U.S. on high alert this 4th of July weekend 

Airports in the US are ramping up security for the 4th of July.

This is view of the ISIS airport attack in Istanbul, Turkey. It makes sense that ISIS would want to strike during the Independence Day week end. All intelligence sources are focused and airport security has added high visibility patrols. No credible threats have been revealed so far. Read more below.

The United States Marine Corps War Memorial, better known as the Iwo Jima Memorial, is seen in Arlington, Va., Monday July 4, 2011, as fireworks burst over Wasington, during the annual Fourth of July display. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

As Written By Michael Walsh, Yahoo News:

In the wake of the terrorist attack in Istanbul, travelers can expect longer than average wait times at airports throughout the United States this Fourth of July weekend.

Several major U.S. airports are tightening security after three suicide bombers killed at least 41 people and injured hundreds more Tuesday night at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport, Europe’s third-busiest.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PA), for instance, said it added “high visibility patrols equipped with tactical weapons and equipment” at the metropolitan area’s three major airports: John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International and La Guardia.

“The agency continues to monitor the situation in Turkey and is collaborating with federal, state and local law enforcement partners to include the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force,” the authority said in a statement. “Today’s action is in addition to the diverse counterterrorism patrols at various Port Authority facilities following the attack on an Orlando club earlier this month.” …..

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U.S. on high alert this 4th of July weekend Enhanced security measures are in place at some of the largest airports in the country, in the wake of the attack in Istanbul.Expect longer wait »

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