Long de­lays at US air­ports


There were some long de­lays at air­port all across the US last week when the com­puter sys­tem used to check pas­sen­gers against the fed­eral terror watch list shut down for over an hour. In­ter­na­tional pas­sen­gers trav­el­ling through DFW and other ma­jor air­ports were stuck in long lines as US Cus­toms and Border Pro­tec­tion agents searched the terror watch list and checked trav­ellers pass­ports by hand.

The glitch af­fected the self-serve kiosks peo­ple com­ing into the United States can use to scan their pass­ports. Ac­cord­ing to a state­ment from the Depart­ment of Home­land Se­cu­rity, there is no in­di­ca­tion the sys­tem was hacked. Ac­cord­ing to of­fi­cials, the sys­tem was back on­line af­ter be­ing down for al­most 90 min­utes. op­ment Party (AKP), should not be dubbed an ‘AKP gov­ern­ment.’

“The Prime Min­is­ter is talk­ing very wrongly and is dis­tort­ing facts. He is de­stroy­ing in­sti­tu­tions while cov­er­ing up the truth. If bombs are car­ried to Ankara by com­ing a long way, like 935 kilo­me­tres from Raqqa, then it means there is a fail­ure or there are facts that we do not know,” Bahçeli said.

Re­fer­ring to the re­moval of Ankara’s po­lice, in­tel­li­gence and se­cu­rity chiefs from their posts af­ter the at­tack in or­der to ease the in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the bomb­ing, the MHP head said th­ese re­movals ‘re­lieved so­ci­ety.’

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