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Hamas militant killed by suicide bomber in Gaza

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Hamas militant killed by suicide bomber in Gaza

- GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Hamas militant group ruling Gaza says one of its fighters was killed by a suicide bomber on Thursday while trying to stop the attacker from crossing into Egypt. It marked the first time that Hamas, which has carried out scores of suicide attacks over the years targeting Israelis, was itself targeted in such an assault
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US bombers fly over South Korea after North's second ICBM test

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US bombers fly over South Korea after North's second ICBM test

- SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea following the country's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test. The U.S. also said it conducted a successful test of a missile defense system located in Alaska. The B-1 bombers were escorted by South Korean fighter jets as they performed a low-pass over an air base near the South Korean capital of Seoul before returning to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, the U
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US flies bombers over Korean peninsula after North Korea's missile test

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US flies bombers over Korean peninsula after North Korea's missile test

- The United States has flown two B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force after recent North Korean missile tests. North Korea said it conducted another successful test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday (Saturday NZ Time) that proved its ability to strike America's mainland, drawing a sharp warning from US President Donald Trump. The B-1B flight was in direct response to the missile test and the previous July 3 launch of the "Hwansong-14" rocket, a US Air Force statement said
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US bombers fly in S. Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test

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US bombers fly in S. Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test

- SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (AP) - The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea following the country's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test. The U.S. also said it conducted a successful test of a missile defense system located in Alaska. The B-1 bombers were escorted by South Korean fighter jets as they performed a low-pass over an air base near the South Korean capital of Seoul before returning to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, the U
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US bombers fly over South Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test

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US bombers fly over South Korea after North's 2nd ICBM test

- SEOUL, South Korea — The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea following the country's latest intercontinental ballistic missile test. The U.S. also said it conducted a successful test of a missile defense system located in Alaska. The B-1 bombers were escorted by South Korean fighter jets as they performed a low-pass over an air base near the South Korean capital of Seoul before returning to Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, the U
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FBI examines explosives found in accused Bixby bomber's home

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FBI examines explosives found in accused Bixby bomber's home

- TULSA — An unexploded pipe bomb found in the apartment of a man jailed in connection with the bombing of a Bixby military recruiting office had unusual features, according to court records. A preliminary FBI analysis of one of two unexploded improvised explosive devices found in Benjamin Roden's south Tulsa apartment determined the device used two 9-volt batteries and magnets in its construction, a government affidavit states
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U.S. bombers fly in for show  of ‘lethal’ force over S. Korea

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U.S. bombers fly in for show of ‘lethal’ force over S. Korea

- U.S. warplanes met South Korean and Japanese fighter jets for military exercises in response to recent North Korean missile launches as part of a show of force aimed at demonstrating that allied forces’ “full lethal capability” is ready at a moment’s notice. Gen. Terrence O’Shaughnessy, commander of the Pacific Air Forces, mincing no words about the message sent in the war games, said: “Let me be clear, if called upon we are trained, equipped and ready to unleash the full lethal capability of our allied air forces
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US bombers join jets from Japan, SKorea for training mission

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US bombers join jets from Japan, SKorea for training mission

- SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (AP) - Two U.S. bombers flew to the Korean Peninsula to join fighter jets from South Korea and Japan for a practice bombing run as part of a training mission in response to North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear programs, officials said Saturday. U.S. military officials described the mission Friday as a defensive show of force and unity from the three allied nations and said it demonstrated "the ironclad U
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With tensions high, Pentagon flies bombers over Korean Peninsula in show of force

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With tensions high, Pentagon flies bombers over Korean Peninsula in show of force

- The Pentagon flew two B-1B bombers over the Korean Peninsula Friday in a show of force, carrying out a 10-hour, multipart mission alongside fighter jets from South Korea and Japan four days after North Korea launched its first-ever intercontinental ballistic missile. U.S. Pacific Command disclosed the operation late Friday, saying the mission was a demonstration of the "ironclad" American commitment to allies in the region
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U.S. bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

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U.S. bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

- TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) - Two U.S bombers have flown over the disputed South China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said on Friday, asserting the right to treat the region as international territory despite China's claim to virtually all of the waterway. The flight by the B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam on Thursday came as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare for a meeting on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Germany
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US flexes military muscle as bombers fly over South China Sea

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US flexes military muscle as bombers fly over South China Sea

- TWO US bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea, the US Air Force said on Friday, asserting the right to treat the region as international territory despite China’s claims in the busy waterway. The flight from Guam on Thursday came as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare for a likely meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany
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US bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

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US bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

- TOKYO — Two US bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea, the U.S. Air Force said on Friday (July 7), asserting the right to treat the region as international territory despite China's claims in the busy waterway. The flight from Guam on Thursday came as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare for a likely meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany
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US bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

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US bombers challenge China in South China Sea flyover

- TOKYO (REUTERS) – Two US bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea, the US Air Force said on Friday, asserting the right to treat the region as international territory despite China’s claims in the busy waterway. The flight from Guam on Thursday came as US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping prepare for a likely meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Germany
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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

- MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul
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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

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IS women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

- MOSUL, Iraq — The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul
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Islamic State women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

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Islamic State women suicide bombers hit back in Mosul; 15 die in Iraq

- The Islamic State group is striking back as Iraqi forces are on the cusp of full victory in Mosul, sending women suicide bombers to target soldiers as the battle for the country's second-largest city nears its end. At least 15 people were killed in the latest assaults across Iraq, officials said Monday. The attacks underscore the intense violence still plaguing the battered nation and the perils that will remain even after IS militants are pushed out of Mosul
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Japanese fighters conducted air drills with U.S. B-1B bombers on Tuesday
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said it had conducted joint air drills with U.S. supersonic bombers in Japanese skies close to the Korean peninsula on Tuesday as tension in the region escalates amid North Korea's continued ballistic missile tests. The exercise around Japan's southern Kyushu island involved two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and two Japanese F-2 jet fighters, Japan's Air Self Defence Force (ASDF) said in a news release   Read More ...
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Japanese fighters conducted air drills with U.S. B-1B bombers on Tuesday
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said it had conducted joint air drills with U.S. supersonic bombers in Japanese skies close to the Korean peninsula on Tuesday as tension in the region escalates amid North Korea's continued ballistic missile tests. The exercise around Japan's southern Kyushu island involved two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers and two Japanese F-2 jet fighters, Japan's Air Self Defence Force (ASDF) said in a news release   Read More ...
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Afghan official says bomber who hit NATO wore woman's burqa
KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says the suicide bomber who hit a NATO patrol, killing one service member and two Afghan civilians, had hid behind the all-enveloping women's garment known as a burqa. Abdul Sami Sharifi, governor of the district of Qarabagh, located north of the Afghan capital, said on Friday that the attacker was riding a motorcycle. He says the bomber rammed his motorcycle into a NATO patrol late the previous night   Read More ...
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Afghan official says bomber who hit NATO wore woman's burqa
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the suicide bomber who hit a NATO patrol, killing one service member and two Afghan civilians, had hid behind the all-enveloping women's garment known as a burqa. Abdul Sami Sharifi, governor of the district of Qarabagh, located north of the Afghan capital, said on Friday that the attacker was riding a motorcycle. He says the bomber rammed his motorcycle into a NATO patrol late the previous night   Read More ...
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Afghan official says bomber who hit NATO wore woman's burqa
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says the suicide bomber who hit a NATO patrol, killing one service member and two Afghan civilians, had hid behind the all-enveloping women's garment known as a burqa. Abdul Sami Sharifi, governor of the district of Qarabagh, located north of the Afghan capital, said on Friday that the attacker was riding a motorcycle. He says the bomber rammed his motorcycle into a NATO patrol late the previous night   Read More ...
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Afghan suicide bomber kills two U.S. soldiers in NATO convoy
KABUL/WASHINGTON - A suicide bomb attack killed two American troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday as they were traveling in a convoy near the airport in the southern city of Kandahar, the U.S. military said, in a strike claimed by the Taliban insurgency. The attack was a reminder of the dangers posed to the 8,400 U.S. forces in Afghanistan as President Donald Trump weighs sending thousands more troops to America's longest war   Read More ...
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Afghan suicide bomber kills two U.S. soldiers in NATO convoy
Afghan suicide bomber kills two U.S. soldiers in NATO convoy KABUL/WASHINGTON - A suicide bomb attack killed two American troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday as they were traveling in a convoy near the airport in the southern city of Kandahar, the U.S. military said, in a strike claimed by the Taliban insurgency.   Read More ...
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Afghan suicide bomber kills two U.S. soldiers in NATO convoy
Afghan suicide bomber kills two U.S. soldiers in NATO convoy KABUL/WASHINGTON - A suicide bomb attack killed two American troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday as they were traveling in a convoy near the airport in the southern city of Kandahar, the U.S. military said, in a strike claimed by the Taliban insurgency.   Read More ...
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Taliban Bomber Kills 2 Americans in Southern Afghanistan
Taliban Bomber Kills 2 Americans in Southern Afghanistan Photo KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A Taliban suicide bomber rammed his vehicle into a NATO convoy in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, killing two American soldiers, the Pentagon said. Zia Durani, a spokesman for the governor of Kandahar, said the convoy came under attack when it was traveling in the area of Shorandam, which lies on the main road from Kandahar Airfield, one of the largest American bases in the country   Read More ...
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Afghan suicide bomber kills two U.S. soldiers in NATO convoy
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomb attack killed two American soldiers in a NATO convoy near the airport in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, a Pentagon spokesman said. Navy Captain Jeff Davis announced the deaths from Washington. He gave no further details. A local security official said the attacker drove an explosives-laden vehicle into the convoy. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in an online post by spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid   Read More ...
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Afghan suicide bomber kills two U.S. soldiers in NATO convoy
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomb attack killed two American soldiers in a NATO convoy near the airport in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, a Pentagon spokesman said. Navy Captain Jeff Davis announced the deaths from Washington. He gave no further details. A local security official said the attacker drove an explosives-laden vehicle into the convoy. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in an online post by spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid   Read More ...
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Taliban suicide bomber strikes NATO convoy in Afghanistan
Taliban suicide bomber strikes NATO convoy in Afghanistan KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck a NATO convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, adding that there were casualties but without providing more information. The Taliban promptly took responsibility for the attack, and a spokesman for the insurgents said the bombing allegedly killed 15 soldiers — a claim that appeared exaggerated as many similar Taliban claims have been in the past   Read More ...
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Taliban suicide bomber strikes NATO convoy in Afghanistan
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber struck a NATO convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, adding that there were casualties but without providing more information. The Taliban promptly took responsibility for the attack, and a spokesman for the insurgents said the bombing allegedly killed 15 soldiers — a claim that appeared exaggerated as many similar Taliban claims have been in the past   Read More ...
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