Wednesday, October 17, 2012
A Queens man was arrested Wednesday after he attempted to bomb the New York Federal Reserve bank in Lower Manhattan on behalf of al-Qaeda, authorities said.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
The headlines this morning are all about underwear bombs but the man behind this terrorist device, Ibrahim al Asiri, the bomb maker for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, may be the bigger story. The FBI in Washington is picking apart a bomb it says was central to a foiled al-Qaeda plot to blow up an airliner bound for the United States. The garment bomb triggered by chemicals alone, no metal parts, and was found in Yemen where Ibrahim Al Asiri and al-Qaeda in the Arabian peninsula are based. Joining us now is Tom Finn, correspondent for Reuters based in Sana, Yemen.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
There have been over 100 bomb threats in the past few months at the University of Pittsburgh by a group calling themselves the "Threateners." The threats have turned university life upside down in the weeks leading up to graduation. Andrew Shull is the News Editor at The Pitt News, the independent student newspaper at the University of Pittsburgh. He joins us to discuss the threats and how student life has been affected on campus.
Monday, November 21, 2011
By Mirela Iverac : Reporter, WNYC News
The Manhattan mother of suspected bomb plotter and al Qaida sympathizer said the allegations against her son have left her devastated.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Law enforcement officials accused a 26-year-old man from a town west of Boston of plotting to blow up the Pentagon and the Capitol Building with a remote-controlled aircraft fitted with explosives. Officials said Rezwan Ferdaus, who has a physics degree from Northeastern University, has also provided resources to Al Qaida to aid in attacks on American soldiers overseas.
Thursday, May 21, 2009
By Bob Hennelly
Latest Update: All Things Considered
Three of the four suspects alleged to have plotted to blow up two Riverdale synagogues and shoot down military planes based at Stewart Airport have been arraigned in federal court in White Plains.
At the arraignment, Assistant US Attorney ...