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ALERT: US Officials Warn Of Possible Threat To Flights To Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Department of Homeland Security is warning that terrorists flying to Russia could be hiding explosives in toothpaste containers.
    
U.S. officials have sent warnings to airliners that have direct flights to Russia, including some that originate in the United States.
    
Homeland Security says it's not aware of any specific threat, but says it's sharing the information with international partners, including those associated with the Olympics in Sochi.
    

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