Airport safety caught a traveler trying to board a aircraft at Washington’s Nationwide Airport final Friday with a switch-blade throwing knife, the TSA stated.
Brokers confiscated the “throwing star,” however the flyer was not cited as a result of the Japanese-style weapon is authorized within the state of Virginia, TSA rep Lisa Farbstein stated.
“The traveler relinquished it to TSA officers on the checkpoint and went on their method to catch their flight,” Farbstein stated in an e-mail.
Farbstein referred to as the throwing star a “routine prohibited merchandise.”
The discover got here two days after rioters had stormed the Capitol simply miles away, and there was no suggestion the weapon was associated to that incident.
New York Port Authority police arrested a Florida-bound flyer in October 2019 after LaGuardia Airport safety caught him with a “razor sharp throwing star” in his carry-on.
Invoice Clinton seems to go to sleep throughout Biden’s inaugural
Former President Invoice Clinton seemed to be nodding off throughout Wednesday’s inauguration ceremony for President Joe Biden.
Temporary video clips posted on-line present Clinton, 74, together with his eyes shut when a TV digital camera reduce to him throughout Biden’s inaugural handle exterior the US Capitol.
“Invoice Clinton is completely asleep,” a male voice mentioned in a cellphone recording of CBS Information’ broadcast posted by Twitter user @the_lunarfather.
The same recording, of TV protection by the BBC, was additionally posted on YouTube with the title “Invoice Clinton Falling Asleep At Presidential Inauguration.”
“They zooming in on Invoice Clinton sleep, like he doesn’t at all times be sleeping…the person previous,” tweeted @zazajbaby.
Clinton was seated subsequent to his spouse, Hillary Clinton, and close to former President George Bush and former Vice President Mike Pence — none of whom appeared to wish any shuteye.
Biden, who’s 78, is the oldest particular person ever sworn in as president of the US.
Melania Trump flaunts $3,700 orange gown after touchdown in Florida
Orange is the brand new black.
Former First Girl Melania Trump sported an orange-emblazoned Gucci gown after arriving in Palm Seashore, Florida from Washington D.C. with former President Donald Trump. This marked the duo’s final ever flight on Air Power one as outgoing President and First Girl.
Her bombastic orange Gucci gown, which prices $3,700, stood in stark distinction to the black Chanel jacket and Dolce and Gabbana gown she wore whereas leaving the White Home. Neither Melania nor Donald Trump wore masks whereas boarding or disembarking Air Power One.
The couple emerged from the presidential jet at 11:08 a.m., NBC reported, round an hour earlier than the inauguration of President Joe Biden kicked off in Washington D.C.
The duo, now Florida residents, waved to a crowd of supporters and took a motorcade to Trump’s Mar-A-Lago resort in Palm Seashore, the place the pair opted to remain in lieu of attending the incoming president’s inaugural bash.
Earlier than departing for Florida, Trump gave a send-off handle to supporters at Joint Base Andrews.
“It’s my best honor and privilege to have been your president,” he mentioned to cheers. “I want the brand new administration nice luck and nice success, and I believe they’ll have nice success. They’ve the muse to do one thing actually spectacular.”
Biden sworn in on monumental 127-year-old household Bible
WASHINGTON — Joe Biden was sworn in because the 46th president of america Wednesday after inserting his hand on an enormous 127-year-old household Bible that instantly sparked uproar on Twitter.
The brand new commander in chief is a religious Catholic and befittingly took the oath of workplace on a Holy Guide that has belonged to the Biden household since 1893.
The ornate, leather-bound, five-inch thick tome resembles one thing out of a “Lord of the Rings” movie, adorned with Celtic crosses and two giant steel clasps.
The enormous household heirloom was onerous to overlook throughout the inauguration festivities, sitting by itself perch subsequent to Biden to carry its groaning weight.
“Joe’s Bible placed on some very relatable quarantine weight,” added another pundit who later speculated, “y’all that may be THE Bible.”
“Joe Biden obtained the Bible Dumbledore stored within the Headmaster’s workplace,” one pundit wrote on Twitter, referring to the fictional Hogwarts headmaster in J. Ok. Rowling’s Harry Potter sequence.
“Joe Biden’s Bible have to be the director’s reduce,” wrote another person of the comically-large bible.
“NATIONAL TREASURE three ought to be Nicolas Cage stealing Joe Biden’s large bible,” one movie buff wrote, referring to the journey movie sequence.
The previous veep used the identical household bible when he was sworn into the US Senate in 1973, in addition to his two oaths as vice chairman in 2009 and 2013.
Biden’s late son, Beau Biden, additionally used the large household bible for his personal swearing-in ceremony as Delaware’s lawyer normal in 2007.