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Philip Morris says Canadian unit RBH granted creditor protection

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FILE PHOTO: Packs of Benson & Hedges cigarettes are on display in a tobacco shop in Vienna, Austria, May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (Reuters) – Philip Morris International Inc on Friday said its Canadian unit, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc (RBH), was granted creditor protection, following a tobacco class action ruling in Quebec earlier this Read More

‘Super smeller’: Woman can sniff out Parkinson’s, leading scientists to create early detection test

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A former nurse who can smell the “musky odour” of Parkinson’s disease has helped scientists develop a new test that can detect the condition before symptoms appear. People with a heightened sense of smell have reported a musky odour from patients with Parkinson’s disease, and “super smeller” Joy Milne, 68, from Scotland claims she first Read More

Apple touts data privacy in TV ad campaign

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(Reuters) – Apple Inc on Thursday launched a television advertising campaign promoting its stance on data privacy, seeking to differentiate itself from tech industry rivals such as Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc that have become the target of regulatory scrutiny over the issue. Apple company logos are seen as two MacBooks stand next to Read More

Countries that did & DID NOT ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 amid probe; BILLIONS at stake

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Countries around the globe are grounding their Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleets, as the best-selling jet is under investigation after two deadly crashes in under five months. The US firm’s reputation and billions of dollars are at stake. The 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines crashed six minutes after take-off on Sunday en route Read More

India bans all Boeing 737 MAX planes from entering its airspace

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India’s aviation regulator has grounded the nation’s entire fleet of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft amid heightened concerns over the bestselling jet’s safety in the wake of the recent crash in Ethiopia. The DGCA, the Indian aviation authority, announced the decision to ground all 737 MAX 8 single-aisle aircraft on Tuesday evening, following in the Read More

India joins list of countries & airlines to ban Boeing 737 MAX

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India’s aviation regulator has grounded the nation’s entire fleet of Boeing MAX 737 8 aircraft amid heightened concerns over the bestselling jet’s safety in the wake of the recent crash in Ethiopia. DGCA, the Indian aviation authority, announced the decision to ground all 737 MAX 8 single-aisle aircraft on Tuesday evening, following in the footsteps Read More

EU suspends Boeing 737 MAX flights after Ethiopia crash

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ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) – The European Union’s aviation safety regulator on Tuesday suspended all flights in the bloc by Boeing 737 MAX planes in the biggest setback yet for the U.S. planemaker following a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people. The move came after Britain, Germany and France joined a wave of suspensions of Read More

Europeans join wave of Boeing suspensions after Ethiopia crash

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ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) – Major European nations Britain, Germany and France joined a wave of suspensions of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday following a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people. Suspension by respected European regulators was the worst setback yet for U.S. planemaker Boeing in the wake of Sunday’s crash and put pressure Read More

Europeans join wave of Boeing suspensions, Trump frets

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ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) – Major European nations Britain, Germany and France joined a wave of suspensions of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump fretted over modern airplane design following a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people. Suspension by respected European regulators was the worst setback yet for U.S. planemaker Read More

US sanctions against Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline ‘under consideration’ – energy czar

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The US may slap sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which will supply Russian gas to Germany via the Baltic Sea, US energy secretary Rick Perry confirmed. The project has driven a wedge between Washington and Berlin. Asked by reporters on Monday if sanctions were possible, Perry said this was “still under consideration” and Read More