Belarus 'Hijacks' Irish Airliner, Arrests Journo

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Belarusian authorities scrambled a fighter jet and flagged what turned out to be a false bomb alert to force a Ryanair plane to land on Sunday and then detained an opposition-minded journalist who was on board, drawing condemnation from Europe and the United States. The Irish airline's CEO is calling it "state-sponsored hijacking." Bryan Wood reports.

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