IS attack on Afghan protest kills at least 80, wounds 231
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — At least 80 people were killed and another 231 wounded in the Afghan capital on Saturday, when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed clothing among a large crowd of demonstrators, officials and witnesses said.
Some of the most recent deadly attacks claimed by IS
In the deadliest attack to hit the Afghan capital since 2001, a suicide bomber targeted a crowd of demonstrators in Kabul on Saturday, killing at least 83 people and wounding another 231. The attack was later claimed by the Islamic State group. If the claim is proved correct, it will mark the first time the extremists have struck the Afghan capital.
Police say Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
MUNICH (AP) — The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding more than two dozen others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, German authorities said Saturday.
AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws
Americans increasingly favor tougher gun laws by margins that have grown wider after a steady drumbeat of shootings in recent months, but they also are pessimistic that change will happen anytime soon, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.