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2012-05-21 23:01:10

Personal Emergency Response Center Opens in Munhall, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 21, 2012 Automated Security Alert has recently opened a new Personal Emergency Response Center in Munhall, Pennsylvania. Jason Seyler, the company´s Director of Life Safety said, “With this new monitoring center we are providing a remote nurses´ station for people aging in place, living with disabilities, and rehabilitating from injuries. They will have access to 24/7 care with the...

2011-11-07 15:15:00

Automated Security Alert Offers Free Health Safety Device to Senior Citizens Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 07, 2011 Automated Security Alert, a company based in Munhall, PA is taking action against the dangers in the life of at-risk persons striving to maintain their personal independence of living at home. In their mission to stand beside senior citizens wishing to stay out of nursing homes and in their own houses, Automated Security Alert is offering free device called the ASA Pro, a...

2011-04-20 14:58:00

WASHINGTON, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rep. Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, released the following statement regarding news today that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano officially unveiled the new National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS). NTAS is replacing the often criticized color-coded Homeland Security Advisory System."Fear does not encourage preparedness. Today's announcement marks an end to the era of...

2009-01-21 20:55:36

Marginalized groups -- such as mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities -- experience greater terrorism-related fears, U.S. researchers said. University of California, Los Angeles, researchers and colleagues has found that they also experience greater terrorism-related fears and make more behavioral changes based on those fears -- such as avoiding certain activities -- than others. These groups also tend to overestimate the threat of terrorism, perceiving the risk as high even when...

2006-08-13 20:51:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Sunday scaled back the threat level for commercial airline flights from Britain to the United States from Red to Orange, or High. The downgrading came after British authorities changed the United Kingdom's terrorism threat level from Critical, meaning an attack is expected imminently, to Severe, meaning an attack is highly likely, the DHS said in a statement. The DHS last week raised the U.S. threat level to Red, or...

2006-08-10 09:31:03

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government raised the security alert on passenger planes and barred air travelers from carrying liquids on Thursday after Britain said it foiled a plot to blow up flights to the United States. The White House said the foiled plot was a "direct threat" to the United States. "This was a serious threat to our country and the UK," White House spokesman Tony Snow said in a statement. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said al...

2006-08-10 08:49:00

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government raised the security alert on passenger planes and barred air travelers from carrying liquids on Thursday after Britain foiled a suspected al Qaeda plot to blow up flights to the United States. "While this operation was centered in Great Britain, it was sophisticated, it had a lot of members and it was international in scope," Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff said. "This operation is in some respects suggestive...

2006-08-10 05:17:40

Corrects change in British Airways shares to 3.5 percent in last paragraph. By Todd Eastham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government raised the security alert on passenger planes to its highest level for the first time on Thursday after Britain said it had foiled a plot to blow up flights to the United States. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was taking an unprecedented step by raising the threat level for commercial flights originating in the United Kingdom to...

2006-08-10 04:47:21

By Michael Holden and Adrian Croft LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Thursday said they had thwarted a plot to blow up aircraft in mid-flight between Britain and the United States, and were holding 21 people after overnight raids. "We are confident we have disrupted a plan by terrorists to cause untold death and destruction," said London police Deputy Commissioner Paul Stephenson. "Put simply, this was intended to be mass murder on an unimaginable scale." Both countries stepped...

2006-08-10 06:05:00

By Todd Eastham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government raised the security alert on passenger planes to its highest level for the first time on Thursday after Britain said it had foiled a plot to blow up flights to the United States. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said it was taking an unprecedented step by raising the threat level for commercial flights originating in the United Kingdom to "severe," or red. The threat level for all other commercial aircraft operating in or...


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