An Uzbek man has been arrested in Idaho and charged with helping a foreign terrorist organization make a bomb. "Any potential threat posed" by Fazliddin Kurbanov has been "contained," federal agents say. He was also charged with possessing bomb parts, the New York Times reports, and he's set to appear...
Denials of terror threat preceded the AP's bomb plot story; said one congressman in May 2012, "This is the funny season, this time of year."
Thursday's CBS This Morning did its best to shift blame away from President Obama on the IRS, Justice Department, and Benghazi scandals currently surrounding his administration. Bob Schieffer shot down comparisons to the Watergate scandal...Show More Summary
A massive Justice Department investigation into the disclosure by the Associated Press of an ongoing covert operation against an al Qaeda suicide cell in Yemen – a probe that included a sweeping secret subpoena of the press association’s phone records -- …
After conducting 550 interviews and reviewing tens of thousands of documents, Justice Department investigators looking for the person who leaked details of a foiled al Qaeda bomb plot to the Associated Press in 2012 apparently still couldn’t make the case. Show More Summary
The original story was about how the CIA “foiled an al Qaeda bomb plot” around the time of the death of bin Laden, and was published May 7, 2012.: The CIA has thwarted a plot by al-Qaida’s affiliate in Yemen to destroy a US-bound airliner using a bomb with a new design around the one-year [...]
The Department of Justice secretly collected the phone records of AP editors and reporters: According to an article published by the AP, [the surveillance] may relate to its May 2012 article revealing an Al-Qaeda bomb plot. That plot, originating in Yemen, was targeted for the anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden, but was foiled when the […]
Via AP: This may be part of an investigation into the leak of details of a terrorist bombing plot in Yemen in May, 2012. Testifying about the matter this past February, CIA Director John Brennan said that the FBI had...
The U.S. Justice Department has secretly obtained two months of AP reporters' phone records, and the news organization is speculating that it's tied to an investigation into how the AP found out about an al-Qaida bomb plot in Yemen. The plot involved smuggling a bomb concealed in underwear onto a plane bound for the U.S. Show More Summary
So scary! We're chilled at the number of recent threats! Aerosmith was forced to cancel a concert in Jakarta, Indonesia on Saturday after two violent activists were arrested for supposedly plotting to blow up the country's Myanmar Embassy! While it wasn't clear whether or not the band OR concert venue was in danger, the promoter claimed [...]
Federal officials believe a localized "terror attack" was thwarted when an FBI raid on a Minnesota man's mobile home turned up Molotov cocktails, pipe bombs and several firearms.
Aerosmith has cancelled a concert in Indonesia scheduled for Saturday after two militants were arrested for allegedly plotting to blow up the Myanmar Embassy. A promoter for the show in Jakarta blamed the cancellation on safety concerns -- it's…
An official in the town where the deceased Boston Marathon suspect lived is urging his family to bury him elsewhere.
(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Aerosmith canceled a show in Indonesia after authorities there said they had foiled a bomb plot targeting the Myanmar Embassy. Concert promoter Ismaya Live cited safety concerns as the reason for the cancellation, but it wasn’t clear if there was a direct connection to the alleged embassy plot. Show More Summary
To find out whether the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had ties to a terrorism network or anybody else was involved in last month's deadly plot, federal authorities appear to be putting intense pressure on friends of surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev's widow, Katherine Russell.
An Aerosmith concert promoter says the band has canceled next week's show in Indonesia over security concerns, one day after news surfaced about an alleged bomb plot at the Myanmar Embassy.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, apparently told the FBI that he and his brother had really wanted to plan an attack on July 4th. However, they moved up their plot, according to ABC News, "because they were surprised at how quickly they were able to build functioning explosives." [ more › ]
(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — Indonesia says its elite anti-terror squad seized five homemade bombs and arrested two militants who were planning to attack the Burma Embassy because of treatment of Muslims in that country. National Police spokesman Brig. Show More Summary
The surviving brother told the FBI that July 4 was the day they originally planned to hatch their plot. The brothers finished building the bombs in Tamerlan’s apartment in Cambridge, Mass., faster than they had anticipated, and so decided to accelerate their attack to the Boston Marathon on April 15, Patriots’ Day in Massachusetts, according [...]
The more we learn about Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev's heinous terrorist plot, the sadder we become!! Law enforcement officials say the surviving brother told FBI interrogators that the original plan was a deadly Fourth of July attack!! Ugh!!! It sounds like they were hoping to ruin the most prideful of American holidays!! So why did they decide to [...]