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April 24, 2015 11:41 AM Iraqi officials say bombings near outdoor market, courthouse kill 7 people

BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials say two bombings, one near a marketplace and the other near a courthouse, have killed seven people. Police officials say the first of Friday's attacks took place in the morning, when a bomb exploded near an outdoor market in the Sunni town of Tarmiyiah, killing four people and wounding eight. Tarmiyah is 50 kilometers (30 miles) 30

April 24, 2015 12:08 AM Bomber's relatives arrive in Boston during penalty phase

Several relatives of marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev have arrived in Boston as the defense prepares to present its case in the penalty phase of his trial. A law enforcement person told The Associated Press that relatives of Tsarnaev, who's originally from Russia, flew into Boston on Thursday. The source spoke on condition of anonymity because that person 16

April 23, 2015 9:08 PM Why I Have to Keep Running

Until just recently, I was still running on a treadmill. I didn't trust my footing over patches of snow and dodging giant puddles of muddy water. For weeks, I've been waiting for the winter weather to end so I could run outside, alone with my thoughts and a view of the Boston skyline from the Cambridge side of the Charles River. My dedication to running 34

April 23, 2015 6:32 PM Military experts fear Saudi Arabia’s strategy in Yemen is failing

A Saudi-led coalition is keeping up an air campaign against Houthi rebel targets in Yemen, despite an announcement to end airstrikes. Riyadh is hoping these bombings will disrupt the Iranian-backed militants’ network but, so far, rebels are still holding significant territory in the country, experts tell Air Force Col. Cedric Leighton (Ret.) and David 34

April 23, 2015 6:02 PM A look at recent U.S. covert operations

Two hostages killed in U.S. terror strike (CNN)A U.S. counterterrorism operation targeting an al Qaeda compound three months ago ended tragically when two hostages, including an American held captive since 2011, were accidentally killed. Additionally, two Americans -- both al Qaeda operatives -- were killed in U.S. counterterrorism operations in the same region 24

April 23, 2015 4:49 PM 'He's still on fire!': Boston Marathon bombing victim recalls his injuries as he testifies in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucaril testified Thursday in the death penalty case of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, recalling a nurse crying out: "He's still on fire!" When the first bomb went off at the 2013 Boston Marathon finish line, Marc Fucarile tried to run for cover. The next thing he remembers is lying on his back, looking up at the sky, hearing 17

April 23, 2015 4:17 PM Jury sees photos of 17 people who lost limbs in Boston Marathon bombing as survivors testify

BOSTON (AP) — A woman whose left leg was amputated after the Boston Marathon bombing described her own painful loss, then identified photos of 16 others who lost limbs as prosecutors tried to drive home the brutality of the attack to jurors who will decide the bomber's fate. Heather Abbott took the stand Thursday during the penalty phase of Dzhokhar 18

April 23, 2015 4:02 PM Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Testifies About Being On Fire

(Corrects number of people who lost limbs in first and 12th paragraphs) BOSTON, April 23 (Reuters) - One of the 18 people who lost legs in the Boston Marathon bombing on Thursday recalled being knocked to the ground by the second explosion and hearing someone yell that he was on fire. Marc Fucarile, 36, testifying in the sentencing phase of convicted 18

April 23, 2015 2:21 PM U.S. drone strike accidentally killed 2 hostages

Two hostages killed in U.S. terror strike Adam Yahiye Gadahn, an alleged al Qaeda propagandist from California, was indicted in 2006 on charges of treason and offering material support for terrorism. He was believed to be killed in January in a U.S. counterterrorism operation. Zulkifli bin Hir, also known as Marwan, was killed last month by security 46

April 23, 2015 2:17 PM De Blasio opposes death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, other terrorists

Mayor de Blasio believes the death penalty represents “the wrong direction for this country," even in the cases of convicted terrorists. De Blasio said he thought capital punishment was “the wrong direction for this country.” “I’ve opposed the death penalty throughout my life, and I think it’s very moving and powerful that the families of the child who was lost – the family 18