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Would-be Parade Bomber Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 3:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A man in Washington has pleaded guilty to federal hate crime and weapons charges. Kevin Harpham reached a plea deal with prosecutors Wednesday, as he acknowledged planting a homemade, backpack bomb along the route of a parade in honor of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. earlier this year. The deal, if approved […]

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Bomb Threat Forces Plane to Land in Turkey

Posted September 7th, 2011 at 11:41 am (UTC-5)
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Turkish news agencies say a bomb threat has forced a plane bound for the United Kingdom from Pakistan to make an emergency landing in Istanbul. The Anatolia news agency reports the Pakistan International Airlines plane was carrying 378 passengers to Manchester when it was forced to land Wednesday at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport. The agency says […]

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Police Foil Bomb Plot at US School

Posted August 17th, 2011 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Florida have arrested an expelled student after thwarting what they called a “potentially catastrophic” plot to set off a bomb at his former high school. A local police chief, Jane Castor, told reporters Wednesday the potential impact of the attack was something the city of Tampa has never seen and hopefully never will. […]

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Bomb Misses Philippines Governor Targeted in 2009 Massacre

Posted August 16th, 2011 at 12:05 am (UTC-5)
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Philippines police are investigating a deadly bomb attack on a provincial governor whose family was targeted in the nation’s worst political massacre two years ago. Maguindanao Governor Esmael Mangudadatu said in a television interview Tuesday he believes he was the target of the latest bomb attack, which killed two people and wounded six. An improvised […]

Australian Bomb Girl Reported Sore But in Good Spirits

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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An teen-aged Australian girl is in good spirits but a little bit sore on Thursday after a 10-hour ordeal with what appeared to be a bomb chained around her neck. Sydney police have closed off streets and are searching through bushes in search of clues that might lead to the masked intruder who chained the […]

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Sydney Police Free Teenager Trapped with Suspected Bomb

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Australian police say they have freed a teenager trapped inside an upscale Sydney home for nearly 10 hours with a suspected bomb strapped to her body. Police freed the young woman and reunited her with her parents, unhurt. A spokesman later confirmed that the there were no explosives in the device. Police say Madeleine Pulver […]

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Sydney Police Free Teenager Trapped with Suspected Bomb

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Australian police say they have freed a teenager trapped inside an upscale Sydney home for nearly 10 hours with an apparent bomb strapped to her body. A police spokesman, commenting immediately after the young woman was rescued by a bomb squad, said authorities did not yet know whether the device was explosive. The victim was […]

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Sydney Police Seek to Free Teenager From Suspected “Collar Bomb”

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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Australian police say bomb squad officers are working to dismantle a suspicious device strapped to a young woman in Sydney. Police declined to confirm local reports that a “collar bomb” has been strapped to the 18-year-old woman, who called police to a house in an exclusive Sydney neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. But a police spokesman has […]

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Sydney Police Seek to Free Teenager From Suspected “Collar Bomb”

Posted August 3rd, 2011 at 7:25 am (UTC-5)
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Australian police say bomb squad officers are working to dismantle a suspicious device strapped to a young woman. Police declined to confirm reports that a “collar bomb” has been strapped to the 18-year-old woman, who called police to a house in an exclusive Sydney neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. But a spokesman confirmed to the London newspaper […]

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Norwegian Blamed for Deadly Twin Attacks

Posted July 22nd, 2011 at 9:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The normally peaceful Nordic nation of Norway was rocked Friday by twin attacks that left a number of people dead. A mid-afternoon bombing that targeted the country’s government headquarters in Oslo, Norway’s capital, killed seven people. Hours later, a gunman dressed as a police officer opened fire at a youth camp on an island off […]

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