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Ryanair boss warns Boeing 737 Max crisis could lead to job cuts

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Revenue per passenger was flat at €55. The Chicago-based company also said the Max-related fallout will cut nearly €5bn from its revenue and pre-tax earnings in the quarter April to June. Ryanair expected 58 of the planes for the summer of 2020, but may not have any of them ready, O'Leary said. The Max has been grounded since March and deliveries suspended after crashes that killed 346 people in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Read More »

Vietnam confiscates smuggled rhino horns worth $4 million

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Images of the bust show large rhino horns and smaller pieces sitting on a table and police using rods to break the casts apart. "It took half a day to open them", said a representative of the security agency AFP . But rhino horn is especially prized, with one kilogram fetching up to £50,000. The trade has been fuelled by beliefs that when ground into a powder, the horn can cure cancer, relieve hangovers or enhance male virility. Read More »

French digital tax plan turns into a spat with Trump over wine

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US President Donald Trump threatened to tax French wines on Friday (27 July) in retaliation for France's recent proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technology companies. In a CNBC interview last month , Trump urged he would possibly possibly possibly build tariffs on French wine. "We want to reach an agreement on this issue in the framework of the G7 and the OECD", said Le Maire. Read More »

Biden rebounds ahead of second round of debates while Harris slips

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But it also could open Harris to criticism that she's trying to appease all corners while doing little to stake out a position of her own. "This is about delivering for the American people". If they want to play by our rules, they can be in the system. They would, however, have to get those plans certified as Medicare plans through the government to meet certain standards, including cost and quality of coverage. Read More »

Florida surfer bitten by shark; heads straight to local bar

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O'Rourke says he was lying on his board in the water, between 20 to 30 yards from the south side of the pier, when it happened at around 3:30 p.m. But R.J. A surf camera captured video of the attack, which showed O'Rourke struggling with the shark. "This shark just came out of nowhere", O'Rourke told The Times-Union. Read More »

Boy, 8, Dies After Being Pushed In Front Of German Train

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Witnesses said the man deliberately pushed the boy and his mother on to the tracks before trying to run away. The boy's mother was taken to hospital and would also be questioned. There was no immediate information on her injuries. Police said that the suspect is an Eritrean citizen but did not immediately release further information. Read More »

Tips pour in as manhunt wears on for BC murder suspects

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Police have asked all Canadians to remain on the lookout for the pair. Their efforts were bolstered on Saturday when a Canadian Air Force CC-130H Hercules airplane landed in Gillam along with military personnel. "Keep your doors locked and your kids close". CCTV footage of the Schmegelsky, released by police. "Patrols of the community will be done on a 24-hour basis", Constant said. Read More »

Man in custody after police find four bodies inside Markham, Ont., home

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Officers arrived at the home around 3 p.m. on Sunday after receiving a report of possible injured people inside. "The identification process for the deceased is going to take quite some time as post-mortems need to be done by the coroner and once those post-mortems are complete we will be able to advise who the deceased are". Read More »

Paramilitaries involved in raid on Sudan sit-in: probe

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Shortly before dawn on June 3, gunmen in military fatigues raided the site of the weeks-long sit-in, shooting and beating protesters . On Saturday, protesters were in the streets again over an official investigation into a 3 June crackdown in Khartoum , after it cleared the country's rulers of responsibility for an assault on a sit-in that killed scores. Read More »

Brazil jail riot 'leaves more than 50 dead'

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Local media reported that gang members in one prison block invaded a gang in another block. As of press time, the story from the mass deadly jail riot is still developing, and the number of casualties may rise as the authorities continue their investigation through the embattled area. Read More »

Boris Johnson and girlfriend move into Downing Street

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On a visit to Faslane naval base in Scotland , Mr Johnson said: "We are aiming for a new deal as I have said and that is what I think we can achieve with good will on all sides". The Exit Strategy committee - known as XS - comprises six senior ministers and will meet twice a week. It is also reported that no final decisions about a dog was not accepted. Read More »

India teen rape victim critical in 'suspicious' crash

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An FIR has been registered against BJP MLA Kuldeep Sengar, his brother Manoj Sengar and eight others in the accident case in which the Unnao rape survivor and her lawyer were critically injured and two female relatives were killed. "The rape survivor and the lawyer are in a critical condition and undergoing treatment at the trauma centre in Lucknow ". She claimed, "The son of a co-accused in the case, Shahi Singh, and another youth of the village had threatened us. Read More »

Trump threatens retaliation against France over digital service tax

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Mr Le Maire reiterated Mr Macron's assurance that France would lift its national digital tax if there was a deal on a universal tax at the level of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). "The congressman has been a thorn in this president's side, and Mr. Trump sees attacking African American members of Congress as good politics, as it both warms the cockles of the white supremacists who love him and causes so numerous thoughtful people who don't to scream". Read More »

House Committee Chairs, President React to Mueller Testimony

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Around 100 Democrats in the House, less than half the caucus, have come out in support of impeachment. "We have to do this, whatever time frame there is and we're doing it now". So, call it an impeachment or other remedy inquiry. "Judiciary Democrats are suing for grand jury material to which they have no right", he said in a statement. Read More »

After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrest

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In scenes that protesters and critics said were reminiscent of an attack on commuters by suspected triad gangs last week, police fired tear gas and rushed into the station shortly before 10pm. About a dozen men have been arrested in connection with that attack, some of whom have links to organized crime groups, or triads. Margarita Duco, a 24-year-old tourist from Chile, expressed solidarity with the protesters, saying: "The excessive use of violence when there are peaceful ... Read More »

Clown sparks cruise ship brawl

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As per CNN , the P&O liner " Britannia " - not from the Aussie fleet - was working its way over from Norway's fjords to Southampton when the shit ceremoniously hit the fan late last week. A 41-twelve months outdated lady and a 43-twelve months-outdated man, each from Chigwell, Essex were arrested on suspicion of assault by Hampshire police when the ship arrived in Southampton on Saturday morning. Read More »

Trump announces ‘landmark agreement’ with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims

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A federal judge in San Francisco has temporarily blocked President Trump's plan to bar almost all migrants from seeking asylum in the United States. The goal under the agreement, according to the Guatemalan government is to grant visas to Guatemalans so they can work in the construction and service industries "in the medium to long-term", Reuters states. Read More »

North Korean boat crosses into South Korean waters

North Korea detained the 15 Russian and two South Korean crew members of the fishing boat on July 17 for violating entry rules, according to the embassy. In retaliation, the Kremlin threatened to freeze talks with the North on fisheries cooperation. Citing the testimony of the crew members, the officer said they crossed the NLL after losing their way. Read More »

American teens jailed in Italian cop killing

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Vice Brigadier Mario Cerciello Rega, a member of the storied Carabinieri paramilitary corps, was stabbed eight times, allegedly by one of the teens, leaving him bleeding on a street close to the teens' upscale hotel near Rome's Tiber River. Read More »

India's tiger population has grown to 'nearly 3,000'

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PM Modi, on the occasion of worldwide tiger day released the new estimation for 2018 which indicates there are 2967 tigers in India compared to 2226 indicated in the 2014 estimation. The overall tiger population was estimated at 2,967 (range 2,603 to 3,346). "But we still have a long way to go to secure a long-term future for wild tigers", she cautioned, adding that human-tiger conflict was one of the biggest conservation challenges because India has so many people. Read More »

Air strike on Libya hospital kills 5 doctors

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Libya has been struggling to make a democratic transition amid insecurity and chaos ever since the fall of former leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011. Earlier it was reported that as a result of an air strike that struck the detention center for illegal migrants in Tripoli , at least 40 people were killed and 80 people were injured. Read More »

Boris Johnson heads to Scotland amid Brexit disagreement

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Chancellor Sajid Javid promised one of the "biggest ever public information campaigns" and "all necessary funding made available" to ensure the United Kingdom is ready for a no-deal on October 31. However, should he stick to his hard line that the backstop "must be abolished" then I don't think we'll see much progress between both parties in the coming weeks - what more with lawmakers being away during the summer break now. Read More »

Boko Haram Funeral Attack Nigeria Leaves 65 Dead

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Suspected Boko Haram extremists killed more than 60 people in an attack on villagers leaving a funeral in northeastern Nigeria , a local official said Sunday. "The villagers resisted the attack, killed 11 insurgents and recovered 10 AK-47 rifles in the encounter". A security source said Islamists attacked on motorbikes and in vans. Read More »

U.S., Chinese negotiators could agree on modest terms toward trade deal

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In a memorandum, Trump empowered the US Trade Representative (USTR) to start taking punitive actions if any country, advanced economies, are inappropriately taking benefits of the WTO loopholes. Subsequently, there have been sustained attempts by the United States to bring about differentiation/graduation to deny S&DT to China, India, South Africa, Indonesia and 30 more countries in the current and future trade negotiations at the WTO and outside the trade body. Read More »

Johnson sets up 'war cabinet' to deliver Brexit

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Since Mr Johnson became Prime Minister after being declared party chief by Tory members, the Conservatives have gained 10 points to stand at 30 per cent, a survey by Deltapoll for the Mail on Sunday showed. "In my first day in office". Mr Russell was responding to UK Government statements (specifically from Michael Gove) that it is now working on the assumption that Britain won't gain agreement with the European Union by the latest (and probably last) deadline of Hallowe'en. Read More »

Woman dies trying to reach the famous 'Into the Wild' bus

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The river had been moving especially fast because of recent rainfall. It was her husband who knowledgeable the state troopers about his spouse's premature demise on Thursday night time. In June 2013, three hikers were rescued by a passing military helicopter when they tried to reach the bus. Although it has inspired many people to seek the great outdoors and explore the natural world around them, Alaskan troopers warn anyone thinking about visiting the magic bus to consider the dangers posed ... Read More »

NGO Action Against Hunger confirms 6 aid workers kidnapped in Nigeria

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Action Against Hunger said that it "strongly requests that our staff member and her companions are released" though noted that they are 'apparently in a good condition of health'. Men gather during a burial ceremony, after two people were killed by Boko Haram fighters in Dalori camp for internally displaced people, near Maiduguri July 26, 2019. Read More »

N. Korean fishing boat being probed for 'mistakenly' crossing into South

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It also said the ship's captain was informed of the crew's planned release about three hours before their departure from North Korea's Wonsan port. "This administration is committed to diplomatic engagement with the North Koreans and we continue to press and hope for these working-level negotiations to move forward", State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement. Read More »

Meghan announced as guest editor of Vogue's famed September issue

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Adwoa Aboah , Adut Akech , Ramla Ali , Jacinda Ardern , Sinead Burke , Gemma Chan , Laverne Cox , Jane Fonda , Salma Hayek Pinault , Francesca Hayward , Jameela Jamil , Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie , Yara Shahidi , Greta Thunberg , Christy Turlington Burns - and the reader, represented by a mirror. Read More »