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Trump seeks to privatize US air traffic control system

He and other opponents have pointed out that the USA has by far the largest air traffic control system in the world, and there's little guidance on how this would play out on such a huge scale. "The entire focus of the President's infrastructure "proposal" is on privatization , which sounds like a nice word but when you scratch beneath the surface it means much less construction and far fewer jobs, particularly in rural areas.

6 people dead in Orlando workplace shooting

The suspected shooter was sacked from the company in April, Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings said at a news conference Monday morning. "Disgruntled former employee", the Orange County Sheriff's Office said on its twitter, ruling out the possibility of a terrorist attack.

5 people reported dead in Orlando workplace shooting

The shooting began at about 8 a.m. after Neuman slipped through a rear door into the cavernous factory, an area that stretches across more than two football fields where awnings are stitched together for recreational vehicles. By then, four people were already dead or dying. "In terms of his total motive for shooting the specific individuals involved, we have information that at least one of them he had a negative relationship with, but he was certainly singling out the individuals that he ...

Supreme Court Throws Out NC Gerrymandering Ruling

The ruling is in response to the three-judge panel determining in August 2016 that 28 of the state's legislative districts were unconstitutional racial gerrymanders. The judges ordered the maps, which were drawn by the state's Republican majority in 2011, to be redrawn by March 2017; they also ordered the state to hold special elections in those new districts this November.

Americans pan Donald Trump's Paris Accord pull-out

The president added: "We are getting out, but we will start to negotiate and we will see if we can make a deal that is fair". Here's what you need to know. He said he would notify the UN Secretary General and the climate change secretariat that USA cities, states, businesses and others will aim to meet the United States' commitment to reducing emissions 26 % below the 2005 levels by 2025.

Orlando workplace shooting: Disgruntled former employee kills 5, shoots himself

A preliminary report via WKMG-TV cited authorities saying the shooting not to be terrorist related, but likely work related involving a 'disgruntled' employee. He had a minor police record including arrests for DUI and marijuana possession. To date, no details about the gunman, including his name, have not been released.

"Americans actively interfere with electoral campaigns of other countries" - Putin

Putin said many chief executives of major USA companies visit Russian Federation and "do you think we are gathering dirt on all of them now?" "However, if people, while expressing their views, break the current legislation, then of course, the law enforcement agencies try to restore order", President Putin said .

Five killed in shooting rampage at Florida workplace

The shooter is a former employee who was previously fired from the company. Demings said the shooter was not believed to be connected to any sort of terror organization, and characterized the shooting as a likely "workplace violence incident".

Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) Position Raised by Forte Capital LLC ADV

About 52,177 shares traded. It has underperformed by 7.03% the S&P500. Pinnacle Bank bought a new position in shares of Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC ) during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Tech giants say 'we are still in' Paris climate pact

One hundred and ninety-five countries agreed to the universal climate deal in 2015. And so the Trump administration's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement could have a range of consequences for the United States and for humanity.

Trump to propose privatizing air traffic control

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao is scheduled testify on infrastructure improvements before the Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday and before the House Transportation Committee on Thursday. A corporation would be free of such government regulations and could act faster and with more flexibility, supporters say. The FAA has defended its NextGen implementation.

Police investigating reports of shooting in Orlando

Another man died at Orlando Regional Medical Center. However, authorities said that last week's incident was a so-called "suicide by cop", in which someone tries to kill him or herself by drawing force from police. A shooting on North Forsyth Road nearby Hanging Moss Road near Orlando caused "multiple fatalities". She kept repeating 'My boss is dead . Adams said.

Trump Embraces Privatization of Air Traffic Control System

After many years and billions of tax dollars, the system is "stuck" with a awful, broken, antiquated system, according to Trump . "We look forward to continuing the conversation with the Administration and the Congress on a path forward for meaningful modernization of our air transportation system - in the air and on the ground", AAAE President and CEO Todd Hauptli said in reaction to the White House announcement.

Trump announces Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative

Freed from government red tape, the new aviation system will provide passengers with "cheaper, faster and safer travel", the president pledged at a White House ceremony. Proponents say the move would accelerate the modernization of USA airspace. "Dozens of countries have already made similar changes with terrific results, and we're going to top them actually by a long shot.

Terrorist Threat in United Kingdom for Most Part Not Coming From Abroad

Britain's most senior police officer Cressida Dick said police resourcing needed to be revised. In response, a spokesman for Mr Khan said: "The mayor is focused on dealing with Saturday's horrific and cowardly attack and working with the police, the emergency services and the Government to keep London safe".

'Multiple fatalities' in Florida shooting

It appeared the shooter was targeting managers, Bluewater told Reuters by phone. The shooting happened in multiple locations at the business, Demings said. Adams was at a loss of words as to why someone would shoot up a business. He then took his own life. The 45-year-old suspect was armed with a handgun and knife when he entered a business called Fiamma, which describes itself as one of the world's largest manufacturers of awnings for recreational vehicles.

Trump outlines plan to privatize air traffic control

Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Rep. Hal Rogers (R-KY) said they oppose the move to privatize air traffic control. President Donald Trump signed a letter on Monday announcing he will move to privatize the US air traffic control system to kick off what the Trump administration has dubbed "infrastructure week".

Corbyn calls for May to resign over police cuts

Mrs May said the Metropolitan Police is "well resourced" and has "very powerful counter-terrorism capabilities" when asked whether she regretted presiding over the fall in 20,000 officers on the country's streets. One person has been released without charge, and police raids are continuing. Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said a "huge amount" of forensic material and evidence was seized from the van, as well as from the police raids, the BBC reported .

What To Expect At Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial

She asserted that when Cosby "handed those pills to Andrea he knew what affect it would take" and he knew Constand would not be able to refuse his advances. Bill Cosby's criminal trial kicked off Monday with the comedian making a splashy entrance and the judge signaling his plans to run a tight ship. "My dress was pulled up from the bottom, and it was pulled down from the top, and my breasts were out", she said, crying.

Haley: Trump knows 'US has to be responsible' for changing climate

Everyone wants to try and create a divide because I'm speaking out on human rights and humanitarian issues. "It was not possible to meet the goals had we attempted to", she said. The US is expected to announce intentions to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council this week. Only some members of the United Nations have a seat on the council, which is responsible for reviewing countries human rights records.

John Oliver rips Donald Trump for leaving the Paris Climate Accord

So we're going to be paying billions and billions and billions of dollars, and we're already way ahead of anybody else. The move comes a day after Republican President Donald Trump announced he is withdrawing the United States from the agreement, a pact involving almost 200 nations aimed at slowing the warming of the planet.

Trump seeks quick Supreme Court review of 'travel ban'

The Associated Press has learned that the special counsel running the US investigation into possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia's government has assumed oversight of an ongoing investigation involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.

When Will America Be Out Of The Paris Climate Deal Officially?

Mirroring their opposition earlier this year to the White House's travel ban, the nation's leading corporations are saying the president's stance is bad for their bottom lines. Bloomberg, who is the UN Secretary-General's special envoy for cities and climate change, said the United States had led the world on emission reductions over the past decade.

Global anger at United States for quitting climate pact

The nation's top environmental rulemaker, who is credited with convincing President Donald Trump to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord , repeatedly refused to say whether the commander-in-chief believes in the widely accepted science that emissions from burning fossil fuel, deforestation and industrial farming are warming the planet.

Killed in Saturday's Attack on London Bridge & Borough Market

On Sunday, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack. Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police Service, said the attackers were shot and killed by police. The occupants then exited the vehicle and began a stabbing rampage in the Borough Market area of Central London , which is full of restaurants, bars and night life.

Bloomberg and U.S. mayors form climate coalition

It may be years before the country can formally exit the deal, but Trump said he'll immediately halt implementation. Keane said Trump is doing the right thing for American citizens, explaining that the deal hurt the USA economically, while not putting harsher restrictions on major polluters like India and China.

I saw bodies strewn over the pavement after terror attack

The crashing of a van into pedestrians and subsequent stabbings at London Bridge on Saturday night was the third mass casualty attack in the United Kingdom in less than three months. One Frenchman is also reported to be among the dead. "We spoke about a particular attack that happened and, like most radicals, he had a justification for anything - everything and anything.

Lt. Governor Signals Special Session May Still Be Necessary

She plans to pull him out of school if the bill becomes law. In February, the Trump administration rescinded guidance issued by the Department of Education and the Department of Justice last May telling schools to provide transgender students with facilities that correspond with their gender identity.

Alabama prisoner faces execution Thursday

Supreme Court to block his execution set for Thursday night. The legal saga began February 1, 1982, when police, responding to a call about a break-in, found Troy Wicker shot through the eye in his bed. But she was later convicted in the case and she testified at a later trial for Arthur that she had sex with Arthur before the shooting and then paid him $10,000 from her husband's life insurance policy after the killing.

United Kingdom threat level to remain at severe following London attack: Theresa May

The Metropolitan Police said officers entered two properties in Newham and Barking at 4.15am and "a number" of people have been detained. In response, a spokesperson for the London mayor said Khan "is busy working with the police, emergency services and the government to coordinate the response to this horrific and cowardly terrorist attack".

Trump ditching Paris climate deal isn't the end of the world

On Thursday, a clearly peeved governor of California, Jerry Brown, said: " Trump has absolutely made the wrong choice". "Our economy is growing much faster than the national average", Brown said. U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis is expected to drive home the same message of reassurance when he speaks in Singapore on Saturday - and again at a rare meeting of defense ministers from the U.S.

London police nab 2 more bridge attack suspects

May said the vote would take place as scheduled Thursday because "violence can never be allowed to disrupt the democratic process". The Islamic State issued a statement yesterday through its Aamaq news agency claiming the group's "fighters" were responsible for the London attacks, according to the SITE Intelligence Group.

Cool temps and periods of rain Monday

Rain chance are very weak, but a few light showers are possible through the midday. Daytime highs are expected to be in the low 80's and feeling quite muggy and humid as well. Today will be one of the warmest days with temps near or above 90 this afternoon under sunny skies. Under mostly clear morning skies, Monday starts out chilly with most areas in the low-to-mid 40s to start the day.

Beaten woman stuffed in bag near Philadelphia hospital

Wednesday across from Aria Torresdale Hospital in the city's Frankford section. Instead, hospital employees had picked the assaulted woman up and carried her inside. "Employees who witnessed this across the street from the hospital started shouting at the male", said Philadelphia Police Chief Insp. "The suspect is described as 5'10" tall with a thin build and dark complexion.

Climate move seeks to please Trump's most ardent backers

Merkel, whose country hosts this year's worldwide climate summit, said Trump's decision was "extremely regrettable and that's putting it very mildly". Under the climate agreement, the USA agreed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 28% below 2005 levels by 2025. The group is still hashing out the details after an initial rush of statements from mayors condemning Trump's decision, Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton (D) said in a phone interview Thursday.