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Search for plane missing near Alderney in the Channel Islands

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A search is underway for a light aircraft after it disappeared from radar near the Channel Islands on Monday evening. The Alderney lifeboat was launched at 8.50pm on Monday night to scour an area north of Alderney for the Piper Malibu plane. The Guernsey lifeboat and two helicopters were also helping in the search. Air Read More

170 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean sinkings

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Up to 170 migrants are feared dead after two accidents in which dinghies sank in the Mediterranean after leaving North Africa for Europe. One of the vessels capsized off Libya after departing the country on Thursday, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman for the International Organisation Read More

India's SBI says lenders awaiting SEBI decision on Etihad offer for Jet Airways: paper

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FILE PHOTO: A Jet Airways plane is parked as another moves to the runway at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International airport in Mumbai, India, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/File Photo NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The State Bank of India (SBI.NS) (SBI)-led consortium of lenders is waiting for India’s capital markets regulator to decide on a bailout Read More

117 migrants feared dead as dinghy capsizes off Libya

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Survivors from a rubber dinghy that capsized off Libya fear that more than 100 migrants may have died, a rescue official has said. The fragile vessel left the North African country two days ago and it sank in the Mediterranean, prompting the Italian navy to stage a rescue operation. But Flavio Di Giacomo, a spokesman Read More

Leasing firm seeks earlier return of 10 Avianca Brasil planes

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FILE PHOTO: An Avianca Brasil Airbus A319-100 plane ands at Santos Dumont Airport in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 6, 2016. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Aircastle Ltd (AYR.N) will try to repossess 10 planes from Avianca Brasil before the Feb. 1 expiration of a 15-day stay on repossessions from the struggling airline, a Read More

El Chapo 'escaped naked through tunnel under bath'

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El Chapo’s former mistress fled with the notorious Mexican drug lord – who was naked – through a tunnel under a bathtub, a court heard. Lucero Guadalupe Sanchez Lopez was testifying against Joaquin Guzman – known as El Chapo (shorty) – at a drug trafficking trial in New York. Sanchez, 29, a former local politician Read More

Top N. Korean official lands in Washington to discuss 2nd Trump-Kim summit with Pompeo – report

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A senior North Korean official, Kim Yong Chol, touched down in Washington DC, where he was welcomed by a US envoy, Yonhap reported. Chol is reportedly in the US to thrash out details of a new bilateral summit. Chol, vice chairman of the North Korean Workers’ Party Central Committee, arrived at Washington’s Dulles International Airport Read More

Putin takes Serbian president for a ride in his Russian-made Aurus limousine

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The 6-ton armored vehicle has become a star of Vladimir Putin’s trips abroad, and during a visit to Serbia President Aleksandr Vucic was invited to ride in the Russian president’s motorcade. In feverish anticipation of Putin’s arrival on Thursday, most leading local outlets published separate profiles of the $150,000 Aurus Senat limousine which made its Read More

Driverless car laser ruined camera

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A man who took a photograph of a driverless car on display at the CES tech fair says his camera was damaged as a result. Jit Ray Chowdhury noticed purple spots on all his photographs after taking a photo of a lidar laser scanning system displayed by San Francisco firm AEye. He says the $1,198 Read More

Airbus seeks hefty cost cuts for Canadian A220 jet

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MONTREAL (Reuters) – Europe’s Airbus is looking for a “significant double-digit” percentage reduction in costs for a recently acquired Canadian jet program, as it expands production capacity to cope with anticipated demand for the former Bombardier jet. FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A220-300 aircraft flies during its unveiling in Colomiers near Toulouse, France, July 10, 2018. Read More