The packages carried on cargo planes from Yemen heading for the USA definitely contained bombs, according to the latest reports. The explosive material employed was PETN, the same chemical used by the lap bomber last Christmas, but considerably more powerful. At least one of the devices was intended to be triggered by a cell phone detonator.
In other news, German Chancellor Angela Merkel seems to have contradicted her earlier remarks about the failure of Multiculturalism, and is now insisting that affirmative action is needed to bring more immigrants into public jobs in Germany.
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