8/10 - U.S. HOMELAND SECURITY ON UK TERROR PLOT
TERROR ALERT ORANGE....BE AFRAID, BE VERY AFRAID
BUT, IT OK TO TRAVEL AND HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY!
PASSENGERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO BRING LIQUIDS ABOUT
ANY PLAN.... D-CLUTTER YOUR BAG AND ENJOY YOUR TRIP.
Fear in the skies as plot is revealed
The Age - 4 hours ago
BRITISH police have foiled a highly developed terrorist plot to blow up
planes bound for America in a plan the US suspects was al-Qaeda backed.
Twenty-one suspects were arrested in the middle of the night ...
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Michel Chossudovsky, author of the international bestseller America’s War on
Terrorism, personally graced the jam-packed local launch of his latest book
held at the Asian Center at the University of the Philippines in Diliman,
Quezon City last June 24. During the launch, he gave a lecture about the
imminent danger of a U.S.-made nuclear catastrophe amid the Bush
administration’s preparations for war with Iran.
"This liquid explosive type of attack is particularly worrying," said Peter
Neumann, director of the Centre for Defence Studies at London University's
Last month, al-Qaeda called on Muslims to fight those who backed Israel's
attacks on Lebanon and warned of attacks unless US and British forces pulled
out of Iraq and Afghanistan.
Al-Qaeda hijacked passenger aircraft in September 2001 to destroy the World
Trade Center in New York, and Briton Richard Reid was arrested in December
2001 for trying to blow up a plane headed to the United States.
The British Airports Authority said it had asked all European carriers to
suspend flights to Heathrow. British Airways said it had canceled all short-
haul flights to and from the airport Thursday and some short-haul flights in
and out of London's second airport Gatwick.
Global travel information company OAG said more than 3,800 flights were due
to take off from Britain Thursday, with 11 percent bound for US airports.
BAA said 180,000 passengers pass through Heathrow each day during the peak
Homeland Security wants you to clean your Windows
Ars Technica, MA - 3 hours ago
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) yesterday issued an unusual press
release urging Windows users to apply a specific security patch
Liquids and Gels Prohibited in Carry-On Baggage
August 10, 2006 – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is
implementing a series of security measures – some visible and some not
visible – to ensure the security of the traveling public and the Nation's
transportation system. These security measures include the prohibition of
all liquids and gels of any kind in carry-on baggage. These items must be in
checked baggage. The only exceptions are baby formula, breast milk, or juice
if a baby or small child is traveling; prescription medicine with a name
that matches the passenger’s ticket; and insulin and essential other