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  • Saudi Arabia says it thwarted plot to attack U.S. Embassy

    Saudi Arabia says it thwarted plot to attack U.S. Embassy
    Saudi Arabia's security forces foiled a suicide bomb plot in March targeting the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, a top spokesman for Saudi security forces said Tuesday. A Saudi citizen and a Syrian were arrested in the kingdom on March 14 for planning "a...
  • Iraqi Kurds arrest alleged IS cell behind US mission attack

    Kurdish authorities announced Tuesday the arrest of an alleged Islamic State group cell that they said was responsible for the deadly bomb attack two weeks ago next to the U.S. consulate in northern Iraq. The statement said the five-member cell had...
  • Probation For Quinnipiac Student Who Made Graduation Day Bomb Threat

    Probation For Quinnipiac Student Who Made Graduation Day Bomb Threat
    MERIDEN (AP) — A former Quinnipiac University student has been sentenced to three years of probation for a making a false bomb threat last year on graduation day. Police say Danielle Shea of Quincy, Massachusetts, made two threats immediately...
  • UK man accused of killing US soldier with bomb in Iraq

    A British man went on trial in London on Tuesday accused of making a roadside bomb that killed a U.S. soldier in Iraq in 2007. Prosecutors say Anis Abid Sardar, a 38-year-old British citizen, assembled bombs in Syria that were planted on the western...
  • Allentown middle school evacuated for bomb threat

    Allentown middle school evacuated for bomb threat
    An Allentown middle school was evacuated Monday afternoon for a bomb threat, authorities say. Francis D. Raub Middle School was evacuated just before 1:30 p.m., said Kim Golden-Benner, director of communications with the Allentown School District. All...
  • Teen accused of calling in bomb threat to Lower Saucon bar

    A 16-year-old Allentown boy is charged in juvenile court with calling in a bomb threat to Yianni's Taverna in Lower Saucon Township on Sunday night. Police said the boy called to report a bomb at Yianni's in the 3700 block of Old Philadelphia Pike about...
  • Latest on Boston trial: Wife says Tamerlan home for bombings

    3:55 p.m. A woman has testified that Tamerlan Tsarnaev's (TAM'-ehr-luhn tsahr-NEYE'-ehvz) wife texted her the day of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings to say as far as she knew, her husband was at home at the time of the attacks. Gina Crawford is the...
  • Al-Qaida's Nusra advances in northern Syria, capturing another government base

    ISTANBUL Islamist rebels led by al-Qaida's affiliate, the Nusra Front, widened their hold Monday on Syria's Idlib province, capturing another government base and pressing an offensive near Ariha, a town of 70,000 that has been primarily in government...
  • Car bombings in Iraq's capital kill at least 20 civilians

    A series of car bombings targeting busy commercial areas in Iraq's capital killed at least 20 civilians Monday, officials said. The deadliest attack took place Monday night when a car bomb exploded on a commercial street in Baghdad's western district...
  • Afghan president delays trip to India by few hours

    The Afghan president delayed his official trip to India by a few hours Monday to hold an emergency meeting with the NATO commander in Afghanistan and top Afghan security officials. Ashraf Ghani was scheduled to leave for India early in the afternoon,...
  • Iraqi army claims progress in Anbar amid Baghdad bombings

    Iraq's army announced it was making progress in the battle against Islamic State militants in Anbar province Sunday even as it struggled to retake territory lost over the weekend and a string of bombings rocked the capital. After driving militants out of...