Terrorism

Authorities said multiple people have died after a lone suspect opened fire at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday, Jan. 6, 2017, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)

5 dead, 8 injured at Fort Lauderdale airport; suspect had gun in checked bag

MIAMI — A lone gunman killed five people and injured eight Friday…

 

Eight detained as suspects in Turkey nightclub attack

ISTANBUL –– Turkish police have detained eight suspects in connection with an…

 

Italian police officers secure traces after the suspect of the Berlin attack, Anis Amri, was killed during a shoot-out with police forces on Dec. 23, 2016 in Milan. During the terrorist attack on the Berlin Christmas market at least twelve people were killed and more than 50 wounded.  (Daniele Bennati/DPA/Zuma Press/TNS)

Berlin truck attack suspect Amri shot dead in Milan

Anis Amri, the main suspect in the Berlin Christmas market truck attack,…

 

A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market on a city square in central Berlin on Monday, Dec. 19, 2106, killing at least nine people and injuring 50 others. (Omer Messinger/Sipa USA/TNS)

9 killed, dozens injured when truck rams through Berlin Christmas market

At least nine people were killed and some 50 others injured when…

A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market on a city square in central Berlin on Monday, Dec. 19, 2106, killing at least nine people and injuring 50 others. (Omer Messinger/Sipa USA/TNS)

Maryland man accused of threatening to blow up plane in Oakland

A Southwest Airlines passenger was arrested Tuesday afternoon at Oakland International Airport…

Brett Crowe, right, sits with friend Myron McCullough on Monday, down the street from the scene of the fatal shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Orlando killer appears to have been ‘homegrown extremist’

ORLANDO, Fla. — The gunman whose attack on a gay nightclub left…

Brett Crowe, right, sits with friend Myron McCullough on Monday, down the street from the scene of the fatal shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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Blood donations urged in SF in wake of Florida mass shooting

Organizations are calling for blood donations following the worst mass shooting in…

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This image provided by the Orlando Police Department shows the helmet an officer in Orlando, Fla., was wearing when responding to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The attack is the worst mass shooting in American history. (Orlando Police Department via AP)

Florida nightclub shooter pledged allegiance to Islamic State

Multiple news outlets are reporting that the man who killed 50 people…

This image provided by the Orlando Police Department shows the helmet an officer in Orlando, Fla., was wearing when responding to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub on Sunday, June 12, 2016. The attack is the worst mass shooting in American history. (Orlando Police Department via AP)

Mayor Lee expresses sorrow for ‘evil act of terror’ against LGBT victims

Mayor Ed Lee on Sunday morning offered condolences and expressed his sorrow…

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SF’s LGBT community extends support to shooting victims in Orlando

In the wake of a mass shooting at a prominent gay club…

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Vigil planned Sunday night in SF to honor victims of Florida mass shooting

A vigil is planned Sunday night at San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza…

This August 21, 2015 photo shows an EgyptAir Airbus A320 with the registration SU-GCC taking off from Vienna International Airport, Austria. Egyptian aviation officials said on Thursday May 19, 2016 that an EgyptAir plane with the registration SU-GCC, traveling from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board has crashed off the Greek island of Karpathos. Meanwhile, Egypt's chief prosecutor Nabil Sadek says he has ordered an "urgent investigation" into crash. Sadek instructed the National Security Prosecutor to open an "extensive investigation" in the incident. (AP Photo/Thomas Ranner)

Egyptian plane with 66 aboard crashes; terrorism suspected

CAIRO — An EgyptAir jetliner bound from Paris to Cairo with 66…

This August 21, 2015 photo shows an EgyptAir Airbus A320 with the registration SU-GCC taking off from Vienna International Airport, Austria. Egyptian aviation officials said on Thursday May 19, 2016 that an EgyptAir plane with the registration SU-GCC, traveling from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board has crashed off the Greek island of Karpathos. Meanwhile, Egypt's chief prosecutor Nabil Sadek says he has ordered an "urgent investigation" into crash. Sadek instructed the National Security Prosecutor to open an "extensive investigation" in the incident. (AP Photo/Thomas Ranner)
In this Belgian Federal Police hand out picture made available Thursday April 7, 2016  the third suspect, of the  recent  attack on Brussels airport is shown, indicated in box, during his escape from the airport after the blasts.  (Belgian Federal Police via AP)

Paris-Brussels attacks network a ‘supercell’ of extremism

PARIS — The number of people linked to the Islamic State network…

In this Belgian Federal Police hand out picture made available Thursday April 7, 2016  the third suspect, of the  recent  attack on Brussels airport is shown, indicated in box, during his escape from the airport after the blasts.  (Belgian Federal Police via AP)
People gather at a memorial for victims of attacks in Brussels on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Belgian authorities were searching Wednesday for a top suspect in the country's deadliest attacks in decades, as the European Union's capital awoke under guard and with limited public transport after scores were killed and injured in bombings on the Brussels airport and a subway station. (AP Photo/Valentin Bianchi)

Several arrests made in relation to Brussels attacks

BRUSSELS — Belgian authorities say several arrests have been made in relation…

People gather at a memorial for victims of attacks in Brussels on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Belgian authorities were searching Wednesday for a top suspect in the country's deadliest attacks in decades, as the European Union's capital awoke under guard and with limited public transport after scores were killed and injured in bombings on the Brussels airport and a subway station. (AP Photo/Valentin Bianchi)

Fremont man accused of trying to support terrorist group

A Fremont man is being accused by federal prosecutors of trying to…

An Elvis impersonator performs outside the Venetian Hotel & Casino before the CNN Republican presidential debate on Tuesday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Republicans to take debate stage in race reshaped by attacks

LAS VEGAS — Republican presidential candidates take the debate stage Tuesday night…

An Elvis impersonator performs outside the Venetian Hotel & Casino before the CNN Republican presidential debate on Tuesday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
In this Dec. 6 photo, President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the Oval Office at the White House in Washington.  (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

Obama aims to allay concerns about terror-fighting strategy

WASHINGTON — Fears of terrorism are hanging over America's holiday season, so…

In this Dec. 6 photo, President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the Oval Office at the White House in Washington.  (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)
Deputy Chief Mikail Ali, foreground, at a City Hall hearing with other police in January 2014 before he was promoted to his current post. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Former Muni top cop says fare-evasion enforcement is in line with anti-­terrorism efforts

Police believe it is good policy for anti-terrorism enforcement to include patrolling…

Deputy Chief Mikail Ali, foreground, at a City Hall hearing with other police in January 2014 before he was promoted to his current post. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)
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Authorities arrest man in Idaho in terrorism case

Federal authorities in Idaho said Thursday they have arrested an Uzbekistan national…

Associated PressU.S. Attorney David B. Barlow
Julio Cortez/APBoston continues to cope following Monday's explosions near the finish line of the marathon. Authorities investigating the deadly bombings have recovered a piece of circuit board that they believe was part of one of the explosive devices

Boston official: Video footage shows bomb suspect

BOSTON — In what could be major break in the Boston Marathon…

Julio Cortez/APBoston continues to cope following Monday's explosions near the finish line of the marathon. Authorities investigating the deadly bombings have recovered a piece of circuit board that they believe was part of one of the explosive devices