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Homeland Security's New Spies: Hotel Guests

TV spot asks travelers to be on the alert for terrorists

(Newser) - It may not be the first thing you want to hear upon checking into a hotel on vacation, but Homeland Security would like you to keep an eye out for terrorists, please. The agency has begun running 15-second spots on hotel TVs across the US asking guests to report any... More »

US Plans Travel Alert for Americans in Europe

It will ask them to be 'vigilant' because of terror threats

(Newser) - Threats about a terror attack in Europe are real enough that the State Department is expected to issue a "travel alert" tomorrow asking Americans to be wary about visiting tourist sites overseas. In the semantics of government-speak, it's expected to be a notch below a "warning"—... More »

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