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A group of pastors in Williston, a town that has attracted thousands of new residents looking for work but sometimes finding trouble, say a petition to allow guns in their churches is motivated by mass shootings elsewhere and not North Dakota’s oil boom.
They're called national security letters and the FBI issues thousands of them a year to banks, phone companies and other businesses demanding customer information. They're sent without judicial review and recipients are barred from disclosing them.
When Alexander Azenkeng’s pregnant wife was gravely ill last spring, he wasn’t concerned about losing his job at UND’s Energy and Environmental Research Center. One of the center’s few international employees, Azenkeng said he was allowed to stay home for a full month with his wife and their newborn. Few places would offer this and still let him keep his job, he said.
A week after more than 5,000 Minnesotans found out that a Department of Natural Resources employee had looked up their driving or motor vehicle records, state lawmakers Wednesday announced their plan to curb abuse of databases.
A state panel is readying recommendations for firming up Minnesota Capitol safety that include a near-doubling of troopers and security officers to watch over the seat of government and 16 area buildings.
Whenever we Americans let our government encroach into the lives of private citizens for whatever reason (as happened in the drone-surveillance case in Nelson County, N.D.), we are giving tacit permission for more intrusive and illegal surveillance.
House members of both parties on Monday teed off against the agency in charge of airport and port anti-terrorist screening, saying it uses ineffective tactics, wastes money on faulty equipment and treats travelers rudely. TSA officials told a hearing that airport screening is getting better for U.S. travelers, because the agency is moving away from a one-size-fits-all system. Instead, the TSA is expanding programs to identify travelers posing a risk, while allowing those who provide personal information in advance to go through a fast line.
Officials say new body scanners enhance security, speed up process, minimize privacy concerns A $170,000 Advanced Imaging Technology unit was installed at the passenger checkpoint on Jan. 17 and went into operation a couple of days later.
More than a dozen security guards were present in the hotel where Thursday's meeting took place. Union members also were at the hotel, where they held a news conference. Union local president John Riskey said, "I don't know what they're afraid of."
Fans had permission to rush the field at TCF Bank Stadium last Saturday after the Gophers' big win over Iowa. That's when a security guard standing on the edge of the field was caught on video attacking fans.
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