21 Sep 2016

One of two U-2 pilots dead in California crash

“One pilot is dead and a second injured after a U-2 Dragon Lady spy plane crashed on Tuesday in California, the Air Force announced. The plane was from the 9th Reconnaissance Wing at Beale Air Force Base in California.” Source: One of two U-2 pilots dead in California crash

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18 Sep 2016

At least 12 dead in Thailand as tourist boat capsizes, dozens missing

“At least 12 people have died and dozens are missing in Thailand after a boat carrying 150 Thai Muslims capsized in the ancient tourist city of Ayutthaya, officials said on Sunday.” Source: At least 12 dead in Thailand as tourist boat capsizes, dozens missing | Reuters

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15 Sep 2016

Blast on ferry off Indonesia’s Bali island kills 2, injures 18

“An explosion on a ferry between the Indonesian resort islands of Bali and Lombok on Thursday (Sept 15) killed two foreigners and injured 18 others, the authorities said. The boat was carrying 35 passengers, all of whom were foreigners, and four crew members, and had just left Padang Bai port

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15 Sep 2016

German Embassy, Consular Offices Temporarily Close in Turkey

“Germany has temporarily closed its embassy, all other consular offices and a school in Turkey, reportedly due to fears of a possible attack.” Source: German Embassy, Consular Offices Temporarily Close in Turkey – ABC News

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14 Sep 2016

These 25 U.S. Airports Have the Most Security Delays

“See the security checkpoints with the most and least delays across the country. There’s been a surprising bit of good news for travelers lately: Security delays at U.S. airports may have peaked. And while that news should please travelers, we know that not all airports are equal when it comes

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10 Sep 2016

Saudi Arabia Hajj: Millions begin annual pilgrimage

“About 1.5 million Muslims have begun the annual Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, unperturbed by a 2015 stampede which killed more than 2,000 people. The pilgrims face new safety measures, including tighter security and ID bracelets, in a bid to prevent a repeat of last year’s disaster.” Source: Saudi Arabia

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09 Sep 2016

Armed guards to ride French trains from October

“Guards in civilian clothes will be patrolling France’s trains from October, as a new law comes into effect following a foiled terror attack last year.The move has been planned since August last year when train passengers overpowered a man who had opened fire with a Kalashnikov on a train between

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31 Aug 2016

The First Scheduled Flights in Decades Between U.S. and Cuba Set to Depart

“The first regularly scheduled commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than half a century is set to depart on Wednesday, starting a new chapter in the Obama administration’s bid to open trade and travel with the former Cold War foe.” Source: The First Scheduled Flights in

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29 Aug 2016

Feds Turn to Space Experts NASA for Small-Drone Traffic Plan

“As the unmanned aircraft industry continues to evolve, the United States is depending on its space agency to help manage small drone traffic close to the Earth.” Source: Feds Turn to Space Experts NASA for Small-Drone Traffic Plan – ABC News

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12 Aug 2016

Dutch army to help police as security at Amsterdam airport extended again

Security measures in and around Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport have been extended again, probably to last throughout the holiday season, and will include soldiers helping border police check cars and trains. Source: Dutch army to help police as security at Amsterdam airport extended again

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