Criminals quick to exploit COVID-19 crisis in Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) — Individuals and criminal organizations have taken immediate advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to find new ways of making money, the European Union’s law enforcement agency said Thursd...

25 years after Oklahoma City bombing, anxiety remains high

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — In the 25 years since a truck bomb ripped through a federal building in downtown Oklahoma City and killed 168 people, the United States has suffered through foreign wars, a rise i...

New Freeform drama 'Motherland' is bewitched by witches

NEW YORK (AP) — Anyone tuning into the new TV series “Motherland: Fort Salem” will find a few changes in the America depicted. For one thing, women are in charge of the military. For another, they're ...

Dutch terror trial starting for deadly Utrecht tram shooting

UTRECHT, Netherlands (AP) — The gunman in last year's attack in the Dutch city of Utrecht walked calmly into and around a tram, shooting at passengers from close range while shouting “Allahu akbar,” o...

Turkish soldiers killed in Syria amid threats of escalation

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Two Turkish soldiers were killed Thursday in an airstrike in northwestern Syria, Turkey said, after an attack by Ankara-backed opposition forces that targeted Syrian government t...

Foreign domestic helpers being radicalized by IS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), an Indonesian think-tank, says the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) is recruiting Indonesian domestic helper...

Armed man at Walmart pleads guilty to reduced charge

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A man who caused panic at a Missouri Walmart when he walked inside wearing body armor and carrying loaded weapons in what he described as an effort to test his Second Amendment...

Turkey says it is acting in self-defense in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turkey has justified its ongoing invasion of northeast Syria to the United Nations by saying it's exercising its right to self-defense under the U.N. Charter, according...

Turkey says it is acting in self-defense in Syria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turkey has justified its ongoing invasion of northeast Syria to the United Nations by saying it's exercising its right to self-defense under the U.N. Charter, according to a lett...

UN chief: World faces 'unprecedented threat' from terrorism

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that the world is facing "an unprecedented threat from intolerance, violent extremism and terrorism" that affects every countr...

Misbah says top Sri Lanka players should not have pulled out

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's head coach and chief selector Misbah-ul-Haq says Sri Lanka's top players should have come for the limited-overs series in Pakistan after being assured of head-of-st...

Pakistan captain Sarfaraz still counting on Sri Lanka coming

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan captain Sarfaraz Ahmed is still counting on Sri Lanka turning up for a limited-overs series this month despite alleged terrorist threats. Sri Lanka Cricket ...

Sri Lanka cricket team warned about Pakistan terror threat

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Sri Lankan cricket board says it has been warned about a possible terrorist threat during its planned tour of Pakistan and called for a reassessment of the security situation befo...

2 netizens within 3 days threaten to kill passengers on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC) is on alert for persons acting suspiciously after two different netizens over the course of three days have issued threats to kill p...

Woman who shot gun over 'ridiculous' DMV wait is charged

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 34-year-old Missouri woman is charged with first-degree making a terrorist threat and unlawful use of a weapon after firing a gun outside a Department of Motor Vehicles offic...