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GIFs of the Day: 10 Signs You May Be a Terrorist According to a Leaked TSA Document

yesterdayHumor / odd : The Daily What

The Transportation Security Administration has been utilizing a controversial program called SPOT (Screening of Passengers by Observation Techniques) for years to analyze the physical behaviors of airline passengers and determine whether or not they might a terror threat. Show More Summary

Airport Pat-Downs Of Black Women's Hairstyles Deemed Discriminatory

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 26 (Reuters) - Two black women who said their hairstyles made them targets for airport security pat-downs said on Thursday the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had agreed to stop singling out women...Show More Summary

TSA to Conduct Anti-Discrimination Training to Avoid Hair-Based Racial Profiling

Two black women have filed a complaint claiming that their sisterlocks made them targets for the Transportation Security Administration agents at airports, prompting the agency to put measures into place to stop the singling out of women based on hairstyles on Thursday, Raw Story reports.

TSA Agrees to Stop Profiling Black Women’s Hair During Screenings

When hopping on a plane, you expect agents from the Transportation Security Agency to conduct a thorough search of your carry-ons, but what about the hair on your head that you’re “carrying on” to the plane?

TSA agrees to stop singling out black women for screening based on their hairstyles

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Two black women who said their hairstyles made them targets for airport security pat-downs said on Thursday the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) had agreed to stop singling out women for screening based solely on their “sisterlocks.” Malaika Singleton, a neuroscientist based...

From Organizing to Mobilizing: United Transportation Alliance Launches App-Based Taxi Service

Taxi riders in Newark, N.J., can now enjoy the convenience of using a cellphone app to book a cab while resting secure in the knowledge that the dispatched driver is licensed and insured, and that the vehicle they are about to get into has been inspected and regularly maintained.

Bibby Offshore Secures Contract with MGTC

Bibby Offshore announced today that its Asian Division, Bibby Offshore Singapore (‘BOS’), has secured a contract with the Moattama Gas Transportation Company (“MGTC”).

China Telecom selects Gemalto's solution to secure NFC transport services in China

China Telecom has selected digital security provider Gemalto's UpTeq Multi-tenant NFC SIMs to deploy secure NFC transport services in Shanghai and Beijing.

US Transport Union Urges Use of Deadly Force at Airports

A US union representing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) called for the establishment of an additional police force to ensure airport security, which would be allowed to use guns if necessary, CNN reported Tuesday.

Air Marshals Considering Class Action Lawsuit Against TSA Over Safety Concerns

The Air Marshal Association/CWA is considering a class action lawsuit and preparing to file several grievances against the Transportation Security Administration, according to an email sent out to members last week and obtained by National Review. Show More Summary

TSA Busts Passenger Allegedly Trying To Fly With Bear Paws In His Luggage

We’ve heard many a tale of travelers accused of trying to move things they shouldn’t through the air in their luggage, attempts that are often thwarted by the Transportation Security Administration’s airport checkpoints. But while we’re...Show More Summary

American Voices: Study: Teens Change Clothes, Do Homework While Driving

5 days agoHumor : The Onion

In a new study published in the Journal Of Transportation Safety And Security, 27 percent of teenagers admitted to changing clothes while behind the wheel, and many stated that they also do homework, put on makeup, or change their contacts.

Is it Time to Broaden the Scope of the U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard?

The Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 requires refiners, blenders and importers of transport fuels to meet targets that increase progressively through 2022. Seven years later, and the standard is facing two seemingly opposite stumbling blocks: weak supply (of cellulosic biofuel), and weak demand. read more

Suspect in New Orleans airport machete attack dies; explosives found in bag

The machete-wielding man who attacked two Transportation Security Agency workers at a New Orleans airport and was carrying a bag holding six Molotov cocktails has died, officials said.Richard White, 63, was pronounced dead Saturday afternoon,...Show More Summary

ACLU Sues TSA for Info On Controversial 'Behavioral Detection' Policies

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit seeking information on a practice called “behavioral detection.” The Transportation Security Agency uses the program to identify potentially dangerous passengers by their characteristics.

‘Notorious’ Domestic Terrorist Cleared for Express Boarding at U.S. Airports

We can only imagine it’s Obama’s good buddy Bill Ayers. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) approved a convicted felon who is a former member of a domestic terrorist organization for expedited airport security last year, according to a report released … Continued

Police shoot man who attacked TSA agents at New Orleans airport

By Jonathan Kaminsky NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - A police officer shot a man who attacked three Transportation Security Administration (TSA) agents while armed with a machete and wasp spray at a New Orleans airport on Friday night, officials said. Show More Summary

TSA Let A Known Terrorist Fly. Who Was It, Besides Obama?

Today’s big Air Travel Freakout is that the Transportation Security Agency apparently allowed someone very bad to board a commercial airliner last year, and they let the very bad person board without taking his very bad shoes off, even...Show More Summary

TSA Allowed a Former Domestic Terrorist to Pass through Expedited Airport Screening Process

The Transportation Security Administration allowed a former member of a domestic terrorist group to travel through an expedited screening process known as TSA PreCheck, according to a report from the Department of Homeland Security’s...Show More Summary

ACLU sues TSA for data on passenger-observation screening program

The American Civil Liberties Union sued the Transportation Security Administration on Thursday, seeking information on a controversial passenger screening program.

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