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By Tom Hals | WILMINGTON, Del. WILMINGTON, Del. People injured by Takata Corp’s defective air bags were given an official role in the bankruptcy of its U.S. unit on Thursday, allowing them to challenge restructuring plans that plaintiffs’ lawyers have criticized as protective of automakers. A seven-member official committee will represent economic loss and personal
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WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, who clashed with President Donald Trump and his administration, said on Thursday he would resign before his five-year term ends in January. In a letter to Trump dated on Thursday and posted on his Twitter account, Walter Shaub said he would step down effective July
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By Conor Humphries and Alexander Cornwell | DUBLIN/DUBAI DUBLIN/DUBAI Qatar Airways said on Thursday passengers traveling to the United States can now carry their laptops and other large electronics on board, ending a three month in-cabin ban on devices for the Doha-based airline. Qatar Airways joins Emirates [EMIRA.UL], Turkish Airlines (THYAO.IS) and Etihad Airways, which
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WARSAW President Donald Trump, asked about a mock video he tweeted that depicted him tackling and punching a man with the logo of CNN super-imposed on his head, said on Thursday the news network had taken the issue “too seriously”. Speaking at a news conference in Poland, Trump renewed his criticism of CNN and U.S.
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WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, shot and wounded during a baseball practice last month, developed an infection and was readmitted to an intensive care unit, MedStar Washington Hospital Center said on Wednesday. Scalise, the No. 3 Republican leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, had been improving in recent weeks following surgeries to repair internal
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By Steve Friess | FLINT, Mich. FLINT, Mich. A Canadian man was charged on Wednesday with stabbing a Michigan airport police officer in an attack federal investigators are probing as an act of terrorism, according to an indictment filed with the federal court in Flint. Amor Ftouhi, 49, of Montreal, was previously charged with stabbing
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By Alexander Cornwell and Daren Butler | DUBAI/ISTANBUL DUBAI/ISTANBUL The United States has lifted the in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on U.S.-bound flights from Dubai and Istanbul, Emirates [EMIRA.UL] and Turkish Airlines (THYAO.IS) said on Wednesday. The announcements come three days after restrictions were lifted on Etihad Airways’ hub Abu Dhabi
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By Jessica DiNapoli | NEW YORK NEW YORK Federal prosecutors on Monday asked a U.S. judge for a gag order muzzling former drug company executive Martin Shkreli, on trial for securities fraud charges, arguing that his statements to media could taint the jury and disrupt the case, court papers show. Shkreli’s attorney, Benjamin Brafman, asked
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Americans will celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday with fireworks, acts of gluttony and escapes to the beach, even for people in New Jersey where legislators brokered a last-minute deal to reopen state parks. In keeping with tradition, cities across the country will launch fireworks after dark, perhaps the most emblematic way to commemorate July 4,
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A taxi plowed into a group of pedestrians near the taxi pool serving Boston’s Logan International Airport on Monday, sending at least 10 people to hospitals with injuries, authorities said, adding that it appeared to be an accident. “At this preliminary point in the investigation, there is no information that suggests the crash was intentional,”
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WASHINGTON The United States on Sunday lifted a ban on laptops in cabins on flights from Abu Dhabi to the United States, saying the United Arab Emirates’ Etihad Airways had put in place required tighter security measures. Etihad welcomed the decision and credited a facility at Abu Dhabi International Airport where passengers clear U.S. immigration
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By Jeff Mason | WASHINGTON WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump honored military veterans in Washington on Saturday at a Kennedy Center event that resembled both a political rally and an evangelical Christian religious service ahead of the July 4 Independence Day holiday. Using the podium again to lash out at the news media, Trump worked
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