Quantcast
Home » Topics » screening

Charlie Chaplin’s Hitler parody at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate

BERLIN — Charlie Chaplin’s Hitler parody “The Great Dictator” will be screened late Friday at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate on the 80th anniversary of the star’s visit to the German capital, city authorities said. The film, which makes fun of the Nazi leader, was originally released in 1940. It was written,…

U.S. warning of airline plot to implant bombs in people

The White House said Wednesday there was no danger of an imminent attack on airplanes after reports that terror groups were mulling implanting bombs into the bodies of passengers. The assurances came after news that the US administration warned airlines that extremist groups were considering surgically implanting explosives into people…

TSA says NY-LA flight stowaway cleared security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A man charged with stowing away on a flight from New York to Los Angeles last Friday cleared airport security screening, the Transportation Security Administration confirmed on Thursday. “Every passenger that passes through security checkpoints is subject to many layers of security including thorough physical screening at…

CT scans cut lung cancer deaths by 20 percent: study

WASHINGTON — Current or former heavy smokers screened with low-dose CT scans experienced a 20 percent reduction in lung cancer deaths compared to those screened using chest X-rays, a US study found Wednesday. The National Lung Screening Trial, conducted starting in 2002 among 53,454 patients at a high risk of…

Missouri could become the next state to require drug testing of welfare applicants

Missouri could become the second state to require anyone applying for temporary government assistance to undergo drug screening if Democratic Governor Jay Nixon does not veto the legislation by July 14. The Missouri General Assembly passed House Bill 73 in May. The bill would require the Missouri Department of Social…

Early baldness doubles risk of prostate cancer: study

PARIS – Men who start to lose their hair by age 20 — a syndrome known as pattern baldness — are twice as likely to develop prostate cancer later in life, according to a new study. The findings, published this week in the Annals of Oncology, could help identify men…

Napolitano: Pat-downs are here to stay

Airline passengers should get used to invasive full body scans and enhanced pat-downs, the Homeland Security secretary suggested Sunday. CNN’s Candy Crowley asked Janet Napolitano if she expected changes to the controversial Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screening procedures in the near future. “Not for the foreseeable future,” Napolitano replied. “You…

TSA investigates pilot for posting videos online critical of security

SAN FRANCISCO – A pilot who posted videos on YouTube that were critical of security at San Francisco International Airport is now the subject of an investigation, the pilot’s attorney says. The pilot placed several videos on YouTube in late November or early December that showed how ground crew members…

Abusive Homeland Security ‘troll’ attacks anti-TSA website: report

An activist website devoted to opposing the TSA’s new screening procedures says it’s the victim of an online “troll” from inside the Department of Homeland Security. WeWontFly.com, which is urging the public to stop flying “until the porno scanners are history,” says it has identified abusive comments from someone using…

Group probes TSA’s ‘manipulation’ of opt-out protests

The public interest group Liberty Guard filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Transportation Security Administration Monday to determine why many airport imaging scanners were reportedly shut down and roped off on November 24th, the day of a planned “opt out protest.” “We’d like to think that the…

Page 1 of 3123
Google+