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September 5th, 2013
08:55 PM ET

TSA expanding rapid screening to another 60 airports

The Transportation Security Administration is expanding their fast-track screening program to another 60 airports by the end of the year.

More travelers will be able get through security without removing their shoes, jackets, and belts for a small fee.

Keep your shoes, jackets on: TSA to expand pre-screening program

Does it put America's security at risk or prove all the costly TSA is not worth taxpayer money to begin with?

CNN's Alina Machado is OutFront with the report.


Filed under: News • TSA
September 5th, 2013
08:37 PM ET

Sen. Ron Johnson: "Shaming global leaders is a better strategy than military strike"

President Obama may be on the other side of the Atlantic, but lobbying Congress on Syria hasn't stopped.

In between meetings at the G-20 summit, he's calling undecided Senators back home trying to convince them to authorize a strike.

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But can he make the case for war?

OutFront: Senator Ron Johnson, a Republican from Wisconsin serving on the Foreign Relations committee.


Filed under: News • Politics • Syria
September 5th, 2013
01:10 PM ET

Twitter divided over Weiner's latest confrontation

New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner is under fire again. This time, it's for a lively confrontation with a heckling voter.

The incident with Saul Kessler began inside a bakery in Brooklyn's Borough Park neighborhood, where the man yelled at Weiner as he was leaving, "You're a real scumbag, Anthony."

Weiner responded with, "That's a charming guy right there."

Kessler continued, "You are married to an Arab."

Weiner fired back, "very nice, in front of children... That is charming."

The heated exchange continued with Kessler calling out the former congressman over his sexting scandal.

"You did disgusting things, and you have the nerve to even walk around in public," Kessler said.

Anthony Weiner challenges man who rebuked him for being 'married to an Arab'

And a clearly angered Weiner responded saying, "you're a perfect person? You're my judge? What rabbi taught you that?"

Weiner's campaign released a video of Wednesday's exchange, a version of which also was captured by blogger Jacob Kornbluh. Weiner described to reporters what happened as "just some enthusiastic exchange with a voter."

Was Weiner right to go after the heckler?

Twitter is divided. Here are a few Twitter comments:

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