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Unfriendly Skies

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    Passenger Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Somalia After Onboard ExplosionSome believe it was a bomb.
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    Customs Computer Crash Causes Airport Delays NationwidePassengers had to be checked against terror watch lists via “alternate methods.”
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    Plane Bursts Into Flames During Takeoff in Las VegasTwo people suffered minor injuries.
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    After Failing 95 Percent of Airport Security Tests, TSA Gets a New DirectorIn 67 out of 70 tests, undercover agents were able to get weapons and fake bombs past screeners.
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    Second Flight Diverted This Week Due to Fight Over Seat ReclineThe Knee Defender wasn’t involved.
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    Fliers Booted From Plane After Brawling Over Seat ReclineThey got all the legroom they wanted, and then some.
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    TSA Cracks Down on Uncharged Electronic DevicesForgetting your phone charger just got even worse.
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    Plane Evacuated After Botched Takeoff in PhiladelphiaResulting in no injuries, one epic selfie.
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    F-16s Stayed Busy Over Manhattan, Shooing Planes Away From U.N.So that’s what that noise was.
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    Pilots in Hard LaGuardia Landing Juggled Controls at the Last MinuteSounds hectic.
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    Jet in LaGuardia Crash Landed Nose First, Causing Gear to SnapThe plane tipped down at the last second.
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    Southwest Plane’s Landing Gear Collapses on LaGuardia Runway [Updated]A front wheel “popped off.”
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    Senate Passes FAA Furlough-Aversion BillBorrows from airport improvement funds to keep air-traffic controllers at work.
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    TSA Isn’t Giving Sequester-Afflicted Travelers a BreakYou still can’t bring knives on planes.
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    Laser Pointer Temporarily Blinds JFK-Bound JetBlue PilotThe first officer was hospitalized for injuries.