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Wednesday, March 22
A UPS cargo plane flying from Yemen to Chicago was detained in England when a suspicious package that appears to be a
fake bomb was found on board. The package was addressed to a Chicago-area synagogue. UPDATE: The device and another found on a different flight did in fact contain explosives.