U.S. officials: Russian crash likely due to ISIS bomb

November 8, 2015 7:33 PM

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U.S. officials say they are growing increasingly convinced that the crash of a Russian aircraft in Egypt was the result of a bomb, as investigators collect evidence from what one lawmaker called “a 9/11” event for Russia.

Signs point to a bomb planted by a supporter of the Islamic State miltant group as the cause of the crash last week, Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said Sunday. McCaul was one several senior lawmakers on committees related to national security who m...

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