Bombings

May 23, 2018 - 8:51 am
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have evacuated a downtown area of the eastern city of Dresden after an unexploded World War II-era bomb was found during construction work. Authorities say around 8,700 people were evacuated from homes and businesses in an area near the main train station Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 1995 file photo, Rachelle "Shelley" Shannon arrives for sentencing in Federal Court in downtown Portland, Ore. Shannon, an anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion provider and firebombed clinics in Oregon and elsewhere, has been released from prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence, the Federal Correctional Institution in Waseca, Minn., confirmed Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Ben Brink/The Oregonian via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:13 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An anti-abortion activist who shot and wounded a Kansas abortion doctor and firebombed clinics in Oregon and other states in the 1990s was released Tuesday from federal prison to a halfway house to finish her sentence, sparking fears for the safety of abortion clinic workers...
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A woman walks past a 'I Love Manchester' sign ahead of the Manchester Arena National Service of Commemoration at Manchester Cathedral to mark one year since the attack on Manchester Arena, Tuesday May 22, 2018. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 8:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Ariana Grande shared a message of hope with fans Tuesday on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people. The pop star told survivors and the families of victims that she was "thinking of you all today and every day." "I love you with all of me and am...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:01 pm
NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut medical examiner's office has confirmed the identity of man who barricaded himself on his property before dying in an explosion that also injured nine police officers. The agency said Monday that testing showed the man was 60-year-old John Sayre and that he...
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May 19, 2018 - 11:17 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Four gunmen attacked a Russian Orthodox church in the mostly Muslim Russian province of Chechnya on Saturday but were killed by security forces in a clash that also left two policemen and a churchgoer dead. The attack underscored security challenges in Russia as it prepares to host...
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People gather by the Barnett Intermediate School where parents are gathering to pick up their children following a shooting at Santa Fe High School Friday, May 18, 2018, in Santa Fe, Texas. (Marie D. De Jesus/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 18, 2018 - 10:21 pm
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A student at a Houston-area high school where 10 people were killed says it was a "perfectly normal day" before shots rang out in her art classroom. Breanna Quintanilla, a 17-year-old...
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May 18, 2018 - 4:02 am
PARIS (AP) — French authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and arrested two brothers, the interior minister said Friday. Gerard Collomb told BFM television that authorities were tracking extremist activity on social networks and identified two young men "preparing to...
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Radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman, center, sits on the defendant's chair during his trial at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, May 18, 2018. Abdurrahman is accused of being the key ideologue for IS militants in Indonesia and ordering attacks including a January 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in the capital Jakarta that killed four civilians and four attackers. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
May 18, 2018 - 3:39 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian prosecutors on Friday demanded death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of ordering attacks including a January 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in the capital Jakarta that killed four civilians and four attackers. Abdurrahman, who...
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This undated selfie taken from Facebook shows Ildiko Krajnyak. Prosecutors say federal agents found two improvised explosive devices while searching a home owned by the former boyfriend of Krajnyak, who was killed in an explosion at a Southern California office building. Stephen Beal was charged Thursday, May 17, 2018, with possessing an unregistered destructive device and was awaiting a court appearance in federal court. Beal's son, Nathan Beal, told The Associated Press that his father had been in a relationship with Krajnyak and that they had recently broken up. (Ildiko Krajnyk/Facebook via AP)
May 17, 2018 - 9:24 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Spa owner Ildiko Krajnyak was opening a package that had piled up with mail during her recent trip to her native Hungary when it exploded. News reports of the blast quickly reached Stephen Beal, her ex-boyfriend and a partner in the Southern California business. At the...
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This image taken from cellphone video shows a building after a fatal explosion in Aliso Viejo, Calif., Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The cause of the blast is being investigated. (Raul Hernandez via AP)
May 17, 2018 - 3:40 pm
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly explosion at a Southern California office building (all times local): 12:04 p.m. A neighbor of a California man arrested in connection with the investigation of a deadly explosion says his friend spoke fondly about the blast victim, whom he had...
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