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Leopards, Monkeys, Bear Found in Airport Bags

Anti-trafficking officials tracked Dubai-bound carrier to Thai hub

(Newser) - Thai officials today nabbed a Dubai-bound man who was hauling “a virtual zoo” of endangered creatures around the Bangkok airport. When they opened his bags, they found a yawning bunch of sedated newborns: two leopards, two panthers, two macaque monkeys, and an Asiatic black bear, the AP reports. Anti-trafficking... More »

Guy With 'Suspicious' Bagel on Plane Arrested

Funny-looking package didn't actually contain a bomb

(Newser) - A group of passengers on a US Airways, doing their country proud and keeping themselves safe from terrorists, reported a "suspicious package" to the crew of a Boston-to-DC flight on Monday. Apparently, the plastic bag was making weird noises! When the crew confronted bag owner Ognjen Milatovic, the 35-year-old... More »

Pipe Bomb-Like Item Triggers Miami Airport Shutdown

Luggage suspicious, bomb squad on scene

(Newser) - A 70-year-old American scientist is being questioned after screeners spotted a metal canister in his luggage that looked like a pipe bomb around 9pm last night, triggering a shutdown of Miami International Airport. Four of six terminals and airport roadways were closed until 4am, AP reports. More »

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