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US Blocks Flight From Paris, Passenger Busted

Aero Mexico flight diverted to Montreal

(Newser) - A passenger wanted in the US was arrested after a flight from Paris en route to Mexico was denied access to American airspace and diverted to Canada. The Aero Mexico flight landed in Montreal, where the man was removed and placed under arrest. The remaining passengers were re-screened and allowed... More »

Bible-Toting Hijacker: 'Christ Is Coming Soon'

Acted on 'revelation,' with 'Father, Son and Holy Ghost' riding shotgun

(Newser) - The Bolivian man who commandeered a Mexican airliner today told authorities he was acting after a divine revelation, the AP reports, under the premise that today’s date—9/9/09—is the satanic number 666 upside down. Jose Flores, 44, told airline attendants that he and three others were taking control;... More »

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