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Rockford man on parole arrested on drug, weapons charges

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Russia hands over fighter jets to Serbia

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CIA trainee washes out of bomb-detection, reassigned to living room

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Shotgun in student’s truck is 2nd gun found in 2 days at Fayette schools

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Iran's Guards say missile programme will accelerate despite pressure from US, EU

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2 US sailors die of apparent drug overdoses in same week at Subm

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Rockford man on parole arrested on drug, weapons charges
A Rockford man found not guilty of murder earlier this year was arrested Thursday on drug and weapons charges. Anthony Sims, 29, has been arrested on armed habitual criminal, armed violence, possession with intent to deliver cocaine (15-100 grams), possession with intent to deliver heroin (15-100 grams) and possession with intent to deliver heroin within 1,000 feet of a school (1-15 grams) charges   Read More ...
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Bomb-sniffing puppy trades in CIA status for family in new home
Washington • A puppy lost its love for sniffing out bombs and the CIA lost a recruit.   Read More ...
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Exchange working weapons for gift cards at Saturday's Cleveland police gun buyback
The event will begin at 9 a.m. at the Third District Headquarters at 4501 Chester Avenue. Owners will have the opportunity to exchange handguns for a $100 gift card, and semi-automatic assault-style weapons for a $200 gift card. Police will accept non-semi-automatic rifles and shotguns, but gift cards aren't being offered in exchange for those types of guns. Police officers will inspect the guns to make sure they work before turning over gift cards   Read More ...
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Suicide-Bomb Attacks Target Two Afghan Mosques
KABUL—Suicide bombers in Afghanistan killed at least 69 people in attacks on two mosques Friday, officials said, as the targets in the country’s latest escalation of violence shifted from government security forces to worshipers observing the Muslim day of prayer.   Read More ...
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Judge refuses to release suspect in Kansas bomb plot case
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge has refused to release pending trial a Kansas man accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and an apartment complex housing Somali refugees. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren ruled Friday that Gavin Wright is a flight risk and a danger to the community. Wright and co-defendants Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen are charged with conspiring to detonate truck bombs at an apartment complex in the meatpacking town of Garden City in western Kansas   Read More ...
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At least 60 dead after suicide bombers attack mosques in Afghanistan
Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation.   Read More ...
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Iran accused of trying to develop nuclear-tipped missiles
German security officials accused Tehran of trying to develop nuclear-tipped missiles on the same day President Trump decertified the Iran nuclear deal. The security officials added, Dspite the nuclear agreement, Iran has not given up its illegal activities in Germany. The mullah regime also made efforts this year to obtain material from [German] firms for its nuclear program and the construction of missiles   Read More ...
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63 Dead After Suicide Bombers Attack Mosques in Afghanistan
(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Suicide bombers struck two mosques in Afghanistan during Friday prayers, a Shiite mosque in Kabul and a Sunni mosque in western Ghor province, killing at least 63 people at the end of a particularly deadly week for the troubled nation. The Afghan president issued a statement condemning both attacks and saying that country's security forces would step up the fight to "eliminate the terrorists who target Afghans of all religions and tribes   Read More ...
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CNN poll: Two-thirds want to stay in Iran nuclear deal
63% say Trump has been more reckless than responsible on North Korean threats Two in three Americans say President Donald Trump should not pull the United States out of the nuclear deal aiming to block Iran from developing nuclear weapons, conducted by SSRS. Trump announced his intent to decertify the agreement last week. But eight in 10 Democrats and two in three independents oppose withdrawing from the agreement   Read More ...
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'Underwear bomber' sues over prison treatment
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Burglary investigated at mosque that was targeted by bomb
Leaders of a Minnesota mosque where a bomb went off this summer now say two burglars have broken windows and entered their building in Bloomington. Police Deputy Chief Mike Hartley says his department is investigating a burglary or attempted burglary at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center Friday. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says security cameras show two men wearing masks and gloves broke windows at the mosque and entered some offices sometime around 2 a   Read More ...
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Police investigating bomb threat at University of Akron's Polsky Building
AKRON, Ohio -- University of Akron police are investigating a bomb threat called in Friday morning to a building on campus. Investigators took bomb-sniffing dogs through the Polsky Building after someone called in the threat about 7:45 a.m. to the university's Physical Facilities Operations Center, according to a public safety advisory from the University of Akron. Police don't believe the threat is credible and the building remains open for classes, according to the advisory   Read More ...
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Suicide bombers attack two Afghan mosques, at least 72 dead
KABUL (Reuters) - Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least 72 people including children, officials and witnesses said. One bomber walked into a Shi‘ite Muslim mosque in the capital Kabul as people were praying on Friday night and detonated an explosive, one of the worshippers there, Mahmood Shah Husaini, said. At least 39 people died in the blast at the Imam Zaman mosque in the city’s western Dasht-e-Barchi district, interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said   Read More ...
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Police Investigating Break-In At Mosque Where Bomb Exploded
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Leaders of a Minnesota mosque where a bomb went off this summer now say two burglars have broken windows and entered their building in Bloomington. Police Deputy Chief Mike Hartley says his department is investigating a burglary or attempted burglary at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center Friday. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says security cameras show two men wearing masks and gloves broke windows at the mosque and entered some offices sometime around 2 a   Read More ...
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Burglary investigated at mosque that was targeted by bomb
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — Leaders of a Minnesota mosque where a bomb went off this summer now say two burglars have broken windows and entered their building in Bloomington. Police Deputy Chief Mike Hartley says his department is investigating a burglary or attempted burglary at the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center Friday. The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations says security cameras show two men wearing masks and gloves broke windows at the mosque and entered some offices sometime around 2 a   Read More ...
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'Underwear bomber' sues U.S. Justice Department over rights
By Brendan O'Brien. (Reuters) - A Nigerian man serving life sentences for trying to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day 2009 is suing the U.S. Justice Department for denying his free speech and religious rights. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab received multiple life sentences after the attempted attack on the Amsterdam to Detroit flight, which he called part of his "religious duty" as a Muslim to wage jihad against the United States   Read More ...
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Dozens dead in mosque blast in Kabul, report says
KABUL — Dozens of worshipers were killed Friday when suicide bombers struck two city mosques in an escalation of violence in Afghanistan this week that has left at least 150 people dead. In Kabul, a suicide bomber detonated explosives inside a Shiite mosque on the southwestern fringe of the city, killing dozens of people on a weekend day in Afghanistan reserved for prayer and reflection   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber kills at least 30 at mosque in Afghan capital Kabul
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people inside a Shi‘ite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday night, a security official said, the latest in a string of violent attacks on the country’s Shi‘ite minority. The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul, as Shi‘ite worshippers gathered for prayers. A senior security official said the exact number of casualties was unknown but that security forces at the scene had removed at least 30 bodies   Read More ...
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Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for North Korea: agency
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pyongyang does not plan to hold any talks with Washington about its nuclear program, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Friday, declaring that possessing nuclear weapons was a matter of life and death for North Korea, the RIA news agency reported. Tension has soared on the peninsula following a series of weapons tests by North Korea and a string of increasingly bellicose exchanges between U   Read More ...
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Police: Maine South placed on soft lockdown after caller told administrator a student might have weapon
Maine South High School was placed on a "soft lockdown" Friday morning while police investigated "a possible weapon situation off campus," the Park Ridge Police Department said. According to a statement released by Maine Township High School District 207, a caller phoned Maine South at 7:25 a.m. and told a school administrator that a student, who was not on campus, might have a weapon   Read More ...
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Russia hands over fighter jets to Serbia
BATAJNICA, Serbia (AP) - Russia formally handed over six MiG-29 fighter jets to Serbia Friday, part of an arms delivery that has the potential to accentuate tensions in the war-weary Balkans. The ceremony at a military airport close to the Serbian capital, Belgrade was attended by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. "Thank you for these beautiful gifts," Vucic told Shoigu at the ceremony, which was accompanied by an air show and attended by tens of thousands of visitors   Read More ...
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A Russian Ghost Submarine, Its U.S. Pursuers and a Deadly New Cold War
A resurgence in Moscow’s submarine fleet has reignited the undersea arms race of the Cold War. It’s played out recently in a cat-and-mouse sea hunt across the Mediterranean that pit the U.S. Navy against one of Russia’s newest and most sophisticated attack subs.   Read More ...
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Suicide bomber strikes mosque in Afghan capital Kabul: official
KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a Shi‘ite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul on Friday night, a security official said. A senior security official said security forces at the scene had removed at least 30 dead bodies, but that the exact number of casualties was unknown. Reporting by Josh Smith; Editing by Catherine Evans. Our   Read More ...
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Russia hands over fighter jets to Serbia
BATAJNICA, Serbia (AP) — Russia has formally handed over six MiG-29 fighter jets to Serbia, part of an arms delivery that could worsen tensions in the war-weary Balkans. The ceremony Friday at a military airport close to the Serbian capital, Belgrade, was attended by Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic. Moscow is handing over the MiGs for free, but it is estimated that the overhaul of the secondhand aircraft will cost Serbia about 200 million euros ($235 million   Read More ...
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North Korea's Nuclear Tests Could Be Changing the Country's Geology
The North Korean mountain used for the underground testing of nuclear weapons might be suffering from “tired mountain syndrome,” according to experts studying satellite photos of the test site. “ Tired mountain syndrome ” is the name for increased fractures and permeability in the surrounding rock, caused by multiple underground nuclear tests. Mount Mantap is a 7,200-foot-high peak in the north of the country, which scientists say “visibly shifted” during North Korea’s most recent detonation on Sept   Read More ...
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Having nuclear weapons 'matter of life and death' for North Korea: RIA
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Pyongyang does not plan to hold any talks with Washington about its nuclear program, a senior North Korean diplomat said on Friday, saying that possessing nuclear weapons was a matter of life and death for North Korea, the RIA news agency reported. The United States would “have to put up” with North Korea’s nuclear status, Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North American department of North Korea’s foreign ministry, told a non-proliferation conference in Moscow, RIA reported   Read More ...
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CIA trainee washes out of bomb-detection, reassigned to living room
Some jobs are just not a good fit. That seems to have been the case for a certain canine trainee named Lulu at the Central Intelligence Agency. The black Labrador was in an intensive course of study to learn how to sniff out bombs. But Lulu just wasn't that interested. "[It's] imperative that the dogs enjoy the job they're doing," the CIA writes in a news release on Wednesday announcing Lulu's reassignment to her handler's living room   Read More ...
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After six tests, the mountain hosting North Korea's nuclear blasts may be exhausted
TOKYO – Have North Korea’s nuclear tests become so big that they’ve altered the geological structure of the land? Some analysts now see signs that Mount Mantap, the 7,200-foot-high peak under which North Korea detonates its nuclear bombs, is suffering from “tired mountain syndrome.” Related Coverage The mountain visibly shifted during the last nuclear test, an enormous detonation that was recorded as a 6   Read More ...
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North Korea 'months away' from being able to strike US, CIA chief says
CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that North Korea is months away from perfecting its nuclear weapons capabilities. "They are close enough now in their capabilities that from a U.S. policy perspective we ought to behave as if we are on the cusp of them achieving" their objective of being able to strike the United States, Pompeo told a national security forum in Washington   Read More ...
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Knife-wielding man who threw weapon at officers near movie set, police say
Knife-wielding man who threw weapon at officers near movie set, police say WEBVTT SOUTH END WITH WHAT TRIGGERED THIS VIOLENT CONFRONTATION. JOSH: GOOD MORNING.A STOLEN PURSE, A CARJACKING ANDA VIOLENT ALTERCATION WITH POLICE ALL IN THE SOUTH END.BY THE CORNER OF UNION PARK.OFFICERS ON A DETAIL ON THE SET OF A MOVIE WITH DENZEL WASHINGTON WERE APPROACHED BY A WITNESS WHO SAYS HE SAW A MAN STEAL A PURSE   Read More ...
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A String of Bomb Blasts in Sweden Is Prompting Questions and Alt-Right Conspiracy Theories
A powerful blast detonated overnight at a police station ripped off the building’s entrance. A dynamite-laced apartment doorway blew a chunk of rubble more than 250-feet away, into the living room of a neighboring building. And a provincial town was put on lockdown after a suspected car-bombing. There have been at least five bomb blasts or scares in Sweden since the early hours of Friday, Oct   Read More ...
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State Department admits Al-Nusra affiliate using chemical weapons in Syria
“Terrorist and other violent extremist groups including ISIS and Al-Qaeda linked Hayat Tahrir Al-Sham [dominated by Al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat Al-Nusra, a designated Foreign Terrorist Organization], operate in Syria,” the travel warning reads. Meanwhile, Russia’s Defense Ministry said a precedent had been set by Washington acknowledging that Al-Nusra linked terrorists use chemical weapons in Syria. General Igor Konashenkov, spokesman for the ministry, commented on Friday   Read More ...
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North Korea 'are on the cusp' of hitting the US with a nuclear missile, CIA director warns
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Why is the CIA tweeting about puppies?
he Central Intelligence Agency's official Twitter account has been tweeting out plenty of photos of their latest K9 recruits, who are training to be CIA explosive detection canines. "Lulu wasn't interested in searching for explosives. Even when motivated w food & play, she was clearly no longer enjoying herself," reads one. Lulu wasn’t interested in searching for explosives.Even when motivated w food & play, she was clearly no longer enjoying herself   Read More ...
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'Underwear bomber' sues U.S. Justice Department over rights
(Reuters) - A Nigerian man serving life sentences for trying to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day 2009 is suing the U.S. Justice Department for denying his free speech and religious rights. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab received multiple life sentences after the attempted attack on the Amsterdam to Detroit flight, which he called part of his “religious duty” as a Muslim to wage jihad against the United States   Read More ...
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'Underwear Bomber' Sues US Justice Department Over Rights
A Nigerian man serving life sentences for trying to set off a bomb in his underwear on a plane on Christmas Day 2009 is suing the U.S. Justice Department for denying his free speech and religious rights. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab received multiple life sentences after the attempted attack on the Amsterdam to Detroit flight, which he called part of his "religious duty" as a Muslim to wage jihad against the United States   Read More ...
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Taliban storm army base with suicide car bombs, killing 43 Afghan soldiers
By ANTONIO OLIVO Washington Post Taliban forces nearly wiped out an entire Afghan army post on Wednesday, killing 43 soldiers when they stormed a base with suicide bombers in the strife-torn southern province of Kandahar. The group also launched two attacks elsewhere that killed 15 people. In total, 58 security officers died in the bloody string of attacks on military facilities, following suicide bomb attacks earlier this week that killed 74 people in three provinces   Read More ...
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North Korea Months Away To Strike US With Nuclear Missile, Says CIA Head
CIA Director Mike Pompeo said that under Donald Trump’s presidency, the United States of America has to act fast when it comes to dealing with North Korea and its supreme leader Kim Jong-un. According to Pompeo, North Korea is a few months away from perfecting their nuclear weapon capabilities that could hit the United States of America. During a national security forum in Washington, Mike Pompeo stated that the communist state is close enough to increase their nuclear capabilities   Read More ...
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Russian warships dock in Philippines as Manila cultivates new ties
MANILA (Reuters) - Three Russian warships, including two anti-submarine vessels, docked in Manila on Friday to unload what navy officials said was weaponry and military vehicles donated to the Philippines as part of a new defense relationship. It was the third port visit this year by Russian warships as part of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s moves to engage closely with Moscow, an arch-rival of Manila’s former colonial master and closest defense ally, the United States   Read More ...
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Police: KC man accused of firing shots near Waldo Bar claimed he was federal agent
A Kansas City man accused of firing a weapon near Waldo Bar and later at a convenience store told people he was a federal agent prior to the initial incident, prosecutors said. Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker charged Wesley G. Barnes, 34, with two counts of unlawful use of a weapon and two counts of armed criminal action. Barnes is accused of firing shots from a gun after leaving Waldo Bar about 1 a   Read More ...
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