Bomb threats

Police offices attend the scene after police shot and wounded a man at Malmo central station, Sweden, Monday June 10, 2019. Swedish police say officers have shot and wounded a man who was threatening people at a train station. (Johan Nilsson/TT via AP)
June 10, 2019 - 8:32 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Swedish police officers shot and wounded a man who was banging a bag on the ground and claiming to have a bomb at a train station in the city of Malmo, authorities and a witness said Monday. Police evacuated the station, and a bomb squad searched it but found nothing dangerous,...
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FILE - This Feb. 27, 2014 file photo shows New York City taxis passing through New York's Times Square. A New York man who talked about wanting to throw a grenade in Times Square has been arrested and is expected to be arraigned Friday on weapons-related charges, law enforcement officials told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 07, 2019 - 12:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man plotted to use guns, grenades and suicide vests to bring bloodshed to Times Square, federal prosecutors said Friday. Ashiqul Alam, 22, of Queens, spoke about his plans with an undercover agent for months, according to court documents. He arranged to buy guns from...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives at a classified briefing for members of Congress on Iran, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 24, 2019 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo notified Congress of the decision to use an emergency loophole...
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FILE - In this frame grab from a video released In this Oct. 15, 2017, file photo and provided by Furat FM, a Syrian Kurdish activist-run media group, shows Syrian Islamic State group fighters who have surrendered, at a base of the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in Raqqa, Syria. (Furat FM, via AP, File)
March 23, 2019 - 4:54 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The announcement of victory over the Islamic State group in Syria marks the end of the extremists' self-styled caliphate, a proto-state in which they held millions hostage to their dark and brutal vision. But IS, which traces its roots back to the bloody emergence of al-Qaida in Iraq...
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FILE - This Aug. 30, 2015, file photo released by the Broward County Sheriff's office shows Cesar Sayoc in Miami. Sayoc, who is charged with sending pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump, is expected to plead guilty at a hearing in New York on Thursday, March 21, 2019. (Broward County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
March 21, 2019 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a Florida man charged with mailing explosives to critics of President Donald Trump (all times local): 4:43 p.m. A Florida man has pleaded guilty to sending a wave of pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Donald Trump. Cesar Sayoc entered the plea...
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March 19, 2019 - 7:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Police in Brussels have reopened a street close to the European Union headquarters after a bomb threat was sent to a company linked to the EU. Police spokeswoman Ilse Van de Keere said a "telephone bomb threat" temporarily forced the evacuation of some 40 people from a building...
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February 07, 2019 - 6:05 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 - 12:48 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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In this image made from a video taken on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, travelers stay outside Brisbane International Airport after their evacuation from the airport in Brisbane, Australia. A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours, police said on Sunday. (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP)
February 02, 2019 - 10:54 pm
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A man who falsely claimed to have a bomb and menaced a woman with a knife forced the evacuation of Brisbane International Airport for more than two hours in an emergency that police described on Sunday as elaborate and terrifying. Police ended the standoff late Saturday...
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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 - 10:39 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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