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DHS may require US citizens be photographed at airports

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[ad_1] DALLAS – Federal officials are considering requiring that all travellers — including American citizens — be photographed as they enter or leave the country as part of an identification system using facial-recognition technology. The Department of Homeland Security says it expects to publish a proposed rule next July. Officials …

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What’s The Worst Thing You’ve Ever Seen While Flying?

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[ad_1] Terrible, sad, snowy weather does in fact count.Photo: Rebecca Butala How (Getty) CountersteerYour true stories of good and bad things that happen in cars. Anyone who travels by air enough likely has a very specific set of pet peeves based on all the terrible things they’ve experienced while flying—but …

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TSA makes you suffer because it’s afraid to do security right

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[ad_1] Two airport experiences over 24 hours tell us all we need to know about America’s misplaced security priorities. On Sunday, a multiple-sclerosis-afflicted friend in her 60s who walks with a cane was subjected by a surly Transportation Security Administration officer in Kennebunkport, Maine, to a hostile carry-on bag search …

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Save us from the pointless burdens of the TSA

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[ad_1] The people shuffle along, shoeless, ready for their full-body check. Their belongings have been taken from them. If they question any part of this, in any way, they are quickly removed and taken to an undisclosed location. No, it’s not prison — it’s the security check at your local …

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$349m or $7m? Essendon Airports loses valuation case

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[ad_1] Loading The court heard that as of January 2016, the Commonwealth valued the relevant land at $348.9 million, however the airport itself said it was worth $7.1 million. This distinction determines whether the airport pays the government $7.8 million or $117,225 every year, according to the Victoria Government’s land …

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