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Executive Protection and Secure Transportation Podcast

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In Terrorism News

From The Guardian

Number of terrorism-related arrests in UK reaches record level

The number of terrorism-related arrests in Britain hit a record high after a series of attacks around the country last year, official figures show. 

In the year ending 31 March, 441 people were held on suspicion of terrorism-related activity, the highest number of arrests in a year since data collection started in 2001, and an increase of 17% on the 378 in the previous year. 

The Home Office said the rise was partly due to a number of arrests made following attacks in London and Manchester last year. The number of terror-related arrests in Britain since the 9/11 attacks in 2001 has passed the 4,000 mark, standing at 4,182 at the end of March.

 

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In Vehicle News

From HyperDrive

Korean Cars Beat Porsche in Quality Ranking

Genesis, Kia and Hyundai brands topping Porsche and taking the top three spots in J.D. Power’s closely watched annual study of new-car quality.

Genesis, Hyundai Motor Co.’s luxury line, ranked No. 1 with 68 problems reported per 100 vehicles, and Kia and Hyundai trailed closely behind. The trio have displaced longtime Japanese leaders Toyota and Honda. Both are below average in the 2018 Initial Quality Study, which is based on consumer surveys after 90 days of ownership.

 

BMW was 11th, Cadillac tied in 12th, and Mercedes Benz in 14th.

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In Executive Protection News

From The Intercept

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is back in the news

Pruitt has now spent more than $4.6 million from public coffers on security, according to documents obtained by The Intercept and Documented under the Freedom of Information Act. The amount represents a $1.1 million increase from Pruitt’s total security costs as released in another disclosure just a month ago. 

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