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Cuomo calls post-blizzard chaos at JFK Airport 'unconscionable'

ALBANY — Gov. Cuomo on Friday said the days-long chaos that ensnarled Kennedy Airport following last week’s blizzard was “unconscionable.” Cuomo, in his first public comments on the airport mess, said there was no excuse for what took place at ...

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Man who tried to smuggle gun onto plane at JFK Airport arrested

A would-be gun smuggler was caught red-handed when police spotted him trying to sneak a stolen weapon onto a plane at JFK Airport early Friday, cops said. George Vasquez, 61, was charged with weapons possession when officials discovered a loaded ...

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Plane crash at small central Florida airport kills four

BARTOW, Fla. — Four people died Sunday after their twin-engine plane crashed at the end of a runway at a small airport in Florida, authorities said. The plane already was engulfed in flames by the time fire rescue crews arrived ...

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Singer denied entry to airport lounge because of her Ugg boots

A woman attempting to gain access to the Qantas Club airport lounge at Melbourne Airport was turned away because of her Ugg boots — and not because they’re hideous. Joanne Catherall, a member of The Human League, a British synthpop ...

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Southwest Airlines pilot arrested with loaded handgun at airport

A Southwest Airlines pilot was arrested Wednesday morning after he tried to sneak a loaded weapon past airport security at St. Louis Lambert International Airport. Transportation Security Administration officers found a loaded Smith & Wesson M&P Shield 9mm pistol in ...

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Saudi Arabia shoots down missile aimed at Riyadh airport

The Saudi Arabian air defense Saturday confirmed it intercepted a missile aimed at a Riyadh airport, according to local reports. Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attack, writing on social media that they launched the long-range explosive — which ...

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Ex-JFK Airport big took $1.3M in bribes

The ex head of an organization that oversaw operations at a Kennedy Airport terminal has been convicted of taking $ 1.3 million in bribes from companies looking for a foothold at the Queens airport, authorities said. Edward Paquette, the former ...

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Sikh comedian says airport security made him take off turban

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Monday, February 22, 2016, 3:16 PM A Sikh comedian says security agents at a San Francisco-area airport forced him to take off his turban — the second Sikh entertainer this month who endured a public ...

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Blac Chyna arrested at Austin airport

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, January 29, 2016, 10:52 PM MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Blac Chyna (pictured in August) has been arrested in Austin after allegedly getting drunk on a plane. Model Blac Chyna has been arrested in Texas for ...

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Blac Chyna arrested in Austin airport — report

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Friday, January 29, 2016, 10:10 PM MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images Blac Chyna (pictured in August) has been arrested in Austin after allegedly getting drunk on a plane. Model Blac Chyna has been arrested in Texas for ...

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