• Qatar Airways boss says women can't do his job
Qatar Airways boss says women can't do his job

An IATA board photograph published last week featured one woman out of 26 airline chiefs - Christine Ourmières-Widener, chief executive of United Kingdom regional carrier Flybe.Other airline companies have made efforts to promote women to senior positions in recent years.

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  • Merkel voices support for Macron's proposed European defence force
Merkel voices support for Macron's proposed European defence force

Merkel said. Merkel also said that a future EMF would be organised on an intergovernmental basis and national parliaments of member countries would have oversight. Macron has repeatedly expressed impatience with what he sees as foot-dragging by Merkel, who was tied up with five months of coalition building after an inconclusive general election in ...

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  • Vermont to pay up to $10K to new residents who work remotely
Vermont to pay up to $10K to new residents who work remotely

Phil Scott signed into law Wednesday, remote workers who put down roots in Vermont will be eligible for up to $10,000 in moving expenses and other costs. According to state officials and the official summary of the new legislation, the financial incentive is meant to help cover a worker's moving costs and business expenses related to workin...

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  • Visa's apology after system crash on friday
Visa's apology after system crash on friday

Visa cards are now down, as the network crashes only one day after payday. The card problems also caused long tailbacks on the Severn Bridge toll crossing as motorists were unable to pay, while service stations struggled, too, when customers couldn't pay after filling up with fuel.

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  • Family demands answer after dog found dead during flight transfer
Family demands answer after dog found dead during flight transfer

Alejandro was checked on". Alejandro was found dead in his crate in the cargo facility at Detroit Metropolitan Airport, southwest of Detroit in Romulus. The airline said that it was investigating the events leading up to the dog's death. Evan Oshan, the attorney for Alejandro's family, told TMZ Delta has been telling people to check their dog...

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  • China vows to retaliate after U.S. imposes fresh tariffs
China vows to retaliate after U.S. imposes fresh tariffs

A foreign ministry spokeswoman complained the USA decision to renew a threat to raise duties on a $50 billion list of Chinese goods conflicts with an agreement in mid-May aimed at settling that dispute. Over 1.65 lakh Indian students enrolled in USA universities in 2016. Some people familiar with the matter have told Reuters that approval may dep...

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  • Google to End Involvement in Pentagon AI Project
Google to End Involvement in Pentagon AI Project

Some employees planned to hold a public rally in San Francisco in July, coinciding with a Google conference, according to one source. So Maven recruited several tech firms for image recognition technology that could be used to identify objects of interest in the footage.

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  • Euro-Area Economic Confidence Slips Amid Budding Political Risks
Euro-Area Economic Confidence Slips Amid Budding Political Risks

In a sign that European Union officials have learnt nothing from previous crises the selloff in Italian assets yesterday allegedly prompted comments by European Union commissioner Gunther Oettinger that financial markets would bring Italian voters back into line and despite clarifications that his remarks were misreported the reports did not go...

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  • Singapore Airlines Is About to Launch the World's Longest Commercial Flight
Singapore Airlines Is About to Launch the World's Longest Commercial Flight

Singapore Airlines previously flew between Newark and Singapore , but discontinued the route in 2013 when it said it could no longer profitably serve the route with its four-engine Airbus A340 aircraft. This advanced aircraft includes higher ceilings, larger windows, an extra wide body and lighting created to minimise jetlag. "This will make ...

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  • US Dollar Stable as Trump Administration Greenlights Tariffs
US Dollar Stable as Trump Administration Greenlights Tariffs

The United States used 5.5 million tonnes of aluminum a year ago, largely imported from Canada, but only produced about 700,000 tonnes domestically. Mr Cramer, who hosts CNBC's Mad Money, said European leaders are in "over their heads" as the trade battle continues with Donald Trump . Before the tariffs were announced, Canadian Foreign Mini...

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  • Italian populists announce government deal to take power
Italian populists announce government deal to take power

Carlo Cottarelli had promised to deliver the list "as soon as possible", but the economist discreetly left the presidential palace after a brief meeting with President Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday afternoon without making any statement. The biggest shift since Tuesday is that a fresh general election in Italy is looking less likely. He adde...

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  • Canada Buys Trans Mountain Pipeline, Is Energy East Next?
Canada Buys Trans Mountain Pipeline, Is Energy East Next?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has maintained that Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is in the national economic interest. Pressed about why the federal government's $4.5-billion price tag was so much lower than Kinder Morgan's stated $7.4-billion project value, Morneau said Ottawa was purchasing all the relevant assets - but he ...

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  • Amazon blocks Australia from its U.S. site due to new GST rules
Amazon blocks Australia from its U.S. site due to new GST rules

In addition to allowing Amazon's U.S. arm to bypass complicated GST obligations, it also forces more customers to use the Australian service, therefore boosting its sales performance. From July 1, Amazon will redirect local shoppers trying to visit the likes of Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk to its much smaller Australian site, thwarting those who enj...

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  • Markets calm on signs that Italy may avoid elections
Markets calm on signs that Italy may avoid elections

Italy's president on Monday named a former International Monetary Fund economist as caretaker prime minister to lead the country into new elections , possibly as soon as the autumn, after a political storm whipped up by the collapse of a populist bid for government.

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  • Petrol Price Cut by 7 Paise, Diesel 5 Paise
Petrol Price Cut by 7 Paise, Diesel 5 Paise

Similarly, India consumed 23.85 crore litres of diesel a day in April and the country saves Rs 23.85 lakh a day, courtesy a 1 paisa per litre cut on diesel. Centre and other states should follow Kerala example and lower taxes right away. This is the second cut in prices in as many days. These taxes include central excise duty and VAT.

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  • US hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminum tariffs
US hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminum tariffs

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross , a member of the U.S. trade delegation to China, returns to a hotel in Beijing, China May 3, 2018. The EU - along with Canada and Mexico - are now receiving a temporary exemption which expires Friday. U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is planning to impose tariffs on European steel and aluminum imports ...

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  • Tesla on autopilot crashes into parked police SUV in Laguna Beach
Tesla on autopilot crashes into parked police SUV in Laguna Beach

The report said she took her hands off the steering wheel "within two seconds" of engaging the system and then did not touch the steering wheel for the next 80 seconds, until the crash happened. "It's super messed up that a Tesla crash resulting in a broken ankle is front page news and the ~40,000 people who died in United States auto accid...

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  • Starbucks Shuts 8,000 Stores For Anti-Bias Training
Starbucks Shuts 8,000 Stores For Anti-Bias Training

Nelson and Robinson settled with Starbucks this month for an undisclosed sum and an offer of a free education. Up to 180,000 employees at Starbucks locations and headquarters were trained from a "tool kit" hoping to 'focus on understanding prejudice and the history of public accommodations in the United States'.

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  • Horgan, Weaver and Notley respond to federal government's Trans Mountain pipeline purchase
Horgan, Weaver and Notley respond to federal government's Trans Mountain pipeline purchase

Although Ottawa has taken stakes in struggling energy projects, Tuesday's announcement marked the first time Ottawa has bought an entire pipeline. While Ottawa's move is notionally positive for Canadian oil producers, the nationalization of key infrastructure is unlikely to boost investment confidence in Canada, noted GMP First Energy analyst R...

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  • Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day
Cheap petrol: Not a chance! Supermarkets raise fuel prices every day

Since the dynamic pricing system resumed on May 14, petrol and diesel prices have risen by Rs 3.80 and Rs 3.38, respectively, in Delhi. In the run-up to state elections in the southern state, the oil companies had stopped revising the petroleum prices for over a fortnight.

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