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Marriage ban in La. struck down


  • Reuters
  • Washington Blade (Washington, D.C.)
  • ABC News

A Louisiana state judge on Monday ruled that the state's ban on marriage equality ban is unconstitutional, as it violates the rights to due process and equal protection. The underlying case involved a… Read More

Airbus to boost A350 production



John Leahy, the chief operating officer of customers at Airbus, said the manufacturer will boost production rates for its A350 to 10 aircraft per month by the end of 2018. Airbus is currently producin… Read More

Municipalities could see higher costs due to bank rule


  • Examiner (Washington, D.C.), The

A requirement that banks hold enough highly liquid assets that are sellable during a crisis to fund operations for 30 days could raise costs for cities and states for projects such as schools and high… Read More