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China aims to relocate 80% of toxic chemical producers after blast: report

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FILE PHOTO: Rescue workers are seen at the site at the pesticide plant owned by Tianjiayi Chemical following an explosion, in Xiangshui county, Yancheng, Jiangsu province, China March 23, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China aims to relocate more than 80% of its hazardous chemical production capacity by the end of next year, state Read More

Amazon heads off facial recognition rebellion

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Shareholders seeking to halt Amazon’s sale of its facial recognition technology to US police forces have been defeated in two votes that sought to pressure the company into a rethink. Civil rights campaigners had said it was “perhaps the most dangerous surveillance technology ever developed”. But investors rejected the proposals at the company’s annual general Read More

United CEO promises to rebook passengers concerned about 737 MAX

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – United Airlines Chief Executive Oscar Munoz promised on Wednesday to accommodate any passengers concerned about flying Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jets once regulators deem the aircraft safe to fly again. FILE PHOTO: United Airlines Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz poses for pictures in his office at the company’s headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, Read More

‘Stupid economics’: Attack on Huawei tells world to avoid doing business with US – Prof. Wolff

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The US has underestimated the consequences of the attack on Chinese telecom giant Huawei as it sends a strong signal for the rest of the world to avoid dealing with such an unstable partner, professor Richard Wolff believes. The trade war with China has already evolved into a technological one as Washington barred American companies Read More

Porsche offers computerized cruise control for twisty roads

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See the most exotic cars from the Geneva Motor Show I was going almost 50 miles an hour on a mountain road just north of New York City. Ahead of me, the road curved sharply to the left with just a thin metal railing between the speeding car and a long drop down a mountainside Read More

U.S. FAA directive enshrines changes to Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off from Sydney International Airport in Australia, December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo SEATTLE (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday said it was mandating new flight control software and parts to Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner to address what it called an unsafe operating Read More

U.S. FAA mandates changes to Boeing 787 Dreamliner

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FILE PHOTO: A United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off from Sydney International Airport in Australia, December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo SEATTLE (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday said it was mandating new flight control software and parts to Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner to address what it called an unsafe operating Read More

Notre-Dame to be shut for five or six years after major fire

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Notre-Dame Cathedral “will be closed for five to six years” as it recovers from Monday’s devastating fire, its rector has said. The estimate came as France launched an international competition to design a new spire, after the old one collapsed in the blaze. To mark 48 hours since the tragedy, bells have been ringing out Read More

Notre-Dame ‘will be closed for 5-6 years’ after fire

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Notre-Dame cathedral “will be closed for five to six years” as it recovers from Monday’s devastating fire, its rector has said. Bishop Patrick Chauvet made the admission as he spoke to local business owners two days after a blaze that destroyed its roof, sent its 300ft spire crashing through its famous ceiling and left it Read More

Notre-Dame ‘will be closed for 5-6 years’, bishop says

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Notre-Dame Cathedral “will be closed for five to six years” as it recovers from Monday’s devastating fire, its rector has said. Bishop Patrick Chauvet made the admission as he spoke to local business owners two days after a blaze that sent its 300ft spire crashing through its famous ceiling and left it minutes from total Read More