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Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) arrives to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., August 8, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth FrantzWASHINGTON, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Two senior U.S. Senate Democrats urged Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday to investigate and prosecute unruly air passengers in the face of a rising number of incidents onboard airplanes. "Civil penalties alone are failing to deter criminal activity by airline passengers," Durbin and Cantwell wrote in the letter to the FAA. In June, a group representing major U.S. airlines such as American Airlines (AAL.O), Delta Air Lines (DAL.N) and United Airlines [RIC:RIC:UALCO.UL], and aviation unions also asked Garland to prosecute the growing number of disruptive and violent air passengers. To date this year, there have been 4,284 reports of unruly passenger incidents, including 3,123 that were mask-related.
Persons: Dick Durbin, Elizabeth Frantz WASHINGTON, Merrick Garland, Maria Cantwell, Durbin, Cantwell, Justice Depatment, Garland, Steve Dickson, Donald Trump, David Shepardson, Karishma Singh Organizations: U.S, Capitol, REUTERS, Justice Department, Federal Aviation Administration, FAA, Justice, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Airlines, House Transportation, Infrastructure, Rage, Workers, Thomson Locations: Washington , U.S, America, Airports
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors announced that a special master will take questions from the Senate’s election review contractors and provide them with information contained on the routers they say they need to finish the election review. They said the Senate’s vote review funded by pro-Trump donors is being run by incompetent grifters hired by the Senate. The company hired by the Senate to oversee the election review, Florida-based Cyber Ninjas, has no prior election review or auditing experience. The Senate and Cyber Ninjas have themselves fought in court over whether they need to turn over records of the election review to a watchdog group and the Arizona Republic newspaper. Most recently, Cyber Ninjas canceled plans to submit its report last month saying several of its team members had contracted Covid-19 and had serious symptoms.
Persons: Bill Gates, Gates, Mark Brnovich, Karen Fann, Fann, Katie Hobbs, Hobbs, John Shadegg, , ” Fann, Steve Gallardo, ” Gallardo, Senators ”, Donald Trump, Joe Biden, Brnovich, grifters, Doug Logan, Covid Organizations: PHOENIX —, Arizona’s, Republican, Senate, Supervisors, Arizona, Democratic, U.S . Department of Homeland Security, GOP, Senators, Trump, Arizona Republic Locations: Maricopa County, Arizona, Florida
Islanders sign D Zdeno Chara to one-year contract
  + stars: | 2021-09-18 | by ( )   time to read: +1 min
Feb 1, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) scores a goal against the Boston Bruins in the first period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports2021-09-18 17:10:01 GMT+00:00 - Defenseman Zdeno Chara returns for a 24th NHL season in 2021-22, agreeing to terms Saturday on a one-year deal with the New York Islanders. The 44-year-old veteran of 1,608 games started his career with the Islanders, who drafted him in the third round in 1996. He played last season with the Washington Capitals, contributing two goals and eight assists in 55 games. Chara has 666 career points (207 goals, 459 assists) and 2,000 penalty minutes in 1,608 games with the Islanders (1997-2001), Ottawa Senators (2001-06), Bruins and Capitals.
Persons: Zdeno Chara, Geoff Burke, Chara, Nicklas Lidstrom Organizations: District of Columbia, Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, Capital, USA, NHL, New York Islanders, Islanders, Ottawa Senators, Bruins, Capitals, Detroit Red Wings, Thomson Locations: Washington, District, USA, Slovakia, European
Senators moved to bolster attention and money from Congress for Hispanic Serving Institutions, HSIs. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., and Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said Thursday they have formed the first Senate HSI Caucus to promote education equity. Padilla said it was news to him and Coons that there was not a Senate HSI caucus. However, many were once the only institutions Latinos could attend because of racist admissions policies and other inequities. Padilla noted that universities and colleges designated as HSIs, also educate a significant number of Black, Asian American and Native American students.
Persons: , Sens, Alex Padilla, Bob Menendez, Padilla, Sen, Chris Coons, , ” Padilla, Coons, Menendez, Antonio Flores, Flores, ” Flores, Joe Biden, , Joaquín Castro, Raúl Grijalva, Maria Diaz, Jennifer González, Castro, Biden Organizations: U.S, Senators, HSIs, Senate HSI Caucus, Black Colleges, University Caucus, HSI, Education, National Association of Latino, Fund, Association of Colleges, Universities, The, American Progress, Congressional Black Caucus, Blacks, HSI Caucus, White, Initiative, Educational Equity, House Education, Labor Committee, NBC, Facebook, Twitter Locations: California, San Antonio, Texas, Puerto Rico, Congress
Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) departs a closed-door Senate Armed Services Committee hearing at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., September 14, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn HocksteinWASHINGTON, Sept 15 (Reuters) - President Joe Biden was meeting separately with moderate Democratic U.S. Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema on Wednesday to discuss Democratic-backed domestic spending legislation, the White House said. Democrats hold a slim majority in the Senate, making Manchin and Sinema critical to the $3.5 trillion bill's prospects. "Today, the president had productive individual meetings with Senator Sinema and Senator Manchin about his Build Back Better agenda.
Persons: Joe Manchin, Evelyn Hockstein WASHINGTON, Joe Biden, Senators Joe Manchin, Sinema, Jen Psaki, John LaBombard, Kyrsten, Biden, LaBombard, Manchin, Psaki, Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi, Susan Heavey, Richard Cowan, Trevor Hunnicutt, Steve Holland, Will Dunham, Doina Chiacu, Jonathan Oatis Organizations: Services, U.S, Capitol, REUTERS, Democratic U.S, Senators, Democratic, White, Republicans, Republican, Thomson Locations: Washington , U.S
Expressing fury over the Australia submarine deal, France cancels a gala celebrating relations with the U.S. Tens of thousands of Afghans hoping to be resettled in the United States remain on bases. Afghan nationals settling in the United States are required to have a series of vaccinations, which are being given at military bases in the United States and will soon be administered overseas as well. His parents came to the United States on E-2 visas, a program that allows small business investors to reside in the United States, and opened a grocery store in Southern Illinois. Studies in the United States “may most accurately represent vaccine effectiveness in the U.S. population,” they added.
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McConnell's final remark to Trump was, "You lost the election," according to a new book. "Mr. President," the Kentucky Republican said, "the Electoral College has spoken. The president seemingly wanted McConnell to embrace the Big Lie, or the false notion that the election was stolen from him. McConnell's final remark to Trump on the call was, "You lost the election, the Electoral College has spoken," according to the book. During a speech in April, Trump called McConnell a "dumb son of a bitch" and a "stone cold loser."
Persons: Trump, McConnell, Mitch McConnell, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Bob Woodward, Robert Costa, Mr, Woodward, Costa, it's, acquit Trump, Mitch, Biden Organizations: Service, Electoral College, Kentucky Republican, Electoral, Washington Post, White, Republican Senators
WASHINGTON—In a litany of reports and documents, the four women who appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday have for years been referred to by initials or numbers: “Athlete B,” “Gymnast 1”, “Athlete A,” “Gymnast 3.”On Wednesday, the women—elite gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman—gave U.S. senators an emotional and unsparing account of how the Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee failed to investigate or act when they emerged as potential victims of sexual assault by former national team doctor Larry Nassar.
Persons: , Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman —, Larry Nassar Organizations: Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA, U.S, Olympic, Paralympic Locations: WASHINGTON
WASHINGTON—In a litany of reports and documents, the four women who appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday have for years been referred to by initials or numbers: “Athlete B,” “Gymnast 1”, “Athlete A,” “Gymnast 3.”On Wednesday, the women—elite gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman—gave U.S. senators an emotional and unsparing account of how the Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee failed to investigate or act when they emerged as potential victims of sexual assault by former national team doctor Larry Nassar.
Persons: , Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols, Aly Raisman —, Larry Nassar Organizations: Federal Bureau of Investigation, USA, U.S, Olympic, Paralympic Locations: WASHINGTON
Haiti's Prime Minister Ariel Henry attends the signing ceremony of the "Political Agreement for a peaceful and effective governance of the interim period" with the opposition, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. September 11, 2021.REUTERS/Ralph Tedy ErolHAVANA, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Fresh turmoil hit Haiti's government on Wednesday as Prime Minister Ariel Henry replaced his justice minister and a senior official stepped down, saying he could not serve a premier under suspicion in the assassination of President Jovenel Moise. Amid a brewing political crisis, Henry replaced Justice Minister Rockfeller Vincent with Interior Minister Liszt Quitel, who will take charge of both portfolios, according to a statement in Haiti's official gazette. Henry has denied any involvement in the murder but he has not directly addressed the phone calls and on Tuesday he replaced Haiti's chief prosecutor who had been seeking to charge him as a suspect and ban him from leaving the country. KILLING AND CRISISMore than 40 people including 18 Colombians have been detained so far as part of the investigation into Moise's killing.
Persons: Ariel Henry, Ralph Tedy Erol HAVANA, Jovenel Moise, Henry, Rockfeller Vincent, Liszt Quitel, Renald Luberice, Moise, politicking, Luberice, Josue Pierre, Louis, technocrat, Joseph Lambert, Lambert, Sarah Marsh, Alistair Bell Organizations: Haiti's, REUTERS, Ministers, Prosecutors, Management, Human Resources, Senators, Lincoln, Thomson Locations: Port, Prince, Haiti, Americas
Former Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler testifies at a U.S. Senate Banking Committee hearing on systemic risk and market oversight on Capitol Hill in Washington May 22, 2012. WASHINGTON — Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Gary Gensler on Tuesday assured lawmakers that Wall Street's top regulator is working overtime to create a set of rules to oversee the volatile cryptocurrency markets while balancing the interests of American innovators. "Currently, we just don't have enough investor protection in crypto finance, issuance, trading, or lending," Gensler said in prepared remarks. "My whole point is, I think we need clarity on this," Toomey said. ... And we certainly shouldn't be taking enforcement action against somebody without having first provided that clarity."
Persons: Gary Gensler, Wall, Gensler, Sen, Catherine Cortez Masto, Pat Toomey, Toomey Organizations: Futures Trading, U.S . Senate, Capitol, WASHINGTON — Securities, Exchange, Senate Banking Committee, SEC, Pennsylvania Republican, stablecoins Locations: Washington, Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON—Democrats are grappling with the fiscal and political limits of their pursuit of a broad antipoverty and climate bill, with some senior lawmakers preparing to slim down or eliminate elements of the proposal as moderates push to shrink the $3.5 trillion package. Senators return to Washington Monday after a weekslong break, in a rush to craft the legislation at the center of President Biden’s agenda, an effort that Republicans oppose. To pass the bill with just Democratic votes, lawmakers will need to navigate a host of intraparty disagreements over the legislation—which aims to expand access to child care, education and healthcare while also raising taxes on high-income households and companies.
Persons: Biden’s Organizations: WASHINGTON, Senators, Washington, Democratic
Obama, Queen Elizabeth, U.S. senators remember 9/11
  + stars: | 2021-09-11 | by ( )   time to read: +3 min
U.S. former President Barack Obama, former First Lady Michelle Obama, President Joe Bien, First Lady Jill Biden, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg attend the annual September 11 Commemoration Ceremony at the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum September 11, 2021 in New York City, U.S., September 11, 2021. Chip Somodevilla/Pool via REUTERSWASHINGTON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Former presidents, world leaders and U.S. lawmakers reflect on the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the United States. We owe it to all of them to come together again with unity, hope, compassion, and resolve." But this anniversary is also about reflecting on what we’ve learned in the 20 years since that awful morning." And we remember those who lost their lives defending peace, freedom, and democracy."
Persons: Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Joe Bien, Lady Jill Biden, Michael Bloomberg, Chip Somodevilla, BILL CLINTON, BARACK OBAMA, we’ve, JAMES RISCH, Biden’s, JUSTIN TRUDEAU, ELIZABETH, Heather Timmons, Diane Craft Organizations: New York City, REUTERS, 42nd U.S, U.S, Canadian Armed Forces, Thomson Locations: New York, New York City, U.S, REUTERS WASHINGTON, United States, 42nd, America, 44TH U.S, Afghanistan
A group of U.S. senators is asking the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission to investigate allegations that Inc. doesn’t reasonably accommodate its fulfillment centers’ pregnant workers. The senators wrote EEOC Chairwoman Charlotte Burrows on Thursday asking her office to look into allegations the company failed to adequately modify physically strenuous work that could threaten pregnant workers’ health and safety, and didn’t allow pregnant women to take time off for pregnancy-related medical needs without being punished. The group of Democratic senators say both scenarios may violate the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Pregnancy Discrimination Act.
Persons: Charlotte Burrows Organizations: U.S, Commission, Inc
Six senators sent a letter to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission urging the agency to probe Amazon's treatment of pregnant warehouse employees. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Bob Casey, Jr., D-Pa., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Friday requested that the EEOC investigate Amazon's "systemic failure to provide adequate accommodations" for pregnant warehouse workers. They also claim Amazon doesn't allow pregnant workers to take time off without punishment for pregnancy-related medical needs. In May, Washington state workplace regulators fined Amazon $7,000 for safety violations at a warehouse in Dupont, Washington, the Seattle Times reported. Warehouse workers at an Amazon facility in Alabama raised concerns around safety and inadequate breaks amid a high-profile but ultimately unsuccessful union drive.
Persons: Kirsten Gillibrand, Bernie Sanders, Richard Blumenthal, Conn, Bob Casey , Jr, Sherrod Brown, Elizabeth Warren, Jeff Bezos, Gavin Newsom's Organizations: Commission, Amazon, Oklahoma Amazon, California's, State Assembly, Gov, Seattle Times, Regulators, Times Locations: New York, Vermont, Ohio, State, Washington, Dupont , Washington, Alabama
Photo by Win McNamee/Getty ImagesA tax on corporate stock buybacks could fund part of Democrat's $3.5 trillion spending plan. Senators Ron Wyden and Sherrod Brown floated the idea of a 2% tax on stock buybacks on Friday. Senators Ron Wyden and Sherrod Brown are proposing a tax on corporate stock buybacks to help fund part of Democrat's $3.5 trillion spending plans. And if a CEO has his or her pay tied to EPS results, stock buybacks could serve as an incentive for them to help reach their compensation targets. In 2019, corporate stock buybacks surged to more than $700 billion, and JPMorgan estimates that a record $1 trillion in corporate stock buybacks could be made over the next year.
Persons: Sen, Ron Wyden, Win McNamee, Sherrod Brown, Senators Ron Wyden, Wyden, Brown, Stock, Donald Trump's, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett Organizations: Senate, Bell, Senators, Berkshire, JPMorgan Locations: America, Washington ,
The federal programs supplemented standard and far more modest state unemployment benefits. Economists have projected that New York City may not fully regain all its pandemic job losses until 2024. The federal assistance provided new streams of financial aid beyond regular unemployment payments, which are distributed by states. Unemployment benefits were also offered to contract workers and the self-employed, who under normal circumstances do not qualify for assistance. The end of the $300 federal supplement means those who still qualify for regular benefits through New York State will lose about half of their weekly assistance.
Persons: Biden, James Parrott, Tircio Organizations: Transportation, Amtrak, Utilities, Senators, New, Mr, New York, Center, New York City Affairs, Financial Locations: New York City, United States, New
Many Democrats are determined to tax the wealth of America’s fabulously rich, much of which goes untaxed for decades before being passed along to heirs. They pay taxes only on the gain in value from that point once the assets are sold. Mr. Biden wants to have heirs to large fortunes pay taxes when the original owner dies. Those taxes would be levied on inherited assets based on the gain in value from when those assets were initially purchased. Lobbyists already expect this piece of the estate tax changes to wash out in the lobbying deluge.
Persons: Biden, Heitkamp, superlobbyist John Breaux, Ms, , , Jeff Bezos Organizations: Transportation, Amtrak, Utilities, Senators, Democratic, Democratic Party, Finance Committee Locations: America, United
Tanzania suspends second newspaper in less than a month
  + stars: | 2021-09-05 | by ( )   time to read: +2 min
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan (C) arrives to address a joint Parliament session of Kenyan Members of Parliament and Senators in Nairobi, Kenya, May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Monicah MwangiNAIROBI, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Tanzania suspended on Sunday another newspaper accused of false stories even though President Samia Suluhu Hassan had pledged to uphold media freedoms quashed by her predecessor. Last month, the government suspended the Uhuru newspaper, owned by the CCM party, for publishing what it called a false story saying Hassan would not vie for office in 2025. That was the first newspaper suspension in Hassan's tenure. Within weeks of taking office, Hassan called for all the outlets banned by Magufuli to be allowed to reopen immediately.
Persons: Samia Suluhu Hassan, Raia, Gerson Msigwa, Msigwa, Hassan, John Magufuli, Maggie Fick, Andrew Cawthorne Organizations: Kenyan, Senators, REUTERS, Sunday, Salaam, Uhuru, CCM, Thomson Locations: Nairobi, Kenya, Monicah, NAIROBI, Tanzania, Tanzania's, Dar
The Democratic National Committee just concluded a multistate “Build Back Better” bus tour. Other Democrats are making similar appeals and pushing the legislation on their social media accounts. The Senate passed a sweeping bipartisan infrastructure package on Aug. 10, capping weeks of intense negotiations and debate over the largest federal investment in the nation’s aging public works system in more than a decade. Transportation . Congressional Republicans are solidly lined up against the budget proposal, which Democrats plan to push through unilaterally using a maneuver known as reconciliation.
Persons: Bernie Sanders, , Jaime Harrison, Todd Young, Sanders Organizations: Democratic, Republican, Democratic National Committee, Transportation, Amtrak, Utilities, Senators, Congressional Republicans, Indiana Republican Locations: Vermont, Arizona, Carolinas , Michigan, Nevada , Texas, Wisconsin, Indiana
TUNIS, Sept 3 (Reuters) - Tunisia's powerful UGTT union and two political parties rejected on Friday an invitation to discuss the political crisis with a U.S congressional delegation visiting Tunisia, saying they refuse any foreign interference in local crisis. Senator Chris Murphy will lead a congressional delegation to discuss the path forward to protect democracy in Tunisia in a visit on Saturday, after President Kais Saied's seizure of governing powers in July in a move critics called a coup. The president's actions appear to have widespread support after years of economic stagnation and political paralysis. [ read more ]The U.S. delegation, which will visit Tunisia as part of a regional visit that included Lebanon, Israel and the West Bank, will discuss with officials and politicians the crisis in Tunisia. "Our Tunisian affair should be resolved only among Tunisians, UGTT union will not participate in the invitation of the American embassy", said Sami Tahri, the spokesman of UGTT union, a key player in Tunisia's political scene.
Persons: Chris Murphy, Kais Saied's, Saied, Sami Tahri, UGTT, El, Ben Ali, Abir Moussi, Tarek Amara, Marguerita Choy Organizations: U.S, U.S ., West Bank, American, Constitutional, Thomson Locations: TUNIS, Tunisia, U.S, Lebanon, Israel
Federal benefits are set to come to a permanent end come Labor Day, despite calls to extend. Insider spoke to Stephanie Freed, the executive director of, about the last year of unemployment advocacy. "Our industry was just like in a huge panic, cause that was what was keeping people alive," Freed said. At the onset of the pandemic, jobless workers like Freed received an additional $600 a week in unemployment, thanks to Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), a federal program that expanded who was eligible for unemployment benefits. Freed set out to co-found the advocacy group, which is still fighting for the extension and expansion of unemployed benefits a year later.
Persons: Stephanie Freed, Freed, I'd, who's, they're, that's, I'm, we've, Biden, it's Organizations: Labor, Service, Institute, Delta Locations: Delta
Mr. Netanyahu successfully encouraged President Trump to abandon the deal. But Mr. Bennett’s constructive tone differs from that of Mr. Netanyahu, who had a strong relationship with the Trump administration but a fraught one with the Democratic administrations that book-ended Mr. Trump’s tenure. It took Mr. Biden nearly a month after his inauguration to call Mr. Netanyahu, which some Israeli analysts took as a snub. In contrast, Mr. Biden called Mr. Bennett just two hours after the new Israeli leader had been sworn into office. “We could be this lighthouse in a storm, if you will,” Mr. Bennett said.
Persons: Netanyahu, Trump, Israel —, Mr, Trump’s, Netanyahu antagonized, Obama, Biden, Obama’s, Bennett, Bennett’s, Netanyahu’s, Jordan, , ” Mr Organizations: Transportation, Amtrak, Utilities, Senators, Democratic, Mr, Israel Locations: Iran, East Jerusalem, Israel, United States, Canada
Moderates have also allied with Shield PAC, founded by Democrats ousted in November from Republican-leaning districts, to push back on efforts to tar all Democrats with the slogans of the left. Transportation . Pollution cleanup : Roughly $21 billion would go to cleaning up abandoned wells and mines, and Superfund sites. “There’s nothing revolutionary about ‘Medicare for all,’ moving to a clean energy economy, a $15 minimum wage,” he said. In New Orleans, the favored progressive candidate in the race to replace Representative Cedric Richmond, who joined the Biden White House, also lost.
Persons: Israel, Henry Cuellar, Jessica Cisneros, Biden, Mark S, pollster, , , Alexandria Ocasio, Cortez, Jamaal Bowman, Waleed Shahid, Joe Biden, Nina Turner, James E, Shontel Brown, Cedric Richmond Organizations: Shield PAC, Republican, Democratic, Transportation, Amtrak, Utilities, Senators, Police, Democrats, Democratic Party, Republican Party, Israel, Justice Democrats, American, Biden White House Locations: Israel, Henry Cuellar of Texas, New York, Cleveland, South Carolina, New Orleans
DonateMany organizations are taking donations to support those in need amid the humanitarian crisis. Women for Women International has a generous donor who will match up to $500,000 in donations made on their site. A Task and Purpose article linked to several non-profit advocacy groups aiding the crisis, including Evacuate Our Allies and the International Refugee Assistance Project. "The reality is the visa program offered by the US government and others are available to only a tiny minority," Laurie Adams, the CEO of Women for Women International, told Insider. Organizations such as Keeping our Promise, Evacuate Our Allies, and International Refugee Assistance Project are accepting volunteers.
Persons: Joe Biden, Melanne Verveer, they're, who've, Biden, – we've, Verveer, Laurie Adams, Bushra Ebadi, Organizations: Georgetown Institute for Women, Security, Service, Trump's, Afghan, Associated Press, Women International, CNN, BBC, Women, UN Refugee Agency, Islamic, International, Our Allies, International Refugee Assistance, New York Times, Senators, Representatives, Ketab Relief, Volunteer Lutheran Immigration, Refugee Service, Allies Locations: Afghanistan, Kabul, United States, Seattle , Washington, DC, Maryland, Virginia, Houston, Fort Worth
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