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Security Alert Issued to Airlines for Beverage Containers

An administration official says Homeland Security is alerting air carriers to a potential terror tactic involving insulated beverage containers like thermoses. No specific terror-threat detailed.

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Haitian Leaves Earthquake Disaster, Causes Security Chaos at American Airlines Terminal 8, John F. Kennedy International Airport

Jules Paul Bouloute, 57, of Haiti was arrested Saturday and charged with criminal trespass after opening a restricted door. The security breach apparently occurred when Bouloute, who arrived on a flight from Orlando, Fla., exited Kennedy’s Terminal 8, and opened a door that was supposed to be used only by airport workers. The security breach […]

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Terror Director Ski Bum? Leitner in Charge of ‘Connecting the Dots’ Stayed on the Slopes after Christmas Airliner Bomb Attempt

Michael Leiter, the top official in charge of analyzing terror threats with the NCTC did not cut short his ski vacation after the underwear bomber nearly blew up an Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on Christmas Day, according to a report in the New York Daily News. Michael Leiter, director of the National Counterterrorism Center since […]

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Disorderly Conduct Causes Hawaiian-bound Jet to Return to Portland with Fighter Jet Escort

JAN 06 2010 — A 56-year-old Salem man, and his female companion were taken off Hawaiian Airlines Flight 39 when the Hawaiian-bound jet returned to Portland International Airport around 1:20 p.m. escorted by two F-15 fighter jets. The couple was questioned by the FBI but were not arrested. SOURCE: No charges for Salem man whose […]

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