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Parched tourists seek gelato and shade in sweltering Paris and Rome

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PARIS/ROME (Reuters) – Tourists in Rome and Paris scaled back their sightseeing in sweltering temperatures on Tuesday, dousing themselves at fountains and cooling down with ice cream as a heatwave continued in continental Europe. People cool off in the fountains at the Andre Citroen park in Paris as a heatwave hit much of the country, Read More

Airports begin to fight back against rogue drones with anti-incursion systems

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It’s the first rule of drone ownership: no flying near an airport. But some people either don’t care or use drones to intentionally disrupt airport operations. Last December, drone sightings at London’s Gatwick Airport forced a three-day shutdown, and canceled flights left thousands of stranded passengers scrambling. No one has been arrested in the case, Read More

Futures lower on Iran tensions, trade worries

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(Reuters) – U.S. stock futures were pulled lower by Iran tensions and trade worries on Tuesday, with investors focusing on Federal Reserve officials for more clarity on interest rates. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 24, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo In a Read More

France’s 40C heatwave ‘potentially dangerous’, forecasters warn

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France is taking extra precautions ahead of a “potentially dangerous” heatwave that is set to hit much of Europe this week. National weather agency Meteo-France has placed 53 counties on an orange warning – the second-highest alert – as temperatures are expected to reach up to 40C (104F) in some areas. Exams have been postponed Read More

Nissan CEO apologizes to shareholders over misconduct issue

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FILE PHOTO: Nissan President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa attends a news conference at its global headquarters building in Yokohama, Japan, December 17, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa on Tuesday apologized to shareholders for the fallout of a scandal involving former Chairman Carlos Ghosn, Read More

Seaweed washing up on Mexico’s top beaches a ‘minor’ problem – president

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – An infestation of seaweed along large stretches of Mexico’s Caribbean coast, home to many of the country’s top beach destinations, is not a major problem, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday. Attributed to climate change by many researchers, growing volumes of the brown seaweed have blanketed many beaches in Read More

Seaweed washing up on Mexico’s top beaches a ‘minor’ problem -president

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – An infestation of seaweed along large stretches of Mexico’s Caribbean coast, home to many of the country’s top beach destinations, is not a major problem, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday. Attributed to climate change by many researchers, growing volumes of the brown seaweed have blanketed many beaches in Read More

Pilot killed after two Eurofighter jets collide in mid-air

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A pilot has been killed after two Eurofighter warplanes collided in mid-air and crashed in Germany. A second pilot managed to parachute to safety before the German air force jets crashed near the Laage military base in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on Monday. Both pilots had ejected from their aircraft, according to a third Read More

Global stocks mostly flat ahead of G20; dollar slips

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global equity markets traded mostly flat on Monday as investors awaited U.S.-China trade talks the end of this week at the G20 summit, and the dollar fell to three-month lows on bets the Federal Reserve may cut interest rates more than once this year. Traders work on the floor at the Read More

Two Eurofighter jets crash after mid-air collision

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Two Eurofighter warplanes have collided in mid-air and crashed in Germany – with both pilots managing to use their ejector seats. The German air force confirmed its jets crashed near the Laage military base in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. “Together with a third Eurofighter they were flying an Air Combat Mission,” the German force Read More