Toothpaste tubes to be checked thoroughly due to bomb threats

  • Airlines taking passengers to Russia for the Olympics are required to be close attention to peoples' toothpastes since the tubes could contain explosives. 

    Authorities mentioned that no specific plot has been discovered but the threat has been passed along due to an "abundance of caution." The warning also covers tubes of cosmetics but the authorities haven't commented on what prompted the caution. 

    The AP notes that the warning only applies to foreign airlines. "We're not telling people not to go," John Kerry said. "We've got a new consciousness about this."

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