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  • Afghan students in limbo after closure of school once funded by U.S.

    Afghan students in limbo after closure of school once funded by U.S.
    When he enrolled five years ago in the International School of Kabul, Faisal Yousufi, now 18, thought he had a bright future. Raised solely by his mother after his father died nine years ago, Yousufi knew he was fortunate to be studying at an...
  • 2 NYC women arrested on charges they plotted to build bomb

    Two women were arrested Thursday on charges they plotted to wage violent jihad by building a homemade bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type attack. One of the women, Noelle Velentzas, had been "obsessed with pressure cookers since the Boston...
  • 2 women arrested in NYC, accused of planning Boston Marathon-type attack

    2 women arrested in NYC, accused of planning Boston Marathon-type attack
    Two women were arrested Thursday on charges they plotted to wage violent jihad by building a homemade bomb and using it for a Boston Marathon-type attack. One of the women, Noelle Velentzas, had been "obsessed with pressure cookers since the Boston...
  • Roadside bomb kills 7 Afghans east of Kabul

    An Afghan official says a roadside bombing has killed seven people in a province east of Kabul. Din Mohammad Darwish, spokesman for the Logar provincial governor, says the attack happened on Friday morning in Baraki Barak district when a vehicle that two...
  • Waukegan man pleads not guilty to Gurnee Mills bomb threat

    Waukegan man pleads not guilty to Gurnee Mills bomb threat
    A Waukegan man accused of hacking in an attempt to sound a false bomb alarm at Gurnee Mills earlier this year pleaded not guilty Thursday. Raymond J. Kelly, 25, is charged with making a false bomb alarm, a Class 3 felony punishable upon conviction by up...
  • 'Comfort dogs' add ECC day care to the sites they have visited

    'Comfort dogs' add ECC day care to the sites they have visited
    The gentle, well-trained golden retrievers of Lutheran Church Charities have comforted tornado victims in Oklahoma and mass-shooting survivors in Sandy Hook. They've sat at the bedside of terrorist bombing victims in Boston. And Wednesday morning they...
  • After expelling IS, Iraqi bomb squads begin clearing Tikrit

    After a month of ferocious street battles that finally pushed Islamic State militants out of Tirkrit, a dangerous calm has descended on this city north of Baghdad as Iraqi bomb squads fan out to remove booby traps and explosives left behind by the...
  • 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,...