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Authorities said the suspicious packages had ink cartridges with the explosive material PETN. (credit: CBS 2)

Officials Warn Of Possible Mail Terror Plots

American inspectors were expected in Yemen Monday, where investigators said the plot originated, to examine security practices.


Emirates and UPS cargo planes sit on the tarmac of Dubai airport (KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Say Bomb Plot Just Narrowly Averted

The young Yemeni woman arrested on suspicion of mailing the powerful bombs was released on bail Sunday, and a Yemeni official said authorities no longer believe she shipped the bombs.


An unidentified Yemeni woman walks past UPS office (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)

Yemen Arrests Woman Accused In Mail Bomb Plot

Yemeni authorities arrested a woman Saturday and searched for other suspects linked to al-Qaida’s Persian Gulf faction in the plot to mail bombs powerful enough to down a cargo plane.


Ray Kelly (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Commissioner Kelly: Most Cargo Not Screened

In light of Friday’s bomb plot, Kelly revealed the difficulty of the screening cargo entering the U.S. “Some of it is screened, but most of it is not screened,” Kelly said.


Homeland Security Adviser John Brennan (AFP PHOTO / TIM SLOAN)

Counterterrorism Chief Says The U.S. Remains Vigilant

Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday.