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Cases of unruly airline passengers are soaring, and so are federal fines.

Cases of unruly airline passengers are soaring, and so are federal fines.

Cases of unruly airline passengers are soaring, and so are federal fines. Cases of unruly airline passengers are soaring, and so are federal fines. Four people are facing nearly $70,000 in civil fines for clashing with airline crews over mask requirements and other safety instructions on recent flights, part of what the Federal Aviation Administration called a “disturbing increase” in …

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President Biden plans to order a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors.

President Biden plans to order a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors.

President Biden plans to order a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors. President Biden plans to order a $15 minimum wage for federal contractors. President Biden plans to sign an executive order on Tuesday raising the minimum wage paid by federal contractors to $15 an hour, the latest in a set of ambitious pro-labor moves at the outset of his …

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Federal Aid to Renters Moves Slowly, Leaving Many at Risk

Federal Aid to Renters Moves Slowly, Leaving Many at Risk

Federal Aid to Renters Moves Slowly, Leaving Many at Risk Federal Aid to Renters Moves Slowly, Leaving Many at Risk WASHINGTON — Four months after Congress approved tens of billions of dollars in emergency rental aid, only a small portion has reached landlords and tenants, and in many places it is impossible even to file an application. The program requires …

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Peloton Pushes Back Against Federal Agency Over Treadmill Warning

Peloton Pushes Back Against Federal Agency Over Treadmill Warning

Peloton Pushes Back Against Federal Agency Over Treadmill Warning Peloton Pushes Back Against Federal Agency Over Treadmill Warning The exercise bike company Peloton fought back on Saturday after a federal agency warned that those with children at home should stop using the company’s Tread+ treadmills. The agency, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, issued an “urgent warning” after reports of …

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States Struggle With Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause as Federal Officials Reassure Public

States Struggle With Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause as Federal Officials Reassure Public

States Struggle With Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause as Federal Officials Reassure Public States Struggle With Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause as Federal Officials Reassure Public Dr. Anthony S. Fauci said on Thursday that he hoped the nation would soon be able to resume use of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, as a “pause” that now looks indefinite threatened to …

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Music Venues Scramble for $16 Billion in Federal Pandemic Aid

Music Venues Scramble for $16 Billion in Federal Pandemic Aid

Music Venues Scramble for $16 Billion in Federal Pandemic Aid Music Venues Scramble for $16 Billion in Federal Pandemic Aid When the pandemic forced Crowbar, a music club in Tampa, Fla., to shut down last year, Tom DeGeorge, its primary owner, took out more than $200,000 in personal loans to keep the business afloat, including one using its liquor license …

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Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional

Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional

Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional OTTAWA — In a decision that marked an important victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate change agenda, Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that the federal government’s imposition of carbon taxes in provinces that oppose them was constitutional. Citing Parliament’s power to legislate …

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The Federal Reserve will let a regulatory break for banks expire.

The Federal Reserve will let a regulatory break for banks expire.

The Federal Reserve will let a regulatory break for banks expire. The Federal Reserve will let a regulatory break for banks expire. The Federal Reserve announced on Friday that it would allow a regulatory change that dictates the amount of capital banks must keep in reserve to expire as planned on March 31, while opening the door to future tweaks …

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EXPLAINER: Why impeachment evidence tested TV’s standards Mob words federal communications commission Broadcast television house

EXPLAINER: Why impeachment evidence tested TV's standards Mob words federal communications commission Broadcast television house

EXPLAINER: Why impeachment evidence tested TV’s standards Mob words federal communications commission Broadcast television house EXPLAINER: Why impeachment evidence tested TV’s standards Mob words federal communications commission Broadcast television house All the words abounded — the ones that you’re not supposed to hear on broadcast television or, for that matter in a lot of other places. Former President Donald Trump …

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States in the US are Pulling Back Vaccine Doses from Federal Program for Nursing Homes

States in the US are Pulling Back Vaccine Doses from Federal Program for Nursing Homes

States in the US are Pulling Back Vaccine Doses from Federal Program for Nursing Homes States in the US are Pulling Back Vaccine Doses from Federal Program for Nursing Homes It did not take long for Keith Reed, a deputy health commissioner in Oklahoma, to spot a big logistical problem with the state’s vaccination rollout. Week after week, Oklahoma was …

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