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Napolitano announces TSA child-search changes

Here is an idea: Apply common sense at airport security screenings. Ooops. Too difficult, apparently. Got to write some rules for screeners to follow. The latest – a modification from Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano – will allow most children … Continue reading

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In-flight trots provoke fighter jet escort.

Will there ever be an end to the airline embarrassments? Fighter jets were scrambled to escort a flight bound for Detroit when an alarm was sounded for suspicious activity. The airliner landed without a problem. Afterward, there was some discussion … Continue reading

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Terrorism effective in leadup to anniversary.

The intent is to raise concern, anxiety, and ultimately – terror – from which the new form of warfare has derived its name. Under the guise of terrorism, specific acts of violence do not need to be carried out once … Continue reading

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al-Qaida terrorist dies in Mogadishu shootout.

The man believed to be responsible for the bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania 13 years ago has been killed in a police confrontation in Somalia. Fazul Adbullah Mohammed is viewed by some terrorism experts as the … Continue reading

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