Transportation Security Administration

By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2012
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Defenders of the recently passed National Defense Authorization Act, which declares the entire world to be a “battlefield” against terrorism and authorizes the U.S. military to detain indefinitely anyone suspected of being a terrorism supporter, have claimed that the White House will only use its new...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jul 2nd, 2011
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A Nigerian American accused of breaching several layers of airport security while getting on a cross-country flight with an expired boarding pass was ordered Friday to remain in federal custody as more questions arose about his intent. “I’m just not sure what is going on,” U.S. Magi...
By benim
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Jun 30th, 2011
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A Nigerian man boarded a Virgin America airplane last week with an invalid boarding pass — making it through a federal security checkpoint where travelers must show identification and their boarding passes. After the man, Olajide Oluwaseun Noibi, got through security, the airline let him onto the pla...
By benim
In News
May 9th, 2011
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Three imams, including a US-born Muslim, bound for a conference on Islamophobia were kicked off US domestic flights out of security fears, clerics and an airline said Saturday. Two imams boarded a flight from Memphis, Tennessee to Charlotte, North Carolina on Friday only to have it return to the term...
By benim
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Nov 24th, 2010
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Authorities searched two duffel bags bound for Nigeria inside a cargo terminal at Logan International Airport yesterday after a dog trained to sniff out explosives sat on one of the bags, officials said. No dangerous items were found. A dog from the federal Transportation Security Administration “got...