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TSA sees sanitary napkins in naked body scans

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) now admits that airport scanners that can see through clothes to create images of the naked body can also detect sanitary napkins. New York Times reporter Joe Sharkey wrote that he was getting a lot of question from women who travel in a little noticed…

Blog calls for men to wear kilts, sans underpants, to protest TSA screenings

You want to feel up my junk, mister air security worker? Let me help you with that. That’s the basic idea behind a clever twist to the “National Opt-Out Day” campaign, which seeks to backlog the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) with as many forced frisks as possible on Nov. 24.…

Watch: ‘If you touch my junk, I’m gonna have you arrested,’ man tells TSA agent after refusing body scanner

TSA threatens man with lawsuit, $10,000 fine after refusing pat down A man trying to board a plane at San Diego International Airport refused the airport’s “backscatter” machine (which takes a snapshot of items beneath a passenger’s clothes) got into an altercation with a Transportation Security Administration agent after telling…

Naked body scanners may be dangerous: scientists

WASHINGTON — US scientists warned Friday that the full-body, graphic-image X-ray scanners that are being used to screen passengers and airline crews at airports around the country may be unsafe. “They say the risk is minimal, but statistically someone is going to get skin cancer from these X-rays,” Dr Michael…

DHS bans air cargo from Yemen, Somalia; vows to screen all international mail

US officials Monday extended a ban on air cargo from Yemen to include Somalia and slapped new restrictions on passenger goods on US-bound international flights after a foiled parcel bomb plot. From Monday, “no high risk cargo will be allowed on passenger aircraft,” Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said in…

Guns belonging to Israel PM’s security detail ‘missing’

NEW YORK (AFP) – Four guns went missing and were believed to have been stolen from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s security detail after American Airlines lost luggage containing the weapons, NBC reported. It said the Glock 9mm guns had been placed in checked baggage — as security protocol dictates…

Democrats get more ‘aggressive’ and ‘bullish’ on terrorism

Not every Democrat is up for reelection this year, but perhaps many are acting like they are to help “weaker” colleagues who could hurt their majority status, or, just maybe, the party is just sick and tired of being labeled by the GOP and the media as the ‘softer on…

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