October 29, 2010
The Associated Press . Investigators board a United Parcel Service jet isolated on a runway at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia on Friday. Law enforcement officials are investigating reports of suspicious packages on cargo planes in Philadelphia and Newark, N.J.
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WASHINGTON -- Authorities on three continents thwarted multiple terrorist attacks aimed at the United States from Yemen on Friday, seizing two explosive packages addressed to Chicago-area synagogues and packed aboard cargo jets. The plot triggered worldwide fears that al-Qaida was launching a major new terror campaign.