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  • Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments

    Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments

    Associated Press - 17 minutes ago
    Airlines stop accepting rechargeable battery shipments

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the world's largest airlines are banning bulk shipments of rechargeable batteries in the face of mounting evidence of their potential to cause catastrophic in-flight fires. …

  • US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

    US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

    Associated Press - 18 minutes ago
    US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun. …

  • Homeland funding appears on track minus immigration add-ons

    Homeland funding appears on track minus immigration add-ons

    Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
    Homeland funding appears on track minus immigration add-ons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After a weeks-long political struggle, legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department is headed back to the House without restrictions conservatives demanded on President Barack Obama's immigration policies. Even so, it stands a good chance of passage. …

  • O'Malley now has 2016 option: a run for president, or Senate

    O'Malley now has 2016 option: a run for president, or Senate

    Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
    O'Malley now has 2016 option: a run for president, or Senate

    WASHINGTON (AP) — If Martin O'Malley harbors any doubts about running for president against Hillary Rodham Clinton, he now has a viable alternative. …

  • Netanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talks

    Netanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talks

    Associated Press - 21 minutes ago
    Netanyahu to use Congress' bully pulpit to assail Iran talks

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is seizing the bully pulpit of the U.S. House to deliver his stern message about the danger Iran poses to his nation's survival and voice reservations about any nuclear deal President Barack Obama and international negotiators might sign with Israel's archenemy. …