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  • Bomb threats shared electronically close schools

    Tech-savvy students and others are using smartphone apps, social media and Internet phone services to make anonymous reports of bombs and other threats of violence at schools. The result: school evacuations and police sweeps. In most cases, such a threat...
  • Istanbul police kill woman carrying bomb near police HQ

    In a second evening of violence in Istanbul, police killed a woman Wednesday carrying a bomb near the city's main police headquarters, an official said. Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin also said that a second person escaped and that a policeman was...
  • Iraq hails victory over Islamic State extremists in Tikrit

    The government declared victory in Tikrit on Wednesday over extremists of the Islamic State group, and it warned the militants holding other Iraqi provinces that they would be the next to fall. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi walked triumphantly along a...
  • Suicide bombing at Afghanistan protest kills 16

    A suicide bomber attacked an anti-corruption demonstration in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, killing 16 people and wounding up to 60, officials said. The explosion in the eastern city of Khost wounded a local member of parliament, Hamayun Hamayoon,...
  • Suicide bomber kills 18 Afghan protesters

    A suicide bombing in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday killed 18 people who were involved in a protest against a local official. In the late-morning attack, the bomber detonated his explosives among a crowd calling for the resignation of Abdul Jabbar...
  • Bombings in Iraqi capital kill 11 people

    Iraqi officials say two separate bombings have targeted public places in the capital of Baghdad, killing 11 people. Police officials say a car bomb exploded near a bus stop and an out-door market in Baghdad's Bab al-Muadam area on Thursday evening,...
  • New Milford High Students Dismissed Early After Bomb Threat

    NEW MILFORD — High school students were dismissed early on Wednesday after a bomb threat was received, school officials said. The students were taken to the football field and bleachers to await buses for early dismissal after the threat was...
  • Iraqi forces claim last parcels of Tikrit from Islamic State group

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraqi security forces backed by sectarian militias took control of the last Islamic State strongholds in Tikrit on Wednesday, the first successful operation by the government in Baghdad to reclaim a major Sunni Muslim population center since...
  • What happens next in marathon bomber's death penalty trial

    Now that the prosecution and defense have rested in the first phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial, there are a few steps left before jurors begin deliberating. After the jury reaches a verdict, the same jury will hear evidence in a...
  • Defense rests in 1st phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack. The...
  • Defense rests in first phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial

    Defense rests in first phase of Boston Marathon bombing trial
    Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack. The...