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Airport worker fired for giving passenger ‘You ugly!’ note

An airport security worker in New York has been fired for handing a passenger a handwritten note that said “You ugly!!!” The June incident came to light this week after passenger Neal Strassner obtained security video through a public records request and posted it to YouTube . The video from Greater Rochester International Airport shows…

Shannon Airport halts flights after Omni Air charter flight reportedly carrying US troops “rejected takeoff” today

An image from Omni Air International depicts one of the Oklahoma-based charter airline’s Boeing 767-300 aircraft in flight. A U.S. charter flight aborted takeoff from Ireland’s Shannon Airport on Thursday morning, forcing a halt to all air traffic to and from the airport. The airport’s official twitter account said the Boeing 767-300 was safely evacuated…

$3.4M in fake Gucci, Hermes, Nike items seized at LA airport, CBP says

Thousands of counterfeit luxury items such as fake Gucci belts, Hermes handbags and Fendi shorts were recently seized at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday.The 5,300 products, if genuine, would have been worth more than $3.4 million, authorities said.LAX FLIGHTS GROUNDED, CANCELLED BECAUSE OF POWER OUTAGE A counterfeit Hermes bag seized at…

Photos: Violent protests bring Hong Kong Airport to a halt

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Hong Kong protesters apologize after violent demonstrations at airport

HONG KONG — Clashes between demonstrators and police rang out in the streets of a residential area of Hong Kong on Wednesday only a day after protests at the city’s airport turned violent.Protesters appeared to use laser pointers at a police station in the neighborhood of Sham Shui Po in Kowloon around 9 p.m. local…