Planes Land Safely After Bomb Threat

ATLANTA, Ga. (CNN) — Two planes had to be escorted by fighter jets because of bomb threats. Military officials say the threats posted to Twitter were credible. Both planes landed safely. The Atlanta Bomb Squad swept the area for explosives and brought dogs to the tarmac. The FBI says passengers had to be interviewed and searched … Continue reading »

NFL Deflategate: QB Tom Brady Responds

(CNN) — The New England Patriots’ star quarterback, Tom Brady, says he has no knowledge of whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs to give themselves an edge. If the team deflated game balls during the AFC Championship Game, former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Troy Aikman says Tom Brady would have had to have known, telling … Continue reading »

Measles Outbreak Linked to Disneyland

(CNN) — A measles outbreak linked to Disneyland is spreading outside California. California officials say 42 in-state measles cases since December can be connected to the theme park. Another nine have been diagnosed outside California, including one in Oregon. California is urging all children less than a year old and those that never received a … Continue reading »

TSA Seized Record Number of Firearms

(CNN) — A record number of firearms seized by the TSA last year. The Department of Homeland Security says the TSA seized more than 2,200 firearms from carry-on luggage in 2014 – a 22% increase from last year. Dallas-Fort Worth International seized the most guns last year with 120. The TSA screened more than two … Continue reading »

Saudi King Abdullah Dead at Age 90

(CNN) — Funeral services for the Monarch of Saudi Arabia are scheduled for Friday. Officials announced King Abdullah died Thursday at the age of 90. He ascended the throne back in 2005. In 2011 he made the historic ruling, giving women the right to vote. Reports show he was suffering from pneumonia. In a statement, President … Continue reading »

Ohio Man Denies Terror Plot in Court

(CNN) — The Ohio man police said planned an attack on the U.S. Capitol building is denying the crime. Christopher Cornell pleaded not guilty in Federal Court on Thursday. He also request to be referred to by his Muslim name, but he was denied by the Judge. The indictment shows Cornell is facing two charges … Continue reading »

Man Indicted on Terror Plot

(CNN) — The Ohio man arrested last week for an alleged plot to attack the U.S. Capitol and government officials was indicted this week. A Federal Grand Jury charged 20-year old Christopher Cornell with Attempted Murder of government employees and several other crimes. If convicted on all charges, he faces up to 45 years in … Continue reading »

No Federal Charges for Darren Wilson

(CNN) — For the second time, former police officer Darren Wilson is avoiding charges in the shooting death of a Ferguson, Missouri teenager. The reports showed Wilson will not face federal civil rights charges for the death of Michael Brown. Sources said the FBI didn’t find enough evidence for charges that Brown’s civil rights were … Continue reading »

U.S.-Cuba Talks Begin

(CNN) — The United States and Cuba will sit down today for the most significant talks in 50 years. The first conversation will be on immigration, and then tomorrow they will discuss normalizing diplomatic relations. Roberta Jacobson, the Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere will arrive in Havana Wednesday. She is the most … Continue reading »

Narrowing Down the Jury Pool for Trial

AURORA, CO. — The man police said opened fire on an Aurora movie theater in 2012 is back in court this week. James Holmes is accused of killing 12 people and wounding 70 others during the 2012 showing of “A Dark Knight Rises” at the Aurora movie theater. But, before his case can begin, attorney … Continue reading »

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