Bombings

Protesters throw a petrol bomb against riot police during clashes in Athens, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. Hundreds of youths attacked police in Greece's two largest cities, hurling rocks and petrol bombs, following large and peaceful marches to mark the anniversary of the 1973 crackdown on a student uprising against the military dictatorship then ruling Greece. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
November 17, 2017 - 2:04 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on riots in Greece (all times local): 8 p.m. Hundreds of youths have attacked police in Greece's two largest cities, hurling rocks, flares and gas bombs following large and peaceful marches to mark the anniversary of the 1973 crackdown on a student uprising against...
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FILE - In this April 29, 1993 file photo, Mafia "boss of bosses" Salvatore "Toto" Riina, is seen behind bars, during a trial in Rome. Italy’s justice minister has given special permission for family bedside visits to the comatose top Mafia boss. Italian media said Riina’s health deteriorated recently after undergoing two recent surgeries. (AP Photo/Giulio Broglio)
November 16, 2017 - 3:55 pm
ROME (AP) — One of Sicily's most notorious Mafia bosses may have bedside visits from family members at the hospital where he is in a coma and still a prisoner serving more than two dozen life sentences, Italy's justice minister decided Thursday. Justice Minister Andrea Orlando authorized relatives...
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Dimitris Koufodinas, 59, smiles as he leaves Korydallos prison in western Athens, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017. Koufodinas, the gunman for the now-defunct Greek extremist group November 17, has been granted a 48-hour furlough from an Athens jail, fueling a political debate on prison sentencing and law and order in Greece. (Yannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP)
November 09, 2017 - 3:44 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A convicted gunman for an extreme left-wing group who once was Greece's most-wanted terrorist was granted a 48-hour furlough from an Athens prison Thursday, fueling a political debate on prison sentencing and law and order. Dimitris Koufodinas, 59, is serving life for...
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November 05, 2017 - 10:57 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen closed off the land, sea and air ports to the Arab world's poorest country early Monday after a rebel-fired ballistic missile targeted Riyadh, blaming the launch on Iran and warning it could be "considered as an act of war." The...
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Shalane Flanagan of the United States poses for pictures after crossing the finish line first in the women's division of the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 05, 2017 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan thought about the seven years building to this race, possibly her last. She thought about the running star striding next to her. She thought about her family. She thought about Meb. With one hellacious holler at the finish, it all poured out. Flanagan dethroned Mary...
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November 05, 2017 - 10:24 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A spokesman for U.S.-backed local forces in Syria says more than a hundred people have been killed in a truck bomb blast in eastern Syria. Mustafa Bali of the Syrian Democratic Forces says the victims were refugees from the war the Islamic State group in the region. He said the attack...
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A biker watches as workers carry a cross to a memorial for the victims of Tuesday’s truck attack on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in New York. New York City police say they're prepared with increased security for the New York City Marathon this weekend, days after eight people were killed not far from the World Trade Center. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
November 03, 2017 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a city shaken by its deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11, police are promising an unprecedented security effort to try to secure a soft target spanning five boroughs and 26.2 miles: the New York City Marathon. City officials have sought to calm the nerves of more than 50,000...
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Marathoner Shalane Flanagan speaks during a press conference for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon, Thursday Nov. 2, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 03, 2017 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan began her marathon career with a bang in New York, and the American runner figures she should end it the same way. Just one thing to do first: beat Mary Keitany. Talk about a tough finish. Flanagan plans to give Keitany everything she has Sunday while more than 50,...
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This frame grab from a video released on Nov. 2, 2017 by the Syrian official news agency SANA shows smoke and debris rising after Syrian government shelling of the Deir el-Zour city during a battle against Islamic State militants, Syria. The Syrian army announced on Friday, Nov. 3 it liberated the long-contested eastern city of Deir el-Zour from the Islamic State group. (SANA via AP)
November 03, 2017 - 10:55 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria whether government forces have liberated the eastern city of Deir el-Zour from the Islamic State group (all times local): 6 p.m. The Russian military says that its long-range bombers and cruise missiles have struck the Islamic State group in eastern...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2017 file photo provided by South Korean Defense Ministry, U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, top, and second from top, and South Korean fighter jets F-15K fly over the Korean Peninsula, South Korea. A South Korean military official said Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, the B-1B bombers based in Guam were escorted by two South Korean F-16 fighter jets during the drills Thursday at a field near the South's eastern coast. The drills simulated attacks on land targets, but didn't involve live weapons, said the official, who did not want to be named, citing office rules. (South Korean Defense Ministry via AP, File)
November 03, 2017 - 10:53 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two U.S. supersonic bombers flew over the Korean Peninsula for bombing exercises that are also a show of force against North Korea ahead of President Donald Trump's first official visit to Asia. A South Korean military official said Friday the B-1B bombers based in Guam...
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