Homeland Security News
For some airline passengers, new warnings bring new hurdles
A ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights is the latest hurdle that airline passengers must clear
Top prosecutor pleads not guilty in gifts-for-favors case
Philadelphia's top prosecutor has pleaded not guilty at his federal court arraignment on bribery and extortion charges
Attack near UK Houses of Parliament declared terrorism: Police
London's Metropolitan Police said an attack near the Houses of Parliament in which an assailant apparently plowed a car into pedestrians and an officer was stabbed has been declared a terrorist incident.
Attack near UK Houses of Parliament being treated as terrorism: Police
London's Metropolitan Police said an apparent attack near the Houses of Parliament in which an assailant apparently plowed a car into pedestrians and an officer was stabbed is being treated as "a terrorist incident until we know otherwise."
Feds Conducted Series Of Tests To Determine Credibility Of New Aviation Threat
U.S. authorities became convinced that security measures for certain U.S.-bound flights needed to be boosted only after conducting a series of tests to determine the credibility of new intelligence indicating that ISIS associates were trying to develop explosives-laden electronics that could be
ISIS targeting of commercial airlines sparked new electronics ban, sources say
The latest restrictions for electronics on certain U.S.-bound overseas flights are based on new intelligence that ISIS is developing new capacities to target airplanes, sources told ABC News.
Not my laptop! Airline passengers hit the device doldrums
Banning laptops and tablets on some international flights is the latest indignity thrust upon airline passengers for vague reasons
Details of new emergency order from the Department of Homeland Security
Electronics larger than a cellphone will be banned from cabins on some direct flights to the US.
New airplane electronics rules stem from ISIS-associated threat
New aviation security measures restricting electronic devices on flights from certain overseas airports were prompted by new threat intelligence obtained earlier this year indicating that ISIS associates were working on smuggling explosives-laden electronics onto U.S.-bound flights, ABC News has