DHS, FBI: Terrorists Looking to Strike Thanksgiving Parades, Black Friday

The U.S. federal government, in an alert to local law enforcement, warned that Thanksgiving parades and holiday shoppers may be targeted by “international terrorists or homegrown violent extremists,” a week after an Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) magazine cited New York City’s famed Thanksgiving Day Parade as “an excellent target.”

The Ronald McDonald balloon makes its way across Sixth Avenue as heavily armed police stand guard during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

The TSA Is Making It Harder To Opt Out Of Airport Body Scanners

With little fanfare, the Department of Homeland Security has updated Transportation Security Agency protocols to make it harder for travelers to opt out of airport body scanners. “While passengers may generally decline AIT [Advanced Imagery Technology] screening in favor of

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Reporters Find TSA Misses Weapons 75% of the Time

When investigators concluded that Russia’s Metrojet airliner was blown out of the Egyptian sky by a bomb smuggled through lax airport security in Sharm el-Sheikh, the Department of Homeland Security expressed concerns that American airports might also be vulnerable.

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Cat Goes Through X-Ray Machine in Checked Bag at LAX

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Airport reportedly lost their cool when a JetBlue passenger sent his pet cat through the x-ray machine on Wednesday, after stowing his furry feline in his checked bag.

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TPP Enters USA into a ‘New Trans-National Union’

Stephen Miller, one of the staff leaders for Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, joined Breitbart News Sunday and was asked by Breitbart’s Executive Chairman and host, Stephen K. Bannon: “Isn’t the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) really a global governance deal, rather than a trade agreement?

Stephen Miller, one of the staff leaders for Alabama Sen. …