- 40 years for Vietnamese man accused in plot to bomb Heathrow Updated: May-27-16 3:15 pm
NEW YORK - A Vietnamese man was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison by a judge who said she believed he plotted to carry out a suicide bombing at London's Heathrow Airport.
- Man charged in explosions near judge's house, police station Updated: May-27-16 3:11 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Federal prosecutors have charged an Indiana man with the March detonation of pipe bombs near a police station and outside a judge's home.
- Obama uses Hiroshima visit as opportunity to urge no nukes Updated: May-27-16 3:00 pm
HIROSHIMA, Japan - With an unflinching look back at a painful history, President Barack Obama stood on the hallowed ground of Hiroshima on Friday and declared it a fitting place to summon people everywhere to embrace the vision of a world without nuclear weapons.
- Uganda: 5 al-Shabab World Cup bombers given life in jail Updated: May-27-16 12:42 pm
KAMPALA, Uganda - A judge has given life sentences to five men convicted of carrying out twin bombings which killed 76 people who were watching the 2010 World Cup final in the Ugandan capital Kampala.
- The Latest: Obama greets atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima Updated: May-27-16 5:23 am
HIROSHIMA, Japan - The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Hiroshima, Japan (all times local):
- Obama's every gesture will be scrutinized in Hiroshima visit Updated: May-26-16 9:22 pm
HIROSHIMA, Japan - Every gesture. Every word uttered or avoided. Every person Barack Obama speaks with, listens to and stands beside in Hiroshima. All of it will help determine the success of a trip with huge potential political and diplomatic pitfalls, both in America and Asia.
- Fourth missionary injured in Brussels attack out of hospital Updated: May-26-16 5:39 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - A 66-year-old Mormon missionary who suffered severe burns on more than one-third of his body in the Brussels airport bombing has been released from the hospital.
- The Latest: EDF staff join French labor protests Updated: May-26-16 2:08 pm
LE HAVRE, France - The Latest on French labor dispute (all times local):
- Iraq honors policeman who stopped would-be suicide bomber Updated: May-26-16 12:57 pm
BAGHDAD - Iraq has honored a police officer who stopped a would-be suicide bomber at a checkpoint in a northern Baghdad neighborhood this week.
- Belgian broadcaster: extremists planned to strike crowd Updated: May-26-16 11:13 am
BRUSSELS - State-run Belgian broadcaster RTBF said Thursday four suspected extremists detained by police were collecting money to buy arms and explosives and developing plans to strike at a crowded target like Antwerp's main train station.
- Nuclear-free aspirations of Obama, Abe conflict with reality Updated: May-26-16 6:52 am
TOBA, Japan - There is the soaring rhetoric. And then there's the messy reality.
- Turkish official: Kurdish rebel car bombing kills 3 Updated: May-25-16 2:24 pm
ANKARA, Turkey - A Turkish official says a car bombing by Kurdish rebels against a gendarmerie station near the Syrian border has killed three people.
- 3 Polish men held for planting explosive under police cars Updated: May-25-16 12:54 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Three men have been caught red-handed in Poland while planting homemade explosives under two police cars in Warsaw, officials said Wednesday.
- Poland's suspect in home-made bomb blast confesses Updated: May-25-16 7:44 am
WARSAW, Poland - A 22-year-old student confessed during questioning to having planted a home-made explosive device on a city bus in southwestern Poland and prosecutors are seeking his formal arrest, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
- Israel's new defense minister could clash with his soldiers Updated: May-25-16 7:30 am
JERUSALEM - Israel's incoming defense minister once called for bombing Egypt, suggested just weeks ago that Israel kill Hamas' leader in the Gaza Strip and opposed the prosecution of a soldier accused of killing a wounded Palestinian. These are just a few of the positions that could put former bar bouncer Avigdor Lieberman at odds with a military he is now to command.
- Taliban bomber hits court minibus in Kabul, killing 11 Updated: May-25-16 4:31 am
KABUL, Afghanistan - A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
- Prosecutor: Man charged with having bombs wanted to kill Updated: May-24-16 9:36 am
WAUKEGAN, Illinois - Authorities say a northern Illinois man charged with having pipe bombs wrote in his journal that he wanted to kill multiple people and himself.
- Obama's Hiroshima trip parachutes him into history disputes Updated: May-24-16 7:21 am
HANOI, Vietnam - By visiting Hiroshima, Barack Obama parachutes himself into a seemingly endless dispute among key U.S. allies and trading partners over World War II. In Tokyo's decades-long tug-of-war over history with its neighbors China and South Korea, it's the American president who could end up losing.
- Obama's Hiroshima visit stirs differing views across Pacific Updated: May-23-16 11:48 pm
TOKYO - Two very different visions of the hell that is war are seared into the minds of World War II survivors on opposite sides of the Pacific.
- Man who fired on Goodyear police officers booked into jail Updated: May-23-16 4:04 pm
GOODYEAR, Arizona - A man shot and wounded by Goodyear police after he opened fire on officers has been released from a hospital and booked into jail.
- The Latest: UN says 50,000 civilians in Fallujah at risk Updated: May-23-16 3:03 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria - The Latest on a violent day in the Middle East, with deadly bombings in Syria and Yemen and the start of an Iraqi government offensive to retake the city of Fallujah from the Islamic State group (all times local):
- Former Army officer accused of illegally having grenades Updated: May-20-16 4:43 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - Federal prosecutors charged a former U.S. Army explosives expert on Friday with illegally possessing grenades that they said were among a cache of explosives that investigators found in his Kansas home.
- A-bomb survivors want Obama to meet, apologize in Hiroshima Updated: May-19-16 9:37 am
TOKYO - A group representing Japanese survivors of U.S. atomic bombings urged President Barack Obama to hear their stories and apologize when he visits Hiroshima next week.
- Mourning in Sadr City, Baghdad's deadliest district Updated: May-18-16 2:08 pm
BAGHDAD - Among the dozens killed when a truck bomb struck a crowded market last week in Baghdad's Sadr City were two brothers, the only sons of Talib Jassum Issa, who got the news in a phone call just minutes after the attack.
- DA: Twins set off 5 bombs, damage several buildings Updated: May-18-16 6:30 am
WEST CHESTER, Pennsylvania - Authorities say twin brothers detonated improvised explosive devices in Pennsylvania over two weeks, damaging several buildings.