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The Destructive U.S.-Backed Campaign in Yemen

The killing earlier this week of at least 131 civilians at a wedding party was only the latest and deadliest event in a campaign of air strikes in Yemen by a foreign coalition led by Saudi Arabia. The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights reports that during a six-month period...

SMMT chief says wrong to penalise all diesels

Mike Hawes, chief executive, of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has backed diesel whilst calling for a new emissions test following the Volkswagen scandal. Speaking yesterday (1 October) at the National Air Quality Conference, Hawes said there was no collusion over test manipulation: “Consumers are right to be concerned following the events […]

EPA Tightens Smog Standards

The EPA issued tighter smog standards yesterday, limiting ground-level ozone to 70 parts per billion from 75 ppb. The agency says the updated National Ambient Air Quality Standards will reduce the public’s exposure to ozone pollution and says the public health benefits of the updated standards, estimated at $2.9 to $5.9 billion annually in 2025, […]

Hawaii Air Guard F-22s Deploy To The Middle East As Tensions With Russia Broil

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A gaggle of F-22A Raptors belonging to the 199th Fighter Squadron, which is part of the 154th Wing of the Hawaiian Air National Guard, deployed to the Middle East yesterday. This comes as tensions are hot between the U.S. and Russia over Syria and as the F-22 seems to be in demand around the globe. Read more...

Why is the National Black Chamber of Commerce fighting EPA’s new clean air rules?

A black business leader is accepting money from Big Oil and fighting against clean air.

EPA's Final National Ambient Air Quality Standard for Ozone is a Missed Opportunity

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a lower National Ambient Air Quality Standard for ozone of 70 parts per billion (ppb)/8-hours daily maximum concentration. While today's announcement represents progress towards improving...Show More Summary

Marine Le Pen Accused US for Trying to Discredit Actions of Vladimir Putin

The president of France's National Front, Marine Le Pen, believes that the US is trying to discredit the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Syria by saying that the Russian Air Force is aiming at something other than just ISIL positions.

October is National Sausage Month

It’s tailgating season, and with fall in the air what’s not to love about sausages cooking on the grill.   In fact, the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council (NHDSC) says Americans love sausage so much they’ll eat 14 billion servings of it this year with peak consumption being autumn.  Thus October has been declared National Sausage Month. As part... Read More

Russia, US clash at UN over Syria air strikes

Russia and the United States faced off at the United Nations on Wednesday over parallel air campaigns in Syria, with both sides claiming legitimacy for their actions but differing over the role of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Russia launched its first air strikes in Syria since the Middle Eastern country’s civil war began in 2011, […]

As Russia Begins Syrian Air Campaign, US Has 'Grave Concerns

Yesterday President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin formally met for the first time in two years at the United Nations. While it got...

Former CIA officer on Russian intervention in Syria

CBS News senior national security contributor Michael Morell comments on the ramifications of having Russian planes int he air over Syria

The Hollywood Reporter's 2015 Power Business Managers Breakfast

Cut in the Beverly Wilshire Hotel was again the site of the fifth annual event, which was sponsored by City National Bank, Delta Air Lines, Battaglia, CAPS and Beverly Hills BMW.

EPA adopts rules to limit oil refineries' emissions into neighborhoods

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adopted new rules Tuesday intended to clean the air around oil refineries across the nation, including communities near six major refineries in Southern California.

At U.N., Guyana blasts Venezuela over century-old border spat

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Guyana used the United Nations as a forum to blast Venezuela on Tuesday, accusing the neighboring oil powerhouse of "intimidation and aggression" related to a border dispute two days after the countries agreed to restore diplomatic ties.

United Nations summit seeks to counter Islamic State

President Obama will urge a special United Nations summit Tuesday to support the U.S.-led air war against Islamic State and to fend off a competing push by Russia to craft a coalition involving Iran and President Bashar Assad's government in Syria.

Where To Get Free (Or Discounted) Coffee For National Coffee Day Sept. 29

If you need caffeine every day like you need air to breathe, tomorrow is your big day: National Coffee Day is Sept. 29, and with it comes a slew of offers from U.S. java joints for free or discounted coffee. We’ve got the goods on where to score your cheap fix in honor of such an important day. As always, …

U.N. troops disperse protesters in third day of Central African Republic clashes

BANGUI (Reuters) - U.N. peacekeepers fired warning shots in the air to disperse thousands of protestors calling for the rearming of the Central African Republic's national army, as at least one person was killed in a third day of violence.

France carries out first air strikes on IS in Syria

United Nations: France carried out its first air strikes against the Islamic State group in Syria on Sunday, launching a military operation as Russia and Western powers sought the upper hand in shaping the future of the war-torn country. President Francois Hollande said six French warplanes hit an IS training camp near the eastern city

Tarantula Delays Flight: Escaped Spider Scares Crew Members, Grounds Plane

A tarantula delays a flight and the incident is now topping headlines across the nation. News that a huge spider was on the loose gave crew members aboard the Atlanta-bound Delta Air Lines flight at Baltimore/Washington International Airport quite the scare. Show More Summary

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