NBC News has learned that one or two FAA contract employees may have caused the computer failure that grounded thousands of flights yesterday. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg tells Tom Costello in an exclusive interview that he’s ordering the FAA to review the matter.
The construction of a Chinese-owned corn mill in North Dakota will likely be halted after the U.S. Air Force flagged it as a “significant threat to national security.” Fufeng Group, an MSG and xanthan gum manufacturer based in Shandong province, China, previously bought 370 acres of farmland in Grand Forks through its American subsidiary. The city council approved the company’s $700 million proposal to build the mill last year, citing economic development success.
While the pandemic accelerated both discussions and movement of businesses, talk of how California's high tax rates and liberal leadership has made it "impossible" to do business in the state is anything but new. In 1933, one state official wrote that "if we set up a tax on one of their supercolossal $7,000,000 productions, [the movie industry] would no doubt transfer their operations to" Florida. Similar fears of a business exodus to Nevada pushed local legislators to give a property tax break to equipment manufacturers in the 1960s.
Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-Pa.) just kept stepping in it as he tried to get the California Democrat to condemn people admired by the former GOP president.
- The Daily Beast
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty ImagesFormer President Donald Trump appears to have lied in sworn court records, opening him up to severe sanctions by a New York judge who has already lost his patience and threatened to punish him before.Trump claimed he wasn’t the president of the Trump Organization during his four years at the White House, despite previously testifying that he was an “inactive president.” And he claimed that he didn’t have a financial stake in a partnership with the real estate com
- KFSN – Fresno
Gov. Gavin Newsom has responded to a critical statement by Fresno County DA Lisa Smittcamp following the death of a Selma police officer.
- Business Insider
Stormy Daniels thanks Trump for accidentally appearing to admit that an affair with her 'happened a long time ago'
Daniels tweeted a snarky rebuttal after Trump on January 31 called her a "horseface" on Truth Social.
- Business Insider
Wagner troops wouldn't 'stop coming' and climbed over bodies of dead comrades like something out of a 'zombie movie,' says Ukrainian soldier
The soldier told CNN he fought waves of these mercenaries for 10 hours in a fierce battle for the town of Bakhmut.
- Fox News
Nearly every House Democrat on Wednesday voted against a bill aimed at forcing federal workers to return to their offices now that the COVID pandemic is winding down.
The former president used to have a very different opinion of people who invoked the constitutional right.
The New York Republican announced a new treasurer for his political groups on Tuesday evening.
George Santos loses his cool with OAN reporter after being questioned about the sincerity of his apology for campaign lies
The New York Republican is facing mounting pressure over his many false claims, even from right-wing media outlets like OAN.
- Miami Herald
In multiple lawsuits, DeSantis’ lawyers have claimed that the governor wields executive privilege, and a judge has agreed with that argument for the first time.
Chinese Americans from North Texas are protesting against two Texas Senate bills that would ban specific communities from buying property in the state. Over 250 protesters flocked to John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza in downtown Dallas on Sunday to condemn Senate Bills 147 and 552, which they have denounced as discriminatory. Bill 147, filed by Republican State Sen. Lois Kolkhorst in November 2022, will effectively prevent people with ties to four countries — China, Russia, North Korea and Iran — from purchasing Texas property or real estate if passed.
- Associated Press
Outgoing White House chief of staff Ron Klain burst into tears Wednesday as he talked about his boss, President Joe Biden, and his decades of work with him. Biden gently patted him on the back. The East Room was packed with White House staff, aides and Cabinet members there to send Klain off, a Biden loyalist who has worked for the president off and on for 36 years.
Trump's NY fraud trial starts on time 'come hell or high water,' judge warns warring lawyers at hearing
Lawyers for Trump and the NY attorney general's office argued over the existence of the Trump Organization Wednesday as a judge warned "no delays."
- Fox News
The House Judiciary Committee broke into a tense debate over a rule to recite the pledge of allegiance at meetings, before it ultimately passed without opposition.
The first hour of a GOP-led House committee's meeting was a food fight over saying the Pledge of Allegiance
"I can't believe we're having this debate," one Republican said. The spat signals likely showdowns to come in the GOP-led Judiciary Committee.
- The New Voice of Ukraine
Once Russia is defeated in Ukraine, the peace treaty should include provisions for Moscow’s forces to leave occupied Georgia’s South Ossetia and Abkhazia, Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili said on Feb. 1.
- Fox News
Republican Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Rick Scott of Florida were removed from the Senate Commerce Committee as the new Congress gears up, Fox News Digital has learned.
- Sacramento Bee
The attack took place during a family hike, officials said.