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The monster speaks — Boston Marathon bomber says he's sorry

Boston - Surviving marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev apologized to the people of Boston yesterday for his role in the 2013 attack that left four dead, hundreds maimed and shocked an entire nation.

14 killed in Iraq suicide bombing claimed by IS

Ba'quba - A suicide bomber detonated a car bomb at a gathering of Iraqi Sunni tribal leaders, killing 14 people in an attack claimed Wednesday by the Islamic State group, police said.

Another friend of Boston Marathon bombers sentenced to prison

Boston - A friend of the Boston Marathon bombers who had dinner with them after the 2013 attack but failed to notify the FBI immediately was sentenced Thursday to 2 1/2 years in prison for misleading investigators.

Saudi-led warplanes bomb Yemen rebel stronghold

Riyadh - Saudi-led warplanes struck key targets of Yemeni Huthi rebels in their northern stronghold of Saada, state media said Friday after Riyadh vowed "harsh" punishment for deadly cross-border bombardments.

Bomb explodes outside Spanish embassy in Libya: Security source

Tripoli - A bomb exploded outside Spain's embassy in the Libyan capital on Monday night without causing injuries, a security source told AFP, an attack later claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group.

Penalty phase of Marathon bomb trial to begin April 21

Boston - Jurors who convicted accused 2013 Boston Marathon bomber Dhzokhar Tsarnaev of multiple counts of murder last week will reconvene April 21 to decide whether he should be put to death or spend the rest of his life in federal prison.

Trial of surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect wraps up

Boston - Lawyers for admitted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev again admitted Monday that the 21-year-old Chechen immigrant planted one of the pressure-cooker bombs that killed three and injured 260 near the finish line of the prestigious race in 2013.

State makes case against alleged Boston Marathon bomber

Boston - Prosecutors rested Monday after presenting bloody images and testimony about them in their case against accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

Mystery bombings muddy waters in Ukraine's divided port city

Odessa - Alina Radchenko lost track after about the 15th bombing in Odessa, where she runs a volunteer centre to support battalions fighting pro-Russian rebels in the east.

Trial of suspected Boston Marathon bomber begins

Boston - Trial began March 2 for surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who could faces the death penalty if convicted of killing three people and injuring 264 with bombs planted near the finish line of the famous race in 2013.

Colorado NAACP bombed on Tuesday

Colorado Springs - Authorities in the United States are looking for a balding white man in his 40s after the Colorado NAACP was bombed on Tuesday morning. Luckily no one was injured in the attack.

Surviving marathon bombing suspect asks to delay trial

Boston - Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who appeared in court earlier this month, has requested a delay in the start of his trial until September.

Twenty-five years on, Colombia mourns Escobar plane bombing

Estanzuela - Twenty-five years after late Colombian druglord Pablo Escobar ordered the bombing of a Boeing 727 to kill an enemy who turned out not to be on board, victims' families are still demanding justice.

Suicide car bombing kills four in Iraq Kurdish capital

Arbil - A suicide bomber detonated an explosives-rigged vehicle in the usually secure Iraqi Kurdish regional capital Arbil Wednesday, killing four people in an attack blamed on the Islamic State (IS) group.

Op-Ed: The Red Cross — Talking with Volunteer first responders Special

Between 2012 and 2013, the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that 62.2 million Americans volunteered in some way. This is one-fifth of the country's population giving approximately eight billion hours at a value of $173 billion.

Roadside bombs claim at least 10 lives in Afghanistan

Kandahar - At least 10 people are confirmed dead in Afghanistan after they sustained injuries in two separate roadside bomb attacks.

Israel kills at least 20 in attack on Gaza Strip

Jerusalem - Israel bombed suspected Hamas militant sites across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing at least 20 Palestinians but prompting a barrage of missile firings at its own population centers.

Trial of accused marathon bomber could be moved from Boston

Boston - Wednesday's deadline for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to seek a new location for his trial passed without any apparent further efforts to move the case.

Five Libyan police injured in suicide bombing

Benghazi - A car bomb exploded at a police station in Libya's second city Benghazi late Wednesday, leaving the suicide bomber dead and five police officers injured, security officials said.

SF suspect had material for remote-controlled bomb, FBI says

San Francisco - Authorities appeared no closer Friday to figuring out why a well-known San Francisco political consultant had components to build a remote-control bomb in his apartment when he was arrested last week.

Russia withheld intel on Boston bombing suspect

New York - Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reported.

Glenn Beck sued for defamation

Boston - Right-wing agitator Glenn Beck will likely see the inside of a courtroom after suggesting a Saudi Arabian student was partly responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013.

FBI wanted Boston bombing suspect 'to be informant'

New York - The defense for accused Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev say the FBI approached his brother and fellow suspect Tamerlan about becoming an informant on the Chechen and Muslim community.

No charges for FBI agent in Boston-probe shooting

Washington - An FBI agent has been cleared over the fatal shooting of a Chechen-born man being quizzed in connection with last year's Boston bombing, a law enforcement source said.Mixed martial artist Ibragim Todashev, 27, was shot dead after a violent altercation ...

Bombing kills former Lebanese finance minister

Beirut - Lebanon's former Finance Minister Mohamed Shattah was killed when a large car bomb exploded near his convoy. Along with the former finance minister, five others were also killed.

Deadly explosion in Egypt kills 14 people and injures 120

Cairo - A deadly explosion in Egypt's Nile Delta has claimed the lives of at least 14 people, and has left over 120 others injured.

Irish Republican Army icon arrested

Belfast - Colin Duffy, alleged IRA Commander of Lurgan, was arrested along with two others this week. The three were charged were membership in a proscribed organization and conspiracy to murder days after an IRA bomb exploded in Belfast in an unrelated incident.

Op-Ed: Underestimated IRA causes security woes in N. Ireland

Belfast - This week, Belfast police and counter-terror units deployed roadblocks in an attempt to deter car bombs after the Irish Republican Army’s attack on a shopping center last Sunday, in which no one was injured.

Left-wing anarchists blamed for Zaragoza Basilica bombing

Zaragoza - A small bomb consisting of a camping gas cylinder combined with gunpowder exploded in Zaragoza Basilica in Spain on Wednesday afternoon. No one was injured and left-wing anarchists against the Bourbon monarchy are being blamed.

Op-Ed: Killing civilians in Syria avenges killing civilians how?

If we have learned anything from Iraq, Afghanistan, and Libya, it is that there is no such thing as a “smart bomb.” Bombs will fall and kill, maim, burn, and disfigure anyone who is in the way.
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Dead fish caused by suspected bombing.
Dead fish caused by suspected bombing.
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BOMBING: Authorities help evacuate spectators after twin explosions disrupted the 2013 Boston Marath...
BOMBING: Authorities help evacuate spectators after twin explosions disrupted the 2013 Boston Marathon, killing three and injuring hundreds.
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Mourners carrying signs and Egyptian national flags stand in an unfinished building during a funeral...
Mourners carrying signs and Egyptian national flags stand in an unfinished building during a funeral service for policemen and people killed in a car bomb explosion, near Al Naser Mosque in Egypt's Nile Delta city of Mansoura in Dakahlyia province, on December 24, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Abd El Ghany
REMINDER: Victims of the April 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon are recalled at a memorial at Cop...
REMINDER: Victims of the April 2013 bombing at the Boston Marathon are recalled at a memorial at Copley Square three months after the attack that killed three and injured 264.
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Smoke billows from a Palestinian building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City  on July 18  ...
Smoke billows from a Palestinian building following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City, on July 18, 2014
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Palestinian boys watch the funerals of five militants killed during Israeli air strikes over night  ...
Palestinian boys watch the funerals of five militants killed during Israeli air strikes over night, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on July 7, 2014
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GUILT: Dzhokar Tsarvaev (wearing white hat) and his late brother  Tamerlan (black hat)  walk on Boyl...
GUILT: Dzhokar Tsarvaev (wearing white hat) and his late brother, Tamerlan (black hat), walk on Boylston Street moments before two bombs they planted near the finish line of the Boston Marathon exploded, killing three and maiming hundreds.
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A ball of fire is seen following an Israeli air strike on July 9  2014 in Gaza City
A ball of fire is seen following an Israeli air strike on July 9, 2014 in Gaza City
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An Israeli army flares illuminate the sky above the Gaza strip on July 18  2014
An Israeli army flares illuminate the sky above the Gaza strip on July 18, 2014
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Musashi hit by a bomb from US Navy carrier aircraft  Battle of Sibuyan Sea  24 Oct 1944
Musashi hit by a bomb from US Navy carrier aircraft, Battle of Sibuyan Sea, 24 Oct 1944
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Smoke rises from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploded  killing three...
Smoke rises from the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon after two bombs exploded, killing three and injuring more than 250 people.
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Smoke billows from buildings following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 11  2014
Smoke billows from buildings following an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on July 11, 2014
Mohammed Othman, AFP
WRECKAGE: Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing help the injured after two bombs exploded ne...
WRECKAGE: Survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing help the injured after two bombs exploded near the finish line.
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scene from RTE live feed of Oslo bombing
scene from RTE live feed of Oslo bombing
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A man walks near debris after an explosion near a security building in Egypt s Nile Delta city of Ma...
A man walks near debris after an explosion near a security building in Egypt's Nile Delta city of Mansoura in Dakahlyia province, about 120 km (75 miles) northeast of Cairo, December 24, 2013, killing 13 people and wounding more than 130
With permission by Reuters / Abd El Ghany
Palestinians look from a window at a house destroyed by an overnight Israeli air strike  on July 16 ...
Palestinians look from a window at a house destroyed by an overnight Israeli air strike, on July 16, 2014, in Gaza City
Mahmud Hams, AFP
Underground damage after the bombing at the World Trade Center. On February 26  1993  Islamic terror...
Underground damage after the bombing at the World Trade Center. On February 26, 1993, Islamic terrorists detonated a truck bombing in an underground parking garage in the World Trade Center killing six and wounding a 1,000.
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ACCUSED: Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen in 2013.
ACCUSED: Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is seen in 2013.
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