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2008-08-14 15:00:44

A program designed to find weapons in U.S. airport screening is "a waste of money," a U.S. House of Representatives committee chairman says. The problem is a lack of follow up on why screeners fail to spot guns, knives and bombs on undercover agents, says Rep.

2008-07-31 15:00:44

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration says it may fine airlines up to $25,000 when they wrongly tell passengers they're on a terrorist watch list.

2008-07-22 15:00:48

U.S. transportation authorities want to fine the city of Chicago $10,000 for allegedly handcuffing and detaining federal undercover inspectors, sources say. Inspectors from the U.S.

2008-06-20 12:00:28

By Savannah Morning News, Ga. Jun. 19--INDIANAPOLIS -- Nine bulky luggage scanners worth $1 million each wait silently beneath the new terminal, poised to check for explosives at a combined rate of 3,600 bags an hour. Concrete bollards guard the main doors.

2006-07-11 11:53:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has received more than 1,000 documents of feedback on the new rules for workers entering domestic ports, which include fingerprinting and conducting background checks, a TSA spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

2006-05-18 14:05:39

By Deborah Charles WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration will soon use more behavioral profiling at American airports to detect suspicious activity, a top official said on Thursday.

2005-10-17 16:35:09

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Private and charter planes will be allowed to resume flights to and from Washington's Ronald Reagan National Airport on Tuesday for the first time since the September 11, 2001 attacks, a government spokesman said.

2005-08-18 17:57:25

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three Alaskans and one former state resident sued the U.S. Transportation Security Administration on Thursday in an effort to find out what information the agency collected about them as part of its troubled airline passenger screening program.

2005-08-18 14:06:25

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three Alaskans and one former state resident sued the U.S. Transportation Security Administration on Thursday in an effort to find out what information the agency collected about them as part of its troubled airline passenger screening program.


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