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Travelers flying from L.A. to London say 'can't live in fear'

Sunday, June 04, 2017 - 01:10

Many passengers flying from Los Angeles International Airport to London say ''you can't live in fear'' after a Saturday night attack in London, and as U.S. President Donald Trump tweets ''If we don't get smart it will only get worse.'' Jillian Kitchener reports.

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Travelers flying from L.A. to London say 'can't live in fear'

Sunday, June 04, 2017 - 01:10