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Is racism on the rise in the USA?

The USA's fake president Donald Trump uses racist and divisive language. Two examples of racist remarks made by Trump are: "Black people are too stupid to vote for me" and "Name 1 country run by a black person that is not a sh**hole".

America first

Moreover, Trump borrowed the Ku Klux Klan's slogan 'America first' for his own election campaign. Small wonder that racism seems on the rise since Trump entered the White House. Next, he simply continued his campaign rather than running the country. The media report on a regular basis racist...
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Man gropes woman on plane

A female passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight accuses Bruce Michael Alexander (49) of touching her breast while sleeping. She wakes up when she feels that a passenger sitting behind her is fondling her right breast with his hand. After a second touch she stands up and tells the man she does not know why he thinks his behavior is okay. She changes seats and Alexander is taken into custody after landing in New Mexico.

Grab private parts

Alexander asks authorities why he is arrested. When confronted with the woman's accusation,...
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You can avoid long lines at US passport control

The US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) runs a program called Precheck. It is very pleasant for travelers. Their security check is like it was before 9/11. There is no need to remove shoes, laptops, 3-1-1 liquids, belts or light jackets. And the lines are short.

Known Traveler Number

Americans can buy Precheck membership for $85 for 5 years after they have been screened and have had a background interview. Once approved, they will receive a “Known Traveler Number” that they can include in their airline reservations. After 5 years you can...
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How secure is your Wi-Fi while traveling?

About 1/3 of travelers are not very concerned about their security when they are online at airports or in planes. Some 9% confess they never thought about their online security, while almost 25% say they are not at all concerned about Wi-Fi security. However, 48% of respondents admit they do have concerns that distress them somewhat. And 19% even say they are very concerned about potential breaches.

Survey

These are the results of a survey that the GO Group claims to have conducted. They do not reveal when and how the...
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How to claim compensation from Ryanair?

RyanairRyanair has welcomed a court ruling in Barcelona that no compensation should be paid to passengers for flights canceled due to strike action. The reason is that the disruption was out of its control, so the airline was not to blame. However, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has repeatedly ruled differently. Thus, the odds are that passengers who go to the CJEU may find it on their side so that Ryanair would have to pay compensation.

Cancelations due to strikes

Ryanair's argument why it would...
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What do passengers want?

Passengers want: * Their bags tracked throughout their journey * Watch digital content on a seatback device * A human touch when things go wrong * Automation of more airport processes * Biometric identification to facilitate their travel  processes * Real time journey information delivered to their personal devices * Wait times of less than 10 minutes at security/immigration

Survey

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) finds this in its 2018 Global Passenger Survey conducted in April-July 2018. The majority of the10,408 respondents (63%) are men and 37% are women.
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