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U.S. Issues Travel Warning for Americans Visiting Europe Amid Terror Threat

Summer travel marks a busy time of year for those venturing about the country or abroad. As if the TSA security lineups weren’t enough tomake travelers cringe, the U.S. State Department released a warning Tuesday for anyone traveling to Europe.

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After EgyptAir Disappearance, Mourning and Fear

As the world waits to learn more about the cause of the crash and disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804, the friends and families of the passengers on board are facing punishing anguish. EgyptAir Vice Chairman Ahmed Adel told CNN in an exclusive interview with Christiane Amanpour: “Our main concern right now is taking care of the family and friends of those who perished.” And for good reason: It is growing more and more certain that they have all suffered a terrible loss.

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House bill would discourage crooks from using burner phones

For many criminals, prepaid “burner” phones are a dream tool: they’re cheap, commitment-free… and most importantly, don’t require ID that could reveal the buyer. House Representative Jackie Speier wants to put an end to that anonymity. She just introduced a bill, HR4886, that would require prepaid phone sellers to verify ID through common sources like credit cards, drivers’ licenses or Social Security numbers. In theory, this prevents drug dealers, terrorists and other crooks from evading law enforcement by using untraceable phones that they can toss at a moment’s notice.

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Video Shows Harrowing Moments Inside Plane Following Mid-Air Explosion

Video has now emerged showing the terrifying situation on the interior of the Daallo Airlines flight that suffered an explosive decompression mid-air yesterday, with one person sucked from the aircraft and later found dead, and two others injured.

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