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Some Ebola Travel Restrictions Imposed

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Airline passengers headed to the U.S. from three areas in West Africa will be facing new travel restrictions. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says all U.S.-bound passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea must fly into the five U.S. airports that have implemented Ebola screening measures. Those airports are New York's JFK,…

Several PA Schools Closed After Reports Of Suspected Cop Killer

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Swiftwater, PA) -- Schools in one rural Pennsylvania community are closed today after the latest reported sighting of a suspected cop killer. The Pocono Mountain School District isn't holding classes today after an officer reported seeing the suspect yesterday afternoon, but losing him in the woods. The district had initially planned to add extra security,…

Nearly Half To Avoid Shopping At Stores That Have Been Hacked

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Nearly half of all shoppers worry about hackers stealing financial information this holiday season. Forty-five percent of those surveyed by CreditCards.com say they don't feel comfortable shopping at stores like Target and Home Depot because of major security breaches. Forty-eight percent are more likely to use cash to buy holiday gifts this year…

Obama: Embattled Dems Strong Allies Who “Supported My Agenda”

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama says some Senate Democrats who are avoiding campaigning with him are "strong allies" who supported his agenda in Congress.   Obama told MSNBC's Al Sharpton that some Democrats in Republican-leaning states are not inviting him to campaign with them because the GOP will use that to "fan Republican turnout." Obama…

DHS: West Africa Travelers To Arrive At Five Airports

Posted On October 21, 2014

(Dulles, VA) -- Starting today, all travelers from West Africa must arrive in the U.S. at one of five designated airports that are equipped for enhanced Ebola screening. People coming from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have their temperature checked and are asked about possible exposure to Ebola at New York's JFK, Washington's Dulles, Chicago's…