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2005-10-03 17:19:50

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - The common traveler's backpack carrying small bombs may now be among the leading threats to world security, experts said on Monday, drawing a link between this weekend's bombings in Bali to those in London in July.

2005-10-03 16:55:31

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - The common traveler's backpack carrying small bombs may now be among the leading threats to world security, experts said on Monday, drawing a link between this weekend's bombings in Bali to those in London in July.

2005-08-11 20:19:51

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma man told federal investigators he forgot a pipe bomb he built for fun was in his luggage when tried to board an airplane, according to court documents released on Thursday.

2005-08-11 00:50:30

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma man was taken into custody after he tried to carry a bomb on board an airplane on Wednesday in Oklahoma City, an FBI spokesman said.

2005-08-04 07:25:01

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Bombs used by four suicide attackers to kill 52 people in London were made from simple ingredients such as hair bleach, and three of them were probably set off by cellphones, New York's police chief said.

2005-08-04 05:16:49

NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Bombs used by four suicide attackers to kill 52 people in London were made from simple ingredients such as hair bleach, and three of them were probably set off by cellphones, New York's police chief said.

2005-07-22 20:19:40

CAIRO (Reuters) - Forty-nine people were killed in two car bombs and another explosion in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh on Saturday, the governor said.

2005-07-16 18:38:25

By Steve Shoup TRINITY SITE, New Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered in a U.S. Army base in the New Mexico desert on Saturday to quietly mark the anniversary of the first test of an atomic bomb 60 years ago, where a black obelisk marks the first Ground Zero.

2005-07-09 08:49:51

By Mark Trevelyan, Security Correspondent LONDON (Reuters) - The bomb that blew up a double-decker London bus, killing 13 people, was the "odd one out" among Thursday's four deadly attacks and throws up puzzling questions that will be central to the investigation.

2005-07-09 07:02:11

LONDON (Reuters) - British police said the three bomb attacks on London Underground trains on Thursday morning occurred almost simultaneously and were more likely to have been triggered by timing devices than suicide bombers.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.