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Terrorism warnings sharpened

Top intelligence officials gave Congress a sobering warning Tuesday of the al-Qaeda terrorist network’s interest in using missiles and poisons to inflict mass casualties in the United States, adding grim new detail to previous accounts of looming terror attacks. The warning came as a broadcast statement believed to have come from al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden pledged the terrorist group’s support for Iraqis and called on followers to defeat a U.S.-led invasion. Authorities say the statement attributed to bin Laden, which contained references to suicide attacks against Americans, appeared to be authentic. Taken together, the statements from U.S. officials and the shadowy terrorist organization sharpened the sense that the United States faces its greatest threat of terrorist assault since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Full Story

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