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US extends rest periods for flight attendants to 10 hrs

Washington, Oct 4 (UNI) The Biden administration has extended the rest periods for US flight attendants and now requires a break of at least ten consecutive hours between shifts, the US Department of Transportation said in a press release on Tuesday.
“The US Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued a final rule requiring that flight attendants receive longer periods of rest between shifts. The new rule increases the rest period to 10 consecutive hours,” the release said.
The previous rule required nine consecutive hours of rest between shifts, the release added.
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Athens, Dec 3 (UNI) A train with military equipment for US troops went off the rails near a port in the city of Alexandroupolis in northern Greece, the Greek Communist Party's (KKE) news portal 902.gr reported.

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Nanjing, Dec 3 (UNI) A fire at a construction site in Xuzhou City, east China's Jiangsu Province, has killed five people and injured two others, local authorities said Saturday.

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Bangladesh, India to benefit from stability: FM

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03 Dec 2022 | 2:35 PM

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Twittergate: Key takeaways from exposed censorship of Hunter Biden laptop scoop

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