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'Veep' star from Chicago tried to show IMDb page to airport security

It seems there are members of the Transportation Security Administration who don't watch "Veep." Matt Walsh, who plays the White House press secretary on the HBO comedy, said he found himself in a difficult situation recently when he tried to board a plane after forgetting his ID. "I tried to pull...

Denver TSA wrongfully subjects wheelchair-bound US Olympian to full-body search

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Officials with the Transportation Security Administration in Denver were put through further training after an agent wrongfully subjected former US Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken-Rouen to a full body search, KMGH-TV reported. Van Dyken-Rouen, who has used a wheelchair since 2014, first revealed her...

‘Women are being sexually harassed at all levels every day’: Officials reveal TSA ‘leadership abyss’

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

The culture atop the Transportation Security Administration’s intelligence office has allegedly deteriorated to the point where it was described as a “leadership abyss” by a former offical. According to the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), court records show ongoing...

Delta Air Lines Bankruptcy Emergence, Part 16: On to Los Angeles

2 days agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

Everyone had to go through a special outdoor security screening by several Transportation Security Administration officers, except for Jerry Grinstein. No, Jerry did not receive special treatment. He was returning to Atlanta insteadShow More Summary

Fairfax County man cited after bringing loaded handgun to Dulles checkpoint

The man was an Annandale, Va., resident, the Transportation Security Administration said Thursday.

American Airlines lashes out at horrible TSA wait times

American Airlines is picking a fight with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) because of incredibly long wait lines at major airport hubs that are delaying passengers on the way to their destinations. “The lines at TSA checkpoints nationwide have become unacceptable,” American spokesman Ross Feinstein said in a statement Wednesday. Show More Summary

Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Could Soon Replace Cumbersome TSA Checkpoints

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Security Administration's Peter Neffenger said Friday he would like to see explosive-sniffing dogs at all of the nation's largest airports. The dogs would allow cleared passengers to pass...Show More Summary

Now through May 13: Apply for TSA PreCheck at Chicago O'Hare

Airline passengers will be able to apply for membership in the Transportation Security Administration’s PreCheck program at Chicago’s O’Hare...        

Ex-IBMer builds TSA's pricey Randomizer app in 4 minutes - CNET

3 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Technically Incorrect: The Transportation Security Administration bought an app with two arrows from IBM. It wasn't cheap. One developer says it's about four minutes worth of work.

TSA Forked Out $1.4 Million For Simple App

You know what they say, we deserve the government that we voted in – or in the case of a democracy, the government in which the majority voted for. Well, it looks like the TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has forked out $1.4 million for an app which apparently requires a mere 10 minutes to develop. Show More Summary

Why All Travel Is Local

At a recent hearing, U.S. senators crafted a safety to-do list for the Transportation Security Administration.

The TSA paid $1.4 million for an app that takes 10 minutes to develop

If you've flown across the country at any point in the past couple of years, you've probably come into contact with the Transportation Security Administration's Randomizer app on the iPad. It's an incredibly simplistic app that decides...Show More Summary

This guy recreated that $47,000 TSA app in 10 minutes

Developer Kevin Burke recently revealed that the Transportation Security Administration paid IBM $336,413.59 for "mobile application development," which included the creation of a Randomizer app. What did this app do? Basically, it randomly...Show More Summary

The TSA Paid $1.4 Million For An App That Some Say a Beginner Could Make

4 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

America’s Transport Security Administration seems to have paid somewhere in the neighborhood of $1.4 million for a randomizer app.

TSA opens O'Hare center to cut travelers' wait times in security lines

The Transportation Security Administration opened a temporary enrollment center Monday in O'Hare International Airport in the hopes of attracting more travelers to apply for its PreCheck expedited screening program. Passengers, by appointment or as walk-ins, can sign up for PreCheck, a program that...

Which fliers to search? There’s a $1.4 million app for that

Whether it’s airlines dropping flight manuals for iPads or iBeacons being used at airports, the aviation industry isn’t shy about embracing Apple products. But it seems the Transport Security Administration (TSA) branch of the Department...Show More Summary

Plan more time for airport security this spring and summer

Summer travel season is right around the corner, and that will mean one thing at airports around the U.S.: longer lines. The Transportation Security Administration is advising travelers to check in two hours ahead of their flight time...Show More Summary

Drunk American Airlines Pilot Arrested Right Before His Flight

last monthNews : Huffington Post

A pilot was arrested and his flight grounded after airport officials determined that he’d had too many early morning drinks before takeoff. An eagle-eyed Transportation Security Administration agent noticed the unidentified AmericanShow More Summary

Flight Attendant Who Ran From LAX Airport Leaving Gucci Shoes and 70 Pounds of Cocaine Behind Surrenders

A JetBlue flight attendant, who is accused of leaving behind some 70 pounds of cocaine after Transportation Security Administration officers at Los Angeles International Airport pulled her aside for a search after deeming her suspicious while she talked on a cellphone, has surrendered to federal drug agents in New York, KTLA reports.

Security with a government backdoor isn’t secure

Today’s tale of gibbering stupidity from those who would rule us. So, the Transportation Security Administration over in the US has been asking all the people who make locks for travel bags to conform to certain standards. Standards which allow the TSA to have master keys to the luggage being transported by the population of […]

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