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Trump, Democrats taking border wall fight to prime-time TV

Making his case on prime-time TV, President Donald Trump is stressing humanitarian concerns at the U.S.-Mexico border as he tries to convince the American people he must get funding for his long-promised border wall before ending a partial government shutdown that has hundreds of thousands of federal workers facing missed paychecks.

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TSA: 21 guns detected at BWI checkpoints so far this year

LINTHICUM — Federal officials say 21 guns have been detected so far this year at a Maryland airport. The Transportation Security Administration said in a statement Tuesday that it most recently discovered guns as they were carried through a checkpoint ...

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Md. threat screening firm gains certification for explosives detector

A Maryland provider of threat detection and screening technologies has received certification for one of its devices. TheIonscan 600 XCT explosives trace detector by Smiths Detection Inc., which has its American headquarters in Edgewood, is now certified for explosives trace detection, based on Transportation ...

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TSA opening PreCheck application center at BWI

A Maryland airport is now a location where travelers can apply for a program that grants them expedited screening at airports. Transportation Security Administration spokeswoman Lisa Farbstein says that Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has opened a TSA PreCheck application ...

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Safety over sexy: TSA at BWI stops woman with gun-shaped heels

LINTHICUM — At the airport, safety is more important than sexy. That’s what a woman found out at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Officials say she was stopped Sunday at a security checkpoint with a pair of gun-shaped stiletto ...

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