U.S. government bars carrying of lithium batteries as cargo on passenger aircrafts

The U.S. government said on Wednesday it is issuing new rules barring airlines from carrying potentially hazardous lithium-ion cells and batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft, and setting new requirements for transporting them on cargo planes. The U.S. Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) unveiled the new rules after Congress last year… Read More U.S. government bars carrying of lithium batteries as cargo on passenger aircrafts

U.S. President Donald Trump accused of being a conman, racist by former lawyer Michael Cohen

President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told the U.S. Congress on Wednesday that Trump is a racist, a conman and a cheat who knew in advance about a release of emails by the WikiLeaks website aimed at hurting his 2016 Democratic presidential rival. Cohen, Trump’s onetime fixer, said Trump directed negotiations for a… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump accused of being a conman, racist by former lawyer Michael Cohen