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UK terror threat level lowered a notch to 'substantial'

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s official threat level for international terrorism was lowered Wednesday to “substantial,” meaning an attack is likely. It previously stood at “severe,” signal...

Liverpool attacker planned blast for months: police

A man killed on Sunday when his improvised explosive device went off in the back of a taxi in the northern English city of Liverpool had been gathering materials for his bomb for some time, police sai...

UK increases its terror threat level following the taxi explosion in Liverpool

LONDON (AP) — UK increases its terror threat level following the taxi explosion in Liverpool.

Norway's bow-and-arrow killings seen as 'act of terror'

KONGSBERG, Norway (AP) — The bow-and-arrow rampage by a man who killed five people in a small town near Norway's capital appeared to be a terrorist act, authorities said Thursday, a bizarre and shocki...

Wray: Afghanistan unrest could inspire extremism inside US

WASHINGTON (AP) — The possibility of a 9/11-type attack has diminished over the last 20 years, but the Taliban victory in Afghanistan could embolden U.S.-based extremists at the same time that the FBI...

Terror in Afghanistan: Who is Islamic State Khorasan?

What many had feared happened on Thursday: Scores of people were killed in several explosions at Kabul's Hamid Karzai Airport. The blast came after Western intelligence agencies warned citizens no...

EXPLAINER: What remains as US ends Afghan 'forever war'

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — After 20 years, America is ending its “forever war” in Afghanistan. Announcing a firm withdrawal deadline, President Joe Biden cut through the long debate,...

Finnish intelligence: Extreme-right terrorism threat rising

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s domestic security agency on Tuesday maintained its terror threat assessment at an “elevated” level two on a four-point scale, while noting that the danger of extreme right-wi...

UK's official terror threat level lowered to 'substantial'

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s official terrorism threat level has been lowered from “severe” to “substantial” because the tempo of attacks in Europe has lessened. The U.K. government said ...

Singapore detains teen for intending to attack mosques

Singapore has detained a 16-year-old for intending to attack two mosques, plans authorities said were inspired by the killing of Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand in March 2019. The b...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 6, the 341st day of 2020. There are 25 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 6, 19...

Biden likely to break barriers, pick woman to lead Pentagon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is expected to take a historic step and select a woman to head the Pentagon for the first time, shattering one of the few remaining barriers to women in the...

France's Macron wants 'real' police protecting EU borders

French President Emmanuel Macron called for a "deep overhaul" of the Schengen zone, Europe's open-border area, urging the EU to set up a "real police force" and deploy it at it...

UK raises terror threat level to severe after Europe attacks

LONDON (AP) — Britain has raised its terror threat level to severe, its second-highest level, following recent attacks in Austria and France. The threat level of severe is defined as...

UK raises terror threat level to severe, the second-highest level, following attacks in other European countries

LONDON (AP) — UK raises terror threat level to severe, the second-highest level, following attacks in other European countries.