Northwest Airlines Flight 253

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Name: Northwest Airlines Flight 253
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Filthy underpants saved plane and pax from destruction

The so-called “underwear bomber,” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, failed to blow up a US-bound plane because he wore the underwear bomb for two weeks straight and soiled the underpants, it has emerged.Abdulmutallab, a Nigerian Islamist, attempted to trigger ... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Underwear bomber’s bomb too filthy to explode after wearing it for 2 weeks

It was five years ago when the underwear bomber boarded a plane headed for Detroit and managed to light his bomb-laced underwear on fire. While the bomb caught fire, it didn't explode, sparing the lives of all on board. The reason that the explosives ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 6 reports

Why Abdulmutallab failed to blow up our plane – US

Abdulmutallab| credits: File PhotoThe United States has said that the Nigerian terrorist, Umar Abdulmutallab, failed to successfully carry out a bomb attack in 2009 because the explosives he was wired with became ‘degraded’ after he wore the same pair ... [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

9/11 Commission authors outline never ending war on terror

Thomas Kean and Lee Hamilton have released a ten year anniversary follow-up to the 9/11 Commission Report, “Today’s Rising Terrorist Threat and the Danger to the United States: Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary of the 9/11 Commission Report.”Obama ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Jonathan promises victory over terror

President Goodluck Jonathan maintained yesterday that his administration owes Nigerians victory over Boko Haram.He spoke during the inauguration of the 26-man Victims Support Fund Committee, headed by Gen. T.Y.Danjuma, before the Federal Executive Council ... [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rep. Rogers defends extrajudicial killing of Americans

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mi) has repeatedly defended the Obama administration’s use of drone strikes, and concluded that Congress has plenty of oversight for the lethal program.Watch Kimberly's One America News TV segment here: ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Stop the Downward Spiral of Hate in Israel

When Golda Meir greeted Anwar Sadat on the latter's historic trip to Jerusalem, she is reported as having said: "We can forgive you for killing our sons. But we will never forgive you for making us kill yours." This quote, or a variation of it, is often ... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Video: Phones, Shoes To Face Scrutiny As Airport Security Tightened: U.S.

By U.S. officials said airlines with direct flights to the United States have been told to tighten screening of mobile phones and shoes in response to intelligence reports of increased threats from al Qaeda-affiliated militant groups. The officials singled ... [Published AEC News Room - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Some international airports due to tighten security

Terrorists in Syria are creating new plastic bombs that may go undetected through airport security. These terrorists are a subset from al Qaeda's offshoot in Yemen, and President Obama and his advisors have been debating whether this calls for increased ... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

TSA Plans “Enhanced Security” for Fourth of July Travelers

U.S. worried about terrorists it created in Syria coming homeKurt NimmoPrison Planet.comSaudi and CIA supported terrorists are determined to disrupt the Fourth of July holiday.Jabhat al-Nusra and Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) pose a threat ... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

New Security Measures Affect Direct Flights To U.S.

Officials with the department of homeland security say direct flights bound for the United States will face increased security.The extra precautions follow new intelligence reports that Al Qaeda-linked groups in Syria and the Arabian Peninsula are plotting ... [Published MyFox Memphis - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Rogers: In defense of killing a U.S. citizen

The November 2009 Fort Hood shooting. The December 2009 attempted "underwear" bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 over Detroit. The 2010 Times Square bomb that nearly killed hundreds. One man helped plan all three attacks — Anwar al-Awlaki. And if ... [Published USA Today - Jun 30 2014]

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John Pistole told the Aspen Security Forum: "The bomber had had the device with him for over two weeks."
Underpants bomber failed in mission to blow up airliner "because he wore same pair of underwear for two weeks"
...Shamsi called the U S actions "one of the most extreme and dangerous forms of authority that the executive branch can claim -- the power to kill people based on vague and shifting legal standards, secret evidence and no judicial review even after the fact."
"We owe Nigerians nothing but victory over terror. The life of every Nigerian is precious and we'll continue to work round the clock to put an end to this insurgency" , he assured

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Filthy underpants saved plane and pax from dest... [Published EGlobal Travel Media - Jul 27 2014]
Underwear bomber’s bomb too filthy to explode a... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 26 2014]
Underpants bomber failed 'because he wore same... [Published Malta Independent Daily - Jul 26 2014]
Why Abdulmutallab failed to blow up our plane – US [Published Nigeria Punch - Jul 26 2014]
TSA: Underwear bomb was dud because of hygiene [Published ClickOnDetroit.com - Jul 25 2014]
Underwear bomb aboard 2009 flight failed becaus... [Published New York Daily News - Jul 25 2014]
Underwear bomb plot only failed because bomber ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 25 2014]
9/11 Commission authors outline never ending wa... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 25 2014]
Underwear bomb plot only failed because bomber ... [Published Daily Express - Jul 25 2014]
Underpants bomber failed in mission to blow up ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 25 2014]
Jonathan promises victory over terror [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 17 2014]
Rep. Rogers defends extrajudicial killing of Am... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 17 2014]
Lead us to Sambisa Forest, Danjuma tells Jonathan [Published Daily Trust Nigera - Jul 16 2014]
I owe Nigerians victory over terror, says Jonathan [Published The Nation Nigeria - Jul 16 2014]
Stop the Downward Spiral of Hate in Israel [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jul 10 2014]
Video: Phones, Shoes To Face Scrutiny As Airpor... [Published AEC News Room - Jul 05 2014]
TSA Plans “Enhanced Security” for Fourth of Jul... [Published PrisonPlanet - Jul 03 2014]
New Security Measures Affect Direct Flights To ... [Published MyFox Memphis - Jul 03 2014]
Some international airports due to tighten secu... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 03 2014]
Rogers: In defense of killing a U.S. citizen [Published USA Today - Jun 30 2014]
How Canada Should Fight Terrorism [Published Huffington Post Canada - Jun 27 2014]
No-Fly List: The Mysterious Document That Can L... [Published International Business Times - Jun 25 2014]
Ex-TSA Screener: Yes, America, We Saw You Naked... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 04 2014]
Lawyer for Detroit underwear bomber makes appeal [Published Beaver County Times - Dec 05 2013]
Al-Qaeda’s offshoot to ''rebrand'' itself [Published Topnews.in - Dec 16 2011]
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