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Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 11:41 AM

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Mosque Blast in Kuwait

Twenty-five people were killed and more than 200 wounded in a suicide bombing targeting a Shi'ite Muslim mosque in Kuwait on Friday, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by state news agency KUNA. A witness said the bombing happened when the mosque was packed with some 2,000 worshipers during Friday prayers. Kuwaiti parliament member Khalil al-Salih told Reuters that worshipers were kneeling in prayer when a loud explosion ripped through, damaging the walls and ceiling. He said a suicide bomber who looked to be under 30 years of age caused the explosion and that he saw several bodies covered in blood on the floor. The militant group ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, according to a statement posted on social media. Read »
Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 1:42 PM

4 in Custody After Businessman Beheaded in France

Four people are in custody amid a terror investigation into a beheading and explosion outside a gas factory in southeastern France, according to a French prosecutor. One person was beheaded, and two were hurt in a blast just after after a car drove up to American-owned Air Products' plant in Saint-Quentin Fallavier, authorities said earlier Friday. French officials said the man detained in the attack had worked for the beheaded businessman; he, his wife, his sister and another suspect were in custody, the prosecutor said. A severed head was hanging on a fence by a nearby road, and an Islamist flag was found nearby, a local newspaper reported. French President Francois Hollande said the attack bore the hallmarks of terrorism. The country has been on high alert since deadly attacks in January on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and a kosher supermarket. Read »
Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 2:11 AM

Six Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Tennessee Interstate

Six people were killed and at least nine others were injured in a fiery nine-vehicle pileup Thursday night on Interstate-75 in Tennessee, Chattanooga police said, NBC News reported. Four hours after the wreck, which involved at least one cargo-carrying semi-trailer, emergency crews were still at work removing victims from the scene. None of the victims were identified because their families had yet to be notified. Read »
Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 12:56 AM

Putin Calls Obama to Discuss Ukraine, ISIS, and Iran

Friday, Jun 26, 2015 at 3:44 AM

9 Killed in Alaska Excursion Plane Crash

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 7:12 PM

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Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 4:55 PM

Mom, Son Survive 5 Days in Jungle After Plane Crash

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 4:34 PM

SCOTUS Health Care Decision a Win-Win for Obama, GOP

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 3:45 PM

China Top Suspect in Gov't Hacks: Intelligence Chief

China is "the leading suspect" in the pair of major breaches that compromised deeply personal data for millions of federal employees, according to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, NBC News reported. Clapper is the first administration official to name China publicly, though several other anonymous officials had previously told media outlets China was the top suspect. Clapper made the comments Thursday at the GeoInt Symposium, an intelligence conference in Washington, where a moderator asked if he could name China as the perpetrator of the breaches at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Clapper had said earlier in his talk: "You have to kind of salute the Chinese for what they did. If we had the opportunity to do that, I don't think we'd hesitate for a minute." Read »
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 10:32 PM

Mourners Pay Respect to Charleston Church Pastor

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Obama "Hope" Poster Artist Faces Arrest in Detroit

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 9:10 AM

Arsonist Targets Predominantly Black Charlotte Church

A predominantly black church in North Carolina was intentionally set ablaze, causing about $250,000 in damage. Crews arrived at Briar Creek Baptist Church about 1 a.m. on Wednesday after residents in a nearby apartment complex reported seeing flames. It took more than 75 firefighters to bring the three-alarm inferno under control. Charlotte fire officials are looking into whether Wednesday morning's arson was a hate crime, NBC station WCNC reported. Pastor Mannix Kinsey said the church's congregation has already forgiven the culprit. "Buildings can be repaired, they can be built over," Kinsey told WCNC. "This is the opportunity for God to touch the hearts of individuals." Read »
Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 9:02 AM

ISIS Wannabes Focusing on U.S. Attacks: Study

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 8:35 AM

The Seven Cases Awaiting Supreme Court Decisions

Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 at 5:03 AM

Military Plane Crashes in Arizona During Training Mission

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