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Senator Schumer pushing passports database legislation in wake of Malaysian Airline disappearance

Created: 03/16/2014 10:20 PM WHEC.com

While the search continues for the missing Malaysian Airline which disappeared a week ago, New York Senator Chuck Schumer is blasting global aviation security.

Schumer is pushing new legislation that would put pressure on countries around the world to use a database to check for stolen passports.

Right now he says only three nations, including the United States, use the database.

Investigators say two people who boarded the missing flight were using stolen passports. We’re told the database contains 40-million entrees and includes a list of missing or stolen passports, as well as the names of suspected terrorists.





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