Taiwan TV celeb’s son borrows NT$500,000 from sister for bomb threat fine, back in showbiz

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of entertainer Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), announced today that he borrowed the money to pay the NT$500,000 (US$16,250) he was slapped with last wee...

Taiwan TV celeb’s son slapped with fine and suspended charges for bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of entertainer Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), will have to pay a fine of NT$500,000 (US$16,250) but will have charges of endangering public safety susp...

Taiwan TV star Jacky Wu apologizes for bomb threat, says son will step down from entertainment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a press conference yesterday (Aug. 20), TV variety show host Jacky Wu (吳宗憲) apologized for a bomb threat on Taipei City Hall posted by his son Rick Wu (吳睿軒) and hi...

TV celeb Jacky Wu's son threatens to bomb Taipei City Hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of TV star Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), is being investigated by police for threatening to blow up Taipei City Hall, leading the elder Wu to blast his son...

German passenger jet makes safe unscheduled landing on Crete

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek state TV says a passenger plane flying from Egypt to Germany with 250 passengers on board has made an unscheduled landing on the island of Crete after reporting a potential...

Indiana police say bomb threat halted Rascal Flatts concert

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a bomb threat is what prompted country group Rascal Flatts to abruptly end a concert in Indiana last week. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Depa...

Man sentenced to prison over fake airport bomb threat

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man who called in a bomb threat to an airport so he wouldn't miss his flight has been sentenced to four months in prison. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 40...

Innocence Project: DNA frees Oklahoma man convicted of rape

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man who spent more than 30 years in prison for rape is free after the Innocence Project presented DNA evidence it says excluded him from the crime. C...

AP Was There: The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In the spring of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had won victories on desegregation and voting rights and had been planning his Poor People's Campaign when he turned his at...

In US-run drill, Iraqi SWAT team taught to respond to bombs

AL-MUWAQQAR, Jordan (AP) — A SWAT team from Iraq's Anbar province observed U.S. instructors responding to a bomb threat in a drill at a U.S.-backed counter-terrorism training center in Jordan. ...

Another explosion injures 2 in Texas capital; cause unclear

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Two people were injured in another explosion in Texas' capital, and police weren't saying if it was caused by a package bomb like the three that detonated earlier this month elsew...

Report: Anti-Semitic incidents soar by 57 percent in 2017

The Anti-Defamation League is reporting a 57 percent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the U.S. last year, the highest tally that the Jewish civil rights group has counted in more than two decades...

AP Was There: The 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center

EDITOR'S NOTE — On Feb. 26, 1993, a group of Islamic terrorists drove a rented van into the underground parking garage at the World Trade Center and set off a 1,200 pound bomb in a failed attempt to c...

Officials: Math teacher stopped showing up after bomb threat

NEW YORK (AP) — School officials say an ex-teacher worked at Harlem Prep High School from 2016 until he stopped showing up after a bomb threat. Christian Toro worked for Democracy Pr...

TV crew pleads not guilty in fake bomb threat at airport

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Nine members of a television crew who were arrested last month after a device they had prompted a fake bomb alert at a New Jersey airport have pleaded not guilty to charges of crea...