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News Minute: Here's the latest Connecticut news from The Associated Press

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A prosecutor says a Moroccan man made repeated statements about wanting to bomb Harvard University and Homeland Security offices in Hartford, Connecticut. Prosecutor Krishna Patel says El Mehdi Semlali Fathi made the statements, calling them "aspirational" bomb attacks. Fathi plead guilty today to perjury in connection with his refugee application, admitting he falsely claimed he was arrested and beaten by Moroccan authorities.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - An East Hartford mother says the recent discovery of a small camera hidden inside a bathhouse at Hammonasset State Beach in Madison is not an isolated incident of voyeurism, as originally described by the Department Energy and Environmental Protection. Kim Smith held an emotional news conference with her lawyers today to describe how two park employees watched her shower with her two daughters at Hammonasset in 2011. Smith is seeking permission to sue the state.

NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) - Newington's former facilities manager has been charged with stealing from the town. Police say they arrested 60-year-old Robert Korpak yesterday. He is accused of stealing town materials during his time on the job and soliciting a kickback from a town contractor.

NEW YORK (AP) - Former Senator Joseph Lieberman has been appointed a professor at Yeshiva University for the coming school year. The private New York university named him the Joseph Lieberman Chair in Public Policy and Public Service. He'll teach an undergraduate course and give three public lectures on topics ranging from Judaism and public service to the Middle East.

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