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2005-12-15 10:10:35

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sarah Zapolsky was checking in for a flight to Italy when she discovered her 9-month-old son's name was on the United States' "no-fly" list of suspected terrorists. "We pointed down to the stroller, and he sat there and gurgled," Zapolsky said, recalling the incident at Dulles International Airport outside Washington in July. "The desk agent started laughing. ... She couldn't print us out a boarding pass because he's...

2005-09-08 18:14:49

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Four years after the September 11 hijackings, gaps still remain in the oversight of flight and cabin crew security training aboard commercial airlines despite recent improvements by homeland security officials, a government report said on Thursday. The Government Accountability Office found that the Transportation Security Administration has yet to establish performance goals and lacks adequate internal controls for properly assessing crew training. Federal...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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