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Alarm Bells: Asylum Seekers, Red Flag Laws, TSA Hair Pat-Downs

Alarm Bells: Asylum Seekers, Red Flag Laws, TSA Hair Pat-Downs

Skimm This - April 17, 2019 - 11:11

The Justice Department is changing policies for asylum seekers waiting for immigration hearings. We’ll explain why fleeing persecution in one country...could mean being detained in another. In Colorado, a massive manhunt for a woman “infatuated” with the Columbine tragedy is over. We’ll tell you why lawmakers there believe new red flag laws could prevent tragedies. Also on today’s episode: why hair is setting off alarms at TSA, and how laser data could help rebuild the Notre Dame Cathedral.

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