Transportation safety

June 13, 2017 - 11:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It may not be necessary to expand a ban on laptops and other large electronics in the cabins of many international flights into the United States right now, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Tuesday. Kelly didn't rule out an expansion from 10 current airports, mostly in...
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This booking photo released by Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office shows Lila Mae Bryan of Mesquite, Texas. The 82-year-old Texas woman was arrested and jailed for about two hours after she scuffled with a Kansas airport security officer who confiscated an oversized liquid from her carry-on bag, early Wednesday, May 31, 2017, authorities said. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 7:46 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — An 82-year-old Texas woman who was jailed for about two hours after scuffling with an airport security officer in Kansas expressed embarrassment Friday, calling herself a "plain old grandma" who'd forgotten to take her bipolar medication. The confrontation ensued Wednesday...
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May 28, 2017 - 6:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a proposed ban on laptops from passenger cabins of international flights (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The U.S. ban on laptops from passenger cabins on some international flights may get expanded. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says he's considering banning...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2017, file photo, Aly Raisman attends ESPN: The Party 2017 in Houston, Texas. Raisman used Twitter on May 24, 2017, to call out an airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP, File)
May 25, 2017 - 7:02 pm
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is calling out an airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast. Raisman posted on Twitter Wednesday that after a female Transportation Security Administration worker said she recognized Raisman by her...
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FILE- In this file photo provided by Donna Basden, a man is escorted off an American Airlines flight after it landed in Honolulu, Friday, May 19, 2017. Court records say the man who caused a disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu had no luggage other than a laptop and needed a wheelchair to board the plane because he appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.(Donna Basden via AP, File)
May 23, 2017 - 11:11 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants on a Hawaii-bound jet that fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane, raised a series of possible red flags at Los Angeles International Airport before the flight took off. Uskanli, 25, of Turkey,...
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FILE- In this file photo provided by Donna Basden, a man is escorted off an American Airlines flight after it landed in Honolulu, Friday, May 19, 2017. Court records say the man who caused a disturbance on a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu had no luggage other than a laptop and needed a wheelchair to board the plane because he appeared to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.(Donna Basden via AP, File)
May 23, 2017 - 9:22 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants that military fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane to Hawaii, raised a series of possible red flags between purchasing his ticket and being the first passenger to board the American Airlines...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer, left, calls on a reporter as National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens at right during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. President Donald Trump claimed the authority to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russia, saying in a pair of tweets he has "an absolute right" as president to do so. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 2:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 2:45 p.m. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says unauthorized leaking of sensitive or classified information is "frankly dangerous," after President...
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White House press secretary Sean Spicer, left, calls on a reporter as National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster listens at right during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. President Donald Trump claimed the authority to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russia, saying in a pair of tweets he has "an absolute right" as president to do so. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 2:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 2 p.m. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr says he has yet to get an explanation from the White House on what happened in the Oval Office...
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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., second from right, joined by, from left, Rep. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., Rep. James McGovern, D-Mass., and Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, to reflect on their visit to meet with the Dalai Lama and support for Tibet. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 16, 2017 - 1:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 1:20 p.m. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump's comments to Russian officials at the White House last week "undermined the trust...
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National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The White House has an unusual credibility problem: President Donald Trump's aides deliver questionable statements or aggressively argue points that Tump himself then contradicts. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
May 16, 2017 - 12:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the report that President Donald Trump shared classified information with Russian officials (all times EDT): 12:30 p.m. President Donald Trump's national security adviser says Trump didn't know where information that he shared with Russian officials came from. The...
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