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June 24, 2015 12:49 PM Will Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Break His Silence at Sentencing?

The outcome of Wednesday's sentencing hearing is not in doubt: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will be formally condemned to die for his role in the Boston Marathon bombings. But hours ahead of the hearing, which will feature up to 20 victims of the 2013 attack once again baring their anguish, one question remains unanswered: Will he break his silence? Defense lawyers 42

June 24, 2015 6:54 AM Dozens of Boston bombing victims to speak at Tsarnaev sentencing hearing

FILE - In this Dec. 18, 2014, courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sits in federal court in Boston. (Jane Flavell Collins via AP, File) More than 30 victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and their family members are expected to describe the attack's impact on their lives before a judge formally sentences bomber Dzhokhar 35

June 22, 2015 11:28 PM Afghanistan: New offensive compounded by Taliban, foreign fighters and Islamic State group

UNITED NATIONS – Afghanistan's U.N. ambassador says a new offensive against the government and the Afghan people is compounded by an unprecedented convergence of Taliban insurgents, more than 7,000 foreign fighters and violent groups including the Islamic State. Zahir Tanin told the U.N. Security Council Monday that these groups not only target Afghan 36

June 20, 2015 1:42 PM Yemeni officials say car bomb exploded in front of a mosque in old Sanaa, killing 2

Yemenis inspect the site of an explosion near the old city of Sanaa, Yemen, Saturday, June 20, 2015. The car bomb exploded in front of a mosque in the capital Sanaa Saturday afternoon, killing several people and wounding at least six others, security officials said. The Islamic State branch in Yemen’s capital claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement 41

June 20, 2015 12:36 PM Yemen Capital Struck by Car Bomb Outside Mosque, Killing Two

Blast follows explosions in San’a on Wednesday claimed by Islamic State SAN'A, Yemen—A car bomb exploded in front of a mosque in the Yemeni capital, San’a, Saturday afternoon, killing at least two people and wounding six others, security officials said. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to brief reporters 38

June 16, 2015 8:45 AM ISIS routed by Kurdish fighters in Syrian border town

June 15, 2015: In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, southeastern Turkey, Kurdish people wave a Free Syria Army group flag in the outskirts of Tal Abyad, Syria. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters took control of a strategic town on the Syria-Turkey border Monday, forcing 49

June 16, 2015 7:50 AM Yemeni al Qaeda chief killed in U.S. bombing

DUBAI/SANAA Al Qaeda in Yemen said its leader, Nasser al-Wuhayshi, was killed in a U.S. bombing, in major blow by the United States against the global militant group's strongest branch. "We in Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) mourn to our Muslim nation ... that Abu Baseer Nasser bin Abdul Karim al-Wuhayshi, God rest his soul, passed away in an American 54

June 15, 2015 2:37 AM U.S. airstrikes directed at Mokhtar Belmokhtar said to be successful

The U.S military launched weekend airstrikes targeting and likely killing an al-Qaeda-linked militant leader in eastern Libya who has been charged with leading the attack on a gas plant in Algeria in 2013 that killed at least 35 hostages, including three Americans. The Libyan government said warplanes targeted and killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar and several 53

June 14, 2015 2:40 PM Kurdish fighters closing in on ISIS-held Syrian town on Turkish border

June 13, 2015: In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, a masked gunman, believed to be an Islamic State militant runs, as he gives orders to Syrian refugees waiting to cross to return back to the city of Tal Abyad, Syria. (The Associated Press) In this photo 55

June 14, 2015 12:18 PM 2 Bombs Hit Central Syria City of Homs, Wounding at Least 32

Syrian state television and an official say two bombs have exploded in government-held neighborhoods in the central city of Homs, wounding more than two dozen people. The TV report said the first attack Sunday was a car bomb outside a school that wounded 27 passers-by. A local official in Homs said Sunday's second blast was a bomb placed inside a taxi that wounded 31