Month: April 2016

Government faces burden in proving airlines worked together

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliber Source: Business BreakingGovernmentJustice DepartmentSource Business

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FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung Source: Business BreakingFDASource Business

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Google’s new app blunders by calling black people ‘gorillas’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s new image-recognition program misfired badly this week by identifying two black people as gorillas, delivering a mortifying reminder that even the most intelligent machin Source: Business BreakingSource Business

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Oil Rig Count Rises for First Time This Year

The number of oil rigs operating in the U.S. has risen for the first time this year, suggesting stabilization in the American market. Analysts say U.S. crude prices have settled around $60 a barrel. Source: Energy BreakingSource Energy

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Culinary game changer: The secret to the perfect poached egg

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — It took nearly 20,000 miles to discover this secret, but cracking the code of the perfect poached egg made every one of them worth it. And I’ll save you the travel trouble. Source: Lifestyle FeaturedSource Lifestyle

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Cornyn Pushes Justice Department to Fully Implement SAFER Act, Help Reduce Rape Kit Backlog

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sens. John Cornyn (R-TX) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) are urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to fully implement the SAFER Act to help state and local governments eliminate the national backlog of untested rape kits. The provisions of the legislation, signed into law in 2013, have yet to…

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Congressman McCaul on Fox News Sunday Discussing ISIS and Latest Terror Threats.

From Congressman Miichael McCaul Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – I am disappointed in the Supreme Court’s ruling this week in favor of ObamaCare. While the court has once again upheld the law, the fact remains that ObamaCare is a disaster for patients, doctors and our economy. Costs continue to soar, the doctor-patient relationship has been…

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McConnell: Export-Import Bank supporters have the votes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the supporters of the federal Export-Import Bank have the votes to revive it, and he’ll give them the opportunity to so. Source: Business BreakingSource Business

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In Starry West Texas, Some Drillers Follow Pleas to Cut Lights

FORT DAVIS — As a cool breeze blew across the 6,800-foot mountain that Coyne Gibson stood on, he gazed at a night sky dotted with constellations, planets and meteors — all visible to the naked eye, thanks to the surrounding darkness.  A satellite streaked across the celestial backdrop. Orange-red light from Betelgeuse, a star and supernova…

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Governor Abbott Issues Memo Directing State Agencies To Protect Religious Liberty

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Following the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage, Governor Greg Abbott today issued a memo to all state agency heads directing them to respect and preserve Texans religious liberties and First Amendment rights.  “Texans of all faiths must be absolutely secure in the knowledge that their religious freedom is beyond…

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