Stories tagged: security
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
An annual conference is being held at the U.S. Naval War College to discuss empowering women in conflict prevention and peace.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017
More than 1 in 5 travelers knowingly or unknowingly carried prohibited items onto aircraft, survey finds
A survey of airline passengers found that more than 20 percent had knowingly or unknowingly smuggled prohibited items past Transportation Security Administration checkpoints onto the aircraft, including at least 6 …
Sun., July 30, 2017
Mobile phones also can leave us vulnerable to cyber thieves looking for a way to steal your personal data. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest offers the following tips to …
UPDATED: Sun., July 23, 2017
Israel’s security Cabinet met Sunday to review a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy site, following a week of escalating tensions with the Muslim world, mass …
Thu., July 20, 2017
New security measures added at international airports now allow laptop computers, tablets and other large electronic devices in the cabins of flights to the United States, the Department of Homeland …
Thu., July 20, 2017
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson mingled with robots on Thursday before meeting with Japanese officials.
UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos vowed to capture those responsible for detonating a homemade bomb that killed three people, including a French woman, in a busy shopping mall over the …
Fri., June 16, 2017
The shooting at a baseball field that critically wounded a Republican congressman and injured several others is forcing lawmakers to ask what more should be done to ensure the safety …
Wed., June 14, 2017
Finland’s security agency says it has raised its threat assessment to the second level of a four-level scale.
UPDATED: Sun., June 4, 2017
British police arrested a dozen people Sunday in a widening terrorism investigation after attackers using a van and large knives turned a balmy evening of nightlife into a bloodbath and …
Tue., May 23, 2017
New York City police say they have tightened security at high-profile locations “out of an abundance of caution” following the deadly explosion in Manchester, England.
Tue., May 23, 2017
Despite enormous benefits, the internet encourages crime, global conflict and economic disruption. The drift seems ominous.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017
Talks on a proposed U.S. ban on laptops and tablets in flights from Europe ended Wednesday with no ban – and a promise of more talks and better intelligence sharing.
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017
Spokane police say a young girl was left alone in a car with the windows rolled down for hours Friday night and into Saturday morning, as temperatures dropped to 39 …
Mon., May 15, 2017
Helena Regional Airport in Montana will soon be using a full-body scanner for the first time since March 2013.
Mon., May 8, 2017
Whatcom County still hasn’t heard back after asking then-presidential candidate Donald Trump to reimburse the county for security costs for a rally last year.
Wed., April 19, 2017
A feel-good Paris concert, a meeting with Muslim leaders and a blowout rally in Marseille – France’s presidential candidates are blanketing the country Wednesday with campaign events to try to …
Tue., April 11, 2017
Commissioners in a Florida county are so tired of spending money on President Donald Trump’s frequent visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort that some are suggesting a special tax be levied …
Fri., April 7, 2017
Federal marshals are protecting Education Secretary Betsy DeVos at a cost to her agency of $1 million per month, according to the U.S. Marshals Service.
Fri., March 24, 2017
British Airways is rolling out technology that will allow passengers to go through boarding gates at its main London Heathrow Airport hub using facial recognition.
Thu., March 23, 2017
Belgian authorities tightened security Thursday in the port city of Antwerp after a Frenchman drove his car at high speed through a busy shopping area, forcing pedestrians to jump out …
Mon., March 6, 2017
The Transportation Security Administration has declined to say exactly where-and how-employees will be touching air travelers as part of the more invasive physical pat-down procedure it recently ordered.
Mon., March 6, 2017
The State Department has renewed its global terrorism warning for American citizens abroad, urging them to stay vigilant in public places and boost their security awareness.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016
Massive 20-ton sanitation trucks, weighted with an extra 15 tons of sand, will surround the iconic New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, officials said Thursday, describing a security measure …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
A New Jersey township that’s home to one of Donald Trump’s golf courses is asking the federal government to help cover security costs for the president-elect.
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016
Since 9/11 we have debated as if liberty and security are mutually exclusive. Joseph Grable, in a recent talk in Spokane, says the opposite of liberty is not security, but …
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016
Being a midtown Manhattan neighbor of Donald Trump now that he’s president-elect has come to this: navigating swarms of police officers, barricades, checkpoints and street closings that have turned Trump …
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016
Colombia’s largest airline has cancelled all flights to Caracas after what it said was a security breach involving one of its aircraft and Venezuela’s air force.
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016
When a user sends someone a message through Apple’s iMessage feature, Apple encrypts that message between Apple devices so that only the sender and recipient can read its contents. But …