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  • Iraqi Shiites warily greet new year, watch for suicide bombers

    Iraqi Shiites warily greet new year, watch for suicide bombers
    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...
  • Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State

    Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State
    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....
  • 15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Bristol Bomb Threat

    15-Year-Old Boy Charged In Bristol Bomb Threat
    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...
  • Police: Students evacuated for third time in two weeks after Whitehall High bomb scare

    Police: Students evacuated for third time in two weeks after Whitehall High bomb scare
    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...
  • Hamden High School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

    Hamden High School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat
    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...
  • Triple bombing in northern Iraq kills at least 58 people

    Triple bombing in northern Iraq kills at least 58 people
    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...
  • U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani

    U.S. air-drops weapons for Kurdish fighters near Kobani
    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...
  • Islamic State steps up bombings in Baghdad

    Islamic State steps up bombings in Baghdad
    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'...
  • Bomb threat called into Lake Brantley HS a hoax, officials say

    Bomb threat called into Lake Brantley HS a hoax, officials say
    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....
  • Cops: Two 11-year-old girls wrote bomb threats

    Cops: Two 11-year-old girls wrote bomb threats
    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...
  • U.S.-led air strikes intensify as Syria conflict destabilizes Turkey

    U.S.-led air strikes intensify as Syria conflict destabilizes Turkey
    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...