Parts of a US-built anti-missile system designed to mitigate the threat of North Korean missiles have been moved to the planned deployment site in South Korea as tensions with the nuclear-armed country escalate. Trucks hauling components of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system rolled into the site in North...
  • Strong aftershocks rattle devastated Italian earthquake zone

    Strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike Friday as hopes began to dim that firefighters would find any more survivors from Italy’s earthquake. The first funerals were scheduled to be held for some of the 267 dead Some of hard-hit Amatrice’s crumbled buildings suffered more cracks after the biggest...
  • Rescuers search for survivors after deadly earthquake in Italy

    AMATRICE, Italy – Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors Thursday from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble. The death toll stood at 159, but the number of dead and missing was uncertain given the thousands of vacationers...
  • At least 20 dead as strong earthquake hits central Italy, brings down buildings

    ACCUMOLI, Italy (Reuters) – An earthquake devastated a string of mountainous towns over a swathe of central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents under hills of rubble, with at least 20 people believed killed and many missing. The quake struck in the early hours of the morning when most people...
  • Police: Virginia man held for stabbing shouted ‘Allah akbar’

    Aug 23 (Reuters) – A Virginia man has been charged with stabbing two people while shouting the Muslim phrase “Allah akbar,” and the attack is under investigation by the FBI, police said. The suspect, Wasil Farooqui, 20, of Roanoke County, is suspected of randomly attacking a man and woman with...
  • Officials: 30 dead, 94 hurt in wedding attack in Turkey

    Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said the “barbaric” attack in the city of Gaziantep, near the border with Syria, on Saturday appeared to be a suicide bombing. Other officials said it could have been the carried out by either Kurdish militants or Islamic State group extremists. Photos taken after the...
  • Muslim cleric and associate shot to death on New York street

    A Muslim cleric and an associate were fatally shot by a lone gunman on Saturday while walking together following afternoon prayers at a mosque in the New York City borough of Queens, authorities said. The gunman approached the men from behind and shot both in the head at close range...
  • Bombings in Thailand target tourist cities, killing 4 people

     HUA HIN, THAILAND — Attackers using firebombs and homemade explosives struck a series of popular resort cities and beach towns across Thailand in some of the worst violence to hit the country since a military coup two years ago. At least four people were killed and dozens wounded, including...
  • Bombings in Thai seaside resort towns kill 2

    BANGKOK – Thai police have confirmed that two more bombs have gone off in another city, killing one person, in the latest in a string of blasts to hit the country, including two in the seaside resort town of Hua Hin that killed one and wounded nearly 20 more...
  • Suspect Aaron Driver, killed in anti-terrorism operation in Ontario

    A suspected ISIS sympathizer believed to be the lone suspect in a suicide bomb plot on a major Canadian city was killed Wednesday during a dramatic police takedown in a southern Ontario town, CTV News has learned. Aaron Driver, 23, was killed inside a home in Strathroy, Ont., a...
  • Indie Week: Closer Look at FPS ‘Insurgency’

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