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  • 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...
  • Yemen car bomb attack kills more than 50 at police academy

    An explosives-laden vehicle driven by a suicide bomber blew up Wednesday at the gates of a police academy in the Yemeni capital, killing more than 50 people, injuring dozens of others and leaving a trail of mangled bodies and twisted wreckage, medical...
  • Simsbury High School Briefly Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

    SIMSBURY — After-school activities at Simsbury High School were briefly postponed Wednesday after a bomb threat was discovered in a bathroom, school officials said. The threat was discovered shortly before the school's normal dismissal time at 2:10...
  • Person Dead After Car Crashes Into River

    BARKHAMSTED — One occupant of a car that veered off West River Road and into a river Wednesday afternoon has died, according to state police. The accident happened about 1:10 p.m. in the Riverton section of town, Trooper Kelly Grant said. The car...
  • Taliban attacks Kabul guesthouse, presses raid on Afghan base

    Taliban militants raided a guesthouse used by foreigners in Kabul on Saturday after besieging an army base in the south in an escalating campaign of violence as NATO troops withdraw from Afghanistan. At least five Afghan soldiers were killed and nine...
  • Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan as troops head home

    Two American soldiers killed in Afghanistan as troops head home
    A Taliban bomb killed two American soldiers in a NATO convoy late on Friday night near the U.S. Bagram Airfield base north of Kabul, a U.S. defense official said on Saturday. "Two International Security Assistance Force service members died as a...
  • 2 coalition soldiers, 12 workers clearing mines killed in Afghanistan

    A series of attacks in Afghanistan killed at least 21 people, including 12 members of a landmine clearance team and two soldiers of the U.S.-led military coalition, officials said Saturday. In the deadliest incident, gunmen attacked a group working to...
  • Violence shakes Kabul as U.S. combat troops depart

    When he arrived 40 minutes late to a play about a suicide bombing, 19-year-old Omar Haidari expected to see actors playing out the drama on stage. He didn’t imagine that he would see the remains of a real-life suicide bomber not much younger than...
  • Search Turns Up Nothing After Bomb Threat At Wilbur Cross High School In New Haven

    NEW HAVEN — A search of Wilbur Cross High School turned up nothing suspicious after a bomb threat was received about 2 p.m. on Monday, police said. The school on Mitchell Drive was evacuated and emergency services units were dispatched to search...
  • Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown

     Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown
    Metea Valley High School went on lockdown briefly Monday afternoon while police and school officials investigated the legitimacy of a bomb threat. Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said about noon a student found a piece of paper in a bathroom with...
  • Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown

    Threat puts Metea Valley High School briefly on lockdown
    AURORA – Metea Valley High School went on lockdown briefly Monday afternoon while police and school officials investigated the legitimacy of a bomb threat. Aurora police spokesman Dan Ferrelli said about noon a student found a piece of paper in...