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Australian terror threat level unchanged

The Department of Foreign Affairs has decided against upgrading its travel alert for Australians who visit the United States, despite the US lifting its own domestic threat warning. The United States has raised its terror alert to its second highest level, saying it is receiving more indications of a possible terrorist attack now than at any time since September 11, 2001. It is the fifth time the United States has been put on a high warning level since that time. But a spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs in Canberra says there is no overall change to warnings for Australians travelling to the United States. However, the department’s travel advice notes the upgraded security alert in the US. Full Story

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