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Convicted felon arrested in Norwalk for firearm and drug charges

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Convicted felon arrested in Norwalk for firearm and drug charges

- NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) — A convicted felon is facing multiple charges after he was allegedly found with firearms and drugs in Norwalk on Tuesday. Police say they arrested 27-year-old Terrence Voss on charges of Criminal Possession of Firearm, Criminal Possession of Ammunition, Possession of Narcotics, Possession of Narcotics with Intent to Sell, Possession of Narcotics within 1500 feet of a school
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Trump signs bill easing way for World War II vets' mustard gas claims

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Trump signs bill easing way for World War II vets' mustard gas claims

- WASHINGTON • President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed legislation making it easier for a Missouri World War II vet and others of his generation to receive benefits to treat conditions from secret mustard gas experiments they were subjected to more than 60 years ago. The amendment to a broader veterans bill signed by Trump was pushed through Congress by Sen Claire McCaskill, D-Mo
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Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert

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Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert

- Photo The Manchester Arena, where a suicide bomber and injured more than 100 following an Ariana Grande concert in May, will officially reopen on Sept. 9 with a benefit show headlined by one of the city’s premier exports, Noel Gallagher of Oasis. The “We Are Manchester” concert, also featuring performances by British acts including the Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley, will raise money for a fund that aims to establish a permanent memorial for victims of the May 22 attack
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Illinois State Senate: Label, go after, neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

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Illinois State Senate: Label, go after, neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

- In the wake of violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counter-protesters, the Illinois State Senate wants white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups classified as terrorist organizations. In a resolution authorized Sunday, lawmakers urge law enforcement to “pursue the criminal elements of these domestic terrorist organizations in the same manner and with the same fervor used to protect the United States from other manifestations of terrorism
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Illinois State Senate passes measure designating neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

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Illinois State Senate passes measure designating neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

- In the wake of violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counterprotesters, the Illinois State Senate wants white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups classified as terrorist organizations. In a resolution authorized Sunday, lawmakers urge law enforcement to “pursue the criminal elements of these domestic terrorist organizations in the same manner and with the same fervor used to protect the United States from other manifestations of terrorism
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American Pleads Guilty to Accepting Islamic State Money to Fund Terrorism

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American Pleads Guilty to Accepting Islamic State Money to Fund Terrorism

- Updated Aug. 15, 2017 5:23 p.m. ET An American man accused of accepting funds from Islamic State for a possible terror attack in the U.S. pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple terrorism-related charges. Mohamed Elshinawy, who was living in Maryland when he was arrested in late 2015, pleaded guilty in Baltimore federal court to four counts, including conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State
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Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria

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Boko Haram suicide bombers kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria

- Suicide bombers attacked a camp for internally displaced people and a nearby market in a northeastern Nigeria village Tuesday, killing at least 20 people, a local official said Tuesday. Village chief Lawan Kalli said Tuesday at least three suicide bombers entered Mandarari's market around 5 p.m. posing as buyers, then an undetermined number went to the nearby camp for people displaced by Nigeria's conflict while at least one stayed at the market
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Famous World War II plane will fly the skies over Boise, kicking off air show season

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Famous World War II plane will fly the skies over Boise, kicking off air show season

- This year’s Warbird Roundup hosted by the Warhawk Air Museum Aug. 26-27, will feature something extra special, a look at the fully-restored “Dottie Mae.” The P-47 Thunderbolt is considered the last World War II fighter plane lost in combat. The Dottie Mae crashed — ironically, during a celebratory flight as the war was ending — over the Austrian Lake Traunsee in 1945
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Valuable Civil War collectibles stolen from car

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Valuable Civil War collectibles stolen from car

- An Ohio man had an unhappy trip to metro Atlanta last weekend when someone stole valuable Civil War collectibles and artifacts from his car, Channel 2 Action News reported. Packard attended a Civil War show at the Cobb County Civic Center, and before his flight home, he took in a movie in the Cumberland area. He didn’t know it at the time, but the area is a hotbed for car break-ins
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U.S. decries Islamic State ‘genocide’ of Christians, others in report on religious freedom

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U.S. decries Islamic State ‘genocide’ of Christians, others in report on religious freedom

- Washington • The Trump administration denounced the Islamic State group Tuesday for carrying out “genocide” against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the group is “clearly responsible for genocide” against Christians and Yazidis in Iraq and Shiite Muslims in Syria and elsewhere. His comments were made as the State Department released its annual report on international religious freedom
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Manchester terror attack victim’s families to receive $324,000 each from charity fund

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Manchester terror attack victim’s families to receive $324,000 each from charity fund

- The families of the 22 individuals killed in a terror attack at Ariana Grande‘s Manchester concert on May 22 will each receive $324,000 from the We Love Manchester Fund. The charitable foundation has already topped more than $23 million in donations from members of the public. Councilor Sue Murphy announced the figure on Tuesday. “The city and the world responded with such extreme kindness, generosity and solidarity in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack,” she told The Guardian
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Ariana Grande Concert: Manchester Terrorist Bombing Victims' Families Each Getting $324k

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Ariana Grande Concert: Manchester Terrorist Bombing Victims' Families Each Getting $324k

- The "We Love Manchester Emergency Fund" will distribute $324k to each of the families of the 22 people killed in a terrorist attack at Ariana Grande's concert. Approximately $24.5 million was raised following the horrific attack on May 22 at the Manchester Arena ... where Ariana had just finished her concert seconds before a nail bomb exploded in the rotunda. The victims were and at least 59 people were injured
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Decries Islamic State ‘Genocide’ of Christians, Other Groups

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Decries Islamic State ‘Genocide’ of Christians, Other Groups

- The Trump administration denounced the Islamic State group on Tuesday for carrying out "genocide" against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the group is "clearly responsible for genocide" against Christians and Yazidis in Iraq and Shiite Muslims in Syria and elsewhere. His comments were made as the State Department released its annual report on international religious freedom
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Thousands flee as Iraq steps up airstrikes on IS-held town

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Thousands flee as Iraq steps up airstrikes on IS-held town

- BADOUSH, Iraq — Thousands of Iraqis have fled an Islamic State-held town west of Mosul as Iraqi and coalition warplanes step up strikes ahead of a ground offensive to drive out the militants. Tal Afar and the surrounding area is one of the last pockets of IS-held territory in Iraq after victory was declared in July in Mosul, the country's second-largest city
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Illinois State Senate passes measure designating neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

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Illinois State Senate passes measure designating neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

- In the wake of violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white supremacists and counterprotesters, the Illinois State Senate wants white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups classified as terrorist organizations. In a resolution authorized Sunday, lawmakers urge law enforcement to “pursue the criminal elements of these domestic terrorist organizations in the same manner and with the same fervor used to protect the United States from other manifestations of terrorism
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US decries Islamic State 'genocide' of Christians, others

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US decries Islamic State 'genocide' of Christians, others

- WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration denounced the Islamic State group on Tuesday for carrying out "genocide" against Christians and other religious minorities in areas under its control. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the group is "clearly responsible for genocide" against Christians and Yazidis in Iraq and Shiite Muslims in Syria and elsewhere. His comments were made as the State Department released its annual report on international religious freedom
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Illinois Senate passes resolution urging police to deem neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

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Illinois Senate passes resolution urging police to deem neo-Nazi groups as terrorists

- SPRINGFIELD, Ill. The Illinois Senate on Sunday passed a resolution to urge law enforcement officials to name white nationalist and neo-Nazi groups as terrorist organizations in the wake of racially fueled violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Chicago Tribune reported that the resolution came in response to the weekend’s violence, which claimed the life of a woman protesting a rally organized by white nationalists
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  • Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert
    Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert

    , nytimes.com

    Photo The Manchester Arena, where a suicide bomber and injured more than 100 following an Ariana Grande concert in May, will officially reopen on Sept. 9 with a benefit show headlined by one of the city’s premier exports, Noel Gallagher of Oasis. The “We Are Manchester” concert, also featuring performances by British acts including the Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley, will raise money for a fund that aims to establish a permanent memorial for victims of the May 22 attack
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  • American Pleads Guilty to Accepting Islamic State Money to Fund Terrorism
    American Pleads Guilty to Accepting Islamic State Money to Fund Terrorism

    , wsj.com

    Updated Aug. 15, 2017 5:23 p.m. ET An American man accused of accepting funds from Islamic State for a possible terror attack in the U.S. pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple terrorism-related charges. Mohamed Elshinawy, who was living in Maryland when he was arrested in late 2015, pleaded guilty in Baltimore federal court to four counts, including conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State
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  • American Pleads Guilty to Accepting Islamic State Money to Fund Terrorism
    American Pleads Guilty to Accepting Islamic State Money to Fund Terrorism

    , wsj.com

    Updated Aug. 15, 2017 5:23 p.m. ET An American man accused of accepting funds from Islamic State for a possible terror attack in the U.S. pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple terrorism-related charges. Mohamed Elshinawy, who was living in Maryland when he was arrested in late 2015, pleaded guilty in Baltimore federal court to four counts, including conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State
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  • American Pleads Guilty to Accepting Islamic State Money to Fund Terrorism
    American Pleads Guilty to Accepting Islamic State Money to Fund Terrorism

    , wsj.com

    Updated Aug. 15, 2017 5:23 p.m. ET An American man accused of accepting funds from Islamic State for a possible terror attack in the U.S. pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple terrorism-related charges. Mohamed Elshinawy, who was living in Maryland when he was arrested in late 2015, pleaded guilty in Baltimore federal court to four counts, including conspiring to provide material support to Islamic State
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  • Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert
    Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert

    , nytimes.com

    Photo The Manchester Arena, where a suicide bomber and injured more than 100 following an Ariana Grande concert in May, will officially reopen on Sept. 9 with a benefit show headlined by one of the city’s premier exports, Noel Gallagher of Oasis. The “We Are Manchester” concert, also featuring performances by British acts including the Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley, will raise money for a fund that aims to establish a permanent memorial for victims of the May 22 attack
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  • Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert
    Manchester Arena to Reopen After Terror Attack With Benefit Concert

    , nytimes.com

    Photo The Manchester Arena, where a suicide bomber and injured more than 100 following an Ariana Grande concert in May, will officially reopen on Sept. 9 with a benefit show headlined by one of the city’s premier exports, Noel Gallagher of Oasis. The “We Are Manchester” concert, also featuring performances by British acts including the Courteeners, Blossoms and Rick Astley, will raise money for a fund that aims to establish a permanent memorial for victims of the May 22 attack
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