Pan American World Airways http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/40079/all en Airline bomber to be freed from US prison http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/airline-bomber-be-freed-us-prison <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Jordanian-born Palestinian man convicted of the 1982 bombing of a Pan Am flight traveling to Hawaii from Japan is set to be released from US federal prison Wednesday.</p> <p>Mohammed Rashed has been sitting behind bars for more than two decades after leaving a bomb under a jetliner seat that exploded on Pan Am Flight 830 from Tokyo to Honolulu on August 11, 1982, killing a Japanese teenager and injuring at least 15 others.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/airline-bomber-be-freed-us-prison" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Pan Am Flight 830 Pan American World Airways War AFP Sun, 17 Mar 2013 00:00:26 +0000 5785677 at http://www.globalpost.com Cost of security at 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto jumps to $239 million http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140303/cost-security-at-2015-pan-am-games-toronto-jumps-239-million <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TORONTO - Security costs for the 2015 Pan American Games in the Toronto area are on the rise.</p> <p>The Ministry of Community Safety says a contract is now "almost in place" for private security services at next year's Pan Am/Parapan Am Games across southern Ontario.</p> <p>The Ministry says the estimated total costs for securing the Games will increase to approximately $239 million from the previous estimate of $206 million.</p> <p>However, it cautions that security planning is ongoing and must respond to any specific threats that may be identified in the future.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140303/cost-security-at-2015-pan-am-games-toronto-jumps-239-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pan American Games Pan American World Airways USD The Canadian Press Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:33:48 +0000 6085672 at http://www.globalpost.com Cost of security at 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto jumps to $239 million http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140303/cost-security-at-2015-pan-am-games-toronto-jumps-239-million <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Canadian Press </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TORONTO - The Progressive Conservatives demanded the resignation of the Ontario cabinet minister in charge of the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto on Monday after it was announced security costs for the event had jumped by $33 million.</p> <p>While Tourism Minister Michael Chan was assuring the legislature the Games were on time and on budget, the government announced the estimated costs of security will increase to $239 million from the last estimate of $206 million. The original cost of security built into the Toronto 2015 Pan Am budget was $113 million.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#cp">Copyright 2014 Canadian Press.</a></p> <p>All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/the-canadian-press/140303/cost-security-at-2015-pan-am-games-toronto-jumps-239-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pan American Games Pan American World Airways Politics Security guard USD The Canadian Press Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:33:48 +0000 6085671 at http://www.globalpost.com