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It's one of the ways the Transportation Security Administration sniffs out potential security threats at airports, including Philadelphia International Airport
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John McDevitt
February 26, 2019 - 5:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — In addition to metal detectors and X-ray machines, there's another safeguard in place that you may not even be aware of near passenger screening checkpoints: Transportation Security Administration explosive detection dogs. It's one of the ways the TSA sniffs out...
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Hours before President Donald Trump announced the reopening of the government,  TSA union leader Joe Shuker spoke at a rally at Philadelphia International Airport on the impact the shutdown has had on workers.
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Steve Tawa
January 25, 2019 - 5:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hours before President Donald Trump announced the reopening of the government — before anyone knew a deal was even in the works — morale issues were front and center among TSA workers, who rallied at Philadelphia International Airport Friday. On his drive home from...
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Passengers wait in a Transportation Security Administration line at JFK airport on Jan. 9, 2019 in New York City.
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January 21, 2019 - 12:40 pm
By David Koenig (AP) -- The percentage of TSA airport screeners missing work has hit 10 percent as the partial government shutdown stretches into its fifth week. The Transportation Security Administration said Monday that Sunday's absence rate compared to 3.1 percent on the comparable Sunday a year...
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A pedestrian walks across the street in downtown Scranton, Pa., on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019.
Butch Comegys/The Times-Tribune via AP
Tim Jimenez
January 21, 2019 - 8:51 am
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio) — Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts Monday's temperatures will be more than 20 degrees below normal...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
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Kimberly Adams
January 20, 2019 - 2:49 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast. "The vast majority of these cancellations are to and from locations up in New England and New...
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A Transportation Security Administration employee checks an air traveler's identification at Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta International Airport Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Atlanta.
John Bazemore/AP
January 14, 2019 - 1:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Air travelers endured waits of more than an hour to get through domestic checkpoints at the world's busiest airport in Atlanta on Monday, the first business day after security screeners missed paychecks for the first time due to partial government shutdown . No-shows among screeners...
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A snow family is seen on Capitol Hill as a winter storm arrives in the region, Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP
January 14, 2019 - 10:52 am
(AP) — A winter storm that contributed to at least five deaths in the Midwest pummeled the mid-Atlantic region for a second day Sunday, bringing with it an icy mix that knocked out power, cancelled flights and contributed to hundreds of car accidents. Virginia State Police said the driver of a...
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Hadas Kuznits
January 09, 2019 - 1:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Transportation Security Administration spokesperson Michael Bilello was last available on Saturday to discuss the problem of funding during a government shutdown. "Friday is our next paycheck," he said, "and we have until Thursday to secure funding in order to process...
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In this photo released by the Immigration Police, Chief of Immigration Police Maj. Gen. Surachate Hakparn, right talks to Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun,second left, before leaving the Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok Monday, Jan. 7, 2019.
Immigration police via AP
January 07, 2019 - 4:49 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — An 18-year-old Saudi woman who fled her family over alleged abuse and barricaded herself in a Bangkok airport hotel room in a desperate bid for asylum will be allowed to stay in Thailand while her case is evaluated by the U.N. refugee agency, immigration authorities said Monday...
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A young Saudi woman says she is being detained at Bangkok's main airport after trying to escape from her parents in Kuwait.
Romeo Gacad/Getty Images via CNN
January 06, 2019 - 3:04 pm
By CNN's Kocha Olarn in Bangkok and Nada Altaher in Abu Dhabi (CNN) -- A young Saudi woman says she is being detained at Bangkok's main airport after trying to escape from her parents in Kuwait. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun says that on landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand, she had her passport...
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