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There have been reports of two Air France flights being diverted en route to Paris over security fears.
An Air France flight from Washington to Paris has been diverted to Halifax, Nova Scotia, according to Canada's CBC News.
The airport has tweeted that AF 055 has landed safely and passengers are being transported to a "secure part of the terminal".
Air France 055 has diverted & landed safely at 1015pm with 298 pax & crew on board. Pax are being transported to secure part of terminal.
In a separate incident another Air France flight from Los Angeles to Paris has been diverted to Salt Lake City due a "security incident", NBC News reports.
The US governor of Alabama has vowed to resist any attempts to resettle refugees from Syria, following Friday's attacks in Paris.
Governor Robert Bentley said in a statement:
After full consideration of this weekend’s attacks of terror on innocent citizens in Paris, I will oppose any attempt to relocate Syrian refugees to Alabama through the US refugee admissions program.
As your governor, I will not stand complicit to a policy that places the citizens of Alabama in harm’s way.
Five detainees at the Guantanamo Bay facility on Cuba have been transferred to the government of the United Arab Emirates, the Pentagon has announced.
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Passengers have been forced to evacuate a Dynamic International Airways plane after it apparently caught fire on the runway in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
NBC News Miami reports that the Federal Aviation Administration said the plane had experienced a fuel leak before takeoff at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The aircraft, a Boeing 767, was headed for Venezuela, according to reports.