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New York Cops Able to Shoot Down a Plane Says Commissioner

In a television interview first aired on Sunday, New York City Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly said that his department would have the ability to shoot down a plane if needed.
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This underwear bomb failed to take down a Northwest Airlines Airbus A330, but did succeed in burning its owner's genitals. (Photo by FBI, via ABC News)

New Underwear Bomb Plot Thwarted by CIA, But More Bombs and Terrorists Unaccounted For

The CIA has broken up a new Al Qaeda plot to blow up an airliner using explosive underwear, the Associated Press reported Monday afternoon. An upgraded underwear bomb with an improved detonation system was seized by agents in Y...
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JFK Airport Terror Attack Plotter Sentenced to Life in Prison

Terror suspect Abdul Kadir was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for conspiring to attack John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, prosecutors said.
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European Commission Calls for New Anti-Terror Air Passenger Data Program

The European Commission on Wednesday presented a proposal for an EU Passenger Name Record Directive to fight serious crime and terrorism, but with strict data privacy rules.
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A Tianjin Airlines Embraer E190 (B-3156) similar to the hijacked plane. (Photo by Allen Zhao via wikimedia)

Three Chinese Plane Hijackers Sentenced To Death

Three men who attempted to hijack a Tianjin Airlines jet in northwestern China in June were sentenced to death on Tuesday.
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