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  • Western troops take steps to avoid fratricide by Afghans

     
    U.S. and NATO soldiers have been ordered to take extraordinary precautions against being shot by Afghan troops, including designating “guardian angels” to keep watch at joint bases around the clock, according to a senior military official....
  • LAX baggage screening facility working at only half capacity

     
    A $140-million baggage screening facility that was part of a recent remodel of the Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles International Airport has been able to process only about half the luggage it was designed to handle, airport officials......
  • Korean Air launches A380 from Los Angeles

     
    Following a lengthy ceremony, Korean Air launched the massive Airbus A380 from Los Angeles International Airport, becoming only the third airline to fly that aircraft from L.A. The humongous double-decker jet lifted off from LAX on Tuesday afternoon after...
  • Gun-shop burglars thwarted after ramming store with van

     
    Burglars used a stolen Chevy van to ram the doors of a Cerritos gunshop in the early hours of Monday morning but security measures thwarted their efforts to get away with an arsenal of guns and ammunition, sheriff's officials said....
  • LAX security screeners targeted by GOP lawmaker

     
    Los Angeles International Airport has become the poster child of a Republican congressman's drive to increase the use of privately employed airport screeners. A study released Friday by Rep. John Mica (R-Fla.), chairman of the House Transportation...
  • TSA head envisions end of 'one-size-fits-all' security measures

     
    Saying a "one-size-fits-all" security system doesn't work, the head of the Transportation Security Administration said Thursday he envisions a system that focuses more attention on high-risk passengers to speed screening lines for everyone at airports....
  • L.A. prepared if Al Qaeda targets rail systems, officials say

     
    L.A. transportation officials said they are prepared after evidence collected from Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan indicated that Al Qaeda considered an attack on America's rail system in February 2010. Lt. Matthew Rodriguez of the Transit Services...
  • IRAQ: At least 14 dead in attempted escape by Al Qaeda-linked prisoners

     
    A man accused of attacking a Baghdad church last year wrestled a gun from a guard overnight to free fellow Al Qaeda-affiliated detainees and launch an assault that killed at least 14 people, including a top counterterrorism officer, according to......
  • Airport security called inconsistent, stressful by travelers in online survey

     
    A majority of American travelers call the nation's airport security system inconsistent and stressful and support procedures that speed through frequent travelers who offer the government personal background information, according to the results of a...
  • Most travelers say TSA body scanners are OK, online survey finds

     
    More than half of travelers surveyed on a travel website say the full-body scanners increasingly used at airport security checkpoints are the best ways to stop would-be terrorists. In the survey of more than 1,000 visitors to airfarewatchdog.com, 56% of.....
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows for Nov. 27 – 28

     
    SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer Airport security screenings: Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas.). (N) 3 p.m. CNN McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today Cyber Monday; apologizing; apples. (N) 6 a.m.......