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DHS To Step Up Overseas Flight Screenings Amid Russian Plane Crash ProbeThe Russian government is suspending all flights to Egypt as it investigates whether a plane was brought down by a bomb, and the U.S. has also stepped up security at overseas airports.
Millions Of Federal Employees May Be At Risk Of ID Theft After Massive Hack Of Gov ComputersThe massive hack of U.S. government computers could put the entire federal workforce, including tens of thousands in the Tri-State area, at risk.
Mayor De Blasio, NY Officials Blast House GOP Over DHS FundingThe mayor described Republicans' tinkering with Homeland Security funding as inappropriate, unfair and dangerous.
City Council Votes For Bills To Protect Jailed Immigrants From FedsThe measure, supported by Mayor Bill de Blasio, would prohibit correction officials and police from handing over detainees to immigration officials.
Homeland Security: Travelers From Ebola-Plagued Nations Must Pass Through Airports With Enhanced ScreeningCustoms and Border Protection officers earlier this month started screening passengers from West Africa who arrived at Kennedy, Newark Liberty, Washington's Dulles, Chicago's O'Hare and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airports.
N.J. DHS Employee Accused Of Fraudulently Helping Bring Someone Else Into U.S.A U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration employee was arrested in Hillside, New Jersey Wednesday, on charges that made false statements to bring someone else into the country from his native Ghana.
Worries About Undetected Bombs Prompt Tighter Security In Foreign AirportsThe concern is that al Qaeda in Yemen is developing a bomb that could get around traditional airport security, outside of the U.S.
Stolen Passports In Malaysia Airlines Flight Raise Major Security ConcernsThe stolen passports used by two passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing last week has cast a troubling spotlight on a major gap.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Passengers Let Off International Flight At JFK Without Being ScreenedOfficials at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday were looking into why passengers from an international flight were accidentally allowed to skip immigration and customs at JFK.
Black Hawk Helicopters, Armed Agents Prepared For Super BowlSuper Bowl Sunday will include a no-fly zone, and the enforcers are well-prepared.
New York Times Reporters Sue Homeland Security Over QuestioningTwo New York Times reporters who were held and questioned at Kennedy Airport on their way to Syria earlier this year are suing the Department of Homeland Security.
Schumer Calls For Probe Into Waterfront Security Efforts At Indian PointSen., Charles Schumer is suggesting that the Coast Guard "quarterback the effort'' to provide a 24-hour maritime security plan.
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