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] i ] ] 1 I ] t 1 J 1 I I i I * i ! 3 * i UNITED PRESS . NEWS BRIEFS Vote to End Federal Rent Controls WASHINGTON, D. C, June 26.— The House voted tentatively today to end federal rent controls September 30 in all but "critical defense housing areas," or where local governments specifically request them. Ike, Toft Coming Here WASHINGTON, D. C, June 26. — Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Senator Robert A. Taf t, both will go to Chicago next week to direct in person their bitter-end fight for the Republican presidential nomination. Destroy Two Red Air Strips SEOUL, Korea, June 26.— Marine fighter bombers destroyed two Communist airstrips in North Korea near the capital city of Pyongyang today in another attack to beat down the growing Red air power. The American pilots claimed total destruction of one strip and 95 per cent damage to the other. Okay Armed Forces Money Bill WASHINGTON. D. C, June 26.— The Senate Appropriations Committee today approved a 5,800,000,000 "money bill" for the Armed Services in the fiscal year starting July 1. May Not Invoke Taft-Hartley Law WASHINGTON, D. C, June 26.— President Truman dropped a possible hint today j that he may not invoke the Taft-Hartley J Law to end the steel strike. | Not Influenced by Britain: Truman WASHINGTON. D. C, June 26. — The -, White House said today President Truman was , not influenced in any way by Britain to dismiss Gen. Douglas MacArthur. Would Assert U.S. Rights BERLIN, Germany, June 26. — U. S. High Commissioner John J McCloy, commenting on a West German request for more Allied tank patrols along the Soviet zone border, said today, "We ought to be prepared to assert and to defend our rights." Acheson Answers Eden Satisfactorily LONDON, England, June 26.— U. S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson gave Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden "very satisfactory" answers today to British demands for closer liaison in Korea, informed sources reported.