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Deal reached to put FAA workers back on the job

A dispute over labor standards at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) that left thousands of government workers temporarily laid off or furloughed while Congress went on recess was put aside Thursday after President Barack Obama called House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) to negotiate for the agency’s funding. “This agreement does…

Obama tells Congress: End airport funding shutdown

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama urged Congress Wednesday to break its vacation to end a row that has shut airport construction and halted tax payments by airlines, which could cost a billion dollars. “This is a lose-lose-lose situation that can be easily solved if Congress gets back into town…