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Judge questions WTC blame of United in September 11 case

  NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday questioned whether United Airlines could be held responsible for suspected airport security lapses that allowed hijackers onto the American Airlines plane that slammed into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Thursday's hearing before U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan stems from one of the few remaining lawsuits arising from the ...

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TSA Fires Tens Of Agents

TSA on Friday proposed firing 25 of its employees and suspending 19 for failing to properly screen checked luggage. The action comes as a result of a year-long investigation prompted by reports of theft in a New Jersey baggage room. A year-long investigation found Transportation Security Administration employees, including managers, at the Newark Liberty International Airport to have violated baggage screen ...

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Spain Seeks To Outlaw Filming Cops [VIDEO]

Weeks after footage showed police beating demonstrators Following massive protests in Spain over the last couple of months as demonstrators revolt in response to draconian austerity measures imposed by the crumbling European Union, Spain has now moved to make filming police a crime. “The director general of police, Ignacio Cosidó, announced on Thursday that the authorities are studying the possibility that ...

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Orwellian Nightmare or Technological Utopia?

Wired Magazine has conducted a "Living by Numbers" health conference in New York City, drawing together experts and leaders involved in medicine, science, technology, and business to share their perspective on the progress and future of healthcare. The underlying theme of the "Living by Numbers" conference was the gathering and applying of information regarding our health to improve the prevention and treat ...

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