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Pilots union sues American Airlines to stop U.S., China flights

(CNN)—The Allied Pilots Association, a union representing 15,000 American Airlines pilots, has sued the company to halt the carrier’s U.S.-China service, citing “serious, and in many ways still unknown, health threats posed by the coronavirus.” The union asked the court in Dallas County for a temporary and immediate restraining order halting the flights as the virus spreads. “The safety and well-being of our…

Four companies recall more than 165K baby incline sleepers over suffocation risk

Image:CPSC (CNN)The federal Consumer Product Safety Commission along with four different companies have recalled more than 165,000 infant incline sleepers due to risk of suffocation. The companies impacted by the recall include; Summer Infant, Graco, Delta Enterprises Corp, and Evenflo, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). “Infant fatalities have been reported with other manufacturers’ inclined sleep products, after…

Vaping bans, warnings not slowing e-cig usage

(CNN) — -Despite recent bans and warnings from health officials, a new study suggests the number of young people trying the e-cigarette, JUUL, doesn’t appear to be decreasing. Mandy Gaither has more on the vaping trend. Categories: National News

Maryland officer charged with murder after officials say he shot unarmed, handcuffed man in his patrol car

Image:Prince George Co. Police Department/CNN (CNN)— A police officer in Maryland was charged with murder after authorities say he shot an unarmed man seven times while he had him handcuffed inside his police cruiser. Prince George’s County Police Cpl. Michael Owen Jr. is also facing manslaughter and associated weapons charges in the fatal shooting of 43-year-old William Howard Green in…

34 years ago today ‘The Challenger’ went from triumph to tragedy

(ABC News)  — Today marks 34 years since the space shuttle challenger exploded after takeoff from Kennedy Space Center in Florida. On January 28-th 1986 ‘The Challenger’ space shuttle lifted off and exploded 73 seconds into its flight killing all seven crew members on board. The explosion was a result of a rocket booster failure which ignited the fuel tank….

USDA gives makers of Purell hand sanitizer stern warning over ‘unproven marketing claims’

(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration is giving the maker of Purell products a stern warning: Stop making unproven claims that over-the-counter hand sanitizers help eliminate Ebola, MRSA or the flu. In a “warning letter” to Purell’s parent, Gojo Industries, the agency called out the company for making numerous marketing claims that potentially position its sanitizing products as a…

Former first lady Michelle Obama wins first Grammy

This cover image released by Ten Speed (Amanda Lucidon/Ten Speed Press via AP) (CNN)– Former first lady Michelle Obama has snagged her first Grammy win for the audiobook version of her best-selling memoir “Becoming.” It’s the third Grammy win for the Obama household. Obama’s husband won for the audiobook recordings of his memoirs “Dreams of My Father” and “The Audacity of Hope” in 2006…

Possible case of coronavirus reported in North Carolina

(CNN) – Health officials in North Carolina are investigating a possible case of the coronavirus. The person developed respiratory symptoms while traveling back to the US from China. The patient passed through Wuhan, the city where the outbreak originated. State officials are testing the unidentified traveler but say it’s unlikely the symptoms are being caused by coronavirus. Categories: National News,…

President Trump first commander in chief to address ‘March for Life’

(CNN) — Thousands gathered in Washington today for the annual March for Life rally. each year advocates gather in the nation’s capital to call for an end to abortion. This afternoon, President Donald Trump became the first president to address those in attendance. During his speech, the president said he will continue to support the anti-abortion movement. The very first…