Iraqi officials: IS chemical attacks kill child, wound 600

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group has launched two chemical attacks near the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, killing a three-year-old girl, wounding some 600 people and causing hundreds more to flee, Iraqi officials said Saturday.

  • Written by QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA, Associated Press

Ivory Coast: Extremists kill 14 civilians, 2 special forces

GRAND-BASSAM, Ivory Coast (AP) — Armed men attacked an Ivory Coast beach resort Sunday, killing at least 16 people and sending tourists fleeing through the historic town of Grand-Bassam in an attack claimed by al-Qaida's North Africa branch.

  • Written by ROBBIE COREY-BOULET, Associated Press

Officer dead in shooting near police station; answers sought

CHEVERLY, Md. (AP) — Police and the public were seeking answers Monday after a gunman opened fire outside a police station in a Maryland suburb of the nation's capital, killing an officer in what the police chief called an "unprovoked attack."

  • Written by JESSICA GRESKO, Associated Press