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Aviation industry urged to hire more women as staff shortages loom

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FARNBOROUGH, England (Reuters) – Executives from top aerospace and aviation companies called on Thursday for stepped-up efforts to attract more women, saying this could help solve looming shortages of pilots, mechanics and top managers in the traditionally male-dominated sector. A woman pilot poses for a photograph in the A320 flight simulator at the Aeroflot training Read More

‘I stood up to the world’: Bibi reportedly boasted that Israel convinced Trump to nix Iran nuke deal

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Benjamin Netanyahu said that it was Israel that convinced Donald Trump to ditch the landmark Iranian nuclear deal in a recording released by local media. Bibi insists that he “had to stand up against the whole world.” The recording was released by Kan public broadcaster on Twitter and the story was quickly picked up by Read More

Israel votes to ban critics of state and military from entering schools

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Israel’s parliament has passed a law giving the education minister sweeping powers to ban any organizations critical of the Israeli state or military from entering schools. The law, passed by the Knesset Tuesday, has been slammed by activists who argue it is a blow to democracy and free speech and serves to further delegitimize NGOs. Read More

CEOs are dumping stock in their companies. Here's what that means

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Why stock buybacks may deepen income inequality The captains of Corporate America are steering a record amount of cash into stock buybacks. Companies have announced them this year at a rate of more than $5 billion a day. The buyback boom has been viewed by investors as a sign of confidence among CEOs. Yet with Read More

Thai cave rescue to get Hollywood treatment

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The rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from a cave in Thailand – in a race against time and the rain – has captivated the world. But even as the complex rescue was underway, with the safety of the boys far from assured, plans for a Hollywood film were springing into action. Image: Read More

Christians could vanish from Middle East due to 'murderous indifference' of world govts, Pope warns

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There is a “deep danger” that Christians will disappear from the Middle East, Pope Francis has warned, blaming “murderous indifference” to violence that has forced tens of thousands of Christians to flee their homes. Speaking to leaders of Middle East churches in the Italian city of Bari on Saturday, the pontiff said there is a Read More

Kim Jong-un swaps armored limo… for Russian Lada Priora?

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Notoriously picky when it comes to his means of transportation, it looks like North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has taken a liking to Russian cars, as he was spotted touring a military site in what looks like a Lada Priora. An image of Kim on the back seat of the green sedan has been circulated Read More

London fears losing 'market' and 'influence' if Trump makes 'peace' with 'boogeyman' Russia

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The UK establishment is alarmed by a “peace deal” that Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump may reach at their upcoming meeting. London has used Moscow as a “boogeyman” to preserve its fading influence in Europe, experts told RT. After the time and date of the meeting – that is, Helsinki, Finland on June 16 – Read More

French Butchers plead for government’s protection against ‘terrorist’ vegans

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Butchers in France have urged the government to protect them against intimidating and violent vegan campaigners who have been increasingly turning their rhetoric into action. In an open letter published on Facebook, the President of the Confederation Française de la Boucherie, Boucherie-Charcuterie, Traiteurs (CFBCT), made a public appeal to Interior Minister Gerard Collomb to protect Read More

Why markets don't like US investment restrictions on China

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China is killing my business. Now tariffs are too. The Trump administration is expected to announce limits on Chinese investment soon — a move that is shaking the business world. The news is a big deal. President Donald Trump’s trade clash with China has already fed global economic uncertainty. The new restrictions would take that Read More