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U.S. Plans No Special Terror Alert for Holiday

Terrorist threats against the United States, domestically and abroad, have dipped to a surprisingly low level in recent days, senior government officials said today, in sharp contrast to intelligence reports of possible attacks that preceded last year’s July Fourth holiday. As a result, the government has no plans to raise the terrorist threat level from its current yellow status, indicating an elevated risk of attack. Nor do the authorities plan to issue holiday warnings like the alert sent to law enforcement agencies last year. Last July, federal officials decided against a public alert, but instead issued a private bulletin to state and local law enforcement agencies advising them to be particularly watchful because of the political and cultural significance of the holiday. Full Story

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