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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 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...
  • Car bomb kills leaders of major Syrian rebel faction

    Car bomb kills leaders of major Syrian rebel faction
    A car bomb ripped through the headquarters of a major rebel faction in Syria on Tuesday, killing much of the group's top-tier leadership in an attack that highlights the turmoil in the Syrian rebel ranks. Leaders of Ahrar al Sham, a hard-line Islamist...
  • Britain raises its terrorism threat level over Syria, Iraq

    Britain raises its terrorism threat level over Syria, Iraq
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain raised its terrorism alert on Friday to the second-highest level with Prime Minister David Cameron saying the Islamic State (IS) group operating in Syria and Iraq posed the country's greatest ever security risk. The...