IN its ongoing scrutiny of potential breeches of security at airports, US law enforcement has charged at least 118 workers at New York City's Kennedy and La Guardia airports with lying about their backgrounds in order to secure a job. The action was taken despite the fact that none of the accused was believed to have terrorist links or used airport access to commit crimes.


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