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France: U.S. Embassy Threat False Alarm

French police determined that a threat against the U.S. Embassy in Paris was a false alarm after questioning 10 Egyptians in custody, judicial officials said Monday. The suspects were rounded up early Sunday after the U.S. Embassy received a phone call from a man describing a terror plot and giving names and contact information of those involved, the officials said. They said the anonymous phone call was recorded at the embassy and turned over to the FBI, who alerted French police. Police now believe the caller was settling scores. They found no weapons, explosives or other evidence of plans for an attack in the suspects’ homes in Paris and a northern suburb, the judicial officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Full Story

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