Terrorist attacks

The custom first-responder cleats New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso used in a game on Sept. 11 are shown at the 9/11 Museum in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Alonso presented the equipment to museum President Alice M. Greenwald. Alonso said "it means the world" that the memorial wanted the gear for its permanent collection. (AP Photo/Jake Seiner)
October 01, 2019 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets slugger Pete Alonso visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Tuesday to donate the custom cleats and baseball bat honoring first responders that he used in a game on the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Alonso presented the equipment to museum...
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Pakistani cricket fans celebrate the Pakistan--Sri Lanka cricket series outside the National stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Karachi's 10-year long wait to host a one-day international finally ended on Monday as Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second ODI. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
September 30, 2019 - 8:16 pm
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country's cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours. Pakistan had a 67-run victory...
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A member of the New York City Fire Department greets New York Mets' Pete Alonso during a Sept. 11, 2001, tribute before the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 12, 2019 - 12:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso has been full of surprises during a memorable rookie season with the Mets. For fans in his new home city, his gesture Wednesday night might be the biggest home run yet. Alonso coordinated the purchase and production of custom 9/11 cleats for Mets players to wear on the...
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New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo (9) and Todd Frazier (21) celebrate at the plate after Frazier's solo home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 11, 2019 - 10:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil each homered twice, helping the surging New York Mets stun Diamondbacks ace Robbie Ray and beat Arizona 9-0 Wednesday night. The Mets (75-70) have won the first three games of the pivotal four-game series to move past the Diamondbacks (75-71) in the race...
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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2001, file photo, Italian driver Alex Zanardi proceeds down the aisle of Berlin's Trauma Center, following a press conference on his recuperation. Zanardi lost both legs in an accident at the inaugural American Memorial 500 auto race in Lausitz, Germany. Now 52, Zanardi has seized every moment in the 17 years since and will cross off yet another remarkable achievement this weekend at Daytona International Raceway when he competes in the prestigious Rolex 24 at Daytona endurance race. (AP Photo/Jockel Finck, File)
January 25, 2019 - 11:08 am
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The medical team had no idea where to even find injured driver Alex Zanardi as they raced toward the scene of his crash at the EuroSpeedway Lausitz in Klettwitz, Germany. The debris field stretched out for hundreds of yards on the gray pavement and the carnage looked like...
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The Miami Marlins and the New York Mets joins members of the New York police and fire departments on the field for pregame ceremonies before a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 12, 2018 - 12:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a way, Don Mattingly was about as far from the hustle and bustle of downtown New York City as an ex-ballplayer could be on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. The former New York Yankees captain was cleaning out stalls on his horse farm in Indiana when he heard the horrible news on...
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In this July 25, 2018, photo, members of joint Indonesian police and military special forces take part in an anti-terrorism drill ahead of the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia. Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been dramatically spruced up as the city readies to welcome tens of thousands of athletes and visitors. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
August 13, 2018 - 10:06 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia is deploying 100,000 police and soldiers to provide security for the Asian Games, the biggest event ever held in its terror attack prone capital Jakarta, parts of which have been dramatically spruced up as the city readies to welcome tens of thousands of athletes...
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June 28, 2018 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In a story June 27 about a sports exhibit at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the memorial and museum president was named Alice M. Greenwood. Her surname is Greenwald. A corrected version of the story is below: Museum...
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In this image provided by Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service, ambulance and police work at the site of an incident after a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. Police in Moscow say at least seven people have been injured when a taxi crashed into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square. (Moscow Traffic Control Center Press Service via AP)
June 18, 2018 - 9:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government says it's relieved that nobody died in a weekend taxi crash in Moscow that injured two Mexican soccer fans and six other pedestrians. A taxi veered onto the sidewalk near Red Square on Saturday, striking the pedestrians. Police say the taxi driver told...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, police officers guard before a Russian Premier League Championship soccer match between Spartak Moscow and Tosno, with the World Cup Spartak stadium in the background, in Moscow, Russia. The World Cup marks a moment of pride for President Vladimir Putin, a long-sought opportunity to showcase Russia’s achievements and bolster its international prestige. The Russian leader has made security of the tournament the top priority, ordering sweeping measures to fend off any potential threats from the ground, sea or air. But despite the strict security regime, threats abound in Russia, which has faced an Islamist rebellion in the south and waged a military campaign in Syria. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 04, 2018 - 11:23 am
MOSCOW (AP) — For President Vladimir Putin, the World Cup marks a moment of pride, a long-sought opportunity to showcase Russia's achievements and bolster its international prestige. The Russian leader has made security of the tournament the top priority, ordering an array of measures to fend off...
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