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Two fugitives arrested at Philadelphia International Airport

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PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested two fugitives July 21 at Philadelphia International Airport who were wanted in Michigan and in New York. Petar Tchotrov, 31, of Commerce Township, Mich., arrived from

Baltimore CBP seizes more than $25K in unreported currency from Nigerian traveler

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BALTIMORE — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $25,000 July 23 from a Nigerian man at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) for violating federal currency reporting regulations. The passenger, who

Cocaine seized in suitcase at JFK

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JAMAICA, N.Y. — An arriving passenger was ‘sniffed’ out by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection K-9 at John F. Kennedy International Airport trying to smuggle cocaine into the United States. On July 15, CBP officers

CBP intercepts black money scam at Philadelphia International Airport

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PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers made an alarming discovery at Philadelphia International Airport July 16, when they discovered stacks of currency used in a black money scam. CBP officers discovered the “black

Aerial firefighters respond to early season Pacific Northwest fires

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WASHINGTON — The aerial firefighting industry has deployed a significant number of aircraft and support personnel to the Pacific Northwest, as wildland fires have raged throughout Oregon and Washington. The surge of activity includes extensive operations

Customers flying Delta receive more free entertainment than other carriers

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ATLANTA — Delta Air Lines announced July 28 it will begin offering free entertainment options on all of its domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets beginning Aug. 1. The move is the most far-reaching effort

Southwest Airlines recognizes employees with cash award

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DALLAS – Southwest Airlines announced July 24 it will recognize Southwest and AirTran Employees with a one-time cash award of $200 each as a thank you for all their hard work related to the Company achieving a

American flight attendants welcome another record profit

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FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines (AAL) Flight Attendants cheered their company’s earnings report July 24. For the second quarter of 2014, AAL posted a net profit of $1.5 billion making it the highest earnings ever

KAL 007 and MH17 … A Presidential response

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This generation has its KAL 007. The stunning downing of Malaysian flight 17 is strikingly similar to the shock of Sept. 1, 1983, when the Russians downed a Korean passenger airliner, flight 007, which

First two Australian F-35s roll out of factory

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Fort Worth, Texas – A ceremony was held at Lockheed Martin on July 24, commemorating the official roll out of the first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). “Today,