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In Your Morning Newsfeed: Cost-Conscious Terrorist, Jewel’s New Bagging Policy, More Cops on the Streets, $9 Million, Knut Is Dead, and More

The underwear bomber who tried to detonate his skivvies over Detroit initially planned to blow up a plane over Chicago. But the flight was too expensive. (Tribune) Jewel-Osco’s new policy means no double-bagging, no bagging of items with handles, and no paper or plastic option. (Sun-Times) Did you buy a lotto ticket that won last […]

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CRITIC’S CHOICE Limitless Without much fanfare Neil Burger has emerged as one of the best suspense directors in the business, and the irony of this accomplishment is that his thrillers (Interview With the Assassin, The Illusionist) resort to very little fanfare themselves: in an era of loud, frantic aerobic workouts like Salt and the Bourne […]