FROM Charlie LeBlanc
FBI Searches UPS Planes for Suspicious Packages President Obama was notified today about a possible terrorist threat but, as we go on the air, no explosives have been found after searches in Philadelphia, Newark and New York City. It all started with a routine inspection in England. Charlie LeBlanc is President of Security Services for Medex Global Solutions in Houston. Shortly after the broadcast of today's To the Point, President Obama addressed the nation on "a credible terrorist threat... and the actions that we're taking."
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