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Against IS, airstrikes may not suffice

...Unlike Western troops, jihadis like the Islamic State group seem unafraid to die in airstrikes and pleased to dispatch suicide attackers who are difficult to stop. Facing a declared offensive by the Iraqi army in Anbar province, the militants did just that...
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In the May 12 article, "Alleged TV attacker arraigned," Tom Wagner was misidentified as the prosecutor. The prosecutor was District Attorney James Scott.
FBI hair analysis problems reveal limits of forensics

WASHINGTON - Kirk Odom was convicted of a 1981 rape and robbery after a woman identified him as her attacker and an FBI specialist testified that hair on her nightgown was consistent with hair on Odom's head.But DNA testing some 30...
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Somali police say 10 die in attack on education office

...ministry on Tuesday left 17 people dead, including seven attackers, a government spokesman said.Police later secured the Ministry...Intelligence Group, which monitors extremist activity.The attackers stormed the education ministry's offices after a suicide...
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Alleged TV attacker arraigned

A Juneau woman accused of taking a hatchet to several television sets at Juneau's Walmart has been involved in a string of recent criminal incidents.
$3.8M stolen from Native corp. in cyberattack

...who asked for the "urgent" transfer of $3.8 million to a fictitious business account in Hong Kong.Hambright said the attackers demanded strict confidentiality from the controller.The controller believed the request was authentic, and the money was...
Falcons boys play three-game road swing north

...crossed the ball into the Thunder Mountain box. It was knocked down and bounced between feet before finding an Eagle river attacker who was tackled and dispossessed by Kaiden Ward. The Eagle River forward went down in the box and a penalty was called. Eagle...
Police station attack in Bosnia reignites tensions

...calling themselves members of the Kosovo Liberation Army that fought for independence from Serbia in the late 1990s. The attackers declared they were forming an independent state in Macedonia, another former member of Yugoslavia.The two incidents illustrate...
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Bombs shatter houses in Yemen capital, hit near Iran Embassy

...Yemen. The border guards were in the kingdom's southern province of Najran, the ministry said. It did not specify who the attackers were.At U.N. headquarters in New York, ambassadors from Gulf countries met U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon...
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Afghan soldier kills one U.S. soldier, wounds two

...immediately clear if the fatality he was referring to was the attacker.White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest, when asked about...shooting was underway and indications suggested it was an insider attacker.There were at least four insider attacks in Afghanistan in...
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