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Seattle Children’s Hospital cited for deadly mold problems

Health
Seattle Children's Hospital has been cited for multiple federal safety violations related to mold that led to a patient death and five additional infections, officials said. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued a report listing more than two dozen violations of federal regulations and hospital policy, KING-TV reported Thursday. The facility detected Aspergillus mold during a routine test of operating rooms May 18, hospital officials said. The hospital disclosed the death and infections Tuesday while discussing the closure in May of operating rooms because of Aspergillus mold. Three patients were infected last year and three this year. The patient who died developed the infection in 2018, an official said. The federal violations include a failure to properly ma...
Boeing facing more problems after fresh software problem

Boeing facing more problems after fresh software problem

Business
A new software issue has been found in the embattled Boeing 737 Max planes that could mean further delays to getting the aircraft back in the air.The planes were grounded earlier in the year after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft. On Wednesday, Boeing said that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) had found an "additional requirement" for the 737 Max's software changes that the manufacturer has been working on for eight months after the first crash. Image: The Max planes were involved in two deadly crashes In a statement Boeing said: "Boeing agrees with the FAA's decision and request, and is working on the required software to address the FAA's request."US government test pilots, who were testing the new software last we...
U.S. House subcommittee cuts F-35 spare parts request amid supply problems

U.S. House subcommittee cuts F-35 spare parts request amid supply problems

Business
May 21 (UPI) -- A U.S. House subcommittee wants to approve only half of the Pentagon's spare parts purchases for F-35 jets in reviewing 2020 budgetary plans. Last week, the Democrat-led House Appropriations Committee released a draft of the fiscal year 2020 defense funding bill, which includes $ 690.2 billion in discretionary spending. The legislation includes 90 F-35 aircraft, 12 more than requested, and eight F-15EX aircraft, meant to recapitalize the F-15C/D fleet in the U.S. military. The fiscal year begins in October. The House Appropriations Defense subcommittee is tasked with scrutinizing the military budget. Lawmakers are questioning the Air Force's fighter jet procurement and parts shortages for the F-35 fighter jets. The panel plans to approve half of the $ 728.7 million reque...
Danny Rose: England and Tottenham left-back ‘can’t wait’ to retire from football due to racism problems – ‘I just want to get out of it’

Danny Rose: England and Tottenham left-back ‘can’t wait’ to retire from football due to racism problems – ‘I just want to get out of it’

Sports
GET ME OUT Rose has suffered from racial abuse on occasions throughout his career, most recently during England's Euro 2020 qualifier at Montenegro last month England and Tottenham defender Danny Rose is so sick of football’s failure to tackle racism that he ‘can’t wait’ to retire from the game. The full-back has been victim of abuse multiple times in his career, most recently during the Three Lions’ Euro 2020 qualifier at Montenegro last week. Danny Rose was subjected to racist abuse when he was booked towards the end of the 5-1 win Rose, alongside teammates Raheem Sterling and Callum Hudson-Odoi were chanted at by some of the home crowd, in a game where the defender was cautioned by the referee late on. The incident is not an isolated one t