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World 31 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Dutch, Nigerians to use full-body scans for flights

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Netherlands and Nigeria said on Wednesday they would use full-body scanners at airports after a failed Christmas Day attack on a U.S.-bound plane by a 23-year-old Nigerian suspect who passed through both countries.

World 31 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Dutch, Nigerians to use full-body scans for flights

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Netherlands and Nigeria said on Wednesday they would use full-body scanners at airports after a failed Christmas Day attack on a U.S.-bound plane by a 23-year-old Nigerian suspect who passed through both countries.

World 31 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

U.S. airport security irks, but passengers cope

CHICAGO (Reuters) - First it was pocket knives and nail clippers. Then it was shoes. Then liquids. Now the government may want a closer look at your underwear after a botched attempt to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas Day.

World 28 Dec 2009 | 12:00 AM

Dutch plan new airport scanners after Detroit scare

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch airport authorities said on Monday they planned to make new, more sensitive passenger scanners mandatory after a Nigerian man passed through Schiphol Airport security last week with hidden explosives on his body.

Business 20 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

US' 2nd largest city looks to dumping own computer network for Google e-mail

LOS ANGELES: Security and privacy concerns have been raised over a multimillion-dollar proposal by Los Angeles to tap Google Inc.'s Internet-based services for government e-mail, police records and other confidential data.

Business 21 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Google tricycle snaps views from walkways

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Google's Street View cameras are now traveling by bike to capture images of some areas not accessible by cars.

Business 07 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

Japan explores using cell phones to stop pandemics

TOKYO (AP): A few months from now, a highly contagious disease will spread through a Japanese elementary school. The epidemic will start with several unwitting children, who will infect others as they attend classes and wander the halls.

Lifestyle 24 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Breach of trust

The claim to personal privacy is a cherished ideal. However, it is not always guaranteed, especially when public figures are involved.

World 11 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Gates orders review of photo policy on U.S. war dead

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Tuesday ordered the Pentagon to review its ban against news media photos of the flag-draped coffins of U.S. military dead returning from combat zones overseas.

World 24 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Cindy McCain releases 2006 taxes, made $6 million

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain's wife, Cindy, released her 2006 tax return under pressure on Friday, showing she paid $1.7 million in taxes on about $6 million in income.