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Corruption Probe Brings Down United CEO

Jeffery Smisek abruptly steps down

(Newser) - United Airlines abruptly replaced its CEO as a federal investigation continued into whether the airline gave preferential treatment to the former chairman of the agency that operates the New York-area airports. United Continental Holdings says Jeffery Smisek and two other senior executives have stepped down. Federal prosecutors are probing United'... More »

NJ Bridge Emails: Warning of 'Disaster' Ignored

Trove of documents don't implicate Christie directly in traffic shutdown

(Newser) - Media outlets have had the better part of a day to pore over thousands of newly released emails and texts related to the Chris Christie traffic mess , and if the New Jersey governor can take one bit of good news from the coverage, it's that none of the documents... More »

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