CIA thwarts Al-Qaeda bomb plot; White House busily spikes football, tells public ‘no known plots’

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WASHINGTON –  The CIA thwarted an ambitious plot by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Usama bin Laden, The Associated Press has learned.

RT @mattapuzzo Covert CIA op thwarted an AQAP plot to attack US-bound jetliner using an upgraded underwear bomb. US intel now has the bomb

— WhiteHousePressCorps (@whpresscorps) May 7, 2012

RT @mattapuzzo While this CIA operation was unfolding, White House and DHS were telling American public there were no known plots on the US

— WhiteHousePressCorps (@whpresscorps) May 7, 2012

Guess the White House was too busy spiking the football.

And what about the TSA?

BREAKING: bomb plot not foiled by TSA.

— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) May 7, 2012

CIA foiled al-Qaeda bomb plot. CIA: kicks ass. TSA: Pain in the ass.

— jimgeraghty (@jimgeraghty) May 7, 2012

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