Bomb threats

February 07, 2019 - 7:05 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian Air says one of its planes bound for Nice, southern France was forced to return to Stockholm soon after taking off for security reasons after the airline received a bomb threat. Swedish police said 169 passengers were evacuated. They said that no explosives were...
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A Russian police officer with a dog walk inside the store GUM, at Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. Moscow on Tuesday faced dozens of fake bomb calls that prompted authorities to evacuate shopping malls, schools and other buildings. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
February 05, 2019 - 1:48 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian news reports say that a flurry of fake bomb calls has prompted the evacuation of tens of thousands. The Interfax news agency said the city's emergency services received nearly 300 bomb threats Tuesday, resulting in the evacuation of about 50,000 people. The state RIA Novosti...
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Family members of victims of a bombing cry outside the entrance to the General Santander police academy where the bombing took place in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/John Wilson Vizcaino)
January 18, 2019 - 11:39 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Ivan Duque on Friday demanded Cuba arrest 10 peace negotiators from the National Liberation Army after his government blamed the leftist group for a car bombing against a police academy that left 21 dead and dozens more wounded. In a televised address,...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2016 file photo, people attend an open house at the new Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., built to replace the one that was demolished where 20 first graders and six educators were shot and killed in on Dec. 14, 2012. The school was evacuated on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 -- the sixth anniversary of the mass shooting -- after a bomb threat to the school. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 14, 2018 - 3:11 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A bomb threat forced the evacuation of the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Friday, a day of memorial services and moments of silence to mark the sixth anniversary of the massacre of 20 first-graders and six educators. Teachers and students at the school were sent home for the...
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December 13, 2018 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say bomb threats sent Thursday to dozens of schools, government buildings and other locations across the U.S. appear to be a hoax. Law enforcement agencies across the country dismissed the threats, which they said were meant to cause disruption and compel recipients into...
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After the building was determined safe, New York City police officers walk from the Time Warner Center in New York Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after a bomb threat was called into the building and occupants were evacuated, including CNN employees. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
December 07, 2018 - 4:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Police have given the all-clear after a phoned in bomb threat forced the evacuation of CNN's offices in New York. Police said a man with a southern accent called CNN just after 10 p.m. Thursday and said five bombs had been placed throughout the facility inside the Time Warner...
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FILE - In this undated photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office, Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo, in Miami. Sayoc, accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump has been indicted on charges carrying a potential penalty of life in prison. The 30-count indictment in Manhattan federal court was filed on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018 against Sayoc. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP)
November 09, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was indicted Friday on charges carrying a potential mandatory penalty of life in prison. The 30-count indictment against Cesar Sayoc was handed up in Manhattan federal court, where Sayoc...
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In this courtroom sketch, pipe bombs suspect Cesar Sayoc seated in court, raises his arm to swear to the truth of his statement of need for assigned counsel, during his presentment in Manhattan Federal Court Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in New York. Sayoc, who faces charges for allegedly mailing more than a dozen explosive devices to prominent Democrats, CNN and critics of Republican President Donald Trump, has been ordered held without bail in New York. At left is Federal Defender Sarah Baumgartel, while standing far right are U.S. marshals. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
November 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump was ordered held without bail after his first court appearance in New York on Tuesday. Cesar Sayoc, who was transferred from federal custody in Florida, hugged his lawyer after a hearing in which...
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File- In this Aug. 30, 2015, file photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office, Cesar Sayoc is seen in a booking photo, in Miami. Sayoc will not seek immediate release on bail and agreed Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, to be transferred from Miami to New York to face charges of sending explosive devices to prominent Democrats, critics of President Donald Trump and media outlets. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
November 02, 2018 - 3:51 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on pipe bombs sent to critics of President Donald Trump (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The FBI says it has recovered a second package sent to billionaire Tom Steyer that appears similar to pipe bombs that were mailed to prominent Democrats. The FBI says the package was...
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President Donald Trump, right, salutes as he departs Air Force One as he arrives with first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 in Coraopolis, Pa. The Trumps came to Pittsburgh honor the victims of the deadly shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood on Saturday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
October 30, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's management has taken an aggressive stance against attacks from President Donald Trump after the network was sent explosive devices from a man who allegedly targeted Trump's perceived enemies. In a statement, CNN chief executive Jeff Zucker was critical of the White House's "...
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