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Ford adds production of electric vehicles at second North American site

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DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Wednesday it is adding production of a fully electric vehicle at a second North American plant as part of its $11 billion investment plan set last year. FILE PHOTO: The Ford logo is seen at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 15, Read More

Boeing 737 MAX pilots scoured manual in minutes before crash

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The pilots of a Boeing 737 MAX frantically scoured a manual before their plane crashed into the Java Sea in October, killing all 189 people on board. Recordings from the cockpit of the Lion Air plane suggest that the pilots were struggling to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time Read More

‘Get me a printer, paper & glue!’ Trump mocked over ‘homemade’ jersey gift for Bolsonaro

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US President Donald Trump was ridiculed on social media after he gave Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro what appeared to be a “homemade” football jersey with Bolsonaro’s name crudely glued onto it. On Tuesday, Bolsonaro arrived at the White House to meet POTUS with whom he often traded compliments on Twitter and the leaders decided to Read More

House of hate: Where the mosque gunman planned his attack

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By Siobhan Robbins in Dunedin, New Zealand Five hours drive from Christchurch, on New Zealand’s southeast coast lies the city of Dunedin. It’s here accused terrorist Brenton Tarrant lived. The wooden house he rented in a quiet, leafy street is possibly where he wrote his hate-filled manifesto. It’s a distressing thought for his unsuspecting neighbour, Read More

Father and son buried in first funerals for NZ attack victims

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A father and his teenage son have been buried as the first funerals take place for victims of the New Zealand terror attack. Khalid Mustafa, 44, and Hamza Mustafa, 15, were Syrian refugees and were murdered last Friday when a man opened fire at two Christchurch mosques. Younger brother, Zaed, 13, watched the service from Read More

'Ready to go': US set for UK trade deal after Brexit, says Trump aide

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton has told Sky News that America is “ready to go” with a US-UK trade deal. In a UK exclusive, the former US ambassador to the UN said: “We are ready to go, we are ready to go.” “Trade minister Liam Fox would be Read More

Trump adviser: We're ready for a US-UK deal after Brexit

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By Cordelia Lynch, US correspondent Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton has told Sky News that America is “ready to go” with a US-UK trade deal. In a UK exclusive, the former US ambassador to the UN said: “We are ready to go, we are ready to go.” “Trade minister Liam Fox would be Read More

No Brexit extension without a good reason, says EU

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By Greg Heffer and Aubrey Allegrtetti, political reporters Brussels has warned a Brexit delay is far from certain as it called for people to “finalise all preparations” for a no-deal divorce. The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier turned up the heat with just ten days to go until the UK is due to leave the Read More

Cyclone Idai 'one of the worst disasters' in southern hemisphere

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By Emily Mee, news reporter The cyclone which ripped through Mozambique before hitting neighbouring Zimbabwe and Malawi has been described as “one of the worst weather-related disasters” in the southern hemisphere.  Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi said the death toll could reach as high as 1,000, while the World Food Programme estimated at least 1.7m people Read More

End of an era: The 30-year legacy of Kazakh President Nazarbayev (PHOTOS)

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The longest-serving Soviet-era leader, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, has stepped down, leaving behind a three-decade-long era that has shaped the country into what it is now. Nazarbayev held the presidential post since 1990 after serving as prime minister in the Soviet Republic of Kazakhstan. This makes him the longest-serving post-Soviet head of state, and until Read More