Stories tagged: bomb
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
The Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in suburban Minneapolis, like other U.S. mosques, occasionally receives threatening calls and emails. But leaders say they’re more frightened after a weekend attack in which …
UPDATED: Tue., July 11, 2017
An Olympia man who authorities say mailed one of his fingers to the IRS is now facing federal charges.
Fri., July 7, 2017
Authorities in eastern Poland have ordered an evacuation of some 10,000 people and the temporary closure of the road to Belarus on Sunday to allow for the removal and destruction …
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017
Federal agents found homemade bombs in the Montana home of a man they suspect is the “AK-47 Bandit,” who is wanted for a string of bank robberies and is accused …
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos vowed to capture those responsible for detonating a homemade bomb that killed three people, including a French woman, in a busy shopping mall over the …
Mon., June 5, 2017
An Idaho woman said she discovered a Nazi explosive as she was helping her parents clean out their shed.
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017
A massive bombing by the Islamic State group outside a popular ice cream parlor in central Baghdad and a rush- hour car bomb in another downtown area killed at least …
Fri., May 26, 2017
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday the close relationship between U.S. and British intelligence agencies would survive the strain of recent leaks as investigators seek to unravel a suspected …
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017
An explosion described by police as a likely terrorist attack ripped through a crowd of teenagers and other concertgoers late Monday after a performance in the English city of Manchester, …
Fri., April 28, 2017
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing that targeted a police station in Baghdad’s center Friday night, and Iraqi officials said the blast killed four people and wounded …
Sun., April 23, 2017
The Pakistani army says a roadside bomb has killed four soldiers in a southwestern town near the Iranian border.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017
U.S. forces in Afghanistan dropped a 22,000-pound bomb on Islamic State forces in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the Pentagon announced, using the largest non-nuclear bomb ever employed in combat.
UPDATED: Sun., April 9, 2017
A 17-year-old asylum-seeker from Russia was arrested Sunday in connection with an explosive device found near a busy subway station in Norway’s capital that police defused before it detonated, authorities …
Sat., April 1, 2017
A bomb blast that targeted a police training facility in Egypt’s Nile Delta on Saturday killed one policeman and wounded 15, including 12 other policemen, the Interior Ministry and hospital …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
100 years ago in Spokane: Decade-old murder mystery solved when convict who escaped two federal prisons shot by Spokane fire captain
The shooting of Walter Layman at the hands of a jealous husband in Spokane set in motion an investigation revealed a far deeper mystery – one that “would make a …
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017
Bomb-sniffing dogs are checking an American Airlines plane that was diverted to Lambert Airport in St. Louis.
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017
A village in eastern Cambodia will have to be largely evacuated next month when two large bombs left over from the Vietnam War containing a powerful tear gas are excavated …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017
A bomb exploded Saturday in a market in a northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, killing 22 people and wounding at least 50, officials said. Dr. Sabir Hussain at the main …
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
Britain’s Royal Navy on Friday removed and detonated a still-dangerous World War II bomb whose discovery in the River Thames shut down a chunk of central London.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017
Investigation of Kevin Harpham’s 2011 planned MLK March bombing in Spokane turned terrorism into an FBI case study
Hundreds of marchers gathered in downtown Spokane on the morning of Jan. 17, 2011, for speeches and a show of solidarity as part of the the Martin Luther King Jr. …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017
The Muslim boy who found himself in the national spotlight after he was wrongfully arrested for bringing a homemade alarm clock to school has lost in a defamation lawsuit against …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017
Authorities temporarily evacuated part of a Puyallup hospital and called in a bomb squad to search a vehicle after a man showed up in the emergency room with a severe …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016
More than 54,000 people in the southern German city of Augsburg will have to leave their homes Christmas morning while authorities defuse a giant 1.8-ton aerial bomb from World War …
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
An explosion in central Turkey tore through a bus carrying off-duty soldiers early Saturday, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens in the second major attack targeting Turkey’s security …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016
A package bomb exploded in a downtown apartment early Tuesday after a man who apparently thought the manila envelope contained an inhaler opened it, police said. The victim was hospitalized …
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016
The death toll from a bomb blast at a Sufi shrine in southwest Pakistan Saturday has risen to 50 people with more than 100 wounded, officials said.
Sun., Sept. 25, 2016
Hungarian authorities are hunting for a man who set off a homemade fragmentation bomb that seriously wounded two officers in central Budapest, the country’s police chief said Sunday.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016
Lee Parker still pictures the explosion that could have happened if he had dropped the backpack he took from a garbage can on Sunday night while a friend bought beer.
Sat., Sept. 17, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) – Police and firefighters are at the scene of a possible explosion in New York City.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016
Two bomb blasts claimed by the Taliban killed at least 24 people outside the Afghan Defense Ministry Monday.