This program is 29 minutes long
(Washington: Bob Orr) A new procedure at overseas airports requiring US-bound travelers to turn on their cell phones & computers at screening checkpoints to reduce the risk of smuggling explosives hidden in electronic devices onto airplanes featured; propaganda video of underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab embracing the leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula shown; TSA statement quoted; photo shown of AQAP bomb maker Ibrahim al Asiri, who is still working in Yemen.
(Baghdad: Charlie D’Agata) The sectarian violence in Baghdad between Iraqi government forces, who are Shiite, and ISIS militants, who are Sunni, featured; death toll cited; scenes shown of fighting in the streets and the site of a suicide bombing where volunteer policeman Ali Saleh was killed. Another suicide bombing in Ali’s neighborhood noted.
(White House: Major Garrett) The CIA’s recruitment of a German intelligence officer to spy on Germany’s government for the US featured; photo shown of President Obama with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
(Tel Aviv: Alex Ortiz) The violence in Israel in the aftermath of the murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir, who was killed in revenge for the murder of 3 Israeli teens, updated; video shown of Israeli police beating Mohammed’s cousin Tariq Abu Khdeir. [West Bank shop owner Shimon ROSENBLUM- says there is a sense of anger nationwide.] [Murdered Israeli boy’s mother Racheli FRANKEL- says we share the pain of the parents of Mohammed Abu Khdeir.] [T. KHDEIR – comments on his beating and his cousin.]
(Chicago: Dean Reynolds) The escalation of gun violence in Chicago reviewed; details given about the increasing boldness of gangs; scenes shown of seized weapons. [Police superintendent Garry McCARTHY- says gangs are doing counter surveillance; describes gang sanctions against members who surrender themselves or their weapons.]
(Studio: Don Dahler) The increase in close calls on airport runways examined; scenes shown of a near-miss incident between 2 planes in Barcelona; FAA definition of a runway incursion quoted; details given about the impact of busier airports and confusing or damaged signage; footage shown of the wreckage after 2 planes collided on a runway in 1979 in Spain’s Canary Islands. [Retired pilot J.P. TOSTRANI- says it’s more difficult in some airports to taxi around the airport than to actually fly the route.]
(Johannesburg: Debora Patta) The trial of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp updated; video shown of Pistorius running on his stumps reenacting the fatal night.
(London: Mark Phillips) The decision to start this year’s Tour de France cycling event in Britain, where organizers hope that the Tour’s scandal-riddled past, including Lance Armstrong’s admission to doping, will be forgotten featured; details given about the burden of public skepticism. [American cyclist Andrew TALANSKY- says it’s a responsibility to provide something the American public can believe in.]