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11 October 2001


WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Thursday unanimously approved a bill to strengthen aviation security-including a provision that would allow pilots to carry guns-as it tries to prevent a repeat of the Sept. 11 attacks. The measure would also require government employees to take over baggage screening and authorize the government to put an armed air marshal on every flight to prevent hijackers from taking over aircraft and using them as missiles, as they did on the... (

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