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NYC ‘Remains A Target,’ FBI Says After Bombing Conviction

NEW YORK (AP) — The swift conviction Monday of a New Jersey man in a mostly botched bombing mission in Manhattan last summer was labeled a victory against terrorism by law enforcement officials, but they urged continued vigilance.

“It’s very obvious that this city remains a target,” said William F. Sweeney Jr., head of the city’s FBI office, at a news conference outside Manhattan federal court after a jury that deliberated about four hours over parts of two days convicted Ahmad Khan Rahimi of all eight charges against him.

Tillerson: US Prefers Diplomacy With Nkorea, But Has Options

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving the North Korean crisis "will continue until the first bomb drops."

Philippines: Last Leaders Of IS-Tied Siege Killed In Marawi

The last two surviving leaders of a deadly siege in the southern Philippines, including a top Asian terror suspect, were killed Monday in a push by thousands of troops to retake the last pocket of Marawi.

276 Killed In Deadliest Single Attack In Somalia's History

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed at least 276 people with around 300 others injured.

Thanks To North Korea, Nuclear Bunkers Are Making A Comeback – But How Effective Are They?

Nuclear bunkers: Has our emergency preparedness become more effective, and are we now more prepared than we were before for a nuclear strike?

Human Rights Honor Goes To Egyptian Banned From Travel

Mohamed Zaree is one of several prominent Egyptian activists and human rights workers who are banned from travel over allegations of harming national security.

Video Of Fatal Attack On Kim Jong Nam Shown At Women's Trial

A video shows the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader being attacked at a Malaysian airport and the two suspects hurrying away afterward.

In Landmark Terrorism Trial, France Confronts Roots Of Homegrown Extremism

This was the case that started it all: the first chapter in France's struggle with homegrown Islamist violence and terrorism.

How Can Puerto Rico Endure Both Fiscal and Natural Catastrophes?

If Puerto Rico’s fiscal disaster wasn't bad enough, the U.S. island territory is now attempting to recover from two catastrophic hurricanes that leveled it in September.

Elite U.S. Troops Killed And Wounded During Surprise Attack In Niger

Three U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers were killed in Niger in northwestern Africa after their joint patrol with Nigerien forces was ambushed.