bomb threat

Passengers at the security checkpoint at the Rhein-Main airport in Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday July 3, 2014.  (AP Photo/dpa,Frank Rumpenhorst)

What’s behind the new airport security measures

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is implementing tighter security measures at foreign airports that have direct flights to the U.S. out of concern that al-Qaida is trying to develop a new and improved bomb […]

07/03/2014

This undated photo provided by the Hamden Police Department shows Danielle Shea of Quincy, Mass. (AP Photo/Hamden Police Department)

Police: Woman called in bomb threats to graduation

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — A former student called in bomb threats to a Quinnipiac University’s commencement in Connecticut in a bid keep her family from learning that she wasn’t graduating despite taking money for her […]

05/19/2014

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith (99) walks on the field during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

49ers player Aldon Smith arrested at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – San Francisco 49ers football player Aldon Smith was arrested at a Los Angeles International Airport checkpoint today after he allegedly made a comment about having a bomb as he was undergoing […]

04/14/2014

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Passenger tried to hijack plane to Sochi

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A passenger on board an Istanbul-bound flight Friday claimed there was a bomb on board and tried to hijack the plane to Sochi, Russia, where the Olympics are kicking off, an […]

02/07/2014

Tactical police assemble outside a building at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)

Bail is allowed for Harvard bomb hoax suspect

BOSTON (AP) — Attorneys in Boston have agreed that a Harvard University student accused of making a bomb threat to get out of a final exam can be released on $100,000 bond. Federal prosecutors withdrew […]

12/18/2013

Neil McArdle arrives at Liverpool Crown Court Tuesday Oct. 22, 2013, to be sentenced after he pleaded guilty to communicating false information with intent, after he made a phone call to St. George's Hall in Liverpool, England, informing them of a bomb in the building, when he realized he had forgotten to book the venue for his wedding day.(AP Photo/ Dave Thompson, PA)

Groom who halted own wedding with bomb hoax jailed

LONDON (AP) — A forgetful British bridegroom who made a hoax bomb threat rather than admit he’d neglected to book the venue for his wedding was sentenced Tuesday to a year in jail. Neil McArdle […]

10/22/2013

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American Air trainee accused of bomb threats

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines says a man training to become a flight attendant was dismissed after he was accused of making bomb threats against another airline and found to be on a government no-fly […]

08/21/2013

People exit a plane from Ireland that made an emergency landing because of an unspecified threat, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

FBI meets plane in Philly after apparent threat

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities are at Philadelphia’s airport because of an apparent bomb threat made in connection with an incoming flight from Ireland. USAirways Flight 777 from Shannon landed at Philadelphia International Airport on […]

08/07/2013

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Princeton University evacuates after bomb threat

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is evacuating after receiving a phoned in bomb threat against multiple buildings. Dan Day, a school spokesman, says employees were told to leave the central New Jersey campus just […]

06/11/2013

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No bomb found aboard LA-to-Texas Southwest flight

PHOENIX (AP) — Southwest Airlines says passengers on a plane diverted to Phoenix because of a bomb threat have been flown to their original destination on another plane. No bomb was found on the plane […]

06/11/2013

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