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Canada: Asking Siri about 9/11 attacks has caused a huge spike in prank 911 police calls

Mary-Ann Russon International Business News Canadian police have officially requested that people stop asking iPhone personal assistant Siri about the September 11 attacks, as it is leading to a huge number of hang-up calls on the 911 emergency line. The Regina Police Service in Saskatchewan, Canada, says internet users have been posting on social media […]

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World Trade Center BASE jumpers cleared of burglary, convicted on lesser charges for 2013 plunge from tower

Shayna Jacobs New York Daily News A trio of BASE jumpers who parachuted from atop 1 World Trade Center in 2013 was acquitted Monday of burglarizing the building. But daredevils Andrew Rossig, 34, James Brady, 33, and Marko Markovich, 28, were convicted on several lesser charges. The thrill-seeking threesome was tried for burglary, a felony, as […]

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GAO Aviation Security report on TSA’s vetting of airport workers

The United States Government Accountability Office has issued a report on June 16, 2015 on the steps the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has taken to improve the vetting of airport workers. The report can be read here.

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