fireworks is often used in bombs. "He just wanted the biggest, loudest stuff we had in the store," said Megan Kearns, the
Boston Bombing Suspect to Be Tried as Civilian Over Strident Objections
The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, will not be tried as an enemy combatant, the White House said today, rejecting calls from some lawmakers to do so. "He will not be treated as an enemy combatant. We will prosecute this terrorist through our civilian system of
Abdulmutallab: "Proud to Kill in the Name of God"
Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, who tried to bring down Northwest flight 253 over Detroit on Christmas Day 2009 with an underwear bomb, said he was was "proud to kill in the name of God" before he was sentenced to multiple life sentences today in a Detroit courtroom. "Today is a day of victory and God
Times Square Vendor Who Alerted Police to Car Bomb to Run for Congress
A New York City street vendor who alerted police to a smoking SUV in Times Square that was found to contain a bomb plans to run for Congress in 2012. Duane Jackson, 59, is seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Nan Hayworth in New...
NYC Bomb Squad Called Out for Antique Bomb - a Cannonball
The New York City bomb squad was sent out to defuse history this morning when summoned to assess the danger from a 350 pound Civil War cannon ball found by workers excavating near a fort at the mouth of the East River whose batteries once...