Washington's Union Station briefly evacuated over bomb threat: police Jul 27, 2016 05:35PM

By Arshad Mohammed and Michelle Nichols

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Police declared an all-clear at Washington's Union Station and allowed people to re-enter the train terminal after a bomb threat on Wednesday forced a brief evacuation.

"We didn't find nothing. We wouldn't let you back in if it wasn't all clear," said a police officer, who did not give his name.

An Amtrak employee described the incident as a "false alarm" and said... (continue reading...)


German police arrest Algerian suspect who yelled 'I'll blow you up' Jul 27, 2016 03:40PM

BERLIN (Reuters) - German police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old Algerian refugee who had fled a psychiatric facility earlier in the day yelling, "I'll blow you up," ending the latest in a string of incidents that have set the country's nerves on edge.

German federal police arrested the asylum-seeker at the Bremen main train station after an hours-long manhunt that prompted the evacuation of a Bremen shopping center, according to police in the... (continue reading...)


Harvard University endowment chief Stephen Blyth resigns Jul 27, 2016 12:30PM

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss

BOSTON (Reuters) - Stephen Blyth, who was appointed to oversee Harvard University's endowment only 18 months ago, has resigned, the Ivy League school said on Wednesday, creating further uncertainty about the management of its $37.6 billion pool of funds.

Blyth, who took a temporary medical leave in May, is departing for personal reasons, the school said.

Harvard, the richest U.S. university, has gone... (continue reading...)


Democrats said to ignore Cybersecurity red flags before e-mail theft - Blooomberg Jul 27, 2016 11:54AM

Democrats said to ignore Cybersecurity red flags before e-mail theft - Blooomberg


No plans to release tax returns as pressure mounts, Trump aide says Jul 27, 2016 10:53AM

(Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump "will not be releasing" his tax returns due to a federal audit, his campaign manager said on Wednesday, despite pressure to release them and provide a window into his finances before the Nov. 8 election.

"Mr. Trump has said that his taxes are under audit, and he will not be releasing them," campaign manager Paul Manafort said in an interview with CBS on Wednesday. "That issue will be dealt with... (continue reading...)


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