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Focus on early release of terror convict in London stabbings
LONDON (AP) — Usman Khan was convicted on terrorism charges but let out of prison early. He attended a “Learning Together” conference for ex-offenders, and used the event to launch a bloody…
Londoners fought back to curtail carnage in bridge attack
LONDON (AP) — Even in times of shared, senseless tragedy, an uplifting moment sometimes emerges.
On Saturday, shocked and saddened Londoners dealing with the return of terrorism to their…
UK police: Bridge attacker had been jailed for terror crimes
LONDON (AP) — A man imprisoned six years for terrorism offenses before his release last year stabbed several people in London on Friday, two fatally, before being tackled by members of the public…
The Latest: Police ID London Bridge attacker as ex-convict
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on an incident in London Bridge (all times local):
British police say a man who stabbed two people to death and wounded three others was a…
The Latest: Victims in Hague stabbing released from hospital
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on stabbings in The Hague (all times local):
Authorities say three minors who were stabbed in a shopping district in the Netherlands…
Mexico fears return to “certification” with terrorism label
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans reacted Wednesday with anger to U.S. President Donald Trump’s pledge to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations.
Amnesty: Egypt uses prosecution branch to crush dissent
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s government is using a secretive judicial agency designed to fight terrorism to detain peaceful protesters, journalists and critics on trumped-up charges without trial, Amnesty…
Assad: IS members in Syrian Kurds jails to stand local trial
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in remarks published Wednesday that members of the Islamic State group held in the country will stand trial in local courts specialized in…
Bangladesh sentences 7 militants to death in cafe attack
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A special anti-terrorism tribunal in Bangladesh sentenced seven members of a banned militant group to death Wednesday for their involvement in an attack on a Dhaka cafe…
3 women repatriated from Syria face terror charges in Kosovo
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against three women repatriated from Syria for allegedly joining terror groups there.
Hearing delayed for Oklahoma woman charged in school threat
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A preliminary hearing has been delayed for an 18-year-old Oklahoma woman charged with terrorism for allegedly threatening a shooting at her former high school.
Australian bank Westpac faces massive fine for breaches
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Major Australian bank Westpac is facing a potentially massive fine after being accused of 23 million breaches of the anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing…
Woman and man charged with terror offenses in Kosovo
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors have filed terrorism charges against two people suspected of supporting or fighting with the Islamic State group in Syria.
New Mexico may form hate-crimes unit after Texas massacre
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s top prosecutor urged lawmakers Tuesday to fund a new investigative unit to guard against hate crimes and bolster cybersecurity in response to the August mass…
Attorney: Ex-Marine held by Iran seeks victim’s fund payment
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A former Marine who was imprisoned by Iran on suspicion of spying is seeking payment from a fund intended for victims of state-sponsored terrorism.
Indonesia police kill 2 suspects in militant crackdown
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s elite counterterrorism squad on Saturday shot and killed two suspected militants who may have had links to a suicide attack at a busy police station in the…
Slovak man convicted, sentenced after explosives found
PRAGUE (AP) — A court in the Czech Republic has convicted a Slovak national of public endangerment and promoting terrorism and sentenced him to six-and-a-half years in prison.
The Washington TimesNRA drops lawsuit over San Francisco’s ‘domestic terrorism organization’ labelNovember 8, 2019The Washington TimesJoseph Mifsud identity called Trump-Russia probe origin keyOctober 20, 2019
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