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- US Sen. Cornyn tops Stockman, wins GOP primary Updated: Mar-05-14 1:23 am
- Man gets up to 40 years for freeway shootings Updated: Mar-03-14 6:31 pm
- NY jury selection starts for bin Laden son-in-law Updated: Mar-02-14 11:10 am
- From Riyadh to Beirut, fear of Syria blowback Updated: Feb-28-14 4:10 pm
- Officials: Al-Qaida plots comeback in Afghanistan Updated: Feb-28-14 9:39 am
- Syria militants claim Christians agreed to pay tax Updated: Feb-27-14 2:10 pm
- Taliban says it suspends talks on held US soldier Updated: Feb-23-14 11:56 am
- Justice Dept. revises media rules Updated: Feb-21-14 8:55 pm
- Guantanamo prisoner sentence could be 15 years Updated: Feb-20-14 2:55 pm
- Texas Senate candidate sought bin Laden's capture Updated: Feb-19-14 4:00 pm
- Man pleads guilty in NYC pipe bomb terrorism plot Updated: Feb-19-14 1:52 pm
- Afghan Taliban shot dead in Pakistan's northwest Updated: Feb-17-14 1:43 pm
- Pakistani polio strain threatens global campaign Updated: Feb-17-14 2:32 am
- Spain moves to curb its universal justice powers Updated: Feb-12-14 7:55 am
- Email shows effort to shield bin Laden photos Updated: Feb-10-14 7:22 pm
- Violence risks turning Egypt to jihadi front Updated: Feb-07-14 2:01 pm
- Former warlord launches campaign to succeed Karzai Updated: Feb-06-14 4:29 pm
NEW YORK - An American who trained at an al-Qaida camp in Afghanistan in the spring of 2001 before losing his nerve testified Thursday how he encountered Osama bin Laden and the terror group's spokesman at a safe house - and that bin Laden hinted that a suicide attack on U.S. soil was in the works.
AUSTIN, Texas - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn trounced a conservative Texas congressman Tuesday night to claim the Republican nomination, a victory that could ease his path to re-election after some tea party activists targeted him as too moderate.
HOWELL, Michigan - A man who kept a swath of southeastern Michigan on edge for weeks by shooting at two-dozen vehicles along a busy highway corridor was sentenced Monday to 18 to 40 years in prison on a combination of terrorism and weapons convictions.
NEW YORK - Jury selection is scheduled to start Monday for the New York trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law on charges he conspired to kill Americans as al-Qaida's spokesman after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
BISARIYEH, Lebanon - The once-tranquil, religiously mixed village of Bisariyeh is seething: Two of its young men who fought alongside the rebels in Syria recently returned home radicalized and staged suicide bombings in Lebanon.
WASHINGTON - Al-Qaida's Afghanistan leader is laying the groundwork to relaunch his war-shattered organization once the United States and international forces withdraw from the country, as they have warned they will do without a security agreement from the Afghan government, U.S. officials say.
AMMAN, Jordan - Militant fighters should not impose an Islamic tax on Christians in Syria, a radical Jordanian preacher facing terrorism charges said Thursday, days after an al-Qaida breakaway group in Syria claimed Christian leaders under its control agreed to pay the tax in return for protection.
ISLAMABAD - Afghanistan's Taliban said Sunday they had suspended "mediation" with the United States to exchange captive Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay, halting - at least temporarily - what was considered the best chance yet of securing the 27-year-old soldier's freedom since his capture in 2009.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department announced Friday it is revising its rules for obtaining records from the news media in leak investigations, promising that in most instances the government will notify news organizations beforehand of its intention to do so.
FORT MEADE, Maryland - A Guantanamo Bay prisoner pleaded guilty Thursday to war crime charges in a pretrial deal aimed at limiting his sentence to 15 years for helping plan the suicide bombing of an oil tanker off Yemen in 2002 that killed a crewman and wounded a dozen others.
AUSTIN, Texas - A Lebanon-born Texas Democrat running for U.S. Senate said Wednesday he was part of once-secret negotiations in Afghanistan, trying to persuade the Taliban to turn over Osama bin Laden before the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
NEW YORK - A man accused of building homemade bombs to wage holy war in New York City pleaded guilty Wednesday to a terrorism charge less than a week before his scheduled trial in a rare state-level terrorism case.
ISLAMABAD - A former Afghan Taliban minister who was among a powerful faction of the Taliban calling for direct talks with President Hamid Karzai's government was shot and killed Monday in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar, on the border with Afghanistan.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Just a few weeks ago, 11-month-old Shaista was pulling herself up, giggling as she took her first wobbly steps with the helping hand of her teenage mother.
MADRID - Spain's Parliament has approved a ruling party proposal that will severely curb the powers of the country's courts to pursue cases of genocide and other crimes against humanity committed abroad.
WASHINGTON - A newly-released email shows that 11 days after the killing of terror leader Osama bin Laden in 2011, the U.S. military's top special operations officer ordered subordinates to destroy any photographs of the al-Qaida founder's corpse or turn them over to the CIA.
CAIRO - An Islamic militant group that has waged a campaign of bombings and assassinations for months in Egypt has quickly advanced in weaponry and sophistication of attacks, drawing on the experience of Egyptians who fought in Syria's civil war.