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  • Roadside bomb kills 6 Egyptian police officers in Sinai Peninsula

    Six policemen were killed Tuesday when a bomb blast tore through their armored vehicle in the Sinai Peninsula, security officials said. It was the second such deadly attack this month.  Egyptian security forces have recently stepped up their offensive...
  • Wethersfield Man Charged In UConn Bomb Threat Released On Bond

    BRIDGEPORT — The Wethersfield man charged by federal authorities in connection with threatening hoax calls including a bomb threat to UConn was confined to his home and told not to use devices with internet access after he was released Friday on...
  • Obama's attack plan for ISIS differs from Iraq War strategy

    Obama's attack plan for ISIS differs from Iraq War strategy
    The military offensive ordered by President Obama against marauding Islamic State militants barely resembles the grinding ground war that the United States waged in Iraq from 2003 to 2011 — but may prove just as tough to win. Rather than U.S....
  • Warrant: UConn Bomb Threat An Attempt to Gain Notoriety Amid University's Basketball Success

    The Wethersfield man charged in connection with the bomb threat called into UConn in April told investigators he believed the school was targeted in an attempt to gain notoriety amid the university's success in the men's and women's NCAA basketball...
  • Update: U.S. under attack [archives]

    As traffic on the World Wide Web came to a crawl the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, chicagotribune.com communicated with many of its readers via e-mail. This is the third of four Tribune Alerts that were sent that day to more than 19,800 readers -- and that...
  • Wethersfield Man Faces Federal Charges In UConn Bomb Threat, Other Threatening Calls

    Wethersfield Man Faces Federal Charges In UConn Bomb Threat, Other Threatening Calls
    BRIDGEPORT — A Wethersfield man charged in connection with a bomb threat to UConn in early April now faces federal charges involving that incident and six other similar threatening calls, including one at Boston University on the same day....
  • Newport News Sheriff's deputies arrest 55-year-old man on bomb threat charge

    Newport News Sheriff's deputies arrest 55-year-old man on bomb threat charge
    A 55-year-old man was arrested last week after he confessed to making a bomb threat at the Newport News courthouses in August, a Sheriff's Office spokeswoman said.  William C. Hinton Jr., 55, turned himself in to deputies Sept. 5, spokeswoman Kathleen...
  • Syrian rebel group names new chief after blast wipes out leadership

    BEIRUT One of Syria's largest rebel groups hurriedly named new commanders after its leadership was wiped out in an explosion, hours before the US president was to outline a plan to combat the Islamic State and discuss support for the moderate Syrian...
  • 'Dirty bomb' plotter Jose Padilla re-sentenced to 21 years on terrorism charges

    'Dirty bomb' plotter Jose Padilla re-sentenced to 21 years on terrorism charges
    Jose Padilla, a former Chicago gang member convicted in a "dirty bomb" terrorist plot, was re-sentenced to 21 years in prison Tuesday after an appeals court deemed his original 17-year sentence too lenient. Federal prosecutors agreed not to seek more...
  • Chile government to beef up security following bomb attack

    SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile's government said it would tighten security to avoid an escalation in violence and use the "full weight of the law" against those responsible for a bomb attack that wounded 14 on Monday. The blast, which the government has...
  • Car bomb in Shi'ite area of Baghdad kills 12, wounds 30: police

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb killed 12 people and wounded 30 in Baghdad's mainly Shi'ite Muslim Kadhamiya neighbourhood on Thursday evening, police said. The explosion was the fourth attack in Shi'ite districts of the capital in two weeks. "Cars are...