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Midday Roundup: Bombing victims oppose death penalty for Tsarnaev

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Plea for mercy. The parents of the youngest person killed in the Boston Marathon bombing have asked federal prosecutors not to seek the death penalty for…

Will a laptop be the next in-flight terror weapon?

Will a laptop be the next in-flight terror weapon?

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | Air passengers can now use their electronic devices gate-to-gate, but in-flight Wi-Fi access may make planes vulnerable to hackers armed only with a lowly…

American doctor shot in apparent ISIS attack

By Mindy Belz
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Pakistan | Unidentified gunman shot Debra Lobo, a mother of two, twice in the head

U.S. reportedly denies visa to Chibok schoolgirl

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | One year after Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 Nigerian students, survivors struggle to find refuge

Tsarnaev guilty on all counts in Boston bombings

By Lynde Langdon
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Boston Bombings | Nearly two years after he and his brother bombed the finish line of the Boston Marathon, a jury found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of capital murder. His trial…

Kenya debates building border fence, closing Somali refugee camp

By Moses Wasamu
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Kenya | NAIROBI, Kenya—One of the terrorists who attacked Garissa University College last week, killing 148 people and injuring 70 others, was a law graduate of the…

Death toll up to 147 in Kenyan university attack

By Moses Wasamu
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Terrorism | Islamic militant group al-Shabaab claims responsibility, emphasizes intent to kill Christians

Midday Roundup: Germanwings co-pilot researched suicide, cockpit security

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Search history. Prosecutors have found Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz researched suicide and cockpit door security before he deliberately crashed Flight…

Boko Haram abductions mar Nigerian elections

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Despite pushback from Nigerian and neighboring forces, the Islamic militants remain deadly and determined

Boko Haram terrorizes voters in Nigeria

By Mickey McLean
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Nigeria | Boko Haram killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared off hundreds of voters, but millions more cast ballots Saturday in a closely contested…

Boko Haram uses human shields after another mass abduction

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | Almost one year after Boko Haram kidnapped 276 girls in Chibok, Nigeria, the Islamic terror group abducted as many as 500 women and children to use as human…

Midday Roundup: Dual suicide attacks in Yemen kill 120

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Escalating violence. Suicide bombers in Yemen attacked two mosques in the capital city of Sanaa this morning, killing at least 120 people and injuring more…

 
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