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New Sanders hire, who was critical of Democratic opponents, scrubs internet history

New Sanders hire, who was critical of Democratic opponents, scrubs internet history

David Sirota, a journalist and social media provocateur, was formally announced Tuesday as a new senior adviser and speechwriter for the Bernie Sanders campaign. Sirota, who is known for both his reporting and combative Twitter presence, had been informally advising the campaign on a trial basis since the day after Sanders formally launched his 2020…MORE

In court filing, Robert Mueller’s team says it’s very busy this week

In court filing, Robert Mueller’s team says it’s very busy this week

Robert Mueller’s prosecutors dropped yet another head-scratching signal in their latest court filing Tuesday that the special counsel investigation may be wrapping up — or maybe it’s not. Either way, they’re very busy. Senior appellate litigator Michael Dreeben told a federal judge on Tuesday that he and his co-counsel “face the press of other work”…MORE

Another migrant has died in CBP custody – the 4th in recent months

Another migrant has died in CBP custody – the 4th in recent months

A 40-year-old Mexican migrant died in custody of the US Customs and Border Protection on Monday, the fourth known person to die in its custody in recent months. The man died at Las Palmas Medical Center in El Paso, Texas, after being apprehended by CBP agents for illegal re-entry early Sunday morning, according to a…MORE

FedEx faces more trade headwinds

FedEx faces more trade headwinds

Growing trade tensions continue to be bad news for FedEx. The delivery company on Tuesday posted weak results and warned of more trouble ahead. Shares fell 5% in after-hours trading. FedEx reported net income in the most recent quarter of $797 million — more than a 20% drop compared to a year earlier. The company…MORE

Trump names new FAA boss with Boeing grounding as backdrop

Trump names new FAA boss with Boeing grounding as backdrop

President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated a former Delta Airlines executive to become the new administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration as the country’s airlines continue coping with the grounding of Boeing 737 Max jets. The White House said Trump was naming Steve Dickson, who retired recently as Delta’s vice president for flight operations, to…MORE