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  • Female suicide bomber strikes Istanbul police station, killing policeman and wounding another

    A female suicide bomber blew herself up at a police station in Istanbul on Tuesday, killing one policeman and wounding another, according to Turkish authorities. Istanbul governor Vasip Sahin said the woman entered the police station and reported a...
  • Bomb Threat Leads To Evacuation Of Southington High School

    SOUTHINGTON — Southington High School was evacuated Monday afternoon after a bomb threat was discovered on the social media website Yik Yak, police said. The threat was found on the site about 2 p.m. Police said the students were dismissed after...
  • Arrest Made In Southington High School Bomb Threat

    Arrest Made In Southington High School Bomb Threat
    SOUTHINGTON — An 18-year-old was charged Tuesday in connection with the bomb threat posted on social media app Yik Yak that led to the evacuation of Southington High School on Monday, police said. Benjamin Egan of Southington was charged with...
  • Pakistan meets violence with violence

    Human Rights Watch: "Pakistan's government has chosen to indulge in vengeful bloodlust." — A commando led me through the Pakistan school auditorium where terrorists recently had interrupted students' lessons with an indiscriminate barrage of...
  • Afghanistan: U.S.-led coalition formally ends 13-year combat mission

    International military forces formally ended their combat mission in Afghanistan on Sunday after more than 13 years even as deadly violence continued in parts of the country. The U.S.-led coalition known as the International Security Assistance Force...
  • Bombing at restaurant in India leaves 1 person dead, 1 wounded

    Bombing at restaurant in India leaves 1 person dead, 1 wounded
    One person was killed and another wounded when a bomb blst outside a restaurant rocked the southern Indian city of Bangalore on Sunday. The evening blast, termed a terrorist attack by authorities, came two weeks after Bangalore police arrested a 24-...
  • Suicide bombing targets Shiites in Yemen; at least 33 dead

    Suicide bombing targets Shiites in Yemen; at least 33 dead
    A suicide bombing apparently targeting Shiite Muslim rebels at a religious commemoration on Wednesday killed at least 33 people and wounded dozens more, security and medical officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but the blast...
  • Boston bombing suspect loses last-ditch bid to delay trial

    Boston bombing suspect loses last-ditch bid to delay trial
    Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose federal terrorism trial is set to start Jan. 5, lost a last-ditch bid to delay the proceeding after one of his best friends pleaded guilty in a related gun case. Tsarnaev, 21, also lost a...
  • Official says suicide bombing targeting Shiites at ceremony in Yemen kills at least 24 people

    A suicide bomber attacked a ceremony Wednesday hosted by Shiite rebels commemorating the birth of the Prophet Muhammad, killing at least 24 people and wounding 48 in a country plagued by militants, authorities said. No group immediately claimed...
  • After winning key victory, Iraqi general warns of military's woes in fight with militants

    Lt. Gen. Abdul-Wahab al-Saadi had 225 fighters, a single Abrams tank, a pair of mortars, two artillery pieces and about 40 armored Humvees when he set out to retake a strategic city in northern Iraq captured by Islamic State militants over the summer. It...
  • Suicide bomber kills 4 people while targeting a convoy of US-trained Somali troops, police say

    A suicide car bomber blew himself up near a moving convoy of Somalia's U.S.-trained elite forces in Mogadishu, killing at least four people, a Somali police officer said Sunday. Somali militant group al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack,...