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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday.
OLYMPIA, Wash. — Investigators worked to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the Puget Sound after being chased by military jets that were quickly scrambled to intercept the aircraft.
SAINT-POLYCARPE, Que. — Quebec's public security minister offered assurances Tuesday that nothing leaked into a nearby river after a Canadian Pacific freight train derailment just east of the Ontario border.
PHILADELPHIA — A federal appeals court says airport security screeners can't be sued over alleged mistreatment because they aren't law-enforcement officers.
PARIS — Greenpeace activists say they have crashed a drone into a French nuclear plant to highlight the lack of security around the facility.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida's busiest airport will be the first in the nation to require a face scan of passengers on all arriving and departing international flights, officials said Thursday, a move that pleases airport executives but worries privacy advocates.
WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Airport was evacuated because of a "possible security incident" on Sunday morning before returning to normal operations nearly an hour later.
CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's government said Tuesday that it will upgrade airport security around the country and increase police powers in response to an alleged attempt to smuggle an improvised explosive device aboard a flight out of Sydney last year.
TORONTO - The man suspected of running down numerous pedestrians on a bustling stretch of Yonge Street north of downtown Toronto is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning.
Preventing people from using vehicles as deadly weapons is a difficult task for law enforcement officials, experts say.

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