The United States has foiled a plot by al-Qaeda's branch in Yemen to blow up a US-bound passenger jet with a new take on the "underwear bomb" near the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, officials say. The FBI said on Monday investigators were examining the explosive that appeared to be a revamped model of the bomb used in the Christmas Day plot of 2009, in which a plastic explosive hidden in a Nigerian man's underwear failed to detonate on a plane headed for Detroit.
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