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Man accused of making Zoom lecture bomb threat free on bond

Sep. 10, 2020 4:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A man accused of making a bomb threat against the University of Houston during a Zoom lecture was released on bond Wednesday. A federal magistrate judge set bond at $200,000 for Ibraheem Ahmed Al Bayati at a Wednesday detention hearing in federal court in Houston. The judge also ordered Al...

Man accused of making bomb threat during Zoom lecture

Sep. 8, 2020 10:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A man has been arrested after being accused of making a bomb threat against the University of Houston during a Zoom lecture. Ibraheem Ahmed Al Bayati made an initial court appearance Tuesday in federal court in Houston. Al Bayati, 19, was accused by federal authorities of joining a...

EDS NOTE: GRAPHIC CONTENT - In this photo provided by the Philippine Red Cross, a military truck lies at an area where a bomb exploded at the town of Jolo, Sulu province, southern Philippines, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. Bombs exploded in the southern Philippine town Monday, killing several soldiers and wounding other military personnel and civilians despite extra tight security because of threats from Abu Sayyaf militants. (Philippine National Red Cross via AP)

14 killed, 75 wounded in bomb attacks in south Philippines

Aug. 24, 2020 7:28 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Muslim militants allied with the Islamic State group set off a powerful motorcycle explosive followed by a suicide bombing that together killed 14 people on Monday, many of them soldiers, in the worst extremist attack in the Philippines this year, military officials said. At...

FILE - In this July 31, 2020 file photo, Black Lives Matter protesters gather at the Mark O. Hatfield United States Courthouse in Portland, Ore. At least two federal buildings in Portland have been closed and the FBI is investigating after a threat of violence was reported, the officials said Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. Investigators are trying to determine whether the threat is credible, the FBI said in a statement. The Mark O. Hatfield Federal courthouse, which was the site of weeks of violent protests last month, was closed, as was the Portland office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)

US buildings closed in Portland after car-bomb threat made

Aug. 21, 2020 4:36 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — At least two federal buildings in Portland have been closed and the FBI is investigating after a car bomb threat was made, the officials said Friday. The threat, which was received Thursday, warned of the intention to use a car bomb to target federal property in Portland, according to...

Forensic experts are investigating a car at the city motorway A100 after an accident in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. According to German news agency dpa, prosecutors say the series of crashes caused by a 30-year-old Iraqi man on the highway was an Islamic extremist attack. (Paul Zinken/dpa via AP)

Suspect in Berlin highway attack moved to psychiatric jail

Aug. 19, 2020 2:37 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities on Wednesday ordered a 30-year-old man accused of deliberately driving his car into other vehicles along a major Berlin highway and injuring six people moved to a psychiatric jail, as investigators continue to probe the man's motives. Officials said the Iraq-born man...

Ukraine's special police prepare to storm a city bank in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, after a man has threatened to blow up an explosive device inside the bank. The man, identified as Sukhrob Karimov, a 32-year-old citizen of the Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan, entered a bank office in Kyiv and said he had explosives in his backpack. He let bank clerks go and demanded that the authorities invite journalists so that he could make a statement. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Ukrainian police detain man threatening to blow up Kyiv bank

Aug. 3, 2020 10:37 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Police detained a man who allegedly threatened to set off an explosive device at a bank in Ukraine's capital and demanded to speak with journalists Monday. The man, identified as Sukhrob Karimov, a 32-year-old citizen of the Central Asian nation of Uzbekistan, entered a bank office in...