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Fearing terrorism, U.S. issues global travel alert

Pat Cunningham

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The United States issued a global travel alert to American citizens on Friday, warning of the potential for terrorist attacks, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa, carried out by operatives of Al Qaeda and their associates.

A bulletin to travelers and expatriates, issued by the State Department, came less than a day after the department announced that it was closing American diplomatic missions in the Middle East, North Africa and elsewhere through the weekend because of an unspecified terrorism threat.

“The Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the continued potential for terrorist ...

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