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U.S. Apologizes After Canadian Minister Ordered to Remove Turban

HeadlineMay 11, 2018

The United States has apologized to Canadian Cabinet minister Navdeep Bains, after transportation security agents ordered him to remove his turban during a screening at Detroit’s international airport. A travel policy issued in 2007 allows members of the Sikh faith—like Bains—to keep their turbans on as they pass through metal detectors or other airport scanners.

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