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Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan Enters 2020 Democratic Presidential Race

On Thursday, Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio announced a presidential bid as he joined a diverse group of Democrats looking to take on President Trump in 2020. In his first television interview as a candidate, Ryan said during an appearance on ABC’s “The View” that he was a “progressive who knows how to talk to working-class people” and said he could win back Rust Belt states lost to President Trump in the 2016 election. ...Read more

Technical Glitch Causes Flight Delays For At Least Five U.S. Airlines

Early on Monday, several U.S. airlines experienced system outages due to a technical glitch in a shared computer program, authorities said. The Aerodata program — which monitors balance and weight of flights — crashed for a short time. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said several carriers were affected by the outage, including American, Delta, United, Southwest and Alaska Air. Dallas-based Southwest issued a ground stop order for a short time. ...Read more

Department Of Housing And Urban Development Charges Facebook With Racial Discrimination Through Targeted Ads

On Thursday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) charged Facebook with allegedly encouraging, enabling and causing housing discrimination through its targeted advertising practices.  HUD said that Facebook is violating the Fair Housing Act – federal legislation that prohibits discrimination against people seeking to buy or rent a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance or engaging in other housing-related activities. ...Read more