Osama bin Laden

BOSTON | Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster, found dead in prison at 89

BOSTON — James “Whitey” Bulger, the murderous Boston gangster who benefited from a corrupt relationship with the FBI before spending 16 years as one of America‘s most wanted men, has died in federal prison. He was 89. Bulger was found unresponsive Tuesday morning at the U.S. penitentiary in West Virginia where he’d just been transferred, … Continue reading BOSTON | Whitey Bulger, Boston gangster, found dead in prison at 89

UNITED NATIONS | India, Pakistan clash in UN over support for terrorists

UNITED NATIONS — India’s foreign minister accused neighboring Pakistan of harboring terrorists in an angry speech Saturday before the U.N. General Assembly and rejected the notion that India is sabotaging peace talks with Pakistan, calling it “a complete lie.” Hours later, Pakistan shot back in its own speech, accusing India of financing terrorists and declaring … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | India, Pakistan clash in UN over support for terrorists

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: India’s FM says Pakistan harbors terrorists

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 11:40 a.m. India’s foreign minister is using her address on the world stage to accuse neighboring Pakistan of harboring terrorists. Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj also rejected the notion that India is sabotaging peace talks with Pakistan, calling it “a complete lie.” … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: India’s FM says Pakistan harbors terrorists

WASHINGTON | Retired admiral who criticized Trump leaves Pentagon board

WASHINGTON— The Pentagon says the retired Navy admiral who oversaw the raid that killed Osama bin Laden resigned from a Defense Department advisory board, after his criticism of President Donald Trump’s decision to revoke a former CIA director’s security clearance. Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza, a Pentagon spokeswoman, says William McRaven, former head of U.S. Special … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Retired admiral who criticized Trump leaves Pentagon board

Judge remains skeptical Sept. 11 Saudi claims can proceed

NEW YORK/January 18, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — A judge who previously rejected arguments that Saudi Arabia was behind the Sept. 11 attacks expressed doubts again Thursday after claims were revived by congressional action. U.S. District Judge George B. Daniels in Manhattan questioned lawyers for families and survivors of the 2001 attacks as well as attorneys for Saudi Arabia … Continue reading Judge remains skeptical Sept. 11 Saudi claims can proceed