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  • Wethersfield Man Faces Federal Charges In UConn Bomb Threat, Other Threatening Calls

    Wethersfield Man Faces Federal Charges In UConn Bomb Threat, Other Threatening Calls
    BRIDGEPORT — A Wethersfield man charged in connection with a bomb threat to UConn in early April now faces federal charges involving that incident and six other similar threatening calls, including one at Boston University on the same day....
  • Obama's attack plan for ISIS differs from Iraq War strategy

    Obama's attack plan for ISIS differs from Iraq War strategy
    The military offensive ordered by President Obama against marauding Islamic State militants barely resembles the grinding ground war that the United States waged in Iraq from 2003 to 2011 — but may prove just as tough to win. Rather than U.S....
  • Warrant: UConn Bomb Threat An Attempt to Gain Notoriety Amid University's Basketball Success

    The Wethersfield man charged in connection with the bomb threat called into UConn in April told investigators he believed the school was targeted in an attempt to gain notoriety amid the university's success in the men's and women's NCAA basketball...
  • Wethersfield Man Charged In UConn Bomb Threat Released On Bond

    BRIDGEPORT — The Wethersfield man charged by federal authorities in connection with threatening hoax calls including a bomb threat to UConn was confined to his home and told not to use devices with internet access after he was released Friday on...
  • Iraq redux: Around the country a chorus of troubled voices

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's lethal return to Iraq will test a public resolve depleted by the past decade of war. Interviews, instant polling and the social media fire hose following the U.S. airstrikes Friday revealed deep ambivalence in a...
  • U.S. airstrike targets leader of Somali terror group

    WASHINGTON American military planes destroyed a suspected terrorist camp in Somalia during airstrikes targeting the head of the al-Shabab network, the Pentagon said Tuesday. U.S. special operations forces using manned aircraft and drones carried out...
  • Israel says Hamas suicide bomber hit unit clearing tunnels, collapsing Gaza cease-fire

    JERUSALEM An attack by Hamas militants on an Israeli army unit working to clear tunnels in the Gaza Strip killed two Israeli soldiers and ended what was to have been a three-day cease-fire less than two hours after it went into effect Friday morning. The...
  • Iran supplied weapons to Iraqi Kurds; Baghdad bomb kills 12

    ARBIL (Reuters) - Iran has supplied weapons and ammunition to Iraqi Kurdish forces, Kurdistan President Massoud Barzani said Tuesday at a joint press conference with Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Arbil, capital of Iraq's Kurdish region....
  • Bomb kills six on way to school in northwest Pakistan

    PESHAWAR Pakistan (Reuters) - A roadside bomb killed six people traveling to school in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, officials said, as the military reported further air strikes against the Taliban. The violence underscored the myriad of...
  • Hundreds of Taliban fighters battle Afghan forces near Kabul: officials

    LOGAR Afghanistan (Reuters) - As many as 700 heavily armed Taliban insurgents are battling Afghan security forces in Logar, a key province near the capital Kabul, local officials said on Tuesday, in a test of the Afghan military's strength as foreign...
  • Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief

    An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed. Palestinians launched more than 180 rockets on Tuesday and...