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US to stop using 'naked scanners'

The US aviation security agency is to stop screening travellers with scanners that show travellers' naked images, amid widespread privacy complaints.


Man wearing ornate watch with bomb-making supplies arrested at Oakland airport

Oakland Airport

A Southern California man headed home from a business trip was arrested at Oakland airport Thursday night after federal security agents found bomb-making materials in his elaborate watch, according to a spokesman from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.


Grandma: TSA agents forced crying 4-year-old to undergo TSA pat-down at Kan. airport after hug

The grandmother of a 4-year-old girl who became hysterical during a security screening at a Kansas airport said Wednesday that the child was forced to undergo a pat-down after hugging her, with security agents yelling and calling the crying girl an uncooperative suspect.


Airports consider congressman's call to ditch TSA

Airports consider congressman's call to ditch TSA

In a climate of Internet campaigns to shun airport pat-downs and veteran pilots suing over their treatment by government screeners, some airports are considering another way to show dissatisfaction: Ditching TSA agents altogether.


India issues terrorism alert over hijack plot

India issues terrorism alert over hijack plot

Airline passengers across India went through extra security screenings Friday and sky marshals were placed on flights as the government put its airports on high alert amid reports that al-Qaida-linked militants planned to hijack a plane.


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