Terrorist Threat

MASSACHUSETTS — A Massachusetts man with a degree in physics was charged Wednesday with plotting to blow up the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol using remote-controlled airplanes filled with explosives. Rezwan Ferdaus, 26, was arrested in Framingham after undercover federal agents delivered materials he had allegedly requested, including grenades, six machine guns and what he […]

DUBLIN — Police arrested Ireland’s most notorious Muslim convert Thursday over his reported death threats against President Barack Obama. Police said Khalid Kelly, a 44-year-old dubbed “Taliban Terry” by Dubliners, was arrested at his Dublin residence on suspicion of threatening to kill the U.S. leader. He could be held for up to three days before […]

A New York-bound American Airlines jet was grounded on the runway in San Francisco Thursday after officials received a phoned-in threat of a hijacking.