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FAA Will Move First to Approve the Boeing 737 Max to Fly Again, Possibly Within Weeks Transportation
FAA Will Move First to Approve the Boeing 737 Max to Fly Again, Possibly Within Weeks
2019-05-24 13:07:45
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FORT WORTH, Texas — During a break from an international gathering of air safety regulators from around the world, the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) made clear Thursday that his agency will move first to lift the order... Read More

In The News

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Faces 17 More Charges in New US Indictment In The News
Julian Assange, WikiLeaks Founder, Faces 17 More Charges in New US Indictment
2019-05-24 13:02:56
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WASHINGTON — Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks and a thorn in the side of intelligence agencies, faces 17 additional U.S. criminal charges under the Espionage Act, according to an indictment released Thursday, a step that First Amendment advocates warned... Read More

Congress

Congress Reaches Deal on Disaster Aid; Trump’s Border Request Omitted Congress
Congress Reaches Deal on Disaster Aid; Trump’s Border Request Omitted
2019-05-24 13:01:37
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WASHINGTON — Senate leaders reached agreement Thursday on a $19.1 billion package to help states recover from natural disasters, including the California wildfires. The deal came after the White House agreed to give up on its demand for $4.5 billion... Read More

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Pentagon Asks for Several Thousand More Troops to Be Sent to Mideast as Iran Tensions Grow Pentagon
Pentagon Asks for Several Thousand More Troops to Be Sent to Mideast as Iran Tensions Grow
2019-05-24 13:01:23
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WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has asked the White House to send several thousand more troops, Patriot anti-missile batteries and warplanes to the Middle East to boost U.S. defenses against Iranian threats, senior U.S. officials said Thursday, in a sign of... Read More

Acting Defense Secretary Restricts Information Military Can Share With Congress Political News
Acting Defense Secretary Restricts Information Military Can Share With Congress
2019-05-24 01:48:18
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has imposed new restrictions on the information the Pentagon can share with Congress about the United States' military operations. The order, first reported by the Washington Post, came in the form of a May 8... Read More

NASA Test Flights in Reno Aim to Set Stage for Future Drone Package Deliveries Science
NASA Test Flights in Reno Aim to Set Stage for Future Drone Package Deliveries
2019-05-24 01:45:16
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NASA launched the final stage of its four-year program to create a national traffic management system for drones this week, a move that brings home delivery of packages, medical supplies and even pizza by small unmanned aircraft one step closer... Read More

Bill to Protect Citizens from Surprise Medical Bills Unveiled by Bipartisan Coalition Health
Bill to Protect Citizens from Surprise Medical Bills Unveiled by Bipartisan Coalition
2019-05-24 01:42:27
by Dan McCue

A bipartisan coalition of House members on Thursday released their outline of the Protecting People from Surprise Medical Bills Act, legislation intended to protect patients from unfair and expensive surprise medical bills. “For too many middle-class families, receiving an unexpected... Read More

North Carolina Governor Orders Paid Parental Leave for State Employees State News
North Carolina Governor Orders Paid Parental Leave for State Employees
2019-05-24 01:39:15
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North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper signed an executive order Thursday permitting full-time state government employees to take up to eight weeks off after adopting or having a child. Executive Order 95 also provides 4 weeks of paid parental leave to... Read More

As Summer Beckons, New Study Finds Beer Adds Cool $328 Billion to U.S. Economy Economy
As Summer Beckons, New Study Finds Beer Adds Cool $328 Billion to U.S. Economy
2019-05-24 01:36:22
by Dan McCue

Beer produced in America contributes $328 billion to the national economy annually, while helping to employ 2.1 million in industries ranging from farming to construction, according to a new study from the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association.... Read More

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