Timeline of Events for Sunday, September 16

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18:11:49 — Reuters reports that representative of New York's police and fire departments will ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, honoring their comrades who lost their lives saving people after the terror attacks.

18:04:02 — Reuters reports that the nation's commercial airlines are expected to seek a government bailout in the wake of Tuesday's attacks.

18:01:01 — U.S. billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Sunday that he will not sell any stocks when the financial markets reopen Monday, and if the markets fall significantly, he may use it as a buying opportunity.

17:46:36 — Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi warned the United States on Sunday that it would face a Soviet-style quagmire in Afghanistan if it retaliated there for the attacks in New York and Washington, according to Reuters. The leader also called for an international conference on terrorism.

17:02:33 — Reuters reports a man carrying what police called "materials of interest" was detained at Toronto's airport and handed over to U.S. authorities Sunday. The man, whose identity and origin were not divulged, was escorted to the border where he was taken into custody by the FBI and immigration authorities.

16:48:54 — As of this afternoon, the FAA is allowing mail, cargo and parcels on commercial passenger planes. Some airports and airlines may still not allow mail, cargo and parcels.

15:46:12 — Officials say more material witness arrest warrants are imminent, including at least two more today. But officials will no longer be confirming the issuance of warrants or arrests on those warrants because they're covered by a grand jury rule called 6-E that prevents prosecutors from disclosing any details.

15:22:48 — President Bush urges Americans to return to work Monday and to put the U.S. economy back on track. He says there's was "no question" that Usama bin Laden and his followers are the prime suspects in last week's hijackings.

14:18:32 — U.S. Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta announces the creation of two rapid response teams. One will focus on increasing airport security. The other will work on aircraft integrity, specifically on cockpit access. He also says that coast guard reserve members have been activated.

12:25:36 — Reuters reports that Delta Airlines, the nation's third-largest airline, said it would cut its scheduled passenger capacity by about 20 percent and that without aid for the airline industry, the airline would have to consider layoffs.

12:07:14 — New York fire department holds a ceremony to promote 168 people in the wake of the attacks.

11:59:01 — According to the Associated Press Usama bin Laden issued a fresh denial of responsibility, saying, "I stress that I have not carried out this act, which appears to have been carried out by individuals with their own motivation," said the statement, broadcast by Qatar's Al-Jazeera satellite channel.

11:26:22 — John Ashcroft says we need to increase the penalties of those who harbor and assist terrorists to the same level of those involved in espionage.

11:05:52 — Giuliani says 180 people have been confirmed dead, 115 have been identified, and there are now 5,097 missing.

10:54:05 — On Face the Nation New York Senator Charles Schumer says, "We must build something grand there," in place of the World Trade Center. "I look out at the skyline from the window of my house in Brooklyn and I feel violated."

10:44:13 — Secretary of State Colin Powell says on Face the Nationthat the terrorists don't know what they’ve gotten themselves into. "You've united the country. You're at war. You will see the full weight of the international community brought against you," he says.

:58:14 — U.S. Defense Secretary Rumsfeld says, "It's a mistake" to think of the fight against terrorism  as something that will be dealt with in a short period of time.

9:05:31 — Vice President Dick Cheney on NBC’s Meet the Press says, "If you have a nation that has been providing a base, a sanctuary, they have to understand that if you provide support to these groups you will face the full wrath of the United States." He adds: "I have no doubt that he [Bin Laden] and his organization played some role in this." Cheney also adds that the U.S. may head into a time of war and possible recession, but that he expects the economy to rebound within the year.

8:56:32 — Giuliani says one way to help is to come to New York — go to a Yankees or Mets baseball game, go see a play, use New York the way you always would, and show these people that we won't be stopped.

8:34:40 — New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani ups the number of missing from the WTC bombing to 5,097. Says a group will convene next week to start discussing what to do with the World Trade Center site. Says the city has removed 20,000 tons of debris with 1,200 trucks. 2,700 people were taken to New York hospitals on day of the bombing; 1,600-1,700 were taken to hospitals in New Jersey.

8:27:23 — Lawmakers estimate the airline industry is losing $400 million a day.

8:26:38 — In an interview with CNN, Abdullah Abdullah, northern alliance foreign minister in Afghanistan, says he believes Osama Bin Laden is in the Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan

A brief recap of overnight developments:

A second man has been arrested in New Jersey in connection with the attack.  Authorities have not disclosed his name, age, nationality — or any other particulars — but Jersey City police have said that it is an arrest in connection to the attack.

Government sources in Islamabad have told Fox News that a Pakistani delegation will visit Kandahar, Afghanistan, the center of Taliban leadership, on Monday. During that visit, sources say, the delegation will ask the Taliban to hand over Bin Laden.       

The Associated Press reports that a list of 39 names of identified victims has been released by the New York City medical examiner and that authorities have begun notification of relatives.

The passport of an suspected hijacker was found near ground zero at the World Trade Center last night — no disclosure on which suspect's passport it is, though.

The domestic military operations (ships guarding ports, military jets guarding airways and New York City) have been dubbed "Operation Noble Eagle."

All times Eastern