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President George W. Bush meets with Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the Saudi Arabian ambassador, August 27, 2002 at Bush's Ranch in Crawford, Texas. Bush promised to consult Saudi Arabia and others as he reaches a decision about whether to attack Iraq.
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Dave Mager
September 11, 2020 - 1:33 am
"What I think is infuriating to a lot of the families... is that it's 19 years, and still nobody from 9/11 has been held accountable outside of Osama bin Laden, but bin Laden was operating with a Saudi support network here in our country." --Brett Eagleson of Middletown, whose father, Bruce, was...
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Gov. Ned Lamont Previews Plans to Contain Coronavirus, 2/25/20
Dave Mager, WTIC News
Dave Mager
February 26, 2020 - 11:37 pm
Gov. Ned Lamont and state health experts believe that the novel strain of coronavirus that's killed thousands in mainland China will reach Connecticut to some degree. While the state currently has no confirmed cases, officials are preparing as if the virus is certain to land here, and they're...
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This undated image released by the House Judiciary Committee from documents provided by Lev Parnas to the committee in the impeachment probe against President Donald Trump, shows a photo of Lev Parnas with Trump in Florida. Parnas, a close associate of Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. Trump on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, repeated denials that he is acquainted with Parnas, despite numerous photos that have emerged of the two men together. (House Judiciary Committee via AP)
AP
January 16, 2020 - 11:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A close associate of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani is claiming Trump was directly involved in the effort to pressure Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden. Lev Parnas says he delivered an ultimatum in May, at Giuliani's behest, to the incoming...
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A boy carries a portrait of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in the U.S. airstrike in Iraq, prior to the Friday prayers in Tehran, Iran, Friday Jan. 3, 2020. Iran has vowed "harsh retaliation" for the U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed Tehran's top general and the architect of its interventions across the Middle East, as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
AP
January 03, 2020 - 10:07 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran promised to seek revenge for a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad's airport that killed the mastermind of its interventions across the Middle East, and the U.S. said Friday that it was sending thousands more troops to the region as tensions soared in the wake of the targeted killing...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, file photo, Qassem Soleimani, commander of Iran's Quds Force, attends an annual rally commemorating the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic revolution, in Tehran, Iran. Iraqi TV and three Iraqi officials said Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, that Gen. Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, has been killed in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)
AP
January 02, 2020 - 10:05 pm
BAGHDAD (AP) — An airstrike killed Gen. Qassem Soleimani, head of Iran’s elite Quds Force and architect of its regional security apparatus, at Baghdad’s international airport Friday, Iranian state television and three Iraqi officials said, an attack that's expected to draw severe Iranian...
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Green Beret Sgt. First Class Michael Goble
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Dave Mager
December 24, 2019 - 5:15 pm
Lisa Barker of Morris, CT has started a very successful gofundme.com fundraiser for the family of a Green Beret killed this week in Afghanistan. Army Sgt. First Class Michael Goble died Monday. He was wounded Sunday during fighting in Kunduz Province. One day after initial posting, the campaign is...
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AP
November 25, 2019 - 10:30 am
A U.S. senator visited the home of a prominent human rights activist in Bahrain long detained by the island kingdom on internationally criticized charges and called for “freedom of expression” to be defended there.
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WTICAM: On-Demand
October 23, 2019 - 7:45 pm
Rep. Joe Courtney (D-CT) discusses President Trump's claim of success in Syria and lifting of sanctions on Turkey. WTIC's Dave Mager also asks him about the latest on the impeachment inqury: GOP House members lining up to enter the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility.  (SCIF)
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Emerson College student Frances Hui poses in the Chinatown neighborhood of Boston, Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019. Tensions over Hong Kong have been flaring at campuses around the world that host large numbers of visiting Chinese students. Hui, of Hong Kong, faced threatening language from classmates from mainland China after she published a column in the student newspaper, "I am from Hong Kong, not China." (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
AP
October 02, 2019 - 5:06 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — As political tensions flare back home, Hong Kong students on U.S. college campuses say they have been ostracized and in some cases threatened by fellow students from mainland China, and they suspect they are being watched from afar by Beijing. Some say they see the hand of...
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