| Oct 26, 2014
| 11:40 AM
First came billowing banners in yellow, green and black. Then colorful tents were raised Sunday beside tables stacked with sugar-filled tea glasses, steaming teapots and plates of biscuits.
And, surrounding every table and tent, wary Iraqi federal...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:38 PM
BRISTOL — Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with scrawling a bomb threat on a desk Oct. 9, prompting an evacuation of Bristol Central High School.
Police announced the arrest Thursday. The boy was charged with first-degree threatening and...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 1:51 PM
For the third time in a two weeks, students at Whitehall High School were evacuated following a reported bomb threat, police said.
Whitehall police said a written threat was discovered in a boy's bathroom at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, prompting an evacuation...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:14 PM
HAMDEN — Hamden High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after a male phoned a bomb threat to the school administration.
Hamden police and four state police dog teams searched the building and found nothing. Students, who gathered first at...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A series of bomb blasts Sunday targeting a compound housing Kurdish security and intelligence forces in the northeast Iraq province of Diyala killed at least 58 people and wounded scores more, according to Iraqi officials.
A suicide bomber detonated...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 8:58 PM
The U.S. military said it had air-dropped arms to Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants near Kobani on Sunday in what appeared to be the Pentagon's first public acknowledgment it has provided lethal aid to the rebels.
The U.S. Central Command...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 3:35 PM
While an international military effort has focused on Islamic State advances in northern Syria and in Anbar province in western Iraq, the extremists have stepped up their terrorist attacks in the Iraqi capital.
A series of car bombings struck Baghdad'...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 6:57 AM
Officers are investigating a 911 call about a bomb at Lake Brantley High School this morning.
The bomb threat turned out to be a hoax after Altamonte Springs police and school faculty thoroughly searched the campus for suspicious devices or packages....
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Lakeland police arrested two Southwest Middle School students accused of making bomb threats on Monday and Tuesday, authorities said.
The girls, both 11, admitted that they wrote or co-wrote the threats that evacuated the school on both days, according...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 7:10 PM
American-led forces have sharply intensified air strikes in the past two days against Islamic State fighters threatening Kurds on Syria's Turkish border after the jihadists' advance began to destabilize Turkey.
The coalition had conducted 21 attacks on...