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  • Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Security Will Be Beefed Up...

    04/21/2013 4:11:43 PM PDT · by Cindy · 44 replies
    TELEGRAPH.co.uk ^ | 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
    KHQ.com ^ | 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
    GlennBeck.com ^ | 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
    DNAinfo.com ^ | 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
    FingerLakes1.com 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
    COLLEGIAN.csufresno.edu - 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??? http://www.utexas.edu/emergency/
  • 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 | journal-news.net
    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
    foxnews.com ^ | 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, MyFoxPhilly.com 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
    WPBF.com ^ | 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.
  • BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Threat on Aircraft at Reagan National Airport

    06/19/2011 11:35:44 AM PDT · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Baltimore Jewish Life ^ | 6/19/2011 | BJLife Staff
    BREAKING: Officials are on scene of an aircraft that landed at Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC after a bomb threat was made against the aircraft. Details are still sketchy, however, sources tell BaltimoreJewishLife.com that a K-9 unit has detected a suspicious bag on board the aircraft. The aircraft and area around it has been evacuated. More information on this story will be posted on BaltimoreJewishLife.com when received.
  • McLean woman committed in Red Line bomb threat [DC Metro train]

    06/13/2011 1:06:43 PM PDT · by freespirited · 11 replies
    Wapo ^ | 06/13/11 | Dr. Gridlock
    A woman who allegedly made a bomb threat aboard a Red Line train Monday morning has been transported to a local hospital for a mental health evaluation, a Metro official said. Metro and emergency officials said there was no evidence that there was an explosive device, but the threat shut down rail service at Rockville Station. The station reopened about 9:45 a.m., according to reports from Metro. Trains were temporarily stopped between Shady Grove and Grosvenor. Shuttle bus service was established to transport passengers. Dan Stessel, a Metro spokesman, said a passenger made “a claim of a bomb threat” around...
  • Buckingham Palace cordoned off as Irish republican dissidents issue London bomb threat

    05/16/2011 6:22:09 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 14 replies
    Buckingham Palace cordoned off as Irish republican dissidents issue London bomb threat Large parts of central London have been cordoned off after Irish republican dissidents issued a bomb threat, police have disclosed. 1:09PM BST 16 May 2011 Bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion as a security alert closed down the centre of the capital around Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square. A suitcase was discovered abandoned outside a hotel and was destroyed in a controlled explosion at 9.30am. It comes a day before the Queen is scheduled to make her first ever visit to the Republic of Ireland. Security...
  • Bristol police charge Saudi student in bomb threat at RWU

    05/09/2011 1:44:07 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 8 replies
    projo.com ^ | May 9, 2011 | Donita Naylor
    BRISTOL, R.I. -- The suspicious person arrested at Roger Williams University on Thursday was a Saudi Arabia man studying English, police said Monday. They had been called to investigate a possible bomb threat. Lt. Steven Contente said Abdulrahman Khalid Althuwayb, 25, asked for food service at the dining center before it opened Thursday morning. A dining supervisor said that Althuwayb was served, and he was asked to come during business hours next time. Two university employees told police they heard Althuwayb say, "OK, don't worry, today is the last day, and tomorrow I blow the walls out." Bristol Police took...
  • FOX NEWS ALERT: Plane diverted to NM due to security threat; Delta Flight 1706

    05/08/2011 10:59:50 AM PDT · by library user · 36 replies
    FOX NEWS | May 8, 2011 | Staff
    137 passengers and 6 crew members on board ... FBI involved. Just saw on FNC. No link yet.
  • Threat in Montana forces evacuation of Amtrak train bound for Oregon

    02/16/2011 9:33:29 AM PST · by epithermal · 34 replies
    Oregonian ^ | February 15, 2011 | AP
    HELENA, Mont. -- An unruly passenger who was removed from an Amtrak train later made a threat that led to the train’s evacuation, an Amtrak official said Tuesday. Amtrak spokesman Marc Magliari said Hussein Abdi Hassan, 24, was removed from the train in Browning shortly before 8:30 p.m. Monday. While being interviewed by authorities, the Minnesota man “somehow threatened the safety of the train," he said. Nothing dangerous was found. The train was stopped between Browning and East Glacier. Passengers were taken to a middle school in Browning, where they were set up with sleeping bags and air mattresses.
  • BREAKING: 2 UPS Planes Isolated At Philadelphia International Airport [radiological component?]

    10/29/2010 7:40:47 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 266 replies
    BREAKING: 2 UPS Planes Isolated At Philadelphia International Airport October 29, 2010 9:56 AM From Jessica McWilliams PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Authorities have isolated two cargo planes are Philadelphia International Airport following a report of a suspicious package. Local and federal authorities are investigating a suspicious package aboard a cargo plane that landed at Philadelphia International Airport at about 9 a.m. Friday. A second UPS plane was isolated near the UPS terminal before take off. Authorities say a crew member aboard an inbound UPS plane from Paris, France notified authorities on approach about a suspicious package. The crew member described a...
  • Bomb threat prompted state Capitol evacuation (WI)

    10/19/2010 4:12:18 PM PDT · by FromLori · 1 replies
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) - State officials say a bomb threat forced police to evacuate the state Capitol in Madison. The Capitol was evacuated around 10 a.m. Tuesday. The building reopened about two hours later.
  • Man Threatens to Kill People at Walmart (2 Days After Woman Threatened to Bomb Same Store)

    10/15/2010 11:21:41 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    WTNH ^ | Thursday, 14 Oct 2010 | Rebecca Santillo
    Second incident at Old Saybrook store in 2 days A man is under arrest after police say he stood outside the Old Saybrook Walmart on Thursday and said he was "getting ready to start killing people." John Carlo, 28, of Pawcatuck, has been charged with breach of peace and threatening. Before police arrived, Carlo fled on foot. The area was cordoned off and a K-9 was called in to assist with the search. Carlo was finally found in a walk-in cooler at a nearby gas station. This is the second incident in as many days at this Walmart store. On...
  • No Explosives Found After Police Detain Truck Driver In Branford

    10/08/2010 6:40:57 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 15 replies
    Hartford Courant ^ | 8 Oct 10 | Unknown
    BRANFORD — A tractor-trailer thought to be possibly carrying explosives was found by state police at about 6 p.m. at the TA truck stop off I-95 in Branford, but no hazardous materials were found. "No explosive. No danger to the public," said William Reiner, a spokesman for the FBI in New Haven, at 8:45 p.m. Friday. Troopers approached the vehicle and took the driver and a passenger into custody at gunpoint, then checked the truck for hazards. The state police bomb squad is en route to the rest stop to further examine the truck. State police, Branford police and the...
  • FBI investigating bomb scare that shut down PBIA concourse for an hour

    08/31/2010 10:31:58 AM PDT · by brytlea · 5 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | August 31, 2010 | Andrew Marra
    WEST PALM BEACH — The FBI is investigating Monday evening's bomb threat at Palm Beach International Airport, which shut down part of the airport for an hour and prompted the search of a New York-bound JetBlue plane.
  • Sheriff Joe: Convention Center evacuated (Kansas) due to bomb threat

    07/13/2010 7:38:38 PM PDT · by tang-soo · 9 replies
    facebook ^ | 7/13/2010 | Joe Arpaio
    I'm Facebook friends with Sheriff Joe Arpaio. he just made the following post a min ago ... Just left my speaking event in Kansas because of a bomb threat, evacuating convention center now. No other details yet.
  • Brazil: Air France jet lands after bomb threat

    07/10/2010 7:57:00 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 6 replies · 1+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 7/10/10 | AP
    Brazilian officials say an Air France jet has made an emergency landing due to a bomb threat. An airport authority spokesman reports that everyone on board has been safely evacuated. ....SNIP.... It was flying the same route as an Air France jet that crashed last June off Brazil's northeastern coast, killing all 228 on board. While no definite cause has been determined in that crash, authorities have repeatedly ruled out foul play.
  • Guest student charged in Dominican University bomb threat

    06/03/2010 8:30:31 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 5 replies · 321+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | June 3, 2010 | Jennifer Zimmerman
    A 20-year-old guest student has been charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly making a bomb threat at Dominican University's Priory Campus on Wednesday. Mohamed Mahdey S. Al Shria was arrested at his host's home in River Forest about an hour after making the threat, according to a release sent out by River Forest police. No evidence of a bomb was found on campus or at Al Shria's host home. Interim Police Chief Gregory Weiss said he believes the student made the threat after receiving a bad grade. Al Shria, who is from Saudi Arabia, was studying English Language Studies, or...
  • Standoff in NH city after bus bomb threat

    05/06/2010 4:29:02 PM PDT · by Cindy · 116 replies · 5,258+ views
    (AP) via Google ^ | May 6, 2010 | n/a
    SNIPPET - quote: Standoff in NH city after bus bomb threat By KATHY McCORMACK (AP) – 45 minutes ago PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Authorities remained in a standoff with a man on a Maine-to-New York Greyhound bus Thursday, hours after a passenger called 911 to report an explosive device on board. The other 16 passengers and the driver safely got off the bus, which was parked in downtown Portsmouth, surrounded by a bomb squad and sharpshooters, including one in an armored vehicle.
  • Update: Videos From The NYC Times Square Bomb Threat Scene, May 1-2, 2010

    05/02/2010 7:52:26 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 2 replies · 543+ views
    http://annem040359.wordpress.com/ ^ | May 2, 2010 | annem040359
    News report videos from what has been happening since it first broke out late last night, very early this morning on this carbomb threat. MANY THANK-YOUS to the HEROIC men and women of the NYPD. With MANY THANKS to itnnews,firedoglake,selpan9512,and boro2sick of YouTube.
  • Passenger held after trying to open plane’s door

    04/23/2010 12:39:07 PM PDT · by Ready4Freddy · 38 replies · 1,813+ views
    AP via MSNBC ^ | April 22, 2010 7 min ago | Tim Korte
    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - A Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles to Florida was diverted to Albuquerque early Friday after a passenger sprayed the first-class cabin with a water bottle, tried to open a cabin door and threatened to blow up the aircraft. Crew members and passengers on Delta flight 2148 to Tampa subdued Stanley Dwayne Sheffield, 46. He was taken into federal custody after the plane landed at 1:30 a.m. Friday. FBI Supervisory Special Agent Darrin Jones said authorities do not believe the incident was related to terrorism. Sheffield, whose hometown in Florida wasn't disclosed by investigators, was charged...
  • FBI: No Explosives Found on United Jet in Denver

    04/07/2010 8:11:26 PM PDT · by MindBender26 · 128 replies · 4,419+ views
    FBI: No Explosives Found on United Jet in Denver Authorities Say Qatari Diplomat Told Air Marshals, 'I'm Lighting My Shoes' FBI agents say no explosives were found in the shoes of a Qatar diplomat who was subdued by federal air marshals on a United flight to Denver Wednesday night after allegedly telling the marshals, "I'm lighting my shoes on fire." Authorities say the diplomat was wrestled to the ground and two F-16 fighter jets were dispatched to accompany the 757 on the final 40 minutes of its flight to Denver. Flight 663 originated from Washington Reagan airport. A US security...
  • Bomb hoax delays cruise ship off Florida

    03/29/2010 4:33:23 AM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 5 replies · 393+ views
    YahooNews ^ | March 28, 2010 | Jane Sutton
    MIAMI (Reuters) – A Carnival cruise ship was held off the Florida coast for several hours on Sunday while authorities searched the vessel and arrested a drunk passenger on bomb hoax charges, the Coast Guard said. No explosives or hazardous materials were found and the ship, the Carnival Sensation, was allowed to dock at Port Canaveral on Florida's Atlantic coast Sunday morning, Coast Guard petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Evanson said. The ship carried 3,470 passengers and crew and was headed back to Port Canaveral after a three-day cruise to the Bahamas when a passenger reported hearing another passenger make...
  • Police: Homemade bomb detonates in Detroit school hallway; no one hurt; student questioned

    03/03/2010 8:19:39 AM PST · by cajuncow · 38 replies · 876+ views
    Cox News ^ | 3-3-10 | Associated Press
    Authorities say a homemade bomb was detonated in the hallway of a Detroit school and that a student has been taken into custody. Detroit Police spokesman John Roach says no one was injured in the Wednesday morning blast at the Phoenix Multicultural Academy on the city's southwest side.
  • Suspicious airplane passenger questioned in Mich.

    01/15/2010 7:38:14 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 1,156+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/15/10 | John Flesher - ap
    TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. – Police questioned a passenger on a small commercial plane that flew from Chicago to a northern Michigan resort town on Friday after the crew reported he was acting suspiciously. Crew members aboard United Airlines Flight 6036 said the 28-year-old California man had taken "an article" into the bathroom and left without it, said Traverse City Police Capt. Steve Morgan. The crew found that a panel inside the bathroom had been tampered with, he said. They requested law enforcement assistance while approaching Cherry Capital Airport, Morgan said. A government official said earlier the passenger had made a...