Monday, December 28, 2009

Terror Attack Spoiled In Detroit

USA - In the wake of the terrorism attempt Friday on a Northwest Airlines flight, federal officials on Saturday imposed new restrictions on travelers that could lengthen lines at airports and limit the ability of international passengers to move about an airplane. The government was vague about the steps it was taking, saying that it wanted the security experience to be ?unpredictable? and that passengers would not find the same measures at every airport - a prospect that may upset airlines and travelers alike. The suspect in the Friday attempt, identified as Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, 23, tried to ignite his incendiary device in the final hour of the flight while the plane was descending into Detroit.---...More