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Prospects for Air Traffic Control Privatization Appear Slim

Prospects for Air Traffic Control Privatization Appear Slim

By Joan Lowy | Sep 23
President Donald Trump has made airlines' longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America's infrastructure. But his prospects for closing the deal with Congress appear slim.

GOP Health Bill Offers Provisions Aimed at Helping 2 States

GOP Health Bill Offers Provisions Aimed at Helping 2 States

By Alan Fram | Sep 23
Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation.

Heading to Mexico? Busiest U.S. Crossing Closing This Weekend

Heading to Mexico? Busiest U.S. Crossing Closing This Weekend

By Julie Watson | Sep 23
The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico.

After Equifax, Public Shaming but GOP Wary of New Rules

After Equifax, Public Shaming but GOP Wary of New Rules

By Kevin Freking | Sep 23
Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.

UK Leader to Try to Break Brexit Logjam in Italy Speech

UK Leader to Try to Break Brexit Logjam in Italy Speech

By Jill Lawless and Alessandra Tarantino | Sep 22
British Prime Minister Theresa May will try Friday to revive foundering Brexit talks - and unify her fractious government - by proposing a two-year transition after Britain's departure from the European Union in 2019.

EU Hails Entry into Force of Canada Trade Pact

EU Hails Entry into Force of Canada Trade Pact

Sep 22
The European Union is celebrating the entry into force of a major trade agreement with Canada as a boost for multilateralism at a time when the United States is looking to renegotiate trade deals.

Las Vegas Officials Waiting for Denver to Act on Pot Lounges

Las Vegas Officials Waiting for Denver to Act on Pot Lounges

By Regina Garcia Cano | Sep 21
Officials with authority over the Las Vegas Strip on Tuesday decided to wait until the city of Denver approves the nation's first marijuana club before they further discuss licensing and regulating pot lounges in Sin City.

Retail Chains Filing for Bankruptcy Protection in 2017

Retail Chains Filing for Bankruptcy Protection in 2017

Sep 21
Toys R Us has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, joining a growing list of companies struggling to navigate a retail landscape altered by technology and changing consumer tastes.

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

Equifax Says It Had A Security Breach Earlier in the Year

By Ken Sweet | Sep 20
Equifax, under pressure from a massive data breach, says it had a separate incident earlier this year. That may mean even more scrutiny as the company deals with the aftermath of a security failure that exposed the information of 143 million Americans.

College Towns Feel Pinch from Rental Sites like Airbnb

College Towns Feel Pinch from Rental Sites like Airbnb

By Steve LeBlanc | Sep 20
Property owners can make more money renting out apartments or homes by the night instead of a yearlong lease. The impact can be especially severe in college towns and tourist destinations.

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