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Underground transformer fire prompts evacuation of parts of Newark airport in New Jersey

Underground transformer fire prompts evacuation of parts of Newark airport in New Jersey

A transformer caught fire underneath a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday morning, forcing officials to evacuate a smoke filled concourse wing and put the airport on backup generators. It’s not clear what sparked the blaze, but it comes on a day when weather-related issues caused power outages for more than 40,000 customers across northern […]

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Emergency at Atlanta Airport: Fire, power outtage, prompts, lights, systems to go down down, travelers stranded

Emergency at Atlanta Airport: Fire, power outtage, prompts, lights, systems to go down down, travelers stranded

Something was afoot at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) Sunday, as airport staff, airlines, travelers, and officials struggled for over 6 hours to regain power to critical systems after a substantial portion of the electrical room was reportedly destroyed by a fire which has since been extinguished.

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Tim Tebow Says God Called Him to Share Love of Christ to People at Airport

Tim Tebow Says God Called Him to Share Love of Christ to People at Airport

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Veronica Neffinger | Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com

Christian athlete Tim Tebow recently shared how he felt God calling him to minister to those in need while he was traveling.

Speaking at Liquid Church in Parsippany, New Jersey, the St. Lucie Mets outfielder and SEC college football analyst shared how he felt God calling him to minister to some of his fellow travelers during a recent stop at the airport in Atlanta, Georgia.

Tebow told the crowd of about 1,000 that while he was in the airport, he felt God calling him to reach out to a man who was walking with a limp. Tebow, however, had strep throat and wasn’t feeling very well at the time, so he pushed the ministry opportunity aside.

Later, however, he began to feel convicted that he had used his physical health as an excuse not to listen to God’s call, so he prayed that God would give him another opportunity to share Christ’s love with someone.

Tebow continued his story, noting that God gave him that opportunity when he saw a man with prosthetic legs who was a military veteran. Tebow approached the man, thanked him for his service, and the (more…)

5 Shot Dead at Fort Lauderdale Airport

5 Shot Dead at Fort Lauderdale Airport

Five people are dead and at least eight people injured after a shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport in Florida. Gunman Esteban Santiago – an Iraq war veteran – was taken into custody after he opened fire in the lower level baggage claim area in Terminal 2 on Friday about 1pm. Santiago flew into the […]

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5 SHOT DEAD AT FT LAUDERDALE AIRPORT

5 SHOT DEAD AT FT LAUDERDALE AIRPORT

LIVE…Panic as passengers run for their lives…Suspect in custody…26, MALE, AMERICAN BORN IN NJ… DEVELOPING…Security Fears Move To Baggage Claim…FLASHBACK: Scanners ‘could be installed at airport entrances’…

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Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter flew in with his firearm

Ft. Lauderdale airport shooter flew in with his firearm

January 6, 2017, 10:49 PM (IDT) The gunman was identified as Esteban Santiago with military ID, who flew in from Alaska by Canadian Airways.. He declared his firearm and checked it with his luggage before boarding the plane and collected it with his bags when the plane landed. He loaded in a bathroom, then came out shooting at passengers in the baggage claims area. The gunman is said to have emptied at least three magazines and aimed at his victims heads. No motive for the attack has been published. He was taken into custdoy unarmed. 
Sheriff Scott Israel denied he was shot as earlier reported. He also denied second shooting took place at Ft. Lauderdale after the gunman was taken into custody after killing five people and injured eight.  

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Gunfire and blast heard at Aden Adde airport, Mogadishu Somalia :: World :: News :: Daily Express

The explosions, which were followed by gunfire, took place near Aden Adde International Airport, in the Somalian capital Mogadishu.

A suicide car bomb exploded at a checkpoint outside the main African peacekeepers (AMISOM) base in the capital, police said.

The car exploded as it was being searched by security personnel at the airport.

More:  http://www.express.co.uk/news/world/749224/Aden-Adde-International-Airport-Mogadishu-Somalia-Gunfire-Huge-Blast   

The Airport Of The Future Coming Sooner To U.S. Thanks To Trump :: HNN – Higgins News Network – @Y…

The Airport Of The Future Coming Sooner To U.S. Thanks To Trump :: HNN – Higgins News Network – @Y…

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UK airport staff, British Airways cabin crew to strike on Christmas

UK airport staff, British Airways cabin crew to strike on Christmas

British Airways cabin crew and thousands of staff at 18 UK airports have confirmed they would hold industrial action on Christmas Day in a dispute over pay and working conditions. The flag carrier said Friday that it was “appalled” by the decision by trade union Unite. It said in a statement that the action was […]

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Bomb threat forces jet to land at JFK Airport

Bomb threat forces jet to land at JFK Airport

Bomb threat forces jet to land at JFK Airport | 12 Dec 2016 | An airliner heading from Houston to Frankfurt, Germany, diverted to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York because of a threat, according to the Port Authority. Someone called in a bomb threat to Lufthansa headquarters. The pilot of the flight made a decision to land at JFK after 8 p.m., the Port Authority said.

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