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Terror threat level still "high" at eight US airports

The United States is keeping eight airports and other unspecified facilities on high alert for terrorist attack, after lowering the general threat level to “elevated” from “high”. Announcing the lowering of the threat level Friday, after 19 days of intense nationwide security precautions, Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge said that the United States would however “maintain particular vigilance around some critical resources and locales.” Without giving details he said most of the increased security would involve “the private sector” and this included airlines, US media reported Saturday. Sources told The Washington Post those facilities included eight airports, including those in Washington, New York, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Full Story

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