White House yesterday defended the two air marshals who shot and killed 44-year-old Rigoberto Alpizar as he exited an American Airlines 757 at Miami International Airport (ATWOnline, Dec. 8), although there were some discrepancies in witness accounts about whether or not the Costa Rica-born US citizen claimed to be carrying a bomb, according to media reports. "From what we know, the team of air marshals acted in a way that is consistent with the training that they have received," White ...

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