Los Angeles, Calif., USA
Mon Jan 30: A young couple was detained at a Los Angeles airport after Homeland Security agents mistook their Twitter quips for threats against the U.S., the two told British media today.
reports that Irishman Leigh Van Bryan, 26, and British citizen Emily Bunting, 24, were reportedly interrogated and spent 12 hours locked up under armed guard.
According to several British outlets, the couple was taken into custody by U.S. Department of Homeland Security agents because of the slang in Bryan's tweets."Free this week, for quick gossip/prep before I go and destroy America," one of the tweets read. Bryan told The Sun that in this context "destroy" just meant party.
- American University
- Boston College
- The New York Times Companypresent
- The Washington Post2012 - 2014
- The Dallas Morning NewsJournalist, 2012
- Indianapolis Star
- The (Annapolis) Capital
- Montgomery Gazette
Earn Hotel Points & Rewards with Hilton Loyalty Program | Hilton ...
Start earning hotel points & miles through HHonors. Good for travel rewards and hotel stays at one of the Hilton Hotel properties. Start
Brownwood Bulletin - Brownwood, TX, News: Your Community Site
Brownwood Bulletin - Brownwood, TX, News: Your Community Site. News. Local Area; Early; Bangs; State; National; World. Obituaries. Sports. L
Twitter Can Predict Who's Winning the GOP Presidential Race [STUDY]
Political candidates do better in the polls when they gain more Twitter followers, new research reveals.
TechCrunch | Mobile Ad Spending In The U.S. Expected To Grow 65 Percent ...
Spending on mobile ads is expected to reach $1.23 billion this year, according to a revised estimate from eMarketer, which represents a 65 p
What Is Search Engine Optimization? The Three Minute SEO Video!
Don’t know SEO? Know someone who needs a short, easy to understand overview of search engine optimization and how it works? Grab some popcor
App Tells You Which LinkedIn Connections Are in the Room
Sonar, a new app that tells you which of your Foursquare, Twitter and Facebook friends are in a room, is treading into the professional worl
TechCrunch | Apple Has 1,000 Engineers Working On Chips For The Post-PC Era
As we ponder what will happen to Apple without Steve Jobs, I keep coming back to a conversation I had a few weeks ago with a veteran Silicon
With iOS 5 Beta 3, The iPhone Finally Gets Custom Text Message Alert Sounds
Tech. Gadgets. Mobile. Enterprise. GreenTech. CrunchBase. TechCrunch TV. Disrupt SF. More. TechCrunch TV; The Crunchies; Beta Invites; Eleva
The Downtown Omni, It's Alive! - Dallas News - Unfair Park
The light show arrived well before last night's rains showed up and stuck around long after they'd headed...