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Father alerted US about plane bomber   Nigeria: A top Nigerian banker, the father of 23-year-old Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, had voiced concerns to US officials about his son Airline passenger helped foil attack. U. S. Midwest US politician targeted. Somalia Agent infiltrated terror cell, U.S. says  Washington: Homeland Security Secretary: Terrorists were in the final stages of a plot to simultaneously blow up 10 jets Moussaoui: White House was 9/11 target  Washington: Al Qaeda conspirator told a courtroom that he and a shoe bomber were supposed to hijack a fifth plane   Bush details foiled al Qaeda attack on LA  Washington: The attackers would have flown the plane into the Los Angeles tallest building Man killed after bomb claim at airport
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1. 2014-07-02 Tighter security for flights to US Washington
2014-02-05 US warns of Sochi 'toothpaste' bomb Washington
D. 2012-07-20 US man admits model plane plot Boston
E. 2012-05-08 Al-Qaeda bomber 'double agent' USA
5. 2010-12-21 Senator: Bomber's release not justified U.S. Senate
6. 2010-09-29 Senators want facts on bomber's release U.S. Senate
H. 2010-08-31 US urges caution over plane pair USA
8. 2010-06-30 U.S.: Cleric involved in terror attempt Aspen, Colorado

U.S.: Cleric involved in terror attempt   Colorado: The U.S. government believes that U.S.-born Anwar al-Awlaki had 'a direct operational role' in the attempt to bring down an airliner on Christmas... Bomb suspect nearly escaped US on flight. New York Obama pledges justice for terror plot. Washington US aware 'Nigerian' prepared for attack   Obama orders review of flight screenings
Tighter security for flights to US   Washington: The homeland security department will put into place 'enhanced security measures' in certain overseas airports with direct flights to the US US warns of Sochi 'toothpaste' bomb  Washington: The US has warned airlines flying into Russia for the Winter Olympics that explosives hidden in toothpaste tubes could be smuggled on to planes US man admits model plane plot  Boston: Rezwan Ferdaus, a supporter of al-Qaeda, has pleaded guilty to trying to blow up the Pentagon and US Capitol with remote-controlled model pl... Al-Qaeda bomber 'double agent'  Reports from the US say the would-be suicide attacker in a foiled "underwear bomb" plot was in fact a double agent Senator: Bomber's release not justified  U.S. Senate: An investigation into the release of Pan Am Flight 103 bomber has found the medical prognosis 'was inaccurate and unsupported by medical science' Senators want facts on bomber's release  U.S. Senate: The Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on the circumstances surrounding the release of convicted Pan Am Flight 103 bomber   US urges caution over plane pair  US officials have said they do not believe two Yemeni men arrested in Amsterdam after flying from Chicago were planning a terror attack   Dutch arrest two men after flight from US Map of Amsterdam Netherlands

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   Netherlands: The men may have been trying to test U.S. airport security by putting bottles with electronic devices attached in checked baggage

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  Washington: President has ordered a review of security screening processes after botched terror attack on a U.S. airliner


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  Miami: A 44-year-old U.S. citizen was shot and killed when air marshals opened fire on a boarding bridge in Miami
Jul.19 Atta's father praises bombers   Egypt: Mohamed el-Amir is the father of one of the hijackers who piloted the plane that crashed into the Twin Towers

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Jan.8   US probes 'hit' on military plane   Iraq: The military is investigating reports that hostile fire forced C-5 plane to return to Baghdad soon after take-off

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Dec.30 U.S. officials: British planes threatened  Washington: Virgin Atlantic Airways began manning flights with armed officers Dec.29   US tells airlines to use marshals  The nternational flights to or over the US will be required to carry armed guards in certain cases Jul.29 Officials: Suicide airliner hijackings possible  Washington: The Dept. of Homeland Security is warning that Islamic extremists might be plotting suicide airliner hijackings

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Dec.22 Explosives feared on Paris flight
  Boston: A plane to Miami made an emergency landing after a passenger attempted to light explosive in his shoes Sep.11 United Airlines Flight 93 crashed
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  Pennsylvania: The crew and passengers, alerted through phone calls to loved ones, had overpowered the hijackers
 The flight was from Newark to San Francisco. The hijackers had turned the plane around and were heading towards Washington, D.C. They crashed the plane to keep the crew and passengers from gaining control
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  Manhattan: 3 commercial jets crash into World Trade Center and Pentagon. Both towers collapsed. United Airlines plane crashed
 2,973 people died. 19 terrorists affiliated with al-Qaeda hijacked four commercial passenger jet airliners. Passengers and members of the flight crew on the Flight 93 attempted to retake control of their plane from the hijackers. The plane crashed into a field near the town of Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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