Airport security eyeing travelers' thermoses

Officials with the Department of Homeland Security are alerting air passengers to a new possible threat as they travel for the holidays.The government has advised

WOODBURY - Officials with the Department of Homeland Security are alerting air passengers to a new possible threat as they travel for the holidays.

The government has advised airlines to be on the lookout for insulated beverage containers such as thermoses, saying there are concerns terrorists might use such containers to hide explosives.

People who carry such items may have to deal with added screening.

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