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As police armed with automatic weapons stood guard, schools and some subway stations in the Belgian capital reopened Wednesday for the first time since emergency measures were imposed four days ago in the wake of the Paris attacks.
US President Barack Obama sought Wednesday to reassure jittery Americans traveling home for Thanksgiving that they face no credible and immediate terror threat and that his government was in control. As countless nervous Americans loaded into cars, planes, trains and buses to head home for Thursday's national holiday, Obama urged calm. "I want the American people to know ... that we are taking every possible step to keep our homeland safe," Obama said, trying to strike a balance between putting the public at ease and appearing complacent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said there currently is no "specific and credible" intelligence indicating a terrorist plot on the United States, as he sought to reassure anxious Americans for the Thanksgiving holiday.