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April 22, 2017 11:20 AM Philippine troops kill suspected militant on resort island

MANILA, Philippines – Philippine security officials say government forces have killed a suspected Muslim militant in new fighting in a central resort province where troops foiled possible kidnapping and bombing plots by extremists this month. Officials say troops and police killed Joselito Melloria in a gunbattle with about seven militants Saturday near Clarin 72

April 19, 2017 11:50 PM Secret Service restricts public access to southern fence of White House after recent intruder

The U.S. Secret Service said it plans to further restrict public access to areas around the White House, a decision officials announced a month after a man carrying mace scaled the White House fence and was able to roam the grounds. These new restrictions, which prohibit access to a sidewalk alongside the White House’s southern fence-line, are relatively 47

April 17, 2017 8:03 PM Kenya's Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat sweep at Boston Marathon

BOSTON -- The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world's most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling away from three-time U.S. Olympian Galen Rupp with two miles to go to give Kenya its first men's victory in five years. Edna Kiplagat 71

April 17, 2017 2:15 PM Boston Marathon 2017: What and how to watch, viewer’s guide and Kathrine Switzer’s return

The 121st running of the Boston Marathon — and the fourth since the bombings — takes place Monday, beginning at 8:50 a.m. when the mobility-impaired competitors set out from Hopkinton, Mass. The elite women’s runners will set out at 9:32 a.m., with the elite men’s field at 10 a.m. After that, the rest of the field of 32,000 competitors will be off and running 56

April 9, 2017 4:44 PM Justice Department awards more than $800M to victims of attacks

The Justice Department has paid more than $800 million from a special compensation fund to hostages held by Iran and victims of embassy bombings and the 2000 attack on the USS Cole. The money was paid out of the U.S. Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund, which was established in 2015. The department said Thursday that the money has been provided 41

March 27, 2017 2:59 PM The Daily 202: How Trump’s presidency is succeeding

THE BIG IDEA: Reading some of the news coverage this weekend, one might get the impression that Donald Trump’s failure to repeal Obamacare is akin to Woodrow Wilson not getting the League of Nations ratified. In other words, a fatal blow to his presidency. That’s hooey. -- Health care is a siren song that has seduced many presidents since Harry Truman 212

March 27, 2017 1:42 PM 31 militants killed in attack by Kenya's military in Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya – Kenya's military says it has killed 31 al-Shabab extremists in a raid in Baadhade district in southern Somalia. The military said Monday ground troops were supported in the Sunday raid by helicopter gunships and artillery fire to strike two al-Shabab bases. Kenya's military is part of the African Union Mission in Somalia bolstering the government 81

March 23, 2017 2:48 AM 5 dead in London attacks, including police officer and attacker, British police say

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, and 40 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned 284

March 22, 2017 9:14 PM Attacker kills 3, injures 20 in vehicle and knife assault near British Parliament

LONDON — An assailant fatally stabbed a police officer at the gates to Britain’s Parliament compound Wednesday after plowing a vehicle through terrified pedestrians along a landmark bridge. The attacker was shot and killed by police, but not before claiming a total of three lives in what appeared to be Europe’s latest high-profile terrorist attack. Personal 71

March 22, 2017 4:10 PM Brussels Commemorates Attack Anniversary With Both Silence and Noise

Belgians of all political stripes and backgrounds united in their small, divided country on Wednesday to commiserate and remember the coordinated suicide bombings that struck Brussels one year ago, killing 32 people and injuring more than 320. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks. The first two blasts ripped through the Brussels airport 68