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News on Northwest Airlines (Ticker: NWAC) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Saturday | Examiner.com

Underwear bomber's bomb too filthy to explode after wearing it for 2 weeks

Underwear bomber's bomb laced underwear wouldn't explode because they were too fiflty after he had worn them for more than two weeks.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Transportation, Airlines, US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA)

Fri Jul 25, 2014

New York Daily News

Underwear bomb aboard 2009 flight failed because it was soiled

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab wore the same underwear with a bomb attached for two weeks before smuggling it aboard a Detroit-bound flight on Christmas Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Christmas, US News, Transporation Security Administration (TSA), Transportation, Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines Corporation

Wed Jul 23, 2014

KSBW-TV

9/11 Commission: 'Terrorism not going away'

America's longest war. Much more National Security Agency surveillance. An alphabet soup of new government departments and agencies.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Prison, Transportation, Airlines

Air & Space

The Search for a Quiet SST

Ask why there was no replacement for the Concorde, which retired in 2003, and people will tell you that supersonic commercial flight is uneconomical.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Science / Technology, NASA, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 2707

Sun Jul 20, 2014

HeraldNet

Arlington field honors pilot, Vietnam vet

The Major Wesley Duane Schierman Memorial Field at the Arlington Municipal Airport gets its name from a longtime pilot and Vietnam veteran who spent nearly eight years as a prisoner of war.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military, US News, US Air Force, US National Guard, Transportation, Airlines

Wed Jul 16, 2014

OpenSecrets

Tillis' New JFC

Thom Tillis, the Republican challenger to Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan in North Carolina, has been out-raised by more than $10 million , including $2 million in the second quarter of 2014.

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Related Topix: North Carolina Government, North Carolina, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Transportation, Airlines

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Why Is AG Eric Holder Suddenly More Worried About Terrorism?

U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder has really ramped up his anti-terrorism rhetoric, his degree of concern becoming much more tangible given the developments in Syria and Iraq recently.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Transportation, Airlines

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Deadline

Global Eagle Entertainment Taps Dave Davis To Be CEO

To refresh everyone's memory: Global Eagle is the airline entertainment and Internet company founded by former CBS and Sony exec Jeff Sagansky and former MGM chief Harry Sloan.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Neowin.net

US increases international airport security, targeting electronic devices

As the TSA explained, if you are unable to turn on one of your electronic devices upon request, you will not be allowed to board the plane with it, and you may be delayed for further questioning and 'screening', which could make you miss your flight entirely.

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Related Topix: Transporation Security Administration (TSA), US News, Transportation, Airlines

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

Al-Qaeda Suicide Terror: Bombs 'implanted among internal organs'

HAS jihadist group al Qaeda evolved and developed a new "stealth suicide bomber" capable of slipping past all airport security measures? Most of the Islamic fanatics' deviant weapons have so far been caught "at the gate" by airport security systems.

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Related Topix: Scanners, Transportation, Airlines, Terrorism

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Washington Times

Airports could beef up security because of new explosives threat

Federal authorities may direct airports across the country to update security screening procedures amid concerns that terrorists are developing explosives to defeat current detection methods, according to reports on Monday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Transportation, Airlines

Business Journal

Former Northwest Airlines and Delta worker indicted in $22M scam

Two former Delta Air Lines Inc. employees were indicted for allegedly defrauding the Atlanta-based carrier out of $22 million through a false invoicing scheme.

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Related Topix: Transportation, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines Corporation, Apple Valley, MN

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