Quantcast

Latest Works Progress Administration Stories

2006-03-10 16:25:52

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Officials shut down the Delta Air Lines terminal at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Friday after a man ran through a security checkpoint, CNN television said. It said flights were not being allowed to take off from Terminal D, but were being allowed to land after the security breach. A witness said 600 to 700 people were evacuated. CNN said the man took off his shoes for the security check and ran off without them, setting off the alert.


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
Related