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The 9 Best Cards from Chase and How to Get Them

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Apr 24 2017

I frequently offer appraisals of the very best cards, and the very best signup bonuses, but in doing so only offer one or two cards per bank. That means I don’t get down further — what card should you get next, or if you aren’t going to get the one I prefer for whatever reason?

And the ‘best’ Chase cards have changed over the past several months since I last looked at their new products and limited-time signup bonuses. 5/24 doesn’t apply to all of them, and over two-fifths of these are not my own referral links, but I do think the cards are outstanding.

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Who’s Watching the Watchers? Official Overseeing Chicago Airport Security & Investigating Has… Issues

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Apr 24 2017

The Chicago official who oversees O’Hare airport security and “is a point person” investigating the United Airlines incident where a passenger was dragged off a plane by Aviation Police officers called to the scene by the airline, was hired for the role after being terminated by the Illinois Tollway for allegedly seeking “sex and money in exchange for work-related favors” according to the Chicago Tribune.

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US Government Working on Facial Recognition For Boarding International Flights — Or Enter Airline Lounge

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Apr 24 2017

The administration’s executive order on travel included a lesser-noticed provision fast-tracking border exit controls in addition to the greater attention given to restrictions on who could enter the country.

Once the government has facial recognition database in place, the government’s project head says “it may be used for far more than simply verifying departures” and that it could be used by TSA (for domestic airport security as well) and even shared with airlines “to use facial matching for access to their lounge.”

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When Man Shot Passengers at Baggage Claim in Fort Lauderdale, the Airport Response Was a Giant Cluster

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Apr 23 2017

On January 6 a mentally ill man (who had previously tried to turn himself in to the FBI) flew from Anchorage to Fort Lauderdale. He checked a bag with his handgun, collected the gun from baggage claim, and after loading it in the restroom proceeded to kill 5 people and wound 6 more before surrendering to police at 1 p.m. in the afternoon.

Though the ‘all clear’ was given six hours later, some people couldn’t get out of the airport until long after midnight. The Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel investigated what went wrong with the response

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The 11 Most Lucrative Credit Card Signup Bonus Offers You Can Use Right Now

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Apr 23 2017

There’s no quicker and easier way to earn a large amount of miles quickly than with a new credit card.

There are a bunch of new – and very big – credit card signup bonus offers out there, and some limited-time bonuses. In fact this list is mostly new over the past 6 months. Marriott and British Airways co-brand cards are brand new with six figure offers.

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