U.S. denies visas for 20 Iranian government officials

The United States has denied visas to about 20 Iranian government officials hoping to attend next week’s United Nations General Assembly, including two ministers, Iran’s Fars news agency reported on Saturday. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, a regular at the assembly since he took office in 2005

3 arrested in connection with Times Square bomb

Three people were arrested Thursday morning as FBI agents began executing search warrants at several spots around Boston and other parts of the Northeast as part of a widening investigation into the financial support behind the Times Square bombing attempt earlier this month, according to federal law-enforcement officials.

Pakistan to investigate links of Times Square bomber

Pakistan’s interior minister says his country will investigate whether the man arrested for an attempted bombing in New York’s Times Square had links to militants in Pakistan. Rehman Malik told reporters in Islamabad Saturday that U.S. authorities have asked Pakistan for information about Faisal Shahzad. The 30-year-old American citizen, born in Pakistan,

New York bomb suspect called ‘weird’ by neighbors

The man at the center of the botched Times Square car bomb plot was known in his neighborhood as a mysterious loner who kept odd hours and “always looked on edge,” neighbors said Tuesday. “I thought he might be connected to to terrorism – a lot of us did because he acted strangely,” said Dashawn […]