Posts Tagged War and unrest

Syrian youth soccer player killed in mortar attack

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian soccer association says a national youth team player has been killed in a mortar attack in the central city of Homs.

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Report: No missed opportunities in Boston attack

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, asks a questions on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, during the committee's hearing about the Boston Marathon Bombings leading up to the year anniversary of the attack. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A review of how the government’s intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack.

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2 Paris exhibits shed light on First World War

A woman runs next to "  "A rusting rifle" a  picture by British photographer Michael St Maur Sheil at the Paris Luxembourg gardens, Tuesday, April 8, 2014 as part of an exhibition " Fields of Battle - Lands of Peace 14-18 ". Captured over a period of seven years, Michael’s photography combines a passion for history and landscape and presents a unique reflection on the transformation of the battlefields of the Great War into the landscape of modern Europe. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

PARIS (AP) — Irish photographer Mike Sheil says he knew nothing about military history before he began taking photos of World War I battlefields.

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Chief describes Boston Marathon lessons learned

Watertown, Mass. Police Chief Edward Deveau testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, before the House Homeland Security Committee hearing about the Boston Marathon Bombings leading up to the year anniversary of the attack. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s been almost a year since police in the Boston suburb of Watertown were at the center of the hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

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