Princeton University evacuates after bomb threat

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University is evacuating after receiving a phoned in bomb threat against multiple buildings. Dan Day, a school spokesman, says employees were told to leave the central New Jersey campus just before 10:30 a.m.…

News Summary: Civilian planes shot down by MANPADS

Since 1975, 40 civilian aircraft have been hit by MANPADS, causing at least 28 crashes and more than 800 deaths around the world, according to the U.S. State Department. Here are some incidents involving commercial planes. March 12,…

Coroner: No foul play in lake death near Pa. bar

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A coroner has found no foul play in the death of a man pulled from a lake outside a northwestern Pennsylvania bar, but says pending toxicology tests are ne……

Mali manual suggests al-Qaida has feared weapon

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — The photocopies of the manual lay in heaps on the floor, in stacks that scaled one wall, like Xeroxed, stapled handouts for a class. Except that the students in this case were al-Qaida fighters…

Democrats reject GOP No Child Left Behind option

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic chairman of the Senate education committee says good intentions in the No Child Left Behind law have not translated to good policy. Sen. Tom Harkin of Iowa said his proposed rewrite of the…

Booz Allen says it’s fired Snowden after NSA leak

NEW YORK (AP) — Government contractor Booz Allen Hamilton says it’s fired Edward Snowden, the employee who leaked details of a secret National Security Agency surveillance program. The McLean, Va.-based firm says in a statement that it fired…

Detroit cop saw no struggle before girl, 7, shot

DETROIT (AP) — A police officer who took part in a raid on a Detroit home says he didn’t see anyone struggle with another officer before a 7-year-old girl was fatally shot on a couch. Shawn Stallard was…

Union: Cleveland officers will appeal discipline

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say one supervisor was fired, two were demoted and nine were suspended for their roles in a chase in which officers fired 137 shots and killed a fleeing driver and his passenger. Mayor…

Widow of poisoned agent threatens to quit inquest

LONDON (AP) — The widow of a former Kremlin agent killed by radioactive poisoning plans to boycott an inquest unless the British government holds a public inquiry examining alleged Russian involvement. Lawyer Ben Emmerson told a pre-inquest hearing…

DOE report faults $450K payments to ex-Rep. Wilson

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Energy Department’s inspector general says former U.S. Rep. Heather Wilson collected $450,000 in questionable payments from the nation’s federally funded nuclear labs after she left office. A report released Tuesday says Wilson, a New…

More Americans quit jobs, a sign of confidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised fewer jobs in April, but overall hiring rose and the number of people quitting their jobs increased. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings fell 3 percent to a seasonally adjusted…

Hagel: Budget forces review of outside contracts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Pentagon is reviewing all private contractors as the department deals with budget cuts and the lucrative payment to an NSA leaker casts a spotlight on the outside work. Hagel…
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Police Looking for Duo

Police are searching for two people who tried to break into four Pulaski Township homes early Tuesday but were chased away by the homeowners.…

Spokesman: Gorbachev in hospital for tests

MOSCOW (AP) — A spokesman for Mikhail Gorbachev says the 82-year-old former Soviet president is in the Kremlin’s hospital for tests. Vladimir Polyakov told The Associated Press that Gorbachev was taken to the hospital in suburban Moscow on…

Richmond airport reopens after threatening call

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Richmond International Airport has reopened its terminal after a threatening phone call that prompted an evacuation. The airport announced the terminal’s opening in a posting on Twitter shortly after 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. Virginia State…
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BBB Issues Warning

The Better Business Bureau issued a warning Tuesday for anyone who receives unsolicited phone calls about medical emergency alarms and other medical supplies who take money for the supplies but never deliver the products.…

Wall Street shrugs off a global market rout

NEW YORK (AP) — A rout in global markets spread to the U.S. early Tuesday, wiping out the stock market’s gains for the month. The selling started in Asia following news that the Bank of Japan declined to…