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Attack on Kabul restaurant leaves at least 21 dead, including 2 Americans

The Washington Post
Jan 18 2014 - 12:21pm

KABUL, Afghanistan -- At least 21 people, including two Americans, were killed Friday evening in a commando-style attack by Taliban insurgents on a popular Lebanese restaurant in the Afghan capital, local officials said Saturday.

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Video of hostage brings hope, anxiety for family

Ernesto Londono, The Washington Post
Jan 1 2014 - 9:42am

WASHINGTON -- When Elaine Weinstein's phone rang at 10 p.m. that August night in 2011, she answered automatically, thinking it could only be her husband, who called every night from Pakistan to say good night."Warren has been kidnapped," she heard her husband's boss say.

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Successive suicide bombings in Russia kill over 30

The Associated Press, Vladimir Isachenkov
Dec 30 2013 - 8:30am

MOSCOW -- A suicide bomber killed 14 people aboard an electric bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd during the Monday morning rush hour, and authorities believe it was the work of the same group that set off a bomb at the railway station a day earlier.Together more than 30 people were killed in the explosions, putting the city of one...

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Crew finds suspicious powder in envelope

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Hazmat Tech Hal Hougaard (left), Capt. Travis Anderson and Paramedic Clark Seaman with the Ogden Fire Department exit the James V. Hansen Federal Building on Tuesday in Ogden.

Michael McFall, Jessica Miller
Jun 14 2011 - 11:19pm

OGDEN -- Suspicious powder was found Tuesday in an envelope at the James V. Hansen Federal Building in downtown Ogden.Fire department crews responded to the call around 1:30 p.m. The person who found the powder sealed it back in the original envelope and then sealed that in a second envelope to cut down on any possible contamination, said Chad...

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GALLERY: Boston Marathon mourners gather for memorials

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. recovering from a broken leg, pauses at the blast site on Boylston Street between Dartmouth and Exeter Streets near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday, April 22, 2013 in Boston. Federal investigators formally released the finish line bombing crime scene to the city in a brief ceremony at 5 p.m. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

The Associated Press
Apr 22 2013 - 5:55pm

Mourners gather at various memorials for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.

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GALLERY: Boston Marathon bombing 1 day later

Two men in hazardous materials suits put numbers on the shattered glass and debris as they investigate the scene at the first bombing on Boylston Street in Boston Tuesday, April 16, 2013 near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon, a day after two blasts killed three and injured over 170 people. The bombs that ripped through the Boston Marathon crowd were fashioned out of ordinary kitchen pressure cookers, packed with nails and other fiendishly lethal shrapnel, and hidden in duffel bags left on the ground, people close to the investigation said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The Associated Press
Apr 16 2013 - 5:10pm

See photos from the day after the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15, 2013.

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GALLERY: Explosion in Lebanon (Warning: Some graphic content)

Lebanese soldiers and rescue workers inspect damage from an explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood of Achrafiyeh, Beirut, Lebanon, Friday Oct. 19, 2012. Lebanese Red Cross and security officials say a car bomb in east Beirut has killed at least eight people and wounded dozens in the worst blast the city has seen in years, coming at a time when Lebanon has seen a rise in tension and eruptions of clashes stemming from the civil war in neighboring Syria. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)

The Associated Press
Oct 19 2012 - 12:36pm

Lebanese soldiers and rescue workers inspect damage from an explosion in the mostly Christian neighborhood of Achrafiyeh, Beirut, Lebanon, Friday Oct. 19, 2012.

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GALLERY: Violent explosion and shooting in Oslo, Norway

Debris covers the area outside a building in the centre of Oslo, Friday July 22, 2011, following an explosion that tore open several buildings including the prime minister's office, shattering windows and covering the street with documents. (AP Photo/Fartein Rudjord)

The Associated Press
Jul 22 2011 - 3:25pm

Photos showing the aftermath of the violence in Norway.

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Crew finds suspicious powder in envelope

(ANTHONY SOUFFLE/Standard-Examiner) Hazmat Tech Hal Hougaard (left), Capt. Travis Anderson and Paramedic Clark Seaman with the Ogden Fire Department exit the James V. Hansen Federal Building on Tuesday in Ogden.

Michael McFall, Jessica Miller
Jun 14 2011 - 11:19pm

OGDEN -- Suspicious powder was found Tuesday in an envelope at the James V. Hansen Federal Building in downtown Ogden.Fire department crews responded to the call around 1:30 p.m. The person who found the powder sealed it back in the original envelope and then sealed that in a second envelope to cut down on any possible contamination, said Chad...

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GALLERY: Bin Laden reaction 05-02-11

Armed Metropolitan Transportation Authority police officers stand guard in New York's Grand Central Station on Monday, May 2, 2011. Security was heightened as a result of the announcement of the killing of Osama Bin Laden. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin)

The Associated Press
May 2 2011 - 12:03pm

Bin Laden, the mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that killed thousands of people, was slain in his hideout in Pakistan early Monday in a firefight with U.S. forces, ending a manhunt that spanned a frustrating decade.

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GALLERY: Somalia pirates kill 4 americans 02-23-11

Don Jordan, executive director of the Seattle Animal Shelter, poses for a photo Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011, in the shelter's operating room where Bob Riggle, who was shot and killed by Somali pirates Tuesday, worked as a replacement vet. Workers at the shelter remembered Riggle as a man who chose his words carefully and who was a thoughtful and methodical vet. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Associated Press
Feb 23 2011 - 12:18pm

The U.S. military says Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 that pirates killed four American hostages they were holding on the yacht Quest off Somalia's coast.

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GALLERY: Russian airport bombing 01-25-11

A man lights a candle at the Moskovsky railway station in St.Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, to commemorate the victims of a suicide bombing at Moscow's Domodedovo airport. The sign on a poster reads "Jan. 24 terrorist act at Domodedovo airport." (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

The Associated Press
Jan 25 2011 - 11:40am

A suicide bomber set off an explosion that ripped through Moscow's busiest airport on Monday. The attack killed dozens of people and wounded more than a hundred.

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