Allegiant Air flight without air conditioning causes passengers to faint

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Reports about a June 22 incident involving an air conditioning unit malfunction on an Allegiant Air flight surfaced Friday, following two weeks since the incident took place, where several people were treated after showing signs of overheating and dehydration. The plane leaving from St. Pete-Clearwater International More...

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By Reuters On Monday, July 10th, 2017
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Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways see U.S. laptop ban lifted

Alexander Cornwell Reuters DUBAI (Reuters) — Royal Jordanian and Kuwait Airways are the latest Middle East carriers to be exempted from an in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on flights More...

By United Press International On Saturday, July 1st, 2017
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South Korean president: ‘retreat’ not an option on North Korea

Elizabeth Shim United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said a “retreat” from the threat of North Korea‘s growing nuclear weapons program is no More...

By Reuters On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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U.S. travel ban bars grandparents, fiancés from six Muslim countries

Yeganeh Torbati and Mica Rosenberg Reuters WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration reversed a decision late on Thursday and said fiancés would be considered close More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Important reminders to motorists regarding train safety

NOKOMIS (Heartland Newsfeed) — With accidents happening so close to each other this past week in Raymond and east of Ohlman, with a third involving a 10-year-old boy on a bicycle in Decatur — the unfortunate More...

By Jake Leonard On Saturday, June 24th, 2017
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Don’t discount safe driving this summer

WASHINGTON (NewsUSA) — Summertime brings longer days and ideal driving conditions to much of the United States. However, summer weather can also lull drivers into a false sense of security, according to data More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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‘Unmarked’ government vehicles targeted by transparency group

Local governments throughout Illinois own a total of more than 270,000 cars, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW), who also say they are working on a system to allow anyone to quickly identify municipal More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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AAA predicts record travel over July 4th weekend

David Koenig AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend. Auto club AAA said Thursday that it expects 44.2 million More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick’s departure

Dee-Ann Durbin Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after series of scandals

Ray Downs United Press International SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as the company’s chief executive officer after months of scandal saw investors lose faith in the More...