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With more female-focused panels and cosplaying women in attendance than ever, this year's Comic-Con belonged to the ladies.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

News Max

TSA Official: Underwear Bomber Wore Device 2 Weeks

Al-Qaida bomber Umar Abdulmutallab's plot to blow up a plane with a bomb hidden in his underwear might have been successful if he had better hygiene and changed his undergarments more often, a senior Transportation Security Administration official says.

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Related Topix: US News, Terrorism, Prison

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, Northwest Airlines, US News

KSFO AM 560

Threat from Syria Will Last a Decade, Top Lawmaker Warns

The growing chaos in Iraq and Syria, where thousands of Western recruits have joined terrorist groups to train and fight, is cultivating a global threat that the United States is "going to be dealing with for the next decade," the head of the House Homeland Security Committee warned Saturday.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives

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Additional TSA PreCheck Application Center Now Open at...

ATLANTA, July 25 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration issued the following news release: The Transportation Security Administration and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport today announced the opening of an additional application site for TSA PreCheck, an expedited screening program that ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Loaded gun found at Springs airport checkpoint

The Transportation Security Administration says a loaded gun was found at one of its checkpoints at the Colorado Springs Airport Thursday night .

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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, Transportation, Airlines, Northwest Airlines, Northwest Airlines Corporation

JD Supra

Supreme Court Poised to Hear TSA Whistleblower Case

The Transportation Safety Administration plays a crucial role in our national safety infrastructure.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Albany Times Union

Yes, depending on local regulations, you can legally travel on an airplane with a firearm.

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Fox News

No timeframe for lifting new security measures at overseas aiports, TSA chief says

Transportation Security Administration chief John Pistole said Thursday there was no timeframe for lifting new security measures at overseas airports triggered by an "ongoing" credible threat targeting airlines.

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USA Today

TSA administrator on politics and flight bans

TSA administrator, John Pistole's took part in the Aspen Security Forum 2014, where he answered questions on lifting of the ban on flights into Israel's Tel Aviv airport and whether politics played a role in lifting the ban.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Jackson Sun

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Transportation Security Administration agents found a loaded gun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Memphis International Airport over the Loaded gun found by TSA agents at Memphis airport MEMPHIS - Transportation Security Administration agents found a loaded gun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Memphis International Airport over the Check out this ... (more)

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

TSA to show weapons seized by Binghamton airporta

TSA to show weapons seized by Binghamton airport security 5 to 7 guns per day detected at airports nationwide, TSA says Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://press.sn/1mDUKKn Crowds of people wait for their boarding pass at the United Airlines ticket counter at Greater Binghamton Airport in August 2013.

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SF Weekly

The Snatch: Always Wearing Proper Attire When Dissecting the State of Things

A man pretending to be an airport security guard was luring two women into a "private booth" for pat-downs when real security guards caught him.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Tripso.com

Airport security is a farce

On a recent flight from Dallas to Chicago, he tangoed with the TSA at a checkpoint, with frustrating results.

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Los Angeles Times

House passes bill to improve airport security in wake of LAX shooting

Flowers mark the terminal area where Gerardo Hernandez, a TSA employee, was killed during last November's shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Richard Hudson

Roll Call

D.C. Residents Keep Facing Questions About Identification

A District of Columbia drivers license should be enough identification to allow citizens to board a plane or enter a federal building, according to federal and local officials.

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Related Topix: US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Columbia, SC

Federal Computer Week

NIST, NAS still assessing controversial airport scanners

Members of the NAS team and National Academies representatives with the NIST scanner.

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Battle Creek Enquirer

A look at one airport's passenger complaints to TSA

Young travelers pass through a security checkpoint at the Des Moines airport July 8. Des Moines airport passengers filed 50 written complaints over a one-year period beginning in June 2011.

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WAFF-TV Huntsville

Loaded gun found by TSA agents at Memphis airport

Transportation Security Administration agents found a loaded gun in a passenger's carry-on bag at Memphis International Airport over the weekend.

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