Homeland Security chief: No known threat of Brussels-type attack in US

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WASHINGTON, March 22 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said on Tuesday that the United States has no intelligence that indicates there is a plot to carry out an attack inside U.S. borders similar to the one in Brussels.

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"At present, we have no specific, credible threat of any plot to conduct similar attacks here in the United States," Johnson said in a statement.

Johnson added that the Transportation Security Administration is ramping up security in major city airports and rail and transit stations throughout the United States.

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