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Canada thwarts al Qaeda-backed train plot, Iran denies role

TORONTO — Canadian police have arrested two men and charged them with plotting to derail a Toronto-area passenger train in an operation that they say was backed by al Qaeda elements in Iran. U.S. officials said the attack would have targeted a rail line between New York and Toronto, a route that travels along the Hudson Valley and enters Canada near Niagara Falls.

Full story: Reuters

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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