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ICAO calls for cockpit cameras in all newly-designed planes by 2023

iStock/Thinkstock(MONTREAL) -- The aviation-safety arm of the United Nations has called for all newly-designed planes to have video cameras in the cockpit, according to a letter obtained by ABC News. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) sent the letter to national aviation regulators.Supporters of the cockpit cameras say video footage would enable investigators to see what pilots were dealing with - and how they responded - in the case of a crash. However, many pilots oppose the move, citing privacy concerns.As a compromise, the ICAO's ...

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Small plane crashes into home in Cobb County, Georgia

iStock/Thinkstock(COBB COUNTY, Ga.) -- A small plane crashed into a home in Cobb County, Georgia Friday evening, local fire officials told ABC affiliate WSB.It was unclear if anyone was killed or injured on the plane or on the ground. It was also not clear how many people were on board, officials said.According to the FAA, the Cessna Citation I aircraft was en route to Fulton County Airport and crashed east of Cobb County International Airport around 7:20 p.m. Eastern.Further information was not immediately available.Copyright © ...

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Fact-checking Trump's 'repeal and replace' Obamacare timeline

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Following the collapse of the Republican-backed American Health Care Act Friday afternoon, President Donald Trump appeared to backtrack on his long-held stance that President Obama's signature legislation, the Affordable Care Act, should be repealed and replaced "immediately."“I never said -- I guess I'm here, what, 64 days? I never said repeal and replace Obamacare -- you've all heard my speeches -- I never said repeal it and replace it within 64 days," said Trump in the Oval Office Friday. "I have ...

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US reviewing airstrikes in Iraq and Syria that may have killed 100s of civilians

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSUL, Iraq) -- The U.S. military is reviewing whether three airstrikes in Syria and Iraq over the past week were responsible for the reported deaths of more than 200 civilians.U.S. Central Command confirms it has begun "credibility assessments” into allegations of civilian casualties in a possible airstrike in Mosul, Iraq, this week that reportedly killed 200 civilians, a March 16 airstrike near a mosque in al-Jinnah, Syria, that is said to have killed dozens, and an airstrike Monday on a school building outside of Raqqa, ...

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Democrats react to collapse of GOP health care bill

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- “So much for 'The Art of the Deal.'”Those were the words of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-New York, who, along with several of his Democratic colleagues on the Hill, declared victory Friday after the Republican-backed health care bill failed to come to a vote on the House floor.“In my life, I’ve never seen an administration as incompetent as the one in the White House today," Schumer said on a conference call Friday afternoon. “They can’t get their story straight, and ...

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Ryan says Obamacare will 'remain the law of the land' after bill failure

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Just weeks after House Speaker Paul Ryan introduced the GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare -- a central campaign promise from Congress and the president -- the Wisconsin Republican pulled the measure from the floor, calling it "fundamentally flawed.""Obamacare is the law of the land... and we're going to be living with Obamacare for the foreseeable future," Ryan conceded a short time after the bill was dropped.For years, Republicans had vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, known ...

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How the GOP health care bill failed without a vote

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In the first big blow to the Trump administration’s legislative agenda, the Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace Obamacare failed to garner enough support to bring it to a vote on the floor of the House Friday.At President Donald Trump's request, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) off the floor moments before a scheduled vote today.Divisions within the Republican Party ultimately led to the bill being yanked. Members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus -- along ...

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YTMT Logo Behold the swamp.

In the 60 odd days of the Trump presidency one thing has become unmistakably clear. Federal employees in massive numbers are dedicated to derailing Trump’s presidency by any means possible.

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UT Health Logo Botox and Juvederm: Looking Younger Has Never Been Easier

At one time, looking older as we got older was inevitable. But not so much anymore. In the hands of a skilled practitioner, compounds such as Botox and Juvederm have made looking younger easier than ever. In this post to HealthConnection.TV, UT Health Northeast cosmetic surgery expert Dr. James Motlagh answers questions about these cosmetic medications.
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