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JetBlue captain goes berserk on flight, subdued by passengers


March 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by BNO News
AMARILLO, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- A JetBlue captain was locked out of his plane's cockpit on Tuesday after he apparently suffered a mental breakdown during the flight, forcing the co-pilot to take ... Read more...

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‘Kalam frisking was a blunder’


January 5th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India Thursday said the frisking of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at New York's JFK Airport was a "blunder" and it would not accept the ... Read more...

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US must observe protocol for Indian dignitaries: Krishna


November 14th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 14 (IANS) The US needs to observe protocol in treating Indian dignitaries visiting that country, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said here in the wake of American security ... Read more...

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US apologises for frisking Kalam in New York


November 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was frisked by the airport authorities in New York Sep 29, resulting in a strong Indian protest and a ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn free to return to France


August 24th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Tuesday expressed his relief at seeing the end of the "nightmare" in his first remarks to the press since he ... Read more...

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Prosecutors move to drop charges against Strauss-Kahn


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 23 (IANS/EFE) Prosecutors Monday asked New York state Judge Michael Obus to drop all charges against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn for sexual assault and attempted rape."Manhattan ... Read more...

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NTSB investigating wing clipping incident at New York’s JFK airport


April 13th, 2011 - 2:53 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) on Tuesday informed that it is investigating the wing clipping incident between an Air France jet and a smaller aircraft at ... Read more...

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MJ’s ex-bodyguard helping LiLo to fend off crowd


April 11th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 11 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan is apparently using late Michael Jackson's former bodyguard, Alberto Alvarez, for fending off crowds.And the 'Mean Girls' star is impressed by the way he handled ... Read more...

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LiLo suffers ‘anxiety attack’ at NY airport


March 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan revealed that she had a panic attack upon arriving at JFK Airport in New York due to the army of waiting photographers and flashbulbs."I love ... Read more...

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Two American men plead guilty to terrorism conspiracy charge


March 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 4(ANI): Two Americans have pleaded guilty to conspiring to murder individuals outside the United States by joining a Somali terrorist group, prosecutors have said.According to the New York Daily ... Read more...

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US court sentences Defreitas for life over plotting to blow up NY JFK Airport


February 18th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 18 (ANI): A US court has handed down a 'life term' sentence to Russell Defreitas, the man convicted of potting to blow up fuel tanks at New York's JFK ... Read more...

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TSA agents arrested at JFK for stealing $40k


February 17th, 2011 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Two employees with the U.S. Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) have been arrested and are facing charges after allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from checked ... Read more...

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US man lures woman with free room on Craigslist turns her into sex slave


February 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A man in the US has been accused of imprisoning a woman and turning her into his sex slave for more than a week after she accepted his ... Read more...

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Posh has topless pic of hubby David on her gold iPhone


February 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Victoria Beckham, who jetted into New York yesterday, was spotted with a custom-made gold iPhone 4, which has a topless photograph of her husband David as the ... Read more...

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India assures action against diplomat for flight incident (Second Lead)


January 19th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/United Nations, Jan 19 (IANS) India's external affairs ministry has recalled its diplomat Alok Ranjan Jha from the UN and said Wednesday that "follow-up" action would be taken against him ... Read more...

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Indian UN diplomat recalled after incident on flight


January 19th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Jan 19 (IANS) Close on the heels of the recall of an Indian diplomat from London, another Indian diplomat, Alok Ranjan Jha, working with India's UN Mission here, has been ... Read more...

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The big freeze: New Yorkers continue to battle two feet of snow (Lead)


December 30th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) Hundreds of people were trapped in freezing subway carriages for hours overnight after the snow took out power to their train, even as others in New York ... Read more...

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JFK airport guards fired for sleeping on the job


December 28th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Nine private security guards at the John F. Kennedy International Airport have been fired this year for sleeping on the job, a media report said Tuesday. But the ... Read more...

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American Airlines To Check Boeing 757 Fleet And Start New Service


December 14th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Airlines has decided to thoroughly inspect a majority of its entire Boeing 757 fleet. The decision was taken after one of its planes was found ... Read more...

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Vladimir Putin hails Leonardo DiCaprio as a ‘real man’ after flight scares


November 24th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 24 (ANI): Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has donated 1 million dollars to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) for tiger conservation.The actor, a member of WWF's board, made the generous ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio in plane engine scare


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio was among passengers on a plane bound for Moscow that was forced to make an emergency landing at JFK airport shortly after leaving New ... Read more...

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Pak ATC frames charges against three aides of Faisal Shahzad


November 7th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Oct 7 (ANI): An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Pakistan has framed charges against three accused of supporting Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad in an aborted car bombing attack in New York's Times ... Read more...

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Fighter jets escorting passenger plane to JFK


October 30th, 2010 - 2:12 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) on Friday said it is escorting a passenger aircraft over the United States "out of an abundance of caution," as ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift To Perform At JFK Airport


October 29th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recent reports suggest that Taylor Swift is scheduled to give a live performance at the JFK airport on JetBlue Airlines T5 terminal on Wednesday. Fans that ... Read more...

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‘Full-body scanners’ unveiled at New York’s JFK Airport


October 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 23(ANI): New hi-tech 'full-body scanners' have been unveiled at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to help security officials to better detect weapons and explosives.U.S. Department of Homeland ... Read more...

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JetBlue Flight Attendant Steven Slater Pleads Guilty


October 19th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steven Slater, a former flight attendant for JetBlue airlines obtained the instant fame of an overnight folk hero when he performed his escape from his job ... Read more...

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Taliban helped Times Square bomber, Pakistan court told (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had extended financial support to Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani-American who attempted to bomb Times Square in New York in May, a court ... Read more...

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Single Kim Kardashian ‘down for some hookups’ in NYC


October 6th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 06 (ANI): It seems single Kim Kardashian is ready to mingle.The brunette babe and sister Kourtney touched down at JFK Airport, and it looks like their stay will be ... Read more...

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Accomplice of Times Square plotter arrested in Pakistan


September 30th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Pakistani security forces have arrested a man who allegedly helped in the training of Faisal Shahzad, the accused in the failed Times Square bombing case.Faisal ... Read more...

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Delta Airlines flight makes emergency landing on JFK airport


September 27th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Delta Airlines flight made an emergency landing at the JFK airport, on just one wheel. The necessity arose because unfortunately the landing gear of the plane had ... Read more...

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Pak ATC denies bail to Times Square bombing suspects


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Sep 23 (ANI): Pakistan's Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) has rejected the bail applications of three persons accused of helping Pakistani-American Faisal Shahzad in his attempted car-bombing at Times Square in New York.Malik ... Read more...

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Kate Moss graces Vogue’s cover for 30th time!


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Supermodel Kate Moss has fronted fashion bible Vogue's cover for the 30th time.The 36-year-old is the face of British Vogue's September issue, the biggest fashion issue of the ... Read more...

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JetBlue flight attendent curses out passengers, exits plane using inflatable emergency chute at JFK airport


August 10th, 2010 - 5:37 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – A JetBlue flight attendant on Monday activated an emergency chute near the back of an airplane and jumped down the evacuation slide while at John F. ... Read more...

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Is Anna Fermanova another sexy Russian spy?


July 28th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another sexy Russian spy has been nabbed at the JFK airport. She was arrested on July 15 for trying to smuggle sophisticated night vision devices ... Read more...

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Guns of Israel PM’s guards missing in US, security clueless


July 8th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Four guns belonging to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bodyguards have gone missing from New York airport, leaving red-faced US security officials struggling to find clues even ... Read more...

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