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The Benefits of Conference Calls During Business Travel

Conference calls have their advantages. To be noted, they reduce the need for costly business trips which require participants to secure transportation and lodging to travel to. Companies who typically spend months securing a venue, setting up seating, and making arrangements for keynote speakers benefit from teleconferences. This form of meeting delivers the same value […]

Senior Islamic State leader killed in U.S.-led coalition strike

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military said on Thursday a coalition airstrike in Syria killed a senior Islamic State leader who helped fundraise, secure arms and transport fighters for the militant group.

The Only Good News about the Fed's Stealing $75,000 in Cash

(July 2, 2015 01:45 PM, by David Henderson) On Tuesday, Lisa Farbstein, an employee of the Transportation Security Administration, tweeted a photo of a bag containing $75,000 in cash and said: If you had $75,000, is this how you'd transport it? Just asking. TSA @ #RIC spotted this... (2 COMMENTS)

Report: TSA Paid Out $3M In The Last 5 Years For Lost, Stolen And Damaged Baggage

If you’ve ever wondered had your checked luggage stolen, damaged, lost or otherwise mishandled while flying, you probably know you’re not alone. But what you might not know is how often the Transportation Security Administration actually admits wrongdoing and compensated unhappy travelers in those cases. Show More Summary

Dear Lisa Farbstein

Free Beacon: A spokeswoman for the Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday posted photos online of a passenger’s luggage, which contained large amounts of cash, despite admitting it violated no laws or regulations. Agency spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein posted a photo on Twitter showing a bag she said contained $75,000 in cash. “Is this how you’d transport […]

Why the TSA posted a photo of a passenger’s cash-filled luggage on Twitter

Earlier today, Transportation Security Administration spokesperson Lisa Farbstein sent the following tweet from her verified account: If you had $75,000, is this how you'd transport it? Just asking! TSA @ #RIC spotted this traveler's preferred method. Show More Summary

South Africa's Transnet secures $231m loan to fund Bombardier locomotives

South African freight transport firm Transnet has signed a R2.8bn ($231m) loan with Germany's KfW Development Bank to fund the purchase of 240 electric locomotives, which are part of the company's 1,064 locomotives acquisition programme.

Aging Vehicles, Helicopters Weaken US Nuclear Base Security - Generals

US nuclear base security is hampered by aging and poor equipment, especially obsolete helicopters and Humvee transport vehicles that crash a lot, Twentieth Air Force Commander Major General Jack Weinstein told the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee.

Two Years On, the TSA is Still Not Subject to Law

Two years ago tomorrow, the Transportation Security Administration stopped accepting comments on its proposal to use “Advanced Imaging Technology” for primary screening at airports. The end of the comment period on nude body scanning would ordinarily promise the issuance of a final rule that incorporates knowledge gained by hearing from the public. Show More Summary

Bombardier secures £260m London Overground train contract from TfL

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) is set to award a £260m contract to Bombardier Transportation to deliver of new fleet of trains for customers on London Overground routes in East and North-East London.

Senate to vote to confirm new TSA administrator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is voting to confirm a new leader for the Transportation Security Administration in the wake of reports of startling security gaps at U.S. airports. Coast Guard Vice Adm.

Canada’s National Steel Car to build 700 railcars for Canpotex

Canadian freight car manufacturer National Steel Car has secured a $70m contract from Canpotex to build 700 new railcars specially designed to transport Saskatchewan potash to coastal ports.

Twitter posts about TSA mostly negative, study finds

If you read any online Twitter posts that mention the Transportation Security Administration, most of the comments are going to be negative for nearly every airport in the country.


Last night a secure prison transport vehicle crashed near Xenia, Ohio. At last report half of the prisoners were killed in the accident. And there were a lot of injuries. But many of the survivors were able to escape the damaged vehicle and ran off on foot in different directions. Show More Summary

The Lost Energy Of Transportation Security

With over 50,000 employees and a massive budget, Americans would expect airport security to be a model of efficiency. Unfortunately for all of us, that is simply not the case. Traveling from one city to the next via air involves waiting in lines and shuffling through security checkpoints in a ritual [...]

Nanjing SR Puzhen Rail Transport wins metro and tram supply contracts in China

Midas Holdings' joint venture company Nanjing SR Puzhen Rail Transport (NPRT) has secured three metro and tram contracts in China worth CNY2.1bn ($342m).

Newly Released Video Shows Paramedic Flipping Cancer Patient Off Stretcher

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Security camera footage showing a paramedic throwing a cancer patient to the ground has been released by the Florida State Attorney's Office. Kenneth Hallenbeck, 35, a Brevard County firefighter and paramedic, was transporting James Slater, 49, at Wuesthoff Medical Center in Rockledge, Florida. Show More Summary

AT&T Inks 136 IoT Contracts This Year

Since January AT&T has signed Internet of Things (IoT) agreements with more than 136 companies across industries including agriculture, automotive, aviation, energy, healthcare, transportation, security and supply chain logistics, helping companies save money and improve efficiency. Show More Summary

US Public Sceptical About Transportation Security Agency's Competence

Experts say that major problems in the US Transportation Agency raise concerns about how it can possibly solve them.

Poll Shows 5% US Respondents 'Very Confident' in TSA Anti-Terror Work

Some 5 percent of respondents are "very confident" in US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents' ability to catch a terrorist attempting to board a plane, a YouGov poll revealed Thursday.

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