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Nearly a dozen passengers walked through unattended TSA checkpoint at JFK

Police were racing Monday to identify as many as 11 people who apparently walked through an open and unattended checkpoint at New York’s JFK Airport. The passengers walked through the Terminal 5 screening area at around 6 a.m., Port Authority Police told Fox News. They said they searched the terminal for those passengers around 8 a.m.

Some federal agencies rush to make new hires ahead of Trump, vowed hiring freeze

Federal agencies are speeding up hiring in the last days of the Obama administration, ahead of President-elect Donald Trump entering the White House and imposing the hiring freeze he has promised, according to The Washington Post. Several agencies are filling vacant positions with new hires and transfers before Trump, a Republican, takes office January 20,

Few airports require employee screening before work

The head of the Transportation Security Administration appeared to acknowledge in a recent Capitol Hill hearing that only three U.S. airports require employees to go through screening checks before coming to work, even after reports surfaced that dozens of airport workers have potential terror ties.  TSA Administrator Peter Neffenger was asked about the checks at