No more explosives found on jetliner in Newark

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Port Authority officials say no more explosives were found on a Continental Airlines plane that landed in Newark Liberty International Airport Friday after dynamite was discovered in a passenger?s checked luggage.

The FBI discovered dynamite in a college student?s checked luggage when the plane landed in Houston. The explosive was found and removed during an inspection ofluggage from Flight 52 from Buenos Aires, which landed at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport. The student was taken off the plane before it continued to Newark for more screening.

Officials say the student is from Connecticut and attends Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. They say the man told authorities that he works in mining and often handles explosives.

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