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Officials Want Security Review After Air Cargo Explosives Scare

The recent discovery of explosives in overseas packages is triggering a fresh look at cargo scrutiny measures that could involve truckers and airlines, government officials and experts said.

November 8, 2010
Business

Most U.S.-Bound Air Cargo Is Not Screened, Paper Reports

Only about 20% of the 9 billion pounds of air cargo that comes to the United States from overseas each year is physically checked for bombs, USA Today reported Tuesday.

Transport Topics
November 2, 2010
Business

Explosives Found on U.S.-Bound Cargo Plane

President Obama said Friday that federal authorities had uncovered a “credible terrorist threat” against the United States following the overseas discovery of U.S.-bound packages containing explosives aboard cargo jets, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
October 29, 2010

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