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US tightens air security, braces for possible holiday terror attacks

Three Air France flights from Paris to Los Angeles were cancelled as security was tightened on flights bound for the United States where the authorities are on high alert for a terror attacks by the al-Qaeda network. US authorities are investigating a threat to Air France flights to Los Angeles that prompted the cancellation of the three flights Wednesday, law enforcement sources said. The flights were cancelled after the US embassy in Paris warned it feared they might be used for terrorist attacks, Interior Ministry officials in the French capital said. A top-level ministerial meeting was called to consider the embassy alert. Officials in Los Angeles said the US Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security were probing an unspecified threat, but refused to dilvulge specific details. Full Story

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