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The U.S. Army wasted $53 million on unnecessary purchases due to lax management of $200 million worth of Middle East transportation contracts, according to a report from the Office of Inspector General published Monday.
The federal government will subject all U.S.-bound flights from 280 airports in 105 countries to heightened passenger and aircraft screening procedures as part of a spate of new aviation security directives the Trump administration unveiled Wednesday.
BMW of North America LLC reiterated its support Wednesday in New York federal court for a deal that would end two lawsuits over an alleged sunroof design defect that damaged electrical components in certain vehicles’ trunks, saying a mere .003 percent of the settlement class has objected to the deal.
President Donald Trump’s pick to be the top environmental law official at the U.S. Department of Justice faced skeptical Democrats on a Senate panel on Wednesday, with Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Jeffrey Bossert Clark fielding questions about his private practice and views on climate change.
The D.C. Circuit on Tuesday dismissed a challenge to an interim natural gas storage safety rule enacted in the wake of the 2015 Aliso Canyon leak, deciding that because the American Gas Association and others had asked the issuing agency to reconsider the rule, it couldn’t also be challenged judicially.