Counterterrorism

Soldiers patrol at Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. Soldiers at Paris' busy Orly Aiport shot and killed a man who wrestled one of their colleagues to the ground and tried to steal her rifle Saturday, officials said. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 18, 2017 - 2:46 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Paris prosecutor Francois Molins says the man who attacked a soldier at Orly Airport had 9 mm revolver that shoots birdshot and used...
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Travellers walk on the highway to the Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. A man was shot to death Saturday after trying to seize the weapon of a soldier guarding Paris' Orly Airport, prompting a partial evacuation of the terminal, police said. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 18, 2017 - 8:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local): 2:40 p.m. The Paris prosecutors' office says the 39-year-old suspected attacker who was shot and killed at Orly Airport had already crossed...
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In this Friday, March 10, 2017, photo, Oakland police detectives and FBI agents work together in the offices of the Oakland Safe Streets Task Force in Oakland, Calif. Standing at left is Oakland homicide detective Jason Turner. The federal government already plays a big role in fighting violent crime in cities, through grants and partnerships. Ten FBI agents now share an office with Oakland detectives, offering help gathering evidence, collecting DNA, chasing leads and bringing federal prosecutions that carry longer sentences in far-away prisons. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
March 14, 2017 - 2:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is promising his Justice Department will lead the charge in helping cities fight violent crime, and police chiefs are ready with their wish-lists. More technology to trace guns after shootings. More grant money. More intelligence analysts to help...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes a statement on issues related to visas and travel, Monday, March 6, 2017, at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 06, 2017 - 4:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Without fanfare, President Donald Trump signed a scaled-back version of his controversial ban on many foreign travelers Monday, hoping to avoid a new round of lawsuits and outrage while fulfilling a central campaign promise. His order still bars new visas for people from six...
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Gen. John Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, before the Senate Armed Services Senate Committee. Nicholson said he needs a "few thousand" more troops to better accomplish a key part of the mission in the war-torn country. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 09, 2017 - 1:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A few thousand more troops are needed to help end the stalemate in Afghanistan, according to a senior U.S. military commander who also told lawmakers Thursday that Russian meddling is complicating the counterterrorism fight. Army Gen. John Nicholson, commander of U.S. forces in...
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February 09, 2017 - 9:49 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan said Thursday that he needs a "few thousand" more troops to better accomplish a key part of the mission in the war-torn country and complained that Russian meddling there is complicating the counterterror fight. Testifying before the Senate...
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Police officers patrol at the pyramid outside the Louvre museum in Paris,Friday, Feb. 3, 2017. Paris police say a soldier has opened fire outside the Louvre Museum after he was attacked by someone, and the area is being evacuated. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
February 03, 2017 - 9:35 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on an attack outside the Louvre Museum in Paris (all times local): 4:30 p.m. French President Francois Hollande says there's "no doubt" that the attack on the Louvre Museum was of a "terrorist nature." Speaking Friday to reporters at an EU summit in Malta, he said the...
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President Donald Trump, accompanied by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, right, speaks during a meeting on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 01, 2017 - 9:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:25 a.m. President Donald Trump is continuing to complain about an incorrect report that he removed a bust of Martin Luther King Jr. from the Oval Office. Trump held a listening session dedicated to African-American History...
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CORRECTS FROM HABIBO TO HABIBA - Somali refugee Habiba Mohamed speaks during a news conference on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, in Decatur, Ga.. Mohamed's 20-year-old daughter is unable the leave Somalia due to the travel ban implemented by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
January 31, 2017 - 4:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, his travel ban on seven Muslim-majority countries and other immigration actions (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Some families of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks are speaking out against President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven...
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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a news conference in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Jan. 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
January 29, 2017 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been described as the greatest burden any commander in chief must bear. Just days into his young presidency, a U.S. service member has died in military action authorized by Donald Trump. It's the first known combat death of a member of the U.S. military since Trump took the...
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