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Denver Tornadoes: At Least 4 Tornadoes Touched Down

Wednesday, May 21, was a night full of severe weather for the Denver, Colorado area. Not only did at least four tornadoes touch down, the storms brought heavy rain, intense lightning, and icy hail. The National Weather Service reported that four tornadoes were documented in Watkins, East Denver, Aurora, Byers and Leader. Jeff Piotrowski, a witness to the severe outbreak, …

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Plane Diverted When Passenger Tries To Open Door

A passenger traveling aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 722 from Chicago to Sacramento tried to open the rear door of the plane in mid-flight on Sunday roughly an hour after the 10:50 a.m. departure time. Multiple passengers as well as flight attendants worked to subdue 23-year-old Joshua Carl Lee Suggs. According to a federal order, Suggs claimed that he wanted to …

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Arrested With $153,000, Likely Drug-Related

When you show up at an airport with $20,000 in cash asking for a private jet, it’s likely that somebody is going to ask questions. According to Fox17, a man attempted to purchase the use of a private plane in order to fly from Tennesee to Califonia. The fact that he was paying with thousands of dollars in cash struck …

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Alligator Discovered at O’Hare Airport

There’s an old saying which states certain unlikely things will occur whenever pigs fly. While that adynaton has yet to come true, alligators were close to achieving the dream of pigs yesterday when one was discovered at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. The alligator, named Allie by those who found and rescued her, was first spotted by a passenger, who then reported …

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Pumpkin Drug Bust: Woman Had 4 Pounds Of Coke Inside Gourds

Montreal’s Trudeau International Airport was the scene of a drug bust on Halloween after a woman carrying three suspiciously heavy pumpkins was found to be smuggling 4 1/2 pounds of cocaine inside them. 26-year old Mercedes Jerez Farias was arrested and charged with importing drugs and possession after a scan showed that the gourds had been hollowed out and stuffed …

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Plane Crash in San Francisco: Tail Came Loose

An Asiana Airlines flight from Seoul, South Korea has crash landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two and injuring at least 60 passengers. The San Francisco Fire Department has confirmed the number of killed and injured and has said that the number of injured “will go up.” San Francisco General Hospital has received 10 of the injured …

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Airport Explosion: Atlanta International Evacuated

An explosion at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta caused portions of the building to be evacuated on Tuesday. An electrical explosion occurred in a maintenance shed near gate D21 at around 8:40 am. No one was injured in blast. According to a Reuters report, the explosion caused only “minor” damage. The blast cut off power in airport Concourse D, …

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JFK Guards Dozing On Posts Despite Being Terrorist Target

The former manager for security staff at JFK Airport says that coming across guards who were asleep on the job was a regular occurrence when he was in charge. 39-year old Stephen Jackson says he busted at least six guards–some more than once–napping on the job and was told to just give them warnings when he alerted superiors at FJC …

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Chewbacca: TSA Takes Away Light Saber Cane

Chewbacca actor Peter Mayhew ran into some trouble recently when he tried to go through an airport with a light saber-shaped cane. The TSA agents were wary about letting Mayhew through security with the cane and were close to confiscating it despite his assurances that he needed it to walk. As he sat in a wheelchair, he posted pictures of …

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Naked TSA Protest: Oregon Judge Says Go For It

Naked TSA protest: The next time you feel the folks at the Transportation Security Administration are getting a little too frisky with their pat-down inspection, take off all of your clothes and show them you have nothing whatsoever to hide. That way there’s absolutely no doubt in anyone’s mind that you’re a law-abiding citizen. Just make sure you tell them …

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TSA Agent Desecrates Grandpa’s Remains, Laughs at the Victim

A man attempting to bring his grandfather’s remains home to Indianapolis, got quite a shock at a Florida airport when a TSA agent opened up the container holding the remains, sifted through them with her finger, and then spilled them on the floor. The jar was tightly sealed, marked with the words “Human Remains”, and clearly too small to encase …

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Apple AirPort Upgraded, Still $99

A lot of the focus this weeks is going to be on iOS 6 and that shiny new MacBook Pro with the retina display, but Apple also made plenty of smaller announcements during their Worldwide Developers Conference keynote. Apple not only upgrades its operating systems and computers at a break-neck pace, it also constantly upgrades its accessories. Apple’s router, dubbed …

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