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House OKs bill allowing 9/11 victim families to sue Saudi Arabia

The House, with the 15th anniversary of 9/11 looming, approved legislation Friday permitting victims’ families to sue Saudi Arabia over the terrorist attack. Passage of the bipartisan legislation will likely prove a pyrrhic victory as the White House has already indicated President Obama will veto the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA). But the House vote voice, coming four ...

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Deep Sleep And Alzheimer’s: Erratic Sleeping Habits Prevent Brain’s Clean-Up, Allowing Toxins To Steadily Deteriorate Memory

Your erratic sleeping habits may be setting the stage for Alzheimer’s disease. The lack of sufficient deep sleep has been linked to multiple physical and psychological ailments, but scientists may be close to finding a definitive link between poor sleep and Alzheimer’s disease. Jeffrey Iliff, a brain scientist at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, insists that sleeping habits, ...

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Southwest Airlines Is Allowing Its Racist Passengers To Kick Muslim Passengers off Their Flights [Updated]

“You Are Now Free To Move About The Country” became a wildly outdated slogan for Southwest Airlines as of this week. Perhaps the addition of the phrase “If Not A Minority” would help. The world’s largest low-cost airline carrier allowed a few racist passengers to oust Arabic-speaking and Muslim passengers on two separate flights this week, quickly becoming the official ...

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Agencies Differ on Allowing In-Flight Phone Calls

Filed under: Travel, Aerospace & Defense, Travel Industry, Consumer Issues Getty Images By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ WASHINGTON — Just because it is safe to use cellphones on a plane, it doesn’t mean that passengers should call just to say hello. That argument played out across Washington on Thursday as one U.S. government agency voted to remove its prohibition of in-flight calls ...

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