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Head of UK torture probe requests CIA data on British role in rendition
Sir Malcolm Rifkind has requested data from the US to learn the extent of British intelligence’s involvement in the CIA’s torture program. The UK government’s contradictory statements on the issue have only fanned the flames of suspicion.

14.12.2014 06:31

New racial-profiling rules don't apply to TSA, border security, Secret Service
New federal policing rules will expand protections against racial and ethnic profiling to include gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity. US Attorney General Eric Holder hopes local law enforcement adopt the guidelines.

08.12.2014 15:03

​US racial profiling 'to remain at airports, border checks'
The Obama administration will continue to allow the Department of Homeland Security to conduct racial profiling at airports and borders, a decision that comes amid high-profile cases of excessive use of police force against minorities.

06.12.2014 10:09

NFL teams raided, team doctors questioned by DEA agents after Sunday games
The Drug Enforcement Administration randomly inspected three NFL teams after their away games on Sunday. DEA agents were looking into allegations that team doctors were illegally dispensing prescription narcotics.

17.11.2014 21:10

Man sues TSA for spilling his mother's ashes in suitcase
The difficult journey to say goodbye to his mother turned horrific for an Ohio man after Transportation Security Agency inspectors opened the urn holding her cremated remains and spilled them into his suitcase. Now he’s suing the TSA.

06.10.2014 20:39

Five airline workers charged with smuggling cash past TSA
Five US airline employees have been charged with smuggling over $400,000 in cash, which they believed to be drug money, past TSA checkpoints following a sting operation at Boston’s Logan International Airport.

26.09.2014 21:49

Researchers: Tests show TSA 'naked' body scanners can be easily fooled
Weapons are easily smuggled through so-called naked body scanners, according to new research released Thursday. The devices are no longer used at airports in the United States but remain in other government facilities worldwide.

22.08.2014 14:26

Arrested Arizonian claims bringing AR-15 into Phoenix airport was a political statement
An Arizona neuroscientist arrested on July 25 for bringing a loaded assault rifle into the Phoenix airport said he only carried the firearm to make a political statement, not to harm anyone.

05.08.2014 14:39

Drunken TSA imposter groped women at San Francisco airport
A man reportedly got drunk and posed as a Transportation Security Administration contractor at San Francisco International Airport in order to grope women in private pat-downs, before being discovered and arrested.

18.07.2014 01:02

TSA agent stops man from boarding plane, questions existence of the District of Columbia
It’s easy to forget the limited voting rights afforded to District of Columbia residents. One TSA agent however has gone a step further, questioning the existence of the US capital.

16.07.2014 15:47

Air travel prices in US to climb as TSA fees increase
Air travel in the US is set to become more expensive beginning next week – but airline profits and jet fuel costs aren't to blame this time. Instead, the price hike will come as a result of a TSA fee increase.

14.07.2014 22:55

TSA prohibits discharged electronic devices on board
If the battery of your mobile device fails to power up on the request of a TSA agent, you won’t be allowed to take it on board a US-bound plane, the TSA announced as part of enhanced security measures at “certain overseas airports.”

06.07.2014 23:00