ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - An upstate New York man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others has denied new federal charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
The final wrongful death claim filed after the 2009 crash of Continental Flight 3407 goes to trial Thursday. Opening statements began Thursday morning in the suit brought by the family of Doug Wielinski .
Health officials say 12 states- including New York - now have respiratory illnesses caused by an uncommon virus - Enterovirus D68. And at Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo they are seeing a spike in symptoms associated with the strain.
Counterterrorism raids in Sydney on Thursday were sparked by security intelligence that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) was planning a random, violent attack in Australia as a demonstration of its reach, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said.