Bomb threats

Officers watch over the scene outside the Time Warner Center on Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018, in New York. Law enforcement officials say a suspicious package that prompted an evacuation of CNN's offices is believed to contain a pipe bomb. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)
October 24, 2018 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on possible explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton (all times local): 1:20 p.m. NYPD's chief of counterterrorism says the explosive device sent to CNN's headquarters in New York appeared to be sent by the same person who mailed pipe...
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Police officers escort Franco Sepulveda off a plane, after he was detained in Antofagasta, for making multiple bomb threats about several airline flights, in Santiago, Chile, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Sepulveda caused nine commercial airline flights to take emergency measures. Police chief Mario Rojas said Sepulveda was angry because his suitcase was not returned. (Javier Torres/Aton Chile via AP)
August 17, 2018 - 8:07 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean man angry over an airline not returning his suitcase made false bomb threats that caused up to 11 commercial flights to take emergency measures in Chile, Argentina and Peru, authorities charged Friday. Police said they arrested Franco Sepulveda Robles, 29, in the...
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August 16, 2018 - 2:54 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek state TV says a passenger plane flying from Egypt to Germany with 250 passengers on board has made an unscheduled landing on the island of Crete after reporting a potential bomb threat. ERT TV said the German plane landed safely at the Souda military airport and all...
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August 15, 2018 - 8:38 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A 42-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder for sending a letter bomb to a bitcoin company in London and over threatening letters he sent to two dozen lawmakers in Sweden, including government members, Swedish authorities said Wednesday. Sweden's security...
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August 15, 2018 - 7:19 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish prosecutors have charged a 42-year-old man with attempted murder for sending a letter bomb to a company in Britain and over threatening letters he sent to two dozen lawmakers in Sweden, including government members. Sweden's security service SAPO says the white...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2017, file photo, Rascal Flatts' Joe Don Rooney, Jay DeMarcus and Gary LeVox, from left, perform at the iHeartCountry Festival at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. No arrests have been made concerning the threat. (Photo by Jack Plunkett]/Invision/AP, File)
August 14, 2018 - 12:25 pm
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana last week. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department says the bomb threat made Thursday night for Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in suburban Indianapolis was...
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August 13, 2018 - 6:49 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Islamic State extremist group has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat — as does al-Qaida, which is much stronger in places, a United Nations report says. The report by U.N. experts circulated...
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Government forces inspect the site of an explosion in Lamitan, Basilan province, southern Philippines on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. A soldier, five militiamen and four villagers were killed by the powerful bomb that exploded in a van the troops were inspecting Tuesday amid threats of bombings in a southern province, military officials said. (AP Photo/Christine Garcia)
July 31, 2018 - 4:00 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino soldier, five militiamen and four villagers were killed by a powerful bomb that exploded in a van the troops were inspecting Tuesday amid threats of bombings in a southern province, military officials said. Regional military spokesman Lt. Col. Gerry Besana said...
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July 30, 2018 - 11:39 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino soldier and four militiamen were killed by a powerful bomb that exploded in a van the troops were inspecting Tuesday amid threats of bombings in a southern province, military officials said. Regional military spokesman Lt. Col. Gerry Besana said two other...
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July 07, 2018 - 7:48 am
PARIS (AP) — French air accident investigators say that a rapidly spreading fire probably caused the crash of an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo in 2016, casting doubt on Egyptian authorities' claims that traces of explosives were found. French investigation agency BEA said in a statement late...
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