Improvised explosives

March 20, 2017 - 1:39 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a car bomb in Baghdad has killed at least 23 people and wounded 45 others. The police and hospital officials say the attack Monday night targeted a commercial area in Baghdad's southwestern Amil neighborhood. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were...
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March 19, 2017 - 3:10 pm
SPACE STATION SpaceX capsule returns space station science to Earth LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX capsule is back on Earth with a full load of space station science samples. The Dragon cargo ship parachuted into the Pacific on Sunday off the Southern California coast. Astronauts set it free from the...
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March 19, 2017 - 1:20 pm
HEALTH OVERHAUL Ryan: more help for older people needed in GOP health bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a divisive GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people hard hit by the plan. A Congressional Budget Office analysis last week concluded...
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Rescuers carry away a man who was wounded in a car bomb attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Monday, March 13, 2017. A suicide car bomber detonated near the Weheliye hotel in the capital Monday morning, killing a number of people on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, police said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
March 13, 2017 - 5:11 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide car bomber detonated near a hotel in Somalia's capital Monday morning, killing at least six people and injuring four others, police said. The bomber detonated near the Weheliye hotel on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, Capt. Mohamed Hussein said. Ambulances...
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Afghan security forces respond to a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. A pair of suicide bombings, both claimed by the Taliban, struck the Afghan capital, an Afghan official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
March 01, 2017 - 1:03 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Near-simultaneous Taliban suicide bombings and an hours-long shootout with Afghan security forces left at least 16 people dead and over 100 wounded in Kabul on Wednesday — a stark reminder of the militants' ability to stage large-scale and complex attacks in the country's...
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