A cockpit view of a United Parcel Service 767-300 aircraft at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California, U.S., June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Bob Riha, Jr - RTX2I3FN in late July.
Jovita Carranza's daughter ... . Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, right, shakes hands with Jovita Carranza, the 44th Treasurer of the U.S., left, after administering the oath of office to her, Monday, June 19, 2017, at the Treasury Department in Washington... .
One month into the Trump administration, and it's clear that there has been a wholesale corporate takeover of the government A day-by-day review of the administration's first month shows that virtually every day there has been a new, extraordinary grant of power to corporate interests and/or another development in Donald Trump's get-rich-quick-scheme known as the American presidency. Poorly attended though it might have been, the inauguration itself was a paean not just to the new president but to his corporate backers.
The growth of e-commerce is putting enormous new demands on U.S. highways, airports and other infrastructure, which must be modernized with sustainable funding, FedEx Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Frederick Smith said. Online sales are projected to increase by 26 percent from last year to $2.4 trillion worldwide by 2018, adding to the need for infrastructure upgrades to improve a slowing economy, Smith said Wednesday in prepared testimony before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen of Memphis is holding his first issues meeting of the year with constituents Monday, Jan. 9. The meeting which runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Cohen's district office at the Clifford Davis-Odell Horton Federal Building, 167 N. Main St . is an opportunity for citizens and Cohen to discuss issues before Congress that affect the Memphis area.
Local news organizations report that the plane was arriving from Memphis on Friday and that its landing gear collapsed on the runway. The Federal Aviation Administration says the fire was put out.
Donald Trump has promised to liven up this year's Republican National Convention. But some of America's biggest corporations are bailing on the party.
Toward the end of trading Tuesday, the Dow traded up 0.45 percent to 18,000.08 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.15 percent to 4,975.90. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.43 percent to 2,118.52.