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Delta Air Lines launches video chat reservations service

Added: 22.08.2017 10:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Delta Air Lines’ latest innovative test program at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport allows customers to video chat from the airport with a specialist – a first for US-based airlines. Five interactive digital screens with individual receivers are now featured at the redesigned Delta Sky Assist so customers can connect face-to-face with Delta specialists.


Treasury Secretary's Wife Louise Linton, Shame On You If You Don't Own Hermes

Added: 22.08.2017 10:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

She may be the most awful person in Washington, D.C., and there's fierce competition for the title. Louise Linton, the actress/wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, went full-on Marie Antoinette, essentially telling people who don't dress as...


Pence says Confederate statues are state, local decision

Added: 22.08.2017 9:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says state and local authorities should make decisions about Confederate statues, and he calls himself “someone who believes in more monuments, not less monuments.” As for the fate of Confederate statues at the U.S. Capitol, Pence says it’s to states to pick the figures represented. He tells “Fox [...]


Mnuchin’s wife touts fashion labels, slams critic

Added: 22.08.2017 8:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Louise Linton, the wife of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, blasted as “adorably out of touch” a person who criticized her Instagram post in which Linton depicted her designer-label outfit. Linton posted the picture of herself Monday getting off a government plane in Kentucky with Mnuchin. In her post, she mentioned several designer [...]


South Korea, U.S. fail to reach agreement on possible revision to FTA deal

Added: 22.08.2017 6:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

South Korean and U.S. officials failed to agree on Tuesday on how to move forward on discussions over their five-year-old free trade agreement that Washington is seeking to change to help cut its trade deficit with Asia's fourth-largest economy.


Trump rebuffs coal industry; CEO claims promise broken

Added: 22.08.2017 6:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to issue a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants. One executive says the decision breaks a personal promise from President Donald Trump. Companies say plants are overburdened by environmental regulations and market stresses, and were seeking relief through the executive order. [...]


42 injured in high-speed train crash in Philadelphia

Added: 22.08.2017 4:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

August 22, 2017 4:51 PM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A high-speed train crash in the eastern United States city of Philadelphia injured 42 people early on Tuesday (Aug 22), the authorities said.


Trump's Afghan strategy wins praise but won't win the war against the Taleban

Added: 22.08.2017 3:49 | 0 views | 0 comments

August 22, 2017 3:49 PM
WASHINGTON - The new US strategy for Afghanistan announced by President Donald Trump late on Monday sets no time limits on its involvement, a change from past roadmaps for US military involvement.


Questions on immigration, race follow Trump to Arizona

Added: 22.08.2017 3:45 | 1 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to recapture the Republican fervor that helped put him in office, President Donald Trump travels to Yuma, Arizona, on Tuesday to visit the nation’s southern border and to Phoenix to rally thousands of supporters in a state where he’s trashed both Republican senators. The two-day trip, which also includes a stop [...]


Guess Who This Mean Muggin' Kid Turned Into!

Added: 22.08.2017 3:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

Before this serious-faced youngster was hungry for Hollywood, she was just another rosy-cheeked child growing up in Washington, D.C. Can you guess who she is?


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