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Operation Fearless Ford Bronco

Every car has a history. Some are vintage racing machines that competed in historic events or were owned by celebrities — but not many belonged to a …

Modified Infiniti G37 Coupe - One Take

Fancy owning an Italian twin?

When Ducati launched the 851 in 1988, it was a seminal moment in their history. With water cooling, four valves per cylinder and the potential for …

1992 BMW M5 Touring

This 1992 BMW M5 Touring is powered by a 3.8-liter DOHC inline-six and reportedly belonged to a member of the Renault F1 team before being acquired …

How To Inspect and Bleed Motorcycle Brakes

Routine brake maintenance is one of those dirty dishes jobs: It’s not very exciting, but the consequences of overlooking it certainly can be. If …

Brake Maintenance

Routine brake maintenance is one of those dirty-dishes jobs: It’s not very exciting, but the consequences of overlooking it certainly can be. If …

Music Production

The Best Motorcycles From 2001

<i>This article was originally published in the December 2001 issue of Motorcycle Cruiser.</i><p>The cruiser market has seen some extraordinary developments …

Motorcycles

New cancer treatments have perplexing side effects

When Diane Legg began seeing black specks in her right eye, she went to an ophthalmologist near her home in Amesbury, Mass. He said she had a torn retina and needed laser surgery.<p>Legg's oncologist was skeptical. He was worried that Legg had eye inflammation, called uveitis, that was caused by an …

26 killed in Nigeria bombing

<b>Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> A bomb killed at least 26 people at a local government building in north-central Nigeria on Tuesday, authorities said -- marking the latest in a series of recent deadly attacks in a country where the government is battling the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram.<p>The bomb -- …

Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 'at least 10' in Nigeria

Two suspected Boko Haram suicide bombers have killed at least 10 people, bringing the number of people murdered by the Islamist militants in north-east Nigeria this week to more than 160.<p>Police in Borno state said that on Thursday a female suicide bomber killed seven people and injured 13 at a …

Africa

Boko Haram extremists gun down 97 people in attack on northeast Nigeria mosques

U.S. President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, will meet on the opening day of the United Nations climate summit in Paris on Monday to press the global community for a sweeping climate-change accord that would limit carbon emissions into the atmosphere and provide massive …

Nigerian troops report killing scores of extremists as Boko Haram slits throats of villagers

Nigeria's military says troops have killed scores of Islamic extremists and rescued 20 women and children from captivity even as reports come in of Boko Haram fighters slitting villagers' throats and chopping them to death.<p>That bolsters reports the insurgents are running out of ammunition and …

Epic tragedy: 800,000 Nigerian kids displaced by Boko Haram, violence

<b>(CNN) —</b> The abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls a year ago this week captured global attention and inspired the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls, but the horrors for Nigeria's children are widespread.<p>"Around 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast …

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Audio broadcast: ISIS accepts Boko Haram as ally

<b>(CNN) —</b> In an audio message purportedly from an ISIS spokesman, the group announced that a pledge of allegiance from Nigerian-based Boko Haram has been accepted by ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.<p>The 28-minute message, which cannot be independently authenticated by CNN, was posted online by ISIS …

Teenage girl suspected as dozens die in Nigeria suicide attack

A teenage girl carried out a suicide bombing Tuesday at a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, killing at least 34 people, witnesses said.<p>The blast occurred late afternoon in the market near the Old Elkanemi Cinema, said Musa Danbaba, a member of a civilian protection …

Boko Haram purportedly pledges allegiance to ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Boko Haram, the Nigeria-based Islamist terror group, has pledged allegiance to ISIS, according to an audio message purported to be from Boko Haram's leader, Abubakar Shekau.<p>In the audio, which was posted online Saturday, the speaker says Boko Haram is announcing its "allegiance to the …

Suicide blast, explosions kill 35 in Nigeria

<b>Kano, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> At least 35 people ‎were killed on Thursday in two attacks in the northeast Nigerian town of Biu and central Nigerian city of Jos, according to residents and the military.<p>In the first attack, a suicide bomber detonated his explosives at Tashar Gandu bus station on the …

Correction: Boko Haram story

POTISKUM, Nigeria (AP) — In a story Feb. 24 about a bombing in northeastern Nigeria, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Potiskum is the …

Nigeria seeks US help in fight against Boko Haram

Nigeria's president has called for greater military assistance from the US in the fight against armed group Boko Haram.<p>President Goodluck Jonathan appealed to the US to "come to Nigeria" in an interview published with the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, citing US-led operations against the Islamic State of …

Female suicide bomber kills 7 at crowded Nigeria market

<b>Kano, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> A female suicide bomber attacked a crowded market in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state on Thursday, killing seven people and seriously injuring 20 others, residents and a hospital source said.<p>The bomber, wearing a hijab, detonated her suicide vest in the midst of shoppers at …

Suspected Boko Haram Militants Attack Another Nigerian Town

<i>Updated at 9:50 a.m. ET</i><p>In the latest attack by the suspected Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria, militants shelled the northeastern city of Maiduguri, Reuters reports, quoting witnesses.<p>The BBC says fierce fighting is reported on the outskirts of Maiduguri, which is "home to tens of thousands of …

4 Dead, 35 Hurt in Suicide Bombing in Northeast Nigeria

Four people were killed and 35 wounded after a suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives at a bus station in Potiskum, a town in …

Boko Haram: satellite images reveal devastation of massacre in Nigeria

Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the attacks.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421311373976/4883f52d-f5bd-4600-becc-89b5a99a5c1b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the …

Africa

Nine days later, bodies still litter bushes from Boko Haram's 'deadliest' massacre

<b>Kano, Nigeria (CNN) —</b> The attackers sped into a Nigerian town with grenade launchers -- their gunfire and explosions shattering the early morning calm.<p>As terrified residents scattered into bushes in Baga town and surrounding villages, the gunmen unloaded motorcycles from their trucks and followed …

Nigeria: 2,000 feared killed in Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre'

Amnesty International calls the killings ‘a disturbing and bloody escalation’ and a local defence group says its fighters have given up trying to count the bodies<p>Boko Haram escapee: ‘I kept stepping on dead bodies’<br>• Latest: Two suspected child suicide bombers attack Nigerian market<p>Hundreds of bodies …

Africa

Boko Haram seizes military base in Nigeria

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hundreds of Islamist militants have seized a multinational military base in northeastern Nigeria, according to a government official.<p>"Boko Haram overwhelmed the Multinational Joint Task Force and dislodged them from their base outside Baga after hours-long fighting," said Maina Ma'aji …

2 suicide bombers attempt New Year attacks in Nigerian city of Gombe, witnesses say

Several people were injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a church in the northeastern Nigerian city of Gombe on New Year's Day, residents and a rescue worker said.<p>It came only hours after a female suicide bomber was killed outside the Bolari military barracks, also in Gombe, on New …