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Minnesota mosque blast 'deeper and scarier' than threats

/ Aug 7, 2017

Minnesota mosque blast 'deeper and scarier' than threats

The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other U.S. mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. But leaders say they're more frightened after a weekend attack in which an explosive shattered windows and damaged a room as worshippers prepared for morning prayers. "We ...

Troops storm Rio slums to catch gang leaders

/ Aug 6, 2017

Troops storm Rio slums to catch gang leaders

Thousands of Brazilian army troops raided Rio de Janeiro slums in a pre-dawn crackdown on crime gangs Saturday, leaving parts of the city looking like a war zone on the first anniversary of the opening of the Olympic Games. Five favelas were targeted by around ...

Minnesota mosque for Somalis bombed; no injuries

/ Aug 6, 2017

Minnesota mosque for Somalis bombed; no injuries

The FBI was searching for suspects after an explosive device tore through part of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging a room but not causing any injuries, authorities and witnesses said. The blast happened at around 5 ...