Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday one of the attackers at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport blew himself up outside, giving the other two the opportunity to get inside the building.
"When the terrorists couldn't pass the regular security system, when they couldn't pass the scanners, police and security controls, they returned and took out their weapons out of their suitcases and opened fire at random at the security check," he said Wednesday.
"One blew himself up outside and the other two took advantage of the panic created during the shoot out and got inside and blew themselves up."
The gun-and-bomb attacks killed 41 people and wounded hundreds.
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The sister of U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens, who was killed in the 2012 terror attack in Benghazi, faults the Obama administration for poor security, but says Hillary Clinton is not responsible for her brother's death.
Anne Stevens told The New Yorker magazine she saw nothing new in the House Select Committee on Benghazi's final report on the attack, released Tuesday.
Republicans have accused Clinton, who was secretary of state at the time, of overlooking the dangers of the Benghazi outpost led by Stevens. Three other Americans also died in the siege.
Anne Stevens said she disagreed with efforts to pin blame on Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, or former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta.
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Three crew members were missing and one was hurt Tuesday after two trains collided in the Texas Panhandle, causing several box cars to burst into flames and prompting authorities to evacuate residents from the area.
Two BNSF freight trains, each carrying a crew of two, struck each other head-on near the town of Panhandle around 8:40 a.m., officials said.
BNSF Railway spokesman Joe Faust said one crew member jumped before impact and is being treated at an area hospital. His condition is not known. The other three crew members are missing, despite efforts to pull them from the rubble.
Billy Brown, a farmer who lives in the area, said he saw a fireball erupt after the collision. Footage from the scene shows thick, black smoke billowing from a jumble of box cars that were strewn along the tracks.
"I don't know how anyone survived," Brown said. "It's terrible. I've seen a number of train wrecks but I've never seen one like this."
A congressman joined dozens of protesters outside a Boston hotel where presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was scheduled to make a campaign stop Wednesday.
The billionaire businessman will attend a closed fundraiser at the Langham Hotel at noon. The event, put together by the Republican National Committee, will charge $2,700 a head, the Boston Herald reports.
A group of protesters congregated ahead of the fundraiser in One Post Office Square, chanting and hoisting signs that read "Giving to Trump: Like investing in a slot machine" and "Trump is a bigot."
"Keep your wall, keep your hate, the USA is already great," they shouted, referencing Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again."
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North America's leaders, at their summit in the Canadian capital, are confronting a rising tide of economic protectionism and nationalism.
President Barack Obama arrived in Ottawa for talks on Wednesday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Obama planned to address the Canadian Parliament — the ninth American leader to do so and the first since Bill Clinton in 1995.
Trade, the environment and fallout from Britain's decision to leave the European Union were expected to top the agenda.
A new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump's ability to manage foreign policy should he become U.S. president is rock-bottom in a host of countries in Europe and Asia.
In seven of 15 countries outside of the U.S. polled by Pew Research Center, Trump's ratings are in the single digits. Large majorities in 11 of the countries have little or no confidence in the prospective Republican presidential nominee ability to manage international affairs. That includes 92 percent of Swedes, 89 percent of Germans and 82 percent of Japanese.
He polls best in China, where there is a split between 40 percent who have no confidence in Trump and 39 percent who do not offer an opinion.
The United States is assembling an Olympic swimming team that Michael Phelps hardly recognizes.
Nearly halfway through the eight-day trials, the team bound for Rio de Janeiro next month has as many as 17 first-timers. Left in their wake so far are such stalwarts as Missy Franklin, Natalie Coughlin, Matt Grevers, Tyler Clary and Jessica Hardy.
Phelps, who turns 31 this week, and teenager Katie Ledecky appear to be the only sure things at a meet described by Phelps as more pressure-packed than the Olympics. "It's harder here," he said.
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Tennis star Serena Williams said she will be attending the Olympics in Rio despite concerns about the spread of Zika and is "sad" some have pulled out because of the virus.
“[That’s] something that's been on my mind,” Williams told USA Today over the weekend. “I'm really just gonna have to go super protected maybe. I don't know.”
Williams also told USA Today that she thinks it's "sad" that some athletes are choosing to stay home.
“At the same time I obviously understand where they're coming from and how they feel," she said. "Part of me feels that way, too, which is why I'm going in, you know, with a whole mindset of how do I protect myself, how do I prevent and also raise awareness for this. That's kind of how I'm looking at it.”
The deadly attack on Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday was just the latest in the last year, with bombs ripping through central Istanbul’s tourist areas and in the capital, Ankara. Kurdish militants were blamed for some of the attacks and the Islamic State for others. Here is a list of recent attacks.
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The attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport on Tuesday was the latest in such incidents at major airports in recent years. Click through to see a list of some of those attacks.
Nike has come under fire over the tennis dress it designed for its sponsored female athletes at this year's Wimbledon tournament.
The Championships at the All-England Club started Monday, and the dress named "Premier Slam" immediately courted controversy after players were spotted wearing them.
The dress, retailing for $100 on Nike's website, is standard Wimbledon white, but its loose fit and length has some players and fans complaining it reveals too much. Some players have also complained that the dress flies above the waist and gets in the way during plays, NBC's "Today" show reported.