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American Airlines Mechanic Accused Of Sabotaging Flight

An American Airlines mechanic is accused of sabotaging a flight over stalled union contract negotiations.

According to a criminal complaint affidavit filed in federal court, Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani admitted during an interview Thursday that he tampered with a navigation system on the plane so that he could collect overtime work.

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Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz Rules Out Independent 2020 Bid

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he’s no longer considering an independent presidential bid.

Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, “I have concluded that an independent campaign for the White House is not how I can best serve our country at this time.”

Schultz faced intense resistance from Democratic activists who feared an independent run would give President Donald Trump an easier path to reelection.

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Authorities Prevent Dozens of Israeli Druze from Traveling to Syria

Authorities prevented tens of men from leaving Israel to visit a hostile nation, Syria, attempting to travel via Jordan.

Israel Police working with security agencies, conducted a covert investigation during recent months, learning of a planned Druze community delegation from Galil and Carmel area communities, planning to travel to a hostile nation, Syria, hoping to meet with government representatives – a violation of the law.

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Travel Boom: TSA Says Its 9 Busiest Days Were This Summer

The Transportation Security Administration says the nine busiest days in its history occurred this summer as travelers jammed airports.

TSA acting deputy administrator Patricia Cogswell said Thursday that the agency screened 262 million people and 164 million checked bags from just before Memorial Day until the day after Labor Day.

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Amazon’s Ring Doorbell Cameras Attract Congressional Concern

Amazon-owned doorbell camera company Ring is facing questions from a U.S. senator over its partnerships with police departments around the country.

Sen. Edward Markey, a Massachusetts Democrat, sent a letter Thursday to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos raising privacy and civil liberty concerns about Ring cameras that are capturing and storing footage of U.S.

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B’chasdei Hashem, Soldier Seriously Injured in His Head by a Stone is Recuperating

The condition of the IDF soldier who was seriously injured after being struck in his head with a stone during non-operational activities, is improving.

According to information released from the Galil Hospital, after 20 hours, during which the soldier was intubated and placed in a medically induced coma and underwent neurosurgery for his brain injury, his condition is improving.

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