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US high school student’s stabbing spree injures 20

A woman walks onto the campus of the Franklin Regional School District where several people were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Murrysville, Pa., near Pittsburgh. AP

A 16-year-old armed with two knives went on a stabbing and slashing spree at a high school near Pittsburgh on Wednesday, leaving as many as 20 people injured, including a school police officer who eventually subdued the boy with the help of an assistant principal, police said.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

World Trade Center stunts trigger security concerns

In this April 17, 2012 file photo, One World Trade Center rises above the lower Manhattan skyline and the National September 11 Memorial and Museum, in New York. Eleven years after terrorists attacked the World Trade Center, the new World Trade Center now dominates the lower Manhattan skyline. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

A team of daredevil parachutists and a lone teenager have triggered fears about lax security at New York’s rebuilt World Trade Center, an emblem of the city’s resilience and renewal after the horrors of 9/11.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

British bomber details failed plot against Malaysian jet

Richard C. Reid is shown in a December 24, 2001 handout photo from the Plymouth County Jail, in Plymouth, Massachusetts.  AFP

A Briton convicted of plotting an Al-Qaeda plane bombing gave a New York court chilling new details Tuesday about a separate 2001 plan for a Malaysian pilot to blast his way into a jet’s cockpit.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

BIFF fighters attack military camp in Maguindanao

Members of the breakaway Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). AFP FILE PHOTO

Weeks after government forces launched an offensive against a base of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters, the rebel group launched retaliatory attacks on a military camp in Maguindanao Friday night, a rebel spokesman said Saturday.

Posted: March 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Military to hunt hardline rebels after capturing camps

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Military officials on Sunday vowed to hunt down remaining splinter groups of hardline Muslim rebels after capturing their main camps in a week-long offensive.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Five injured in attack on Zamboanga church

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Five people were injured Sunday when motorcycle-riding men hurled a grenade into a church in the troubled southern Philippines in a city known for Muslim rebel activity, officials said.

Posted: February 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Three killed in separate attacks in Pakista’s Karachi

In this Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 photo, Pakistani investigators collect evidences following a suicide bombing which has killed a senior police investigator known for arresting dozens of Pakistani Taliban, in Karachi, Pakistan. The attacks stretching across the country come as Pakistan is experiencing a surge in violence that has left many people questioning whether the government has a plan to tackle the country’s stubborn militancy problems. AP/Fareed Khan

Police in Pakistan say three members of the country’s security forces have been killed in separate attacks in the southern city of Karachi.

Posted: January 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

PH rebels vow to build 25,000-strong force

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Philippine communist rebels have vowed to intensify attacks against government troops and build a 25,000-strong guerrilla force, but the military mocked the target as a “dream.”

Posted: December 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

US Embassy in Kabul attacked on Christmas Day

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The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan says its compound was hit by indirect fire just before dawn on Christmas Day. It says no Americans were injured.

Posted: December 25th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Harvard student charged with bomb hoax

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A Harvard University student charged with masterminding a bomb hoax to get out of an exam will appear before a US court in Boston Wednesday, the district attorney’s office said.

Posted: December 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Harvard University evacuates over explosives report

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Harvard University ordered an immediate evacuation on Monday over unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on the campus of the elite university in the northeastern United States.

Posted: December 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Attacks on Shiites kill 18 in Iraq

A damaged bus is towed away from the site of a car bomb attack in Sadr City neighborhood in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. A suicide bomber attacked a Shiite shrine in Iraq Tuesday, killing 11 people, in addition to some mourning seven who were shot dead earlier in the day, police and a doctor said.  AP

A suicide bomber attacked a Shiite shrine in Iraq Tuesday, killing 11 people, including some people mourning seven shepherds who were shot dead earlier in the day, police and a doctor said.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Police probe attack on another school exec in Zamboanga City

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Police authorities here are investigating the attack on another school official even as they are trying to resolve October’s similar incident that wounded the president of a Christian school.

Posted: December 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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