Unions, rail officials head to DC as White House discusses emergency plans amid rail shutdown threat

Although sources insist the situation remains fluid, the two main unions with ongoing disputes with the railways — the Guild of Locomotives and Trains and the SMART Transport Division — are expected to send their union leaders to the meeting. “Continuing with the administration’s sustained commitment and practical efforts to encourage the parties to reach … Read more

Queen Elizabeth’s last voyage is Flightradar24’s most tracked aircraft ever

(CNN) – The plane carrying Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin has broken records for the longest flight ever. According to flight tracking website Flightradar24, around five million people watched online as the late Queen flew from Edinburgh to London on September 13. That number comes from two sources: the 4.79 million people who tracked the flight’s … Read more

Pillow salesman and Trump ally Mike Lindell says the FBI subpoenaed him for the contents of his phone.

Lindell shared copies of an FBI subpoena on social media and conservative media. In an interview with CNN, Lindell said agents asked questions about Tina Peters, the Mesa County, Colorado, clerk who faces state charges related to a scheme that allegedly allowed an unauthorized person to access voting machines. Peters has pleaded not guilty. CNN … Read more

Graham proposes 15-week abortion bill ahead of election that divides Republicans

Democratic Senate candidates immediately tried to link their Republican opponents to Graham’s bill, but the South Carolina Republican defended his legislation as a protection against late-term abortions. “I think the Democrats made a big mistake in Washington by introducing legislation that would basically allow abortion up until the moment of birth,” Graham told CNN. “Now … Read more

Take two from the New Hampshire and Rhode Island primaries

The Granite State, as well as Rhode Island and Delaware, are holding primaries on Tuesday — setting the final pieces of the playing field for the eight-week sprint to November’s midterm elections after completing the first 2022 schedule. The field is slated to be one of the most competitive congressional races in New England this … Read more

Seattle teachers vote to officially end a strike that delayed the start of the school year

CNN — The Seattle Education Association voted Tuesday afternoon to call off the strike and return to classrooms starting Wednesday. The vote comes after Seattle Public Schools earlier announced a tentative contract agreement with the teachers union amid a strike that has delayed the start of the school year by five days as they negotiate … Read more

How India has progressed since the Queen took the throne

At that time Britain, although stronger than it had been during the Empire, was still the dominant world power. India was just beginning. How things have changed. India, on the other hand, wants to become a world power on the back of its growing economy and young population. Half of India’s nearly 1.3 billion people … Read more