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Police: Intern's fake grenade gift resulted in bomb scare

Jun. 15, 2018 7:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an intern at a New York City courthouse brought a fake grenade to work as a gag gift and wound up getting the building evacuated. The New York Police Department says the 22-year-old man was entering the Queens courthouse around 2 p.m. Thursday when he triggered alarms in a...

The Latest: Moon sees strong support for summit in South

Jun. 14, 2018 1:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 1:30 a.m. South Korean President Moon Jae-in says South Koreans strongly support the outcome of the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and...

The Latest: Trump claim of no NK nuke threat seen as dubious

Jun. 13, 2018 6:52 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 6:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un....

The Latest: Trump claim of no NK nuke threat seen as dubious

Jun. 13, 2018 6:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 6:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is stretching credulity at home and abroad by declaring there is "no longer a Nuclear Threat from North Korea" after his summit with Kim Jong Un....

The Latest: Trump's claim of no nuke threat seen as dubious

Jun. 13, 2018 2:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he's confident that U.S. talks with North Korea will resume "sometime in the next week." Pompeo says he doesn't know the exact...

Boy Scout's toy grenade causes bomb scare in Houston airport

Jun. 7, 2018 9:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Boy Scout who packed a toy grenade in his carry-on bag caused the shutdown of a security checkpoint at Houston's William P. Hobby Airport Thursday morning, just a day after the international terminal of the city's other major airport was evacuated due to a bomb scare. Houston Airport...

The Latest: Boy Scout with toy grenade prompts airport scare

Jun. 7, 2018 8:50 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the shutdown of a security checkpoint at Houston's William P. Hobby Airport (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Authorities say it was a Boy Scout with a toy grenade in his bag that caused an explosives scare and security checkpoint shutdown at a Houston airport. Houston Airport...

Man sent to prison for hoax bomb on Malaysia Airlines flight

Jun. 7, 2018 3:25 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian judge sentenced a man to 12 years in prison Thursday for threatening to detonate a fake bomb on a Malaysia Airlines flight, terrifying more than 200 passengers and crew. Manodh Marks, 26, forced the plane to turn back soon after takeoff when he screamed that he had...

Deputies: Men used bombs to evict unwanted house guests

Jun. 6, 2018 2:56 PM EDT

BALDWIN PARK, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida men had an unusual plan for getting some unwelcome house guests to leave — they allegedly exploded bombs to scare them. Orlando prosecutors charged 56-year-old Bruce Steffenhagen and 37-year-old Nathan Martin with felony explosives charges after...

Explosives comment shuts Houston international terminal

Jun. 6, 2018 12:46 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say police have detained "an impatient passenger" who made comments about explosives in a bag that prompted the bomb squad to close the international terminal at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport for nearly an hour. Houston Airport System spokesman Bill Begley says no...