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2016 Trump campaign in $450,000 lawsuit settlement voids worker

Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in front of his airplane, March 12, 2016 in Vandalia, Ohio. Brooks Kraft | Getty Images Former President Donald Trump‘s 2016 campaign, as part of a $450,000 settlement of a class-action lawsuit by a former campaign aide, agreed to void non-disclosure agreements that hundreds of campaign workers and […]

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U.S. plans to stop buying Covid shots for the public this fall.

A pharmacist delivers a COVID-19 booster dose at a Chicago CVS store in October. Antonio Perez | Tribune News Service | Getty Images The U.S. will stop buying Covid shots at reduced price for the entire country and shift vaccine distribution to the private market as soon as early fall, shifting the cost to U.S. […]

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China says suspected spy balloon over U.S. skies is a civilian

Chinese authorities said Friday that a suspected Beijing-operated spy balloon spotted hovering over sensitive U.S. airspace was in fact a civilian airship intended for scientific research. China’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that westerly wind had caused the airship to stray into U.S. territory, describing the incident as a result of “force majeure” — […]

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Southwest faces Senate hearing next week following holiday

John and Lori Ingoldsby, who drove to Denver after the first leg of their flight on Southwest Airlines was canceled, wait for a flight to finish their trip at Denver International Airport on December 28, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. Michael Ciaglo | Getty Images Southwest Airlines‘ chief operating officer, Andrew Watterson, will face questions from […]

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Limestone Ledger for 02/02/23

Today American Legion Meeting The American Legion Post 49 will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the DAV building at 25396 Airport Rd. For additional information, call Rod Huffman at (256)-233-3023. Saturday Coffee Call Coffee Call, hosted by the Alabama Veterans Museum & Archives and sponsored Henry & […]

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Ukraine war live updates: Race to find survivors after deadly

Top Ukrainian and U.S. officials discuss war, possible next moves by Russia Ukraine’s presidential office said Thursday that the Head of the Office of the President Andriy Yermak and Valerii Zaluzhnyi, the commander of Ukraine’s armed forces, had spoken on the phone with U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs […]

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The Aerospace Professor autobiography: Hope doesn’t grow old; 19

“Look Above” – The Aerospace Professor Autobiography The Aerospace Professor Autobiography Book Desktop image The Aerospace Professor autobiography Space Shuttle Launch image The Aerospace Professor autobiography: Hope doesn’t grow old; 19 years until he received his first college degree while taking courses as time permitted. We Cannot Rise Above, Until We Begin to Look Above” […]

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Russia has committed more than 65,000 war crimes in Ukraine,

War crime prosecutor of Kharkiv Oblast stands with forensic technician and policeman at the site of a mass burial in a forest during exhumation on September 16, 2022 in Izium, Ukraine. Yevhenii Zavhorodnii | Global Images Ukraine | Getty Images News | Getty Images WASHINGTON – Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Andriy Kostin said Wednesday that regional […]

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Thurmont to distribute water advisory regarding chemical levels

Thurmont will, by Friday, distribute an advisory from the Maryland Department of the Environment regarding elevated levels of “forever chemicals” detected in the town’s water system, said Mayor John Kinnaird at a town meeting on Tuesday. The chemicals, known as PFOA and PFOS, were detected by MDE in an October 2022 testing event, the results […]

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Biden administration moves toward approval for major Alaska oil

Alaskan oil extraction site. Lowell Georgia | Getty Images The Biden administration on Wednesday recommended a scaled-down version of a major oil drilling project in the North Slope of Alaska, taking a step toward approving the $8 billion Willow plan that climate groups have long condemned. The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management released an […]