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Alaska Airlines will acquire 13 more Boeing 737 Max planes despite misgivings from skeptical consumers about the safety of the plane

An Alaska Airlines Airbus A320 acquired in a merger with Virgin America. Angel DiBilio.Shutterstock.com Alaska Airlines is acquiring 13 additional Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft in a deal that will also see the sale of 10 Airbus A320 jets.  The FAA ungrounded the Boeing 737 Max on November 18 following a 20-month evaluation that still has flyers saying they won't fly on it.  Alaska will grow its 737 Max 9 fleet to 45 aircraft with the new order from Air Lease Corporation. Visit Business Insider...
Tags: Transportation, Travel, News, Planes, Alaska Airlines, Flying, Boeing 737 Max, Boeing, Washington, Boeing 737, Virgin America, Air Travel, FAA, Aviation, Airlines, Seattle


‘America Is Back’: Biden Pushes Past Trump Era With Nominees

The national security nominees are Washington veterans with ties to the Obama administration.
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Trump to join Rudy Giuliani at a hotel in Pennsylvania for a Republican hearing into baseless voter fraud claims

President Donald Trump Getty Trump is reportedly expected to join Rudy Giuliani at a hotel in Gettysburg on Wednesday for a Republican organised hearing into baseless voter fraud allegations in the state. Pennsylvania officially certified Biden's victory on Tuesday. The event is reportedly the first of several in battleground states designed to undermine Biden's victory. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Donald Trump is reportedly set to travel to Pennsylvania on Wednesda...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pennsylvania, Republican, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Gettysburg, Trump, Election 2020


United States: FMCSA Issues Order Preempting Washington's Meal And Rest Break Rules As Applied To Commercial Truck Drivers - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an order this week that Washington State's meal and rest break rules are preempted as...
Tags: News, Washington, United States, Washington State, Stewart, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak


Ivanka And Jared Sparked Drama At Elite Elementary School After Attending WH Superspreader Event

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner’s attendance at the White House event announcing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court in late September reportedly caused tension among parents whose children also attend Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital, a private elementary school in the District, according to the New York Times on Tuesday. In 2017, the President’s daughter and son-in-law enrolled their elder two children in the private elementary school. Kushner ...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington, White House, New York Times, Times, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Hurley, Berman, District, Barrett, Ivanka Trump, Rockville Maryland, Kushner, Jared Kushner


'Shameful': Progressives are angry Biden is considering a Cabinet post for Rahm Emanuel despite his handling of the police shooting of an unarmed Black teenager

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Lorenzo Bevilaqua/ABC via Getty Images Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is under consideration to serve in President-elect Joe Biden's administration as the Secretary of Transportation, according to a CNN report. Emanuel's handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting has upset a contingent of progressive Democratic lawmakers and threatens to halt any traction for the former Washington insider coming to work for Biden. As the furor grew, Crain's Chicago Busin...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, New York, Abc, Washington, Police Misconduct, Senate, White House, New York City, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Chicago




As Treasury chief, Yellen may be a calming influence in a Washington split over stimulus and everything else

Janet Yellen, President-elect Biden's pick for Treasury secretary, is a centrist could bridge the divide in Washington over stimulus, other issues         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Washington, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Biden, Usa Today, Yellen


SE Cupp: Remember experience? It's been a while in Washington

CNN political commentator SE Cupp compares the experience and qualifications of President Trump's appointments to President-elect Biden's Cabinet picks as the transition gets underway.
Tags: News, Washington, Cnn, Stories, Biden, Cabinet, Trump, Cupp


Biden's foreign policy will be 'day and night' from Trump's but he faces massive challenges, veteran diplomats warn

France's President Emmanuel Macron and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel look at President Donald Trump during a family photo opportunity at the NATO leaders summit in Watford, Britain December 4, 2019. Christian Hartmann/Reuters President-elect Joe Biden's approach to foreign policy will be a clear break from President Donald Trump's "America First" approach that's isolated the US globally. "There will be message control and discipline. You're not going to have daily, sometimes h...
Tags: Politics, News, Maryland, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, France, Saudi Arabia, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Russia, Israel, US, America


'A cabinet that looks like America': Harris hails Biden's diverse picks

President-elect pledges global role and emphasises climate fight ‘Close friend’ John Kerry to be America’s full-time climate leaderUS politics – live coveragePresident-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his first round of cabinet nominations on Tuesday, a move broadly welcomed as a restoration of the old Washington and international order after the turmoil of the Trump administration. Related: Joe Biden's cabinet picks: what we've learned from his choices so far Continue reading...
Tags: Washington, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, John Kerry, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, HARRIS, Biden Administration


'America is back': Biden says US 'ready to lead' again as he unveils cabinet picks

President-elect pledges global role and emphasises climate fight ‘Close friend’ John Kerry to be America’s full-time climate leaderUS politics – live coveragePresident-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his first round of cabinet nominations on Tuesday, a move broadly welcomed as a restoration of the old Washington and international order after the turmoil of the Trump administration. Related: Joe Biden's cabinet picks: what we've learned from his choices so far Continue reading...
Tags: Washington, US, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, John Kerry, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, Biden Administration


Biden emphasises fight against climate crisis as he unveils cabinet picks

President-elect says team ‘ready to lead the world, not retreat’‘Close friend’ John Kerry to be America’s full-time climate leaderUS politics – live coveragePresident-elect Joe Biden formally introduced his first round of cabinet nominations on Tuesday, a move broadly welcomed as a restoration of the old Washington and international order after the turmoil of the Trump administration. Related: Joe Biden's cabinet picks: what we've learned from his choices so far Continue reading...
Tags: Washington, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, John Kerry, Biden, Kamala Harris, Trump, Biden Administration


Flouting Public Health Experts ‘Til The End, White House Still Planning Holiday Parties

WASHINGTON (AP) — All those warnings from public health officials begging Americans to limit gatherings this holiday season amid a surge in coronavirus cases aren’t stopping the White House from planning a host of festivities and holiday parties in the midst of a pandemic. Monday’s delivery of an 18-and-a-half-foot tall Fraser fir by horse-drawn carriage signaled the kickoff of the usual array of White House holiday events that will include the annual turkey pardon and Christmas and Hanukkah eve...
Tags: Florida, News, Congress, Abc, Washington, White House, Turkey, Joe Biden, Ap, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Trump, Adams, Melania Trump, Fraser, Rose Garden


Trump is reportedly worried that his legal team is made up of 'fools that are making him look bad'

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo President Donald Trump is upset with how his legal team has handled his challenges to the election, according to NBC News. Trump is worried that they are "fools that are making him look bad," one official told NBC. He also reportedly complained about Rudy Giuliani's ...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Washington, New York City, Nbc News, Trends, Joe Biden, Election, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell, Powell


Saudis may stall on Trump's Middle East peace plan now he’s on the way out

The Palestinians are hoping a Biden presidency will slow the growing rapport between Saudi Arabia and IsraelDuring the last year of Donald Trump’s presidency, the question of whether Saudi Arabia would make peace with Israel had come down to a question of when.The terms of such a deal were more or less agreed during Trump’s tumultuous term, thrashed out between his envoy and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and the kingdom’s effective ruler, Mohammed bin Salman, who held a very different view of the I...
Tags: Washington, Saudi Arabia, Israel, US, Tel Aviv, World news, US news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Palestinian territories, Middle East, Benjamin Netanyahu, Biden, Tehran, Donald Trump, Bahrain


United States: State Of Emergency Declared In Washington State Due To Spread Of COVID-19 - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

On November 15, 2020, Washington Governor Jay Inslee again amended his previously issued Proclamation 20-25, which proclaimed a state of emergency associated with the spread of COVID-19.
Tags: News, Washington, United States, Jay Inslee, Seyfarth Shaw LLP


The head of the Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed vaccine effort has had 'no contact' with Biden, and can't share confidential information with the President-elect

Dr. Moncef Slaoui, chief adviser to Operation Warp Speed, speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Moncef Slaoui, the head of Operation Warp Speed, said Sunday he has been told not to share any confidential information about the COVID-19 vaccine program with President-elect Joe Biden's team. "I have been informed that I should not be saying anything that is confidential to anybody, including anybody that's not a part of the adm...
Tags: Nbc, Abc, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, University of Oxford, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, US Food and Drug Administration, Rose Garden


Trump supporter charged with assault after breathing forcefully on protesters at the Virginia golf course where Trump was playing

Still from a video showing Raymond Deskins forcibly breathing after two women ask him to move away. Twitter/Lindsay Watts A man who deliberately breathed on two women outside President Donald Trump's Virginia golf course has been charged with assault, the sheriff's office said. Loudoun County Sheriff's Office said that Raymond Deskins, 61, was "charged with simple assault" over the Saturday incident. It said video footage of the incident "did not capture the entire interaction." The video ...
Tags: Politics, News, Nbc, Washington, Virginia, Trends, Ap, News UK, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Sheriff s Office, Loudoun County Sheriff s Office, Deskins, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Man Dies In Hospital After Being Shot Several Times In Gridley, Police Say

GRIDLEY (CBS13) – A homicide investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in Gridley on Sunday evening, authorities said. Just after 6 p.m., officers responded to the area of Laurel and Washington streets for reports of gunshots, according to the Gridley Police Department. A man shot several times in the upper body was located near the railroad tracks between Magnolia and Laurel streets, police said. He was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Information regard...
Tags: Crime, News, Washington, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Cbs, Rio Linda, Magnolia, Laurel, Gridley, Newsom Issues Month Long Curfew Starting, Gridley News, Several Times In Gridley Police Say, Gridley Police Department


Head of Tibet government-in-exile visits White House for first time in six decades

The visit by Lobsang Sangay, president of the Central Tibetan administration, could further infuriate BeijingThe head of the Tibetan government in exile has visited the White House for the first time in six decades, a move that could further infuriate China, which has accused the US of trying to destabilise the region.Lobsang Sangay, the President of the Central Tibetan administration (CTA), was invited to Washington to meet officials on Friday, the CTA said. “This unprecedented meeting perhaps...
Tags: Tibet, Washington, White House, China, India, US, World news, US news, Cta, Asia Pacific, US politics, Lobsang Sangay, Dharamshala, BeijingThe


The freeze on federal student loan payments expires on December 31. With no action from Trump or Congress, the Biden administration will have to move quickly to protect millions of borrowers.

President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing at the White House August 12, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images A freeze on federal student loan repayments and interest is set to expire on December 31, just weeks before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.  Without an extension from President Donald Trump, millions of Americans will be expected to resume those payments in order to avoid penalties. The onus will be on the Biden administration to address the issue during th...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Student Loans, Biden, Donald Trump, Business Insider, Department Of Education, Trump, Buchanan


Michigan GOP officials were pictured drinking champagne in the lobby of Trump's luxury DC hotel after meeting the president to discuss attempts to overturn the election result

US flags are seen at the entrance to the Turmp International Hotel at Pennsylvania Avenue on the eve of the 2020 US presidential election Yegor Aleyev\TASS via Getty Images Michigan GOP officials were pictured drinking Dom Perignon champagne in the lobby of President Trump's luxury Washington DC hotel on Friday night.  Hours earlier, the officials met Trump at the White House, amid the president's campaign to pressure state officials to overturn the election result.  In a joint statement a...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, Gop, Washington Dc, News UK, Michigan, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Trump International Hotel


Republicans will continue to cherry-pick examples of anti-conservative bias at Facebook and Twitter — but right-wing misinformation breaks more rules online

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Sen. John Kennedy, R-La., on November 17, 2020 in Washington, DC. Bill Clark-Pool/Getty Images Republican lawmakers have been using congressional hearings as an opportunity to grill the CEOs of tech companies whose online platforms, they allege, discriminate against conservative content. At Tuesday's virtual Senate hearing featuring Mark Zuckerberg and Jack Dorsey, Republican lawmakers like Sen. Ted Cruz once again questioned the execs on random examples of what...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, New York Post, Politics, News, Washington, Senate, Politico, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Analysis


We’ll Know More About Biden’s Cabinet Soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is moving quickly to fill out his administration and could name top leaders for his Cabinet as early as next week. Biden told reporters on Thursday that he’s already decided on who will lead the Treasury Department. That pick, along with his nominee for secretary of state, may be announced before Thanksgiving, according to people close to the transition who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations. Th...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, America, Joe Biden, Ap, United Nations, General Services Administration, Associated Press, Biden, Benghazi Libya, Donald Trump, Delaware, Cabinet, Trump, Partnership for Public Service


Trump Takes Another L: Michigan GOPers Say No To Election Steal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, but his pleas to Michigan lawmakers to overturn the will of their constituents appeared to have left them unswayed. Trump summoned a delegation of the battleground state’s Republican leadership, including the Senate majority leader and House speaker, in an apparent extension of his efforts to persuade judges and election offi...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Washington, Senate, White House, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, Pennsylvania, Gop, United States, House, Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan


All of Tesla's other services will be worth more than its car business, according to one Wall Street analyst who says the company should be compared to Apple, Tinder, and more.

Elon Musk, founder and chief engineer of SpaceX speaks at the 2020 Satellite Conference and Exhibition March 9, 2020 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee/Getty Images Tesla's services business could be worth more than all of its car sales by the end of the next decade, Morgan Stanley said.  The bank estimates autopilot, insurance, energy, and everything else to be worth about 53% of a new street-high target price of $540 by 2030.  Investors should also consider comparing the company to other ser...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Tinder, California, Washington, Trends, Markets, Tesla, Roku, Morgan Stanley, Detroit, Jonas, Musk


A hiker was 'essentially dead' for 45 minutes, until doctors were able to jumpstart his heart

A hiker who was found in whiteout conditions on Washington's Mount Rainier "came back from the dead," his doctor said, after his heart stopped for 45 minutes.
Tags: News, Washington, Stories, Mount Rainier


A Mount Rainier hiker was 'essentially dead' for 45 minutes -- until a team of Seattle doctors revived his heart

A hiker who was found in whiteout conditions on Washington's Mount Rainier "came back from the dead," his doctor said, after his heart stopped for 45 minutes.
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A hiker was 'essentially dead' for 45 minutes until a team of doctors revived his heart

A hiker who was found in whiteout conditions on Washington's Mount Rainier "came back from the dead," his doctor said, after his heart stopped for 45 minutes.
Tags: News, Washington, Stories, Mount Rainier



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