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Pete Buttigieg: Wearing Masks on Planes a ‘Matter of Respect’

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg defended mask mandates on public transportation and planes as a “matter of respect,” during a Sunday appearance on ABC’s This Week. The Biden Cabinet member’s comments came in the wake of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggesting that fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear a mask in some public areas.

Pete Buttigieg, U.S. secretary of transportation nominee for U.S. President Joe Biden, puts on a protective mask during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing on January 21, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Buttigieg, is pledging to carry out the administration’s ambitious agenda to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure, calling …

Fire Engulfs British Airways Plane on Las Vegas Runway

Billowing black smoke and red-orange flames poured from a British Airways plane in Las Vegas that 172 people rushed to evacuate Tuesday afternoon. McCarran Airport posted details stating that the Clark County Fire Department and airport received a first call

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