Bomb Threats

German Plane Lands In Kuwait Over Bomb Threat

KUWAIT CITY (AP) — A Germany-bound Eurowings passenger flight from Oman landed in Kuwait on Sunday over a bomb threat but no explosives were found on board, authorities said. The plane from Salalah heading to Cologne was Eurowings flight No.


Bomb Threats Lead To Evacuation Of Four UK Schools

Four schools in the West Midlands have been evacuated after telephone bomb threats received by school staff today between 9 and 9.30am. West Midlands Police have confirmed the schools affected are Bristnall Hall Academy, Oldbury Academy (pictured) and Holly Lodge in Oldbury in

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SXSW Has Lost Its Moral Compass

South By Southwest (SXSW), the annual festival of interactive media that once turned homeless people into WiFi routers, has lost its moral compass. See what I did there? But seriously: the festival has, in cowardly fashion, cancelled two panels discussing video games after they were subject to “anonymous threats.”

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Truck Owner Behind DC Pressure Cooker Scare Apologizes for ‘Stupid’ Parking

A man whose suspicious vehicle triggered a scare on Capitol Hill on Monday has apologized for parking so close to a Memorial Day concert event with a car full of propane gas and a pressure cooker. Israel Shimeles told NBC 4 Washington that the suspicious items were taken from his food truck, and that it was “stupid” of him not to realize that police would be immediately alarmed by a car with those contents parked so close to a large holiday gathering.


ISIS Supporters Threaten a #LondonAttack

A week after a pair of “lone wolf” jihadis were killed in an aborted terrorist attack in Garland, Texas, ISIS supporters are generating a wave of social media chatter under the hashtag #LondonAttack, promising a new wave of terrorist violence.

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FBI: Airlines ‘Taking Seriously’ Jihadi Bomb Threats on Twitter

Countless bomb threats continue to be disseminated against airliners on social media. On Tuesday, Southwest Airlines reported two threats against a flight that was traveling from San Francisco to Atlanta. As the threats continue to roll in, civilian airliners have demonstrated a noticeable change in their responses to the criminal acts.

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