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Transparency Groups Press White House on FOIA Delays

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August 23, 2017 11:56 pm

Transparency Groups Press White House on FOIA DelaysGovernment watchdog groups and transparency advocates are asking the Obama administration to review its policy of having the White House sign off on an expanded number of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests—a procedure they say causes significant …

Protesters torch buses, block roads during Brazil strike

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August 23, 2017 11:56 pm

Protesters torch buses, block roads during Brazil strikeRIO DE JANEIRO – Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America’s largest nation. The strike was to protest major changes to...

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Green Line delays leave passengers flustered

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August 23, 2017 11:51 am

Green Line delays leave passengers flusteredPassengers on the Green Line on Monday slammed the MBTA after they said they were stuck on packed trolley cars for nearly an hour following power issues that caused widespread delays. According to MBTA officials, around 8 a.m. a “power problem …

Not my strike, still my problem

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August 23, 2017 11:51 am

Not my strike, still my problemMay a company interfere in a labour dispute to which it is not a party if the dispute results in violent strike action adversely affecting its business operations? Strike action can often turn violent. Violence, in addition to the withdrawal of labour, is …

MBTA Experiencing Delays Out of South Station

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August 22, 2017 11:49 pm

MBTA Experiencing Delays Out of South StationSouth Station-based trains out of Boston are experiencing various delays during peak commuting hours on Tuesday evening, according to passengers on social media and confirmed by the MBTA. The commuter rail trains to Framingham, Massachusetts are up to 30 …

Downed wires caused delays for NJ Transit

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August 22, 2017 11:45 am

Downed wires caused delays for NJ TransitDowned wires caused delays for NJ Transit Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast line commuters face up to 30-minute delays due to downed wires and a brush fire. Check out this story on northjersey.com: http://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2017/05/04 …

Nationwide General Strike Gains Traction, Scheduled For February 17

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August 21, 2017 11:31 pm

Nationwide General Strike Gains Traction, Scheduled For February 17A proposed national general strike to oppose any and all things Trump has been coalescing around February 17, the Friday before President’s Day — when, presumably, a lot of people will be taking off work anyway because it’s the Friday of a...

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USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan Strike Groups In Formation

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August 21, 2017 11:28 am

USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan Strike Groups In FormationJune 2017 – The Carl Vinson strike group, including USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) and USS Michael Murphy (DDG...

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Southwest Delays: Airline Experiencing Nationwide Delays Due To Computer Glitch

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August 20, 2017 11:28 pm

Southwest Delays: Airline Experiencing Nationwide Delays Due To Computer GlitchSouthwest delays have mounted all day as the Dallas-based airline has struggled to fix a glitch in their computer system, according to reports. The Southwest delays started early Sunday, October 11, across the airline’s service area, with the Associated …