Something is cooking
: TV news just showed a jam getting into Newark airport as every car goes through a security check. Something is up.
: UPDATES: Italy bans flights over Rome, for fear of attacks.
: Hamburg reportedly heads off a car-bomb attack.
: “Republican Rep. Christopher Shays, however, said people ought to avoid places like Times Square, calling it irresponsible for officials to make people think they don’t need to take precautions.
‘Secretary Ridge says just do what you normally do,’ Shays said. ‘If normally you go to Times Square, I wouldn’t do what you normally do. I wouldn’t go into places when you’re packed and where if there was panic, a lot of injuries would take place.'”