Explosions

An image of suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, released by the Spanish Interior Ministry on Monday Aug. 21, 2017. Moroccan suspect Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, is the final target of a manhunt that has been ongoing since the attacks, Catalan interior minister Joaquim Forn told Catalunya Radio that "everything indicates" that Abouyaaqoub was the driver of the van that plowed down Barcelona's emblematic Las Ramblas promenade on Thursday, killing 13 pedestrians and injuring more than 120 others. (Spanish Interior Ministry via AP)
August 21, 2017 - 9:24 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The fugitive who mowed down tourists in Barcelona then stole a car and stabbed its owner to death as he made his getaway, Spanish authorities said Monday as they raised the death toll in the country's two vehicle attacks to 15. Younes Abouyaaqoub, 22, has been the target of...
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A man looks at flags, messages and candles placed after a van attack that killed at least 13, in central Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 19, 2017 - 5:27 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish authorities pressed their search Saturday for the supposed ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, as they looked into links among the Moroccan cell members. Early in the morning, police searched two...
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A man looks at flags, messages and candles placed after a van attack that killed at least 13, in central Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. Police on Friday shot and killed five people carrying bomb belts who were connected to the Barcelona van attack, as the manhunt intensified for the perpetrators of Europe's latest rampage claimed by the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 19, 2017 - 4:52 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spanish authorities pressed their search Saturday for the supposed ringleader of an Islamic extremist cell that carried out vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a seaside resort, as they looked into links among the Moroccan cell members. Early in the morning, police searched two...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government on Saturday, July 29, 2017, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. A U.S. official says American intelligence agencies have assessed that North Korea has developed a nuclear warhead that could be fitted onto an intercontinental ballistic missile. The official says the Defense Intelligence Agency assessment, first reported by The Washington Post on Aug. 8, says North Korea has made a miniaturized nuclear warhead, but that it would still have to hurdle other technical issues before it could successfully deliver such a weapon. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
August 08, 2017 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it could face "fire and fury" after a new report Tuesday said U.S. intelligence believes Pyongyang has successfully produced a nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. Washington's alarm over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government on Saturday, July 29, 2017, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. A U.S. official says American intelligence agencies have assessed that North Korea has developed a nuclear warhead that could be fitted onto an intercontinental ballistic missile. The official says the Defense Intelligence Agency assessment, first reported by The Washington Post on Aug. 8, says North Korea has made a miniaturized nuclear warhead, but that it would still have to hurdle other technical issues before it could successfully deliver such a weapon. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
August 08, 2017 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump blasted North Korea after a new report Tuesday said U.S. intelligence has assessed that Pyongyang has successfully produced a nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. Washington's alarm over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's pursuit of a nuclear...
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Abdul Mohamed photographs the damage outside of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. An explosion damaged a room and shattered windows as worshippers prepared for morning prayers early Saturday. (Courtney Pedroza/Star Tribune via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 5:48 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota mosque that was bombed over the weekend doesn't have outside security cameras that could have captured what happened, its executive director said Monday. Mohamed Omar, of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, told The Associated Press that his...
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Abdul Mohamed photographs the damage outside of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. An explosion damaged a room and shattered windows as worshippers prepared for morning prayers early Saturday. (Courtney Pedroza/Star Tribune via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 2:54 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota mosque that was bombed over the weekend doesn't have outside security cameras that could have captured what happened, its executive director said Monday. Mohamed Omar, of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, told The Associated Press that his...
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August 05, 2017 - 12:06 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a reported explosion at a Minnesota mosque (all times local): 11:05 a.m. An official from a suburban Minneapolis mosque where an early morning explosion occurred says the blast happened in the imam's office during the first prayer of the day. The Star Tribune...
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August 05, 2017 - 11:27 am
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on a reported explosion at a Minnesota mosque (all times local): 10:25 a.m. Authorities say an explosion at a mosque near Minneapolis damaged one room and caused smoke but it didn't hurt anyone. Bloomington police Chief Jeff Potts said Saturday that...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 9:14 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Workers may have been moving a gas meter when an explosion tore through a Minneapolis school building this week, killing two people and injuring at least nine others, according to federal investigators. A team from the National Transportation Safety Board arrived in Minneapolis...
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