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Threats Prompt Searches of U.S. Planes and Trains

Bomb threats against three U.S. passenger jets and two Amtrak trains triggered extensive security checks on Tuesday but no explosives were found, authorities said. Security officials, aided in some cases by sniffer dogs, took hours to sweep through the planes operated by Northwest Airlines . But the searches, of passengers and luggage as well as the airliners themselves, ended without incident. “Fortunately these threats turned out not to be credible,” said Yolanda Clark of the Transportation Security Administration. The aircraft included one that arrived at Detroit’s Metropolitan Airport on a flight from Miami, according to Clark and a spokeswoman for Northwest. Full Story

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