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Police investigate metal cylinder near Capitol

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Police blocked off streets around the Capitol on Thursday after discovering a suspicious metal cylinder near the domed landmark that houses the Senate and House of Representatives. There was no word on whether the cylinder contained explosive material. Bomb squad officers, who used a remote-control robot to…

Bomb squad called to John Boehner’s office

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) received a scare on Sunday afternoon after a bomb squad was called to his local office, as reported by local ABC news affiliate in Cincinnati. A police offer located three black suitcases at the door of Boehner’s office at around 11:30 AM. Along with the bomb…

Police hunt for Australian ‘neck bomb’ attacker

A manhunt was under way Thursday for an attacker who attached what turned out to be a fake bomb to a terrified Sydney teenager in a drama described as “like something out of a Hollywood movie script”. Madeleine Pulver, 18, a member of one of Sydney’s wealthiest families, endured a…

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