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Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 6:45 AM

Reward Doubled Amid Fears of Ohio Serial Killer

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 7:00 AM

Kabul Suicide Bomb Blast Hits NATO Convoy

A car bomb struck a foreign military convoy in central Kabul on Tuesday, according to the country's interior ministry. One Afghan civilian was killed and 22 were injured, police said. Capt. Susan Harrington, a spokeswoman for NATO, confirmed the attack had taken place and that no coalition forces had been killed. "A four armored-vehicle convoy of foreign forces was attacked by a suicide bomber in a Toyota Corolla," according to Kabul police chief Gen. Abdul Rahman. He said the "barbaric attack [was] carried out by the enemies of peace in this holy month of Ramadan." The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack via Twitter. Read »
Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 5:51 AM

Man Sets Himself Ablaze on Japan's Bullet Train

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 8:00 AM

Confederate Flag Protestors at S.C. Statehouse Clash

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 5:20 PM

113 Killed as Indonesia Military Plane Crashes Into Hotel

Tuesday, Jun 30, 2015 at 3:26 PM

San Diego Teen, Brianna Herrmann, Found Alive

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 8:19 PM

1 in 3 Americans Owns a Gun, Study Finds

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:20 PM

Drone Knocks Woman Unconscious at Seattle Pride Parade

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:06 PM

Fires in Black Churches in the South Raise Hate-Crime Fears

A string of fires at predominantly black churches in the South have fueled concerns about the potential for a new wave of racist violence in the days since a white gunman killed nine black worshippers in Charleston, South Carolina, NBC News reported. Federal authorities, including the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, have joined local authorities looking into fires in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. In each case, the church was severely damaged or destroyed — with congregations left wondering if they were specifically targeted by bigots. FBI data shows a sharp decline in bias-motivated torchings of black churches in the past two decades, though members of some churches in the South aren't convinced. "I'm suspicious," said Angulis Williams, the deacon at Glover Grove Baptist Church in rural Warrenville, South Carolina. His small church, with 35 active members, was gutted by fire before dawn on Friday. Read »
Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 5:14 PM

Negotiators Will Miss Deadline on Iran Nuclear Deal

A senior U.S official in Vienna said negotiators will not make tomorrow's deadline on an agreement on Iran's nuclear program, NBC News reported. And while those involved in the talks are willing to spend a few more days hammering out details, no one will agree to a long term extension. They are also not willing to renegotiate what they say Iran agreed to in April to reduce its weapon-making ability. Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif returned to Tehran last night for consultations and is expected back in Vienna tomorrow, the day the negotiators were supposed to complete a final agreement. "We are still focused on completing a comprehensive agreement in this round," the senior U.S official said. "No one is talking about a long-term extension." Read »
Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:57 PM

Mom Who Killed 2 Kids Doesn't Regret Death of "Demons"

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 11:44 AM

Tunisia Makes More Arrests After Beach Massacre

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 10:35 AM

UAE Woman Sentenced to Death for Murdering American Teacher

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:53 AM

Palestinian Woman Stabs Female Israeli Soldier

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 6:52 AM

"Remarkably Successful": ISIS Marks 1-Year Anniversary