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  • I didn't really mean 'blow up the White House', says Madonna: Singer claims...

    01/22/2017 11:39:42 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 72 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 1-22-17 | Anna Hopkins
    Madonna took to Instagram to say she was using a 'metaphor' when she said during the Women's March on Washington that she thought about 'blowing up the White House'.  On Sunday she shared a photo with her 8.6million followers of her wearing in the same furry black coat she wore to the march, overlain with white lettering that stated: 'I choose love! Are you with me?' She captioned the snap: 'Yesterday's Rally. was an amazing and beautiful experience. I came and performed Express Yourself and thats exactly what i did. 'However I want to clarify some very important things. I...
  • Washington's Union Station evacuated due to bomb threat: police

    07/27/2016 3:08:35 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed Jul 27, 2016 5:42pm EDT | Arshad Mohammed and Michelle Nichols
    Washington’s main railway terminal, Union Station, was evacuated on Wednesday because of a bomb threat, a police officer told Reuters. “We got a bomb threat,” the officer, who did not give his name, said as he urged people to leave Union Station in downtown Washington near the U.S. Capitol Building. …
  • Police in standoff with woman at Oklahoma Air National Guard base after she claims to have device

    07/18/2016 11:13:54 AM PDT · by dware · 32 replies
    Tulsa World ^ | 07.18.2016 | Staff Reports
    Tulsa Police Bomb Squad officers are on scene at the Oklahoma Air National Guard base after receiving a report indicating a woman was driving around the complex with an unknown device, an official said Monday. Police Sgt. Shane Tuell said officers were dispatched to the Air National Guard, near 46th Street North and U.S. 169, a little before noon because the Guard notified them of the woman's claims. "She hasn't gone on the base itself, but she's claiming to have some type of a device in the vehicle," he said.
  • Schools nationwide could be victim of bomb threat robocall

    05/23/2016 1:21:08 PM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 8 replies
    KTV11 ^ | 05/23/16 | KKTV11
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) Schools across the country might have fallen victim to robocall bomb threats Monday afternoon. In southern Colorado, a bomb threat was called into several schools in a matter of minutes. Liberty Point Elementary in Pueblo West and The Colorado Springs School in Colorado Springs were both evacuated around noon. There are reports of schools in Salt Lake City, Cheyenne, Wyo., and Madison, Wisc., who were also targets of bomb threats, that led to evacuation of its schools. Sergeant Joel Kern of Colorado Springs police said it was investigating the possibility of the calls coming from a...
  • Main Gate at Joint Base Andrews on Lockdown After 'Security Incident'

    05/12/2016 3:28:07 PM PDT · by VanShuyten · 4 replies
    NBC 4 DC ^ | 5/12/2016 | NBC 4 DC
    The main gate at Joint Base Andrews is currently on lockdown after a "security incident" reported at the Visitor Control Center, JBA said. A federal official said a woman walked onto the base and claimed to have an explosive device.
  • Stillwater Elementary School Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

    03/31/2016 4:37:06 AM PDT · by kevcol · 13 replies
    News9 ^ | Mar 30, 2016 | Xin Xin Liu
    According to Stillwater Superintendent, the woman, who has not been identified, does not have children at this school. Stillwater police held a news conference and said the woman is of Middle Eastern descent. She reportedly showed up at the school and said she was there to, "Take the kids to heaven." The school was immediately evacuated. Police said the woman was carrying a purse with wire hanging out. She did not have a weapon.
  • NYC: ISIS-loving devout Muslim cab driver makes BOMB THREAT, KEEPS HIS LICENSE

    03/30/2016 6:46:00 PM PDT · by Lera · 20 replies
    PamelaGeller ^ | March 29, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    Everywhere Muslims are kowtowed too, appeased, accommodated. Hisham Ahmed should not be driving a cab in New York City. He shouldn't even be in the country. He should be deported, before he carries out his own jihad mass murder attack. Hisham-I.-Ahmed "ISIS-loving cabbie shouldn't lose license for bomb threat, judge says," by Nolan Hicks, New York Post, March 22, 2016: A taxi driver accused of telling a passenger he had a bomb in his car, was thinking of joining ISIS and could have "done a better job" than the Paris terrorists, should be suspended for six months and fined $1,150,...
  • Turkish Airlines flight from Houston diverted to Ireland following bomb alert

    01/24/2016 10:02:18 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 9 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jan 24, 2016
    Turkish Airlines flight from Houston diverted to Ireland following bomb alert NEWS Turkish Airlines flight from Houston diverted to Ireland following bomb alert Turkish Airlines The Turkish Airlines flight is being kept at a distance as investigators search the plane. KTRK Updated 1 hr 54 mins ago A flight which departed from Houston to Istanbul has been diverted to Ireland after a bomb alert. Turkish Airlines says Flight 34 was diverted to Shannon Airport after a handwritten threat was discovered upon the plane as it cross the Atlantic Ocean. The airline says an investigation is underway on board that Boeing...
  • BREAKING: America's Second-Largest School District Sends Home 640,000 Students Over Terror Threat

    12/15/2015 7:09:13 AM PST · by Blue Turtle · 456 replies
    On Tuesday, the Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District announced that all schools would be shut down today due to an unspecified terror threat. According to ABC News, that threat also carries “unknown credibility.” Bus drivers say they have been returned to their bus depots. LAUSD is the nation’s second-largest school district, with 640,000 students and 900 schools; children range from kindergarten to 12th grade.
  • Long Island woman called in a fake bomb threat so that NYPD would come help her find stolen purse

    11/20/2015 6:16:40 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 14 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | November 18, 2015 | Shayna Jacobs
    <p>The Long Island woman whose fake bomb threat prompted a major police response in the Meatpacking District was also incredibly rude to those who responded to her trick, prosecutors revealed Wednesday.</p>
  • Police evacuate Wisconsin Capitol after bomb threat

    07/09/2015 12:35:03 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    AP via Fox News ^ | July 8, 2015
    Police have evacuated the Wisconsin Capitol building in the wake of a bomb threat. Officers began evacuating the building shortly before 4 p.m. Wednesday as legislators were in the midst of debating the state budget in the Assembly chambers. …
  • TSA hearing interrupted by bomb threat

    06/09/2015 12:59:46 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    The Hill ^ | 06/09/15 02:32 PM EDT | Keith Laing
    A Senate hearing about the Transportation Security Administration’s recent failure to identify prohibited weapons in security tests at airports across the country was interrupted on Tuesday by a bomb threat. Lawmakers on the Senate Homeland Security Committee were getting their first chance to question officials about the findings of the TSA report, documented a series of undercover sting operations in which agents tried to pass through security with prohibited items; much of its findings remain classified. The panel’s chairman interrupted testimony to announce the floor of the Senate Dirksen Office Building where the TSA hearing was being held in was...
  • Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Reports of Threats to Passenger Planes, Officials Say

    05/25/2015 4:04:37 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 42 replies
    At least six flights were impacted by threats at airports in New York, New Jersey and Boston today, according to airlines and law enforcement. JFK Airport: An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, law enforcement officials told ABC News. The FBI said the plane has since been checked and cleared with "no incidents or hazards reported on board the flight by either the passengers or its crew."
  • Police bomb squad blows up pressure cooker from ‘suspicious’ car near Capitol, Memorial Day Concert

    05/24/2015 10:23:51 PM PDT · by bob_denard · 54 replies
    ABC 7 News, The Associated Press ^ | May 24, 2015 | By Jay Korff
    WASHINGTON (WJLA/AP) - A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad has safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended near the Capitol building and that the vehicle's owner has been arrested. Lt. Kimberly A. Schneider told The Associated Press by email that officers on patrol spotted the parked, unoccupied vehicle Sunday on a street on the National Mall west of the Capitol and an odor of gasoline was also detected. She says a bomb squad "disrupted the items of concern in the vehicle including the pressure cooker," producing a loud bang about 7:45 p.m....
  • Transgender Democratic Lawmaker & Felon Charged With BOMB THREAT on Hospital

    03/12/2015 8:53:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 39 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | March 12, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    New Hampshire’s first transgender lawmaker was charged on Thursday with calling in a bomb threat at a Vermont hospital.Stacie Laughton, the first transgender elected to state legislature, was arrested Thursday. The Union Leader reported: Stacie Laughton, the state’s first openly transgender legislator who was elected to the House of Representatives and then withdrew her candidacy days later, said Thursday that she is the person responsible for calling in a hoax bomb threat at a local hospital. After spending two weeks receiving treatment at a Vermont hospital for bipolar disorder, Laughton walked into the Nashua Police Department at noon on Thursday...
  • Police detain driver after she allegedly tried to crash into MIA terminal

    03/06/2015 6:26:34 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    WSVN ^ | March 6, 2015
    Officials said the woman exhibited unusual behavior and began making threatening remarks to responding officers. "They ran over to where the subject was, and that's when she began to yell in what appeared to be in Arabic language," said Zabaleta, "and then in English told the responding officers she had a bomb in her possession."
  • Attack at Coast Guard Station in Grand Haven (Michigan)

    02/08/2015 7:19:53 AM PST · by cripplecreek · 62 replies
    Wood TV ^ | February 8, 2015 | By 24 Hour News 8 Web Staff
    GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD)– Officers from the Grand Haven Department of Public Safety are investigating after a man crashed his truck through the Coast Guard Station Gate and assaulted U.S. Coast Guard personnel. This happened just after 6:00 a.m. Sunday. According to officials, the suspect broke into the station and threatened he had an explosive device in his truck. Authorities say all U.S. Coast Guard personnel are safe. At this time, Harbor Drive and the boardwalk are closed until further notice. Residents of Sand Piper Condos are advised to shelter in place. If you live there, stay in your residence...
  • Bomb threats reported on two flights landing at Hartsfield Jackson Airport in Atlanta

    01/24/2015 1:57:46 PM PST · by Cementjungle · 10 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1/24/2014 | Mia De Graaf
    Bomb threats have been reported on two flights that recently landed at Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. NORAD fighter jets were deployed to escort Delta flight 1156 and Southwest flight 2492 to the Atlanta, Georgia, airport, the FAA confirmed. The Delta flight came from Portland, the Southwest flight flew in from Milwaukee.
  • Passengers Taken Off Planes at JFK as Authorities Investigate Bomb Threat: Officials

    01/19/2015 9:09:16 PM PST · by Nachum · 6 replies
    NBC New York ^ | 1/19/15 | Jonathan Dienst, Ida Siegal, Jay Blackman, Richard Esposito and Becky Bratu
    Passengers on board two Delta flights at Kennedy Airport were taken off each of the aircrafts Monday night as authorities investigated a bomb threat that turned out to be unfounded, officials say. An anonymous phone call was placed to Delta headquarters just after 6 p.m. suggesting a pipe bomb was on Delta Flight 468, according to Port Authority spokesman Joe Pentangelo. There are two Delta flights with the number 468: one has a Boeing 757 plane landing at JFK from San Francisco at 8 p.m., with 171 passengers on board, according to Delta Airlines. The other flight has a Boeing...
  • Tsarnaev sister arrested for alleged bomb threat

    08/28/2014 6:42:42 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/28/2014 | Mary Katherine Ham
    Some news about the Tsarnaev family: A sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was arrested in New York Wednesday after allegedly threatening a woman in a domestic harassment case, saying, “I have people that can go over there and put a bomb on you.”Ailana Tsarnaev, of North Berger, New Jersey, was arrested at a police station in New York City Wednesday afternoon, charged with one count of aggravated harassment. She was released with a summons to return to a criminal court in Manhattan on Sept. 3, according to police Lt. John Grimpel.Grimpel said the victim of Ailana Tsarnaev’s...
  • Passenger plane escorted to Manchester airport over 'possible device' on board

    08/05/2014 5:50:33 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 22 replies
    A plane has landed at Manchester Airport in England after being escorted by the Royal Air Force, Manchester police confirm to Fox News.
  • Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Security Will Be Beefed Up...

    04/21/2013 4:11:43 PM PDT · by Cindy · 44 replies ^ | 10:10AM BST 16 Apr 2013 | By Telegraph Sport, and agencies
    SNIPPET: "Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics security will be beefed up following Boston Marathon explosions, officials say Russian sports officials said they will beef up security at forthcoming sports events and the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in the wake of deadly explosions at Boston's marathon that killed three people, and injured over 140 others." "Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics security will be beefed up following Boston Marathon explosions, officials say" SNIPPET: "The World Athletics Championship takes place in Moscow on Aug 10-18, and the event is seen as a dress rehearsal for the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort...
  • Passenger claiming to have bomb tried to divert plane to Sochi

    02/07/2014 10:00:14 AM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    Washington Times ^ | February 7, 2014 | Suzan Fraser
    ANKARA, Turkey — A Turkish official says a passenger claiming there was a bomb on board tried to divert an Istanbul-bound plane to Sochi, Russia, where the Olympics are kicking off.
  • Tiger's half-brother arrested after bomb threat in Phoenix

    12/12/2013 10:04:08 PM PST · by South40 · 6 replies
    Fox Sports/AP ^ | DEC 12, 2013
    PHOENIX (AP) The half-brother of golfer Tiger Woods was arrested Thursday in Phoenix, accused of making a false bomb threat at the government building where he works.Phoenix police said 58-year-old Earl Dennison Woods Jr. called in the threat at the Department of Economic Security building about 8:30 a.m. MT Thursday.
  • UPDATE: Bomb Threat At Jefferson Elementary In Pullman Over

    09/05/2013 1:29:53 AM PDT · by Cindy · 1 replies ^ | August 29, 2013 | n/a
    SNIPPET: "As always, the safety of all of our students is of primary concern to us and we will continue to review safety and crisis plans on a frequent basis."
  • Supporter of Maj. Hasan Telephoned Bomb Threat Courthouse Near Ft. Hood, Got It NSA?

    06/20/2013 12:56:00 PM PDT · by Stayfree · 8 replies
    Self | June 20, 2013 | Stayfree
    Calling NSA...did you intercept the telephoned bomb threat regarding the courthouse demanding that Maj. Hasan's wishes be honored...or are you not authorized to evesdrop on anybody who might be a Muslim or connected with a Muslim. After all, if Mosques are off limits for you guys at NSA...and after all Hasan is not a radical Jihadist, he is just a frustrated military officer exercising his right to carry out a workplace accident by killing a bunch of non-Muslims in the name of Allah.
  • John Hagee's offices have received a bomb threat (Per Beck's radio show)

    08/09/2011 8:59:08 AM PDT · by combat_boots · 58 replies ^ | 9 Aug 2011 | John Hagee (on Beck's radio show--interview)
    On the phone now with Beck. Hagee is not leaving. FBI is now involved.
  • Islamic Radical Threatens Catholic High School

    04/24/2013 6:22:10 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    Police are investigating an anonymous forum poster who praised Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and later made a threat against a Catholic high school in Fairfax, Virginia. The online poster goes by the handle “Prophet Muhammad” and has made several disturbing statements on the Fairfax Underground website in the last month. On Friday, he posted a threat against Paul VI Catholic High School: “Inshallah, Paul VI High School will be the scene of another massacre. Allahu akbar!” “Inshallah” is an Arabic phrase that means “God willing.” “Allahu akbar” means “God is the greatest.” Both sayings are commonly associated...
  • Federal Courthouse (Boston) Evacuated After Bomb Threat

    04/17/2013 12:24:27 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 18 replies
    CBS Local Boston ^ | April 17, 2013
    BOSTON (CBS) – The Moakley Federal Courthouse has been evacuated because of a bomb threat. WBZ-TV’s Karen Anderson was inside the courthouse when she was told to evacuate. Guards were reportedly calling the evacuation, “code red.” Sources tell WBZ-TV a bomb threat was called into the courthouse. A large crowd of media and civilians were gathered outside the courthouse after reports an arrest may have been made in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings.
  • Grand Central Terminal Bomb Scare Reroutes Trains, Fires Up Twitter

    02/25/2013 12:39:40 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 3 replies ^ | February 24, 2013 11:02pm | Jess Wisloski
    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority shut down service of its shuttle between Times Square and Grand Central on Sunday night, and briefly had 4, 5 and 6 trains bypassing the station after a bomb scare halted activity to the transit hub, according to MTA officials. The NYPD would not comment on whether or not there had been a bomb threat in the station, and initially referred all inquiries to the MTA. At 9:40 p.m. a spokeswoman for the MTA subway system confirmed that the Times Square shuttle had been shut down, and 4, 5 and 6 trains were skipping the station...
  • Bomb Hoaxer: Proud Ithacan

    02/02/2013 10:33:25 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 7 replies Local Network ^ | 5:00 PM, Jan 30, 2013 | Raymond Drumsta
    Though the suspected bomb in a box turned out to be a book, an Ithaca man may wind up behind bars for creating a scare last fall on The Commons. Following his arrest in October, Matthew Whitney, 37, told Ithaca Police and FBI investigators that he placed a brown cardboard Nike box marked “Bomb” on The Commons to promote his “free energy cause,” according to court records. The package was found just before 3 p.m. Oct. 11 outside the Bank of America building on The Commons. Ithaca police evacuated The Commons, and several businesses in the downtown area were forced...
  • Anti-Jihad Ads Considered Constitutional

    10/01/2012 2:02:13 PM PDT · by Cindy · 67 replies - Top Opinion Story ^ | September 24, 2012 | Liana Whitehead
    SNIPPET: "New York City is the center of a public uproar as Internet blogger Pamela Gellar rises with an “anti-jihad” ad campaign." SNIPPET: "Gellar and her group are protesting the Jihad, which in definition is the religious duty of Muslims. According to the Dictionary of Islam, jihad is defined as “A religious war with those who are unbelievers in the mission of Muhammad . . . enjoined especially for the purpose of advancing Islam and repelling evil from Muslims.” The literal meaning of jihad, according to the British Broadcasting Network, “is struggle or effort, and it means much more than...
  • Evacuation ordered at Texas A&M [Update: "Campus is reopened. Uncleared bldgs still closed."]

    10/19/2012 10:01:50 AM PDT · by ken in texas · 48 replies
    WFAA TV Web site ^ | October 19, 2012 11:50 AM | MARJORIE OWENS & MATT GOODMAN
    COLLEGE STATION - A bomb threat has led to an evacuation at Texas A&M University in College Station.The university asked students to evacuate "by foot immediately" at around 11:34 a.m. A witness at the scene said students were calmly and slowly evacuating the area.The evacuation comes a day after Texas State University was evacuated after receiving a similar threat. Three buildings on the campus in San Marcos were evacuated around 9:40, but students were later around to return in the early afternoon.More details to come.
  • LSU being evacuated - Bomb Threat

    09/17/2012 9:51:12 AM PDT · by LadyEleanor · 70 replies
    Twitter | 09/17/2012
    A bomb threat has been reported on the #LSU campus. Please evacuate the campus as calmly and quickly as possible.
  • BREAKING NEWS: KC Federal Building Bomb Threat

    09/14/2012 11:54:51 AM PDT · by Dysart · 67 replies
    Hays Post ^ | 12-14-12
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A bomb-sniffing dog has detected the presence of some sort of explosives inside the vehicle of a man who walked into the Kansas City federal building and told authorities he was a terrorist. The man entered the Richard Bolling Federal Building, 600 E. 12th Street around noon Friday
  • University of Texas being evacuated

    09/14/2012 8:05:40 AM PDT · by thestob · 121 replies
    University of Texas Website ^ | September 14 | University of Texas
    September 14, 2012 9:53 am by clatham Evacuation due to threats on campus. Immediately evacuate ALL buildings and get as far away as possible. More information to come. Every building on campus???
  • Building evacuated after reported bomb threat at Walter Reed Medical Center

    08/08/2012 9:50:16 AM PDT · by Doogle · 11 replies
    FOXNEWS ^ | 08/08/12 | FOXNEWS
    DEVELOPING: A building at Walter Reed Medical Center was evacuated Wednesday after receiving a phone call about a bomb that would explode at 10 a.m., WTTG reported. Explosive detection dogs are sweeping the building and all appointments at Walter Reed Bethesda have been suspended until 2 p.m. The Daily Caller reported that the person who answered the call confirmed that a threat was made, but did not discuss the matter further. The website reported that “building 19” was evacuated.
  • Chick-fil-A in Martinsburg deemed safe after bomb threat

    08/01/2012 1:27:20 PM PDT · by kevcol · 39 replies
    The Journal ^ | August 1, 2012 |
    MARTINSBURG - Police and fire crews closed down the Chick-fil-A on Foxcroft Avenue in Martinsburg for nearly three hours following a bomb threat that was called in just before 1 p.m. today. The caller mentioned that a "device" had been placed within the restaurant. The building was evacuated, but was deemed safe at about 3:45 p.m. after no bomb or any other type of device was discovered. Martinsburg City Police and the Martinsburg Fire Department personnel investigated the scene, along with Berkeley County Sheriff Kenny Lemaster. A National Park Ranger with a canine unit arrived at the scene at approximately...
  • Terror in the Skies: ‘Human bomb’ threat forces U.S.-bound flight to divert

    05/24/2012 8:55:28 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 13 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | May 23, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    A US Airways jet traveling from Paris to North Carolina was diverted to Maine on Tuesday after a "French" passenger handed a note to a flight attendant mentioning that she had a surgically implanted device, raising fears of a terror scenario that security officials had warned about. What is disturbing is the lack of coverage and relevant reporting on this act of terror in the skies. The would-be terrorist is described as a "French" woman. What's her name? Read the tea leaves. The Cameroon-born woman was traveling alone with no checked baggage and visiting the United States for 10 days...
  • Bomb threat halts flight at John Wayne Airport

    05/08/2012 10:03:17 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 39 replies
    ocregister ^ | 5-8-12 | Emery
    Bomb threat halts flight at John Wayne Airport By SEAN EMERY / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER SANTA ANA – Authorities are investigating a bomb threat involving an airplane at John Wayne Airport on Tuesday night, Orange County Sheriff's Department officials said. A plane is being held in isolation after authorities received the threat about 8:10 p.m., Lt. Joe Balicki said. Article Tab: image1-Bomb threat halts flight at John Wayne Airport ADVERTISEMENT Southwest Flight 811 was preparing to depart to Phoenix when a "nonspecific" threat was reported to Phoenix authorities, said Jenny Wedge, a John Wayne Airport spokeswoman. Sheriff's officials described...
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor on lockdown

    05/08/2012 9:37:07 PM PDT · by ChocChipCookie · 37 replies
    airline source | May 8, 2012 | ChocChipCookie
    Just got this info from an airline employee. Bomb threats were called in on three planes. One is quarantined on the runway. Anyone have more info on this?
  • 3 more bomb threats reported at different (University of) Pitt buildings

    04/05/2012 4:12:44 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 13 replies
    WPXI ^ | April 5, 2012
    PITTSBURGH — Wednesday night the 14th, 15th and 16th bomb threats were reported at different buildings on the University of Pittsburgh campus. School officials sent out the following alert to students and staff just after 5 p.m., "A general bomb threat has been received for the Cathedral of Learning, Posvar Hall and Litchfield Tower C. Please evacuate these buildings. If safe to do so please tell others of this message." Wedneday morning a 13th bomb threat was reported at a building on the University of Pittsburgh's campus. The threat was reported at Thackeray Hall around 10:30 a.m. University officials increased...
  • Man arrested at Philadelphia International Airport after allegedly trying to pass security with

    03/29/2012 1:20:07 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 7 replies ^ | 3/29/12 | foxnews
    Man arrested at Philadelphia International Airport after allegedly trying to pass security with homemade bomb ..full title The Dallas, Pa. man was arrested after he allegedly tried to pass through the security gate with what was described by officials as a homemade bomb, the report said. A background check of the suspect shows no initial ties to any terror group. The suspect told authorities that he was “just fooling around” with the explosives and forgot they were in his backpack. The bottle was reportedly filled with powder commonly found in fireworks.
  • Man arrested at Philadelphia Airport after allegedly trying to pass security with homemade bomb

    03/29/2012 7:58:59 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 29, 2012
    <p>A 29-year-old man told authorities he had an “oh, s---“ moment when he realized he was carrying homemade fireworks on board a San Francisco-bound plane early Thursday morning at Philadelphia International Airport, reported.</p> <p>The Dallas, Pa. man was arrested after he allegedly tried to pass through the security gate with what was described by officials as a homemade bomb, the report said.</p>
  • Pennsylvania doctor was sender of suspicious package to Limbaugh

    03/02/2012 9:15:58 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 47 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | March 2, 2012 | Julius Whigham II
    A Pennsylvania doctor has been identified as the man who sent the package that caused a scare at the home of radio talk-show host Rush Limbaugh on Thursday evening. Police said that Dr. Eric Brader, an emergency-room physician who lives in the northern Pittsburgh suburb of Wexford, Pa., sent a package that was intended to be a business proposition for Limbaugh.
  • Device Sent To Rush Limbaugh 'A Business Opportunity';Bomb Squad Called ...

    03/02/2012 6:34:38 AM PST · by Daffynition · 16 replies ^ | March 2, 2012 | staff reporter
    PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A package sent to Rush Limbaugh's home that prompted a call to the bomb squad was nothing more than "a business opportunity," WPBF 25 News' Ari Hait reported Thursday night. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office Bomb Squad was called to Limbaugh's Palm Beach home to assist the Palm Beach Police Department after the well-known radio host received a package from Pennsylvania earlier in the day.
  • What Happened at My Home Last Night

    03/02/2012 10:55:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Rush Limbaugh ^ | March 2, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Now, I want to lead off by explaining, informing you what happened at our home last night. It was actually late yesterday afternoon. I was, as usual, minding my own business. I was actually working on today's program, and I got a flash from the chief of the security team. We X-ray every bit of mail. Every UPS, every FedEx, gets X-rayed in its own separate building away from the house when it comes in. Before it's opened, before anybody sees it, it gets X-rayed. It's a giant X-ray machine much like you would say at an...
  • Bomb squad reportedly called to Rush Limbaugh's Florida home

    03/01/2012 4:27:21 PM PST · by traumer · 59 replies · 46+ views
    <p>PALM BEACH, Fla. – A bomb squad was called to the Florida home of conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh Thursday, WPTV reported.</p>
  • Report: Bomb Squad Responding To Rush Limbaugh's House

    03/01/2012 3:38:42 PM PST · by Heartlander2 · 273 replies · 504+ views
    WPBF 25 News ^ | 3/1/2012
    Bomb squad on way to Rush Limbaugh's home.
  • Frankfurt stock exchange evacuated: reports (bomb threat)

    FRANKFURT (MarketWatch) -- Deutsche Boerse's downtown Frankfurt trading floor was evacuated Wednesday after a bomb threat, news reports said. The stock exchange received the threat by phone around 4:30 p.m. local time (10:30 a.m. Eastern) and the building was evacuated by 5 p.m., Reuters reported, citing local police. A spokeswoman for Deutsche Boerse was unable to provide immediate comment.