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‘All decent people’ oppose ‘damaging’ Russia sanctions, Salvini says ahead of EU elections

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EU sanctions targeting Russia don’t work and “all decent people” support removing them, Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said ahead of next week’s European Parliamentary elections. “I continue to believe that we don’t need sanctions. The issue of their removal unites all decent people,” Salvini told Sputnik new agency after holding a major rally Read More

Airlines face scramble to restore 737 MAX flights once regulators approve fix

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SEATTLE (Reuters) – Once global regulators clear Boeing Co’s 737 MAX to fly again after deadly crashes, airlines which have put their fleets into mechanical hibernation since March will scramble to begin the biggest ungrounding effort in history. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Boeing Read More

‘A total lie’: US never bothered to secure its Pacific nuclear waste ‘coffin’ from leaks

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The US has failed to prevent the Runit Dome temporary nuclear waste storage site from leaking into the ocean, leaving the inhabitants of Enewetak Atoll in the Marshall Islands and cleanup workers with an array of Health problems. “There was never any lining put in that dome,” Ernest Davis, an Enewetak Atoll cleanup veteran, told Read More

Symbol of oppression? Austria bans headscarves in primary schools sparking criticism on social media

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The Austrian parliament has passed a law banning Muslim headscarves in primary schools. The legislation was met with skepticism on social media but drew support from European right-wing populists. The new ban prohibits primary school children from wearing “ideologically or religiously influenced clothing, which involves covering of the head.” The legislation specifically notes that the Read More

Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO

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(Reuters) – Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead of a Thursday forum on replacements for plastics on commercial flights. FILE PHOTO: Plastic straws are on display in a coffee shop in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico November 22, 2018. Read More

U.S. near to resolving tariff row with Canada, Mexico: Mnuchin

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is close to resolving a dispute over steel and aluminum tariffs with Canada and Mexico, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as high-level American and Canadian officials met to discuss trade issues. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Read More

U.S. close to resolving tariffs row with Canada, Mexico: Mnuchin

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. May 15, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is close to resolving a dispute over steel and aluminum tariffs with Canada and Mexico, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as high-level American and Read More

Russia expediting clean-up of tainted oil pipeline

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By Aliaksandr Kudrytski, Olga Tanas and Dina Khrennikova on 5/14/2019 MINSK and MOSCOW (Bloomberg) — Russia is racing to return oil exports to normal after deliveries to eastern Europe were cut by a contamination crisis that shut down parts of the giant Druzhba pipeline about a month ago. Where has supply been restored? Shipments to Read More