Tag: Bombings

Man sentenced for deadly ‘swatting’ scheme over username

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Tennessee man was sentenced to five years in prison this week for his role in an international “swatting” scheme that...

Judge: ‘Plausible’ N Ireland bombing could have been stopped

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LONDON — A Northern Ireland judge ruled Friday that there was plausible evidence that authorities could have prevented the worst single atrocity of the...

Families lay to rest loved ones after deadly Baghdad blast

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BAGHDAD — Families laid to rest loved ones Tuesday who were killed in a deadly bombing that claimed at least 30 lives just hours...

Search at collapse site revives memories of past tragedies

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SURFSIDE, Fla. — The mangled concrete and twisted rebar from the collapsed high-rise near Miami triggered flashbacks for retired Oklahoma City Fire Chief Greg...

Extremist attack in Somalia’s capital kills at least 9

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MOGADISHU, Somalia — A large explosion in Somalia’s capital killed at least nine people and injured eight others, a health official said Saturday. ...

Attack in eastern Congo kills 9; US ambassador vows support

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BENI, Congo — At least nine civilians, including women, were killed in an attack by rebels in Congo’s eastern city of Beni, officials said...

Months after Nashville bombing, slow recovery work continues

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — For a moment, the sight of a Christmas trees in the back of the bombed-out building took the workers aback. There...

Biden’s silence on executions adds to death penalty disarray

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CHICAGO — Activists widely expected Joe Biden to take swift action against the death penalty as the first sitting president to oppose capital punishment,...

MOVE’s ‘Minister of Confrontation,’ Consuewella Africa, dies

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Consuewella Dotson Africa, a longtime member of the Black organization MOVE and mother of two children killed in the 1985 bombing of the group's...

Inquiry slams security faults before Manchester Arena attack

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LONDON — A public inquiry into a mass attack at a 2017 Ariana Grade concert in northwest England concluded Thursday that “serious shortcomings” by...