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Obama: Yemen devices had explosive material



White House cites possible threat; Chicago synagogue, Jewish center were intended recipients



WASHINGTON — Calling it a "credible terrorist threat," President Barack Obama said two U.S.-bound packages from Yemen were discovered with explosive material, triggering searches of flights with other packages from Yemen and an investigation into whether al-Qaida was behind a new terror plot.

Sources told NBC News that both packages contained toner cartridges with wires and white powder. The devices were found in Britain and Dubai last night.



Obama: Yemen devices a 'credible terrorist threat' - U.S. news - Airliner security - msnbc.com
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Just had that on the news, I would hate to be having to travel this weekend with heightened security.
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So, do you suppose the timing is for election day?
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flopstock;1341678 wrote: So, do you suppose the timing is for election day?


Guess these assholes can chose any event, can't they?
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One of those devices was found in a UPS cargo bay at our local airport East Midlands Airport, ready for loading for America - that's one employee who's earned his money this week! It was not very big, but can you imagine it going off in mid-air !
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Now I know why I wasn't allowed to check in for my flight tomorrow.

I talked to some other folks at the hotel. It seems that On-line check-in has been disabled. Everyone has to check-in at the ticket counter, in person.

There goes my Saturday morning.

I think I am getting tired of air travel.
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