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  • Oil up 3 pct for the week as driving season nears

    The price of oil rose nearly 3 percent this week on expectations that U.S. drivers would hit the road and drive up demand for gasoline. Benchmark crude for May delivery rose 34 cents Friday to close at $103.74 in New York. It ended last week at $101.14. Brent crude, a benchmark for...

  • EXography: Globe-trotting honchos spend big on FMCS' dime

    Odds are good that wherever the words "labor" or "arbitration" are mentioned at meetings around the world, somebody from the U.S. Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service will be there.

  • Board created to oversee D.C.'s Union Station isn't working, watchdog finds

    A nonprofit board created to oversee and manage D.C.'s historic Union Station is not doing its job, a new watchdog report has found.

  • Massachusetts attorney general sues discount travel company

    Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley sued a Pittsfield-based discount travel company, its affiliate and their owners on Monday for allegedly misleading consumers with membership sales. Berkshire Concepts LLC, Netrate Concepts LLC, CRW Marketing...

  • Aircraft and ships involved in Malaysia jet search

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — The countries involved and their contributions to Monday's search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in seas west of Perth, Australia: AUSTRALIA One P-3 Orion plane; three navy ships. MALAYSIA Two C-130 Hercules planes. CHINA One Il-76 plane; eight ships....

  • Interpol rejects Malaysian claim on passports

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Interpol has rejected comments from a Malaysian minister that it takes too much time and is too difficult to check the international police agency's database to confirm if a passport has been stolen. The issue arose because two passengers used stolen passports to...

  • Postal service employees use travel cards to gamble, pay bills and go bowling

    Postal employees have spent thousands of taxpayer dollars on gambling, bills and other personal expenses, according to a series of reports by the U.S. Postal Service inspector general. Federal employees may use government credit cards for official travel expenses, but some used theirs to...

  • FCC: Thousands of hotels don't offer direct 911

    DALLAS (AP) — Tens of thousands of hotels don't allow guests to directly reach emergency services when they dial 911, according to a national survey taken after a 9-year-old girl couldn't call for help while her mother was being stabbed to death in a Texas motel. The killing of Kari Hunt Dunn...

  • Disney World among casualties of US-Venezuela spat

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S.-Venezuela relations have been deteriorating for years, and for members of the socialist-governed county's better off, the failed diplomacy is suddenly endangering a dearly held value: Disney World. The U.S. Embassy announced Sunday it will no longer issue...

  • Audio captures confusion of wrong-airport landing

    DALLAS (AP) — A newly released air traffic control recording captures the confusion when a Southwest plane landed at the wrong Missouri airport in January. Southwest Airlines Co. said Monday that the captain and co-pilot remain on paid leave pending the outcome of the National Transportation...

  • Jet mystery unfolds as Asian air travel booms

    HONG KONG (AP) — The transfixing mystery of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing with 239 people on board has unfolded in a region where air travel is undergoing supercharged growth after decades of being beyond the reach of most people. The still unknown fate of Flight 370, which...



From the Weekly Standard

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    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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