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National briefs: White House tech apparel
Last week, the White House made news by announcing it had appointed Mikey Dickerson, a former Google engineer, to head up the new U.S. Digital Service, a corps of technologists tasked with helping the federal government redeem its tech projects in much the same way that Mr. Dickerson swooped in and helped save HealthCare.gov last fall.
The Washington Post
Gulfstream Warning on Jet Design Sheds Light on Katz Crash
Gulfstream jet pilots received notice from the company that a safety device designed to prevent accidents like the one that killed sports-franchise mogul Lewis Katz can be foiled in some circumstances.
National Hurricane Center
Tropical Storm BERTHA Forecast Discussion Number 1
Since the departure of the aircraft, a band of deep convection has developed near and to the north and east of the low-level center, and now has enough organization to consider this system a tropical cyclone.
Media Matters for America
When a Gop Presidential Hopeful Earned $11 Million In Speaking Fees And D.C. Press Didn't Care
In the thirteen months directly prior to kicking off his Republican presidential campaign in February 2007, Rudy Giuliani earned more than $11 million dollars giving paid speeches.