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23 05, 2019

Boeing Max Crisis Ruins Credibility of the FAA

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Since its creation more than six decades ago, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cemented a reputation as the arbiter of flight safety, with regulators around the world routinely adopting its approvals. In the wake of two deadly incidents with …

23 05, 2019

Violent Weather Kills 3 in Missouri, Floods Rivers in Oklahoma

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A relentless barrage of violent weather in the central United States left three people dead on Thursday, local media said, as tornadoes raked across southwest Missouri and devastated the state capital, and heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma. The reported …

23 05, 2019

U.S. Forecasters Predict Near Average 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season

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U.S. forecasters expect the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season beginning June 1 to be near average in the number and intensity of storms, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center said on Thursday. The forecasters estimate between two and …

24 05, 2019

Wet Spring delays California Crops, Snow Elsewhere in West

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About the photo: A man with a child using a broom as a paddle canoe near an abandoned car on a flooded street Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 in Kentfield, Calif. Flash flood watches are in place for parts of Northern …

23 05, 2019

Jury to Decide if Carrier Risked Trial Because it had Nothing Left to Lose

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A federal judge in Rhode Island has cleared the way for a trial to decide whether Columbia Casualty Insurance, in bad faith, put its own interest over its policyholder’s by gambling on a trial instead of settling a claim that …

21 05, 2019

Arming Teachers Won’t Make Schools Safer: Viewpoint

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Florida this month became the latest state to allow teachers to carry guns at school — even though there is no evidence to suggest this can reduce school violence, and ample reason to fear the unintended consequences. The new law …

20 05, 2019

Google Glass Finds a New Home at the Factory

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Remember Google Glass? The vaunted debut of the company’s computerized eyewear six years ago was one of Silicon Valley’s more spectacular flops. Deemed too awkward and pretentious, early users were disparaged as “glassholes” by a critical public. Parent company Alphabet …

20 05, 2019

Tornadoes and Baseball-Sized Hail Threaten Texas, Oklahoma

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A powerful spring storm is bearing down on Texas and Oklahoma, bringing tornadoes, flash floods and baseball-sized hail, the National Weather Service said. The system could deliver as much as 5 inches of rain and hurricane-force winds as it sweeps …

16 05, 2019

California Dioceses Create Clergy Abuse Compensation Program

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Six Roman Catholic dioceses in California are creating a program to compensate people who were sexually abused by priests as children, in return for them promising not to sue. The program announced Tuesday includes the Archdiocese of …

14 05, 2019

Federal Agency Probes Whether GM Pickup Recall Went Far Enough

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DETROIT — U.S. safety regulators are investigating whether General Motors went far enough when it recalled about 3,000 small pickup trucks in 2016. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will determine if GM should recall about 115,000 Chevrolet Colorado and …