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Ryanair crew could join pilots' strike action over pay and conditions

Ryanair crew could join pilots' strike action over pay and conditions

However, he said it is up to individual unions in each country to decide whether they will ballot their members. Cabin crew sources said unions may name dates for strikes in Italy, Belgium, Spain an...

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Up to 5,000 Ryanair passengers have flights cancelled by first pilots' strike

Up to 5,000 Ryanair passengers have flights cancelled by first pilots' strike

In an update to customers, Ryanair said it could not rule out further disruption. The Fórsa trade union, of which the IALPA is a branch, said it remained determined to work toward resolving the ou...

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United States lifts ban on suppliers selling to China's ZTE

United States lifts ban on suppliers selling to China's ZTE

The Commerce Department in April banned United States companies from supplying ZTE with crucial components, forcing it to halt operations, after officials found further violations even after reaching ...

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Trump DOJ appealing judge’s OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

Trump DOJ appealing judge’s OK of AT&T-Time Warner merger

The US government has made a decision to appeal against a landmark court ruling that cleared the way for telecoms giant AT&T to buy Time Warner . The Justice Department sued to stop the deal prev...

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Build-A-Bear offering vouchers after 'Pay Your Age' problems

Build-A-Bear offering vouchers after 'Pay Your Age' problems

Build-A-Bear Workshop locations due to crowd and safety concerns", company officials said shortly after 11 a.m. Here in the Bay Area, a large crowd stood in line at a Build-A-Bear store at a San Jose ...

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J&J Hit With $4.69B Verdict In 22-Woman Talc Cancer Trial

J&J Hit With $4.69B Verdict In 22-Woman Talc Cancer Trial

The case is Ingham v. Johnson & Johnson, 1522-CC10417, Circuit Court, City of St. Louis, Missouri. To view the full article, register now. Five plaintiffs were from Missouri, with others from states...

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'US to become global leading producer of crude oil'

'US to become global leading producer of crude oil'

If the proposed $200 billion in tariffs go into effect, duties implemented by the administration aimed squarely at China will cover almost half of all U.S. "We talked about minimizing market disrupt...

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Loss of Greyhound will impact patient transportation and Thompson city transit

Loss of Greyhound will impact patient transportation and Thompson city transit

The Native Women's Association of Canada said in a press release the Greyhound bus routes are sometimes the only safe way for Indigenous women and girls to travel between small Prairie towns. Greyhoun...

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Broadcom Shares Sink as Latest Deal Puzzles Wall Street

Broadcom Shares Sink as Latest Deal Puzzles Wall Street

The agreement comes in the wake of Trump's order blocking its bid for Qualcomm , citing national security concerns. The administration said it was anxious about allowing US -based Qualcomm to be take...

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China trade surplus with USA hits record high in June

China trade surplus with USA hits record high in June

Both official and private business surveys reported softer export orders last month as the trade row deepens. China's total exports rose 11.3% year-on-year in June, beating a Bloomberg News forecast...

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Trump lashes out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies calling for increase in defence spending

Trump lashes out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies calling for increase in defence spending

Trump claimed a personal victory at the summit after telling European allies to increase spending or lose Washington's support. "I believe through strength you get peace", he said. In response, a ...

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What President Trump said about May, Brexit, and 'England'

What President Trump said about May, Brexit, and 'England'

Late past year, May criticized him for retweeting a message by a member of a British far-right group , and the speaker of Britain's parliament has said Trump would not be welcome to address it. He ...

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Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have agreed to increase defence spending

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have agreed to increase defence spending

The new communique says 24 allies will meet the 20% guideline by 2024. "It has been really unbelievable to see the level of spirit in that room". Despite the majority belief that Trump has not been ...

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Trump calls out Pfizer for raising drug prices

Trump calls out Pfizer for raising drug prices

The Pfizer price hikes, most of which were more than 9 percent, embarrassed Trump and came amid an ongoing push by his administration to find a solution to rising drug prices. They are merely taki...

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Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers

Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan sworn in with new presidential powers

Originally published by a popular satire weekly magazine, the cartoon was the subject of a defamation lawsuit by Erdogan 12 years ago, when he was Turkey's prime minister . "Albayrak becoming the f...

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Pompeo to Push for Iran Sanctions During NATO Summit

Pompeo to Push for Iran Sanctions During NATO Summit

Rahaghi also expressed disappointment at India not delivering on its promised investment for the expansion of the Chabahar Port and other connectivity projects that run through Iran. The senior envo...

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Iran slams Trump's 'interfering' remarks on OPEC

Iran slams Trump's 'interfering' remarks on OPEC

Saudi Arabia has stated it has spare capacity of 2 million bpd, but bringing it back online-if it is indeed so large-will take more than a day or two, analysts have warned. "There will remain no such ...

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JetBlue flight attendants praised for saving French Bulldog

JetBlue flight attendants praised for saving French Bulldog

Knowing that is a sign of hypoxia - meaning the dog wasn't getting enough oxygen - Burt took Darcy from her carrier and sat her on her lap to cool down and relax, hoping that would calm her breathin...

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Turkey's Erdogan sworn in with new powers, names son-in-law finance minister

Turkey's Erdogan sworn in with new powers, names son-in-law finance minister

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been sworn in for a new term that would see him enjoy sweeping powers, which his opponents say will be used to consolidate his control over the country. Un...

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Long-term foes Ethiopia and Eritrea promise peace, ports and friendship

Long-term foes Ethiopia and Eritrea promise peace, ports and friendship

Images of both men hugging took the continent by the storm, trending all day on social networks. Beyond the officials' tweets, there were no official comments from either camp on the two nations' st...

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Woman on oxygen machine dies after power company cuts off electricity

Woman on oxygen machine dies after power company cuts off electricity

We asked them, "Why are you turning off her electric at the pole?"' A day late and a dollar short, the power company turned on Daniels' electricity one day after she died. "PSEG said 'Oh, we're on o...

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Timehop Security Breach Affects the Company's Entire 21 Million Userbase

Timehop Security Breach Affects the Company's Entire 21 Million Userbase

Timehop revealed that its security was breached and that the data of 21 million users was compromised. Timehop also says none of the "memories", or photos from social media, were taken, nor were p...

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The Economy Keeps Adding Jobs, But Filling Them Gets Harder

The Economy Keeps Adding Jobs, But Filling Them Gets Harder

Additionally, the unemployment rate rose to 4 percent from 3.8 percent even as the labor market encouraged people to seek employment. Average hourly earnings rose 0.2 percent from the prior mont...

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Erdogan inaugurates Turkey's powerful executive presidency

Erdogan inaugurates Turkey's powerful executive presidency

Under the new system, Erdogan leads the state's executive branch and has the right to appoint and dismiss vice-presidents, a newly introduced position, as well as ministers, high-level officials and s...

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Crude Mixed as Asian Refiners React to Impending Trade War

Crude Mixed as Asian Refiners React to Impending Trade War

USA crude CLc1 was down 30 cents at $73.50. The tightness at Cushing and the potential increase in Gulf exports "both have implications for how quickly the prompt overhang in the market can clear,...

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Len McCluskey: Get a decent deal for jobs after Brexit

Len McCluskey: Get a decent deal for jobs after Brexit

On Friday, prime minister Theresa May is to meet her cabinet ministers to decide on a strategy for exiting the European Union and, because of the uncertainty surrounding the process, the meeting's o...

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Businesses hit pause on spending amid trade uncertainty: Fed minutes

Businesses hit pause on spending amid trade uncertainty: Fed minutes

The minutes covered the discussions at the Fed's June 12-13 meeting in which the central bank boosted its key rate for a second time this year to a new range of 1.75 percent to 2 percent. Despit...

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Business, Asian stocks lower on impending trade war

Business, Asian stocks lower on impending trade war

Computer stocks such as Aisino Corporation and Suzhou Chunqiu Electronic Technology Co both edged up by over 4 percent. After falling as much as almost 1 percent, China's Shanghai Composite Index ...

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United States jobs growth stronger than expected

The report showed strength in the economy before a trade war started between the United States and China, which analysts warned could slow hiring, especially in the manufacturing sector. There's lots ...

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National Fried Chicken Day 2018 Deals

National Fried Chicken Day 2018 Deals

Fried chicken originated in America when Scottish immigrants brought their tradition of deep-frying chicken in fat to the southern U.S. After its introduction it became a staple in the American diet. ...

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Bank of England’s Carney says confident United Kingdom slowdown was temporary

Bank of England’s Carney says confident United Kingdom slowdown was temporary

Sterling hit a day's high against the dollar after Carney said inflation pressures had continued to firm, as the BoE expected, and that there was widespread evidence that slack in the economy had been...

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Now you can travel from this country without a passport

Now you can travel from this country without a passport

During the first phase of testing, passengers will be able to use the technology to check-in, drop off bags, access the lounge, and board the flight. The system will be available to passengers on se...

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Wireless Speaker Maker Sonos Files for IPO

Wireless Speaker Maker Sonos Files for IPO

In yet another sign of how home audio systems and smart speakers have become the technology of the moment, speaker maker Sonos has filed to go public. The company named Bang & Olufsen A/S, Bose Co...

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US Employers Added 177K Jobs in June

US Employers Added 177K Jobs in June

Manufacturers added 36,000 jobs last month. And companies have been offering more benefits to attract and retain their workers. The services sector again led the way with 148,000 new hires, with h...

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Move Over, Warren Buffett-Mark Zuckerberg Is Now the World's Third-Richest

Move Over, Warren Buffett-Mark Zuckerberg Is Now the World's Third-Richest

This is also the first time that the three wealthiest people on the ranking list have made their wealth from technology, with Buffet's industrial sector being listed as "Diversified". The record stock...

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