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Cochran not changing security following shooting

WASHINGTON — In the wake of the shooting in Arizona that wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) says he is not requesting additional security, at least not yet. In a statement, Cochran said, “I am deeply saddened by the violence that struck Rep. Giffords, her staff and constituents. My prayers are with all the victims and their families. ...

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TSA pat-down leaves man covered in urine

ROMULUS, Mich. — A bladder cancer survivor from Michigan who wears a bag that collects his urine says he was patted down roughly by a security agent at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, causing the bag to spill its contents on his clothing. Tom Sawyer told MSNBC.com the experience earlier this month left the 61-year-old retired special education teacher humiliated and in ...

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