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U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Chicago-Bound Mail Bomb Could Have Exploded Over U.S.

British police say a mail bomb intercepted last month at an English airport could have exploded over the East Coast of the United States.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2010

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Willis Tower On Terror Website

Authorities are stepping up their investigation into the mail bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues, and they weren’t the only Chicago locations showing up on al-Qaeda’s radar.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Bomb From Yemen Was 17 Mins. From Exploding

One of the bombs addressed to Chicago synagogues from Yemen was defused just 17 minutes before it would have detonated, the French interior minister says.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Packages Could Have Detonated On Planes

The packages loaded with explosives and addressed to Chicago synagogues might have been set up to detonate before they even arrived.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2010

U.K. officials discovered that a toner cartridge on the plane had been manipulated and found wires attached to it and white powder.  (CBS)

Yemeni Arrested, al-Qaida Bomber Eyed In Mail 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.

10/30/2010