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Ahead of the election, a landslide of documentaries

NEW YORK (AP) — The election has unleashed an avalanche of documentaries like no season before it. ...

Turkish leaders condemn Charlie Hebdo cartoon of Erdogan

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials on Wednesday railed against French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo over its cover-page cartoon mocking Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Jon Stewart will be back in the host’s chair for Apple TV+

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jon Stewart is returning to TV, more than five years after bowing out as host of “The Daily Show” and...

Turkey: US consulate employee receives 5-year jail term

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Tuesday convicted a local employee of the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul of aiding a terrorist organization...

Turkey’s Erdogan sues Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker for insults

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is suing Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders after the anti-Islam politician posted a series of tweets...

American kidnapped in southern Niger, says local official

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Gunmen kidnapped an American citizen in the West African nation of Niger early Tuesday and demanded a ransom from his...

Bomb at seminary in Pakistan kills 8 students, wounds 136

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful bomb blast ripped through an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar on...

France tightens security amid fallout from teacher beheading

PARIS (AP) — France is increasing security at religious sites as the interior minister said Tuesday that the country faces a “very high” risk...

US says airstrike killed 7 leaders of al-Qaida in Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States believes it killed seven senior leaders of al-Qaida in Syria in an airstrike last week as the leaders...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's...

Attack in Kabul kills 18; al-Qaida leader killed in Ghazni

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The death toll from the suicide attack Saturday in Afghanistan's capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57...

Man gets 20 years for buying guns used in 2015 terror attack

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The man who bought two rifles that husband-and-wife assailants used to kill 14 people in a Southern California terror attack...

Trump: Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan will start to normalize ties with Israel, making it the third Arab state to...

Man who bought rifles used in 2015 San Bernardino, California, terror attack sentenced to...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Man who bought rifles used in 2015 San Bernardino, California, terror attack sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Sudanese officials: Diplomatic deal with Israel is near

JERUSALEM (AP) — Sudanese officials confirmed on Thursday that a senior U.S.-Israeli delegation flew to Sudan on a private jet this week to wrap...

Family: Man fatally shot by police wasn’t extremist

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Strangers on the internet hailed Duncan Socrates Lemp as a martyr for their anti-government movement after a police officer...

Trump says Sudan to be removed from terrorism list

CAIRO (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Sudan will be removed from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism if it...

Facing terror charges, ETA’s last boss apologizes for deaths

PARIS (AP) — The last known chief of ETA, the now-extinct Basque separatist militant group, was back in court Monday in Paris to face...

French premier joins nationwide tributes to beheaded teacher

PARIS (AP) — France's prime minister joined demonstrators on Sunday who rallied together across the country in tribute to a history teacher who was...

Suspect in teacher’s beheading in France was Chechen teen

PARIS (AP) — A suspect shot dead by police after the beheading of a history teacher near Paris was an 18-year-old Chechen refugee unknown...

French leader decries terrorist beheading of history teacher

PARIS (AP) — For the second time in three weeks, terror struck France, this time with the gruesome beheading of a history teacher in...

French leader decries terrorist beheading of teacher

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron denounced what he called an “Islamist terrorist attack” against a history teacher decapitated in a Paris suburb...

AP Explains: What’s behind Trump’s town hall answer on QAnon

“Ask the Q” has been a rallying cry for QAnon believers since the conspiracy theory's online birth three years ago. They have long claimed...

Jihadist attacks increase in Burkina Faso’s Sahel region

BOULOUNGA, Burkina Faso (AP) — ...

Another suspect charged in alleged Michigan kidnap plot

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's attorney general charged an eighth person Thursday in what authorities have described as a foiled scheme to storm the...

US Navy holds remembrance of 2000 USS Cole terror attack

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A ceremony has been held to honor the 17 sailors who died in the terrorist bombing attack on the USS...

Anti-government groups shift focus from Washington to states

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The alleged foiled plot to kidnap Michigan’s governor is a jarring example of how the anti-government movement in the...

Michigan governor: `Domestic terrorists’ targeted her

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Friday that governors from both major political parties have reached out to share stories of...

Dutch court convicts 6 men of plotting massive jihadi attack

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch court convicted six men Thursday of plotting a large-scale jihadi attack on a public event and sentenced...

Greece recalls its ambassador to Azerbaijan

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Foreign Ministry says it is recalling its ambassador to Azerbaijan following what it says are “completely unfounded and insulting...

Another judge steps away from stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Another military judge has stepped down from the Sept. 11 war crimes tribunal at the U.S. Navy base at Guantanamo Bay,...

The Latest: Mali notable in its absence from UN meeting

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): ...

French arrest 29 in cryptocurrency scheme to finance jihadis

PARIS (AP) — French police arrested 29 people around the country on Tuesday in a vast operation to break a complex scheme financing Islamist...

Suspect claims prophet caricatures prompted Paris stabbings

PARIS (AP) — The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he acted out of anger over caricatures of the Prophet...

Judge: Man charged in 2006 Iraq slayings to remain jailed

PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Arizona has ruled that an Iraqi immigrant arrested on charges of participating in the 2006 killings of two...

France vows to protect its Jewish community after stabbing

PARIS (AP) — France’s interior minister promised Sunday to protect France’s Jewish community from extremists after a double stabbing in Paris blamed on Islamic...

Official: Paris stabbing suspect targeted Charlie Hebdo

PARIS (AP) — The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he carried out the attack in anger over caricatures of...

Paris stabbing suspect wasn’t on police radar, minister says

PARIS (AP) — A young man stabbed two people Friday outside the former Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where 12 people were...

Australian bank agrees to $919M fine for money laundering

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Westpac, Australia’s second-largest bank, agreed to pay a 1.3 billion Australian dollar ($919 million) fine for breaches of anti-money laundering...

The Latest: Venezuela’s Guaidó urges nations to decry Maduro

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest from the U.N. General Assembly (all times EDT): ...

TikTok says coordinated attack behind suicide clip uploads

LONDON (AP) — TikTok says a video of a man apparently taking his own life that circulated on its platform was spread deliberately by...

Ethiopia charges prominent opposition figure with terrorism

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has charged its most prominent opposition figure, Jawar Mohammed, and 23 other people with terrorism-related offenses, telecom fraud...

Woman suspected of selling drugs that resulted in ODs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors on Friday charged a Southern California woman with selling narcotics to several individuals who suffered overdoses, including one...

US Embassy in Kabul warns of extremist attacks against women

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan warned that extremists groups are planning attacks against a “variety of targets” but are taking...

FBI director says antifa is an ideology, not an organization

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at...

US accuses Hezbollah of storing explosive chemical in Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Militant group Hezbollah has stored chemicals that can be used to make explosives in several European countries, a senior State Department...

Man of ‘Hotel Rwanda’ fame denied bail in terrorism case

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A Rwandan court has denied bail to Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda,” saying the terrorism and...

Minnesota man faces terror charge for allegedly joining IS

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man accused of joining the Islamic State group has been returned to the United States and faces a terrorism...

Venezuela: captured US spy charged in alleged terrorist plot

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s chief prosecutor on Monday said a U.S. citizen recently arrested in the country as a suspected spy has been...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero charged with terrorism in Rwanda court

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — A Rwandan court on Monday charged Paul Rusesabagina, whose story inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda,” with terrorism, complicity in murder,...

Warring Afghans meet to find peace after decades of war

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Afghanistan’s warring sides started negotiations for the first time, bringing together the Taliban and delegates appointed by the...

Combat vet killed by Texas deputy buried in Alabama on 9/11

MONTEVALLO, Ala. (AP) — His Army stint complete after serving in Afghanistan, Damian Daniels left Alabama to begin a new life in Texas. He...

Millsap helps Nuggets rally, stun Clippers 111-105 in Game 5

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Desperate times brings out the best in the Denver Nuggets. ...

DeGrom, in NYPD hat, backed by 10-run 4th, Mets rout Jays

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jacob deGrom, wearing an NYPD cap in honor of first responders on the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks,...

Bahrain becomes latest Arab nation to recognize Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bahrain on Friday agreed to normalize relations with Israel, becoming the latest Arab nation to do so as part of a...

US remembers 9/11, with virus altering familiar tributes

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans commemorated 9/11 on Friday as another national crisis, the coronavirus, reconfigured ceremonies and as a presidential campaign carved a...

The Latest: Tribute in Light rises from twin towers site

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks (all times local): ...

Sen Jones of Alabama calls rival Tuberville ‘Coach Clueless’

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Doug Jones of Alabama called Republican challenger Tommy Tuberville “Coach Clueless” on Friday, stepping up attacks on the...

Trump lauds Medal of Honor recipient for hostage rescue

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump bestowed the Medal of Honor on a U.S. soldier Friday, calling him “one of the bravest men anywhere...

Comforting families, warning foes: Biden, Trump mark 9/11

SHANKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — One spent time quietly consoling families. ...

US judge: Saudi royals must answer questions in 9/11 lawsuit

NEW YORK (AP) — Two members of Saudi Arabia's royal family will have to answer questions about the Sept. 11 attacks in what lawyers...

HRW: Bolivia case against Morales is politically motivated

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Terrorism charges against former Bolivian President Evo Morales appear to be politically motivated and are part of a wider...

5 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: ...

In a year of restrictions, virus changes Sept. 11, too

NEW YORK (AP) — In a year when the coronavirus pandemic has reshaped countless American rituals, even the commemoration of 9/11 could not escape...

Official claims pressure to alter Homeland Security intel

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Department of Homeland Security official said in a whistleblower complaint that he was pressured by more senior officials to suppress...

Human rights groups ask IOC to move Olympics from China

TOKYO (AP) — China's repression in Tibet, the status of the exiled Dalai Lama and its treatment of ethnic minorities spurred violent protests ahead...

New this week: ‘Cuties,’ ‘Unpregnant’ and fresh ‘Jeopardy!’

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. ...

Charlie Hebdo artist seized by gunmen recalls sheer terror

PARIS (AP) — The Charlie Hebdo caricaturist who was forced at gunpoint to open the satirical newspaper’s door to two al-Qaida extremists described on...

2020 Watch: How long can Trump ride ‘law and order’?

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: ...

US soldier hurt, 2 Somali soldiers dead in al-Shabab attack

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A U.S. soldier was wounded and two Somali soldiers were killed when an al-Shabab suicide bomber tried to pass a...

Tunisia arrests 7 suspects after deadly weekend attack

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian authorities say that they have arrested seven people suspected of involvement in a deadly weekend attack that left one...

Albania arrests woman wanted in Italy for terror conviction

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A woman wanted in Italy for trying to recruit people to join the Islamic State group was arrested in Albania's...

Charlie Hebdo, market attacks turned widow into fugitive

PARIS (AP) — The fugitive widow of the Islamic State killer who plotted attacks against the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper and a kosher market...

‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero denied access to lawyer, supporters say

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Supporters of the man portrayed in “Hotel Rwanda” say Rwandan authorities have denied a lawyer access to Paul Rusesabagina nearly a...

Alleged Boogaloo members face terrorism charges in Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two men who prosecutors say are members of an anti-government extremist group, who toted guns on Minneapolis streets during unrest following...

Online bans fail to silence US extremists drawn to protests

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After Wisconsin protests over Jacob Blake's shooting by police turned deadly last week, a member of an anti-government extremist...

Macron decries ‘Islamic separatism,’ defends blasphemy

PARIS (AP) — French...

UN experts raise concerns over Hong Kong security law

HONG KONG (AP) —...

Trump, Biden will both mark 9/11 anniversary in Shanksville

WASHINGTON (AP) — Both...

The Latest: Biden to see Blake family in visit to Kenosha

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

The Latest: Biden says Kenosha officer should face charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — The...

Charlie Hebdo terror attack suspects go on trial in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Thirteen...

Police: Teacher with far-right ties harassed health officer

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP)...

US vetoes UN resolution over Islamic State fighters’ return

UNITED NATIONS (AP) —...

UK fighter jets escort plane as phone sparks security alert

LONDON (AP) — British...

Afghan president names council for peace deal with Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) —...

Convicted terrorist arrested in California on meth charges

RIVERSIDE, California (AP) —...

Pompeo in Sudan visit pushes normalizing ties with Israel

CAIRO (AP) — U.S....

Army chief: Militant leader likely killed in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) —...

French troops stay in Mali after coup, no end in sight

PARIS (AP) — It...

New Zealand survivor to mosque gunman: ‘You are the loser’

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP)...

14 killed, 75 wounded in bomb attacks in south Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) —...

Families confront New Zealand mosque shooter at sentencing

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP)...

Pakistan issues orders enforcing UN sanctions on Taliban

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan...

Survivors will face New Zealand mosque gunman at sentencing

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP)...

Thousands in Mali’s capital welcome president’s downfall

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) —...

Trump praises QAnon conspiracists, appreciates support

WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

Int’l court: Hezbollah member guilty in Lebanon ex-PM death

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands (AP) —...

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