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Monday Midday Must-Reads

-United Airlines suspended a pilot after he tweeted that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton should be hanged, reports Bloomberg News. The pilot is also a Republican West Virginia state representative and has been flying for United since 2008.

-The Air Force may be facing a pilot shortage as more military pilots are hired away by commercial airlines. According to, commercial airlines are increasing pilot pay by double-digits and unless the Department of Defense nearly doubles the extra pay it gives pilots, the military could lose more pilots.

-In his latest column, consumer travel expert Christopher Elliott reminds travelers that you should not buy new tickets if your flight is canceled due to weather.