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  • Western Connecticut State University Bomb Threat A Hoax, Officials Say

    DANBURY — A bomb threat later determined to be a hoax caused Western Connecticut State University to evacuate four campus buildings for several hours Friday afternoon, the university said. The threat, received about 1 p.m. by the university...
  • French jets strike in Iraq, expanding U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State

    BAGHDAD/PARIS (Reuters) - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring...
  • Syria militants kill captive Lebanese soldier, bomb kills two

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Nusra Front, al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria, killed one of the Lebanese soldiers it had been holding in captivity, Lebanese security sources and a Twitter statement said on Friday. The Sunni militants and other rebels in Syria...
  • Thomaston High School Dismissed Early For Bomb Threat

    THOMASTON – Students from Thomaston High School were dismissed early on Thursday after a bomb threat was found in the a bathroom, police said. Police said the was found at the high school at approximately 9:45 a.m. State Police bomb squad responded...
  • Three car bombs, mortars kill 23 in Shi'ite Baghdad districts

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Three car bombs were detonated in adjacent Shi'ite Baghdad neighbourhoods on Thursday followed by a dozen mortar rounds, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 50, security and medical sources said. Two of the bombs hit...
  • Australia authorities foil Islamic State plot for public beheadings

    SYDNEY The threat posed by fundamentalist group Islamic State beyond the Middle East hit home in Australia Thursday when police said they foiled a plot by local jihadists to carry out public beheadings on the orders of the most senior Australian member of...
  • Caveats to Obama's rule against 'combat mission' in Iraq, Syria

    Caveats to Obama's rule against 'combat mission' in Iraq, Syria
    A day after his top military advisor opened the door to putting U.S. combat troops on the ground in Iraq and Syria, President Obama appeared to slam it shut again Wednesday, declaring that American troops "do not and will not have a combat mission." The...
  • Gen. Dempsey: Islamic State dispersing into urban areas in Iraq

    Militants in Iraq are seeking to blunt the effectiveness of U.S. airstrikes by dispersing their forces into urban areas and increasingly adopting terror tactics such as suicide attacks and bombings, says a senior American military officer. “What...
  • Inversión extranjera directa en China cae en agosto a mínimo en al menos 2 años y medio

    PEKÍN (Reuters) - Las entradas de inversión extranjera directa (IED) a China cayeron en agosto a un mínimo no visto en al menos dos años y medio, lo que subraya los desafíos para el crecimiento que enfrenta la segunda mayor economía del mundo. Los...
  • Iraqi army launches offensive on Islamic State in three cities

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces launched an intense military operation against Islamic State insurgents in three cities in central Iraq on Wednesday, fighting to regain control of lost ground, security sources said. The offensives in Ramadi, Falluja and...
  • Suicide car bomber kills three foreign troops in Afghan capital

    KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber killed two U.S. troops and a Polish soldier in an attack on a convoy near the U.S. embassy in Kabul on Tuesday, the NATO-led coalition said, one of the worst attacks on international forces in the Afghan capital in...