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Boeing takes $5bn hit over grounding of 737 Max

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 6:13pm
The charge will wipe out profits, but Boeing says it hopes the aircraft will resume flying this year.

World experienced hottest June on record in 2019, says US agency

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 5:53pm
The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says the average temperature was 61.6F (16.4C).

Gendered words ban: US city's code replaces ‘manpower’ with ‘human effort’

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 5:03pm
Berkeley's municipal code will swap gendered words such as “manpower” with neutral terms.

US shot down Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz, says Trump

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:55pm
Donald Trump says a ship "took defensive action" after being approached in the Strait of Hormuz.

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail in sex trafficking case

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 3:43pm
The US financier is charged with running a "vast network" of underage girls for sex. He denies this.

Trump's 'send her back' denial, and what actually happened

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 3:16pm
The US President inaccurately claimed he quickly told his supporters to stop their racist chant.

Ricky Martin rallies behind Puerto Rico protests to oust governor

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 1:29pm
Governor Ricardo Roselló is urged to quit after leaked sexist, profane and homophobic text messages.

Morocco hikers: Three get death penalty for Scandinavian tourist murders

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 1:20pm
They killed two Scandinavian women, who were found beheaded in the Atlas mountains in December.

Florida city blasts Baby Shark song to drive away homeless from waterfront

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 1:10pm
An advocate for the homeless says using children's song Baby Shark as a deterrent is "inhumane".

Polish newspaper to issue 'LGBT-free zone' stickers

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:15pm
The US ambassador to Poland said the stickers would promote hatred and intolerance.

Message-in-a-bottle author found after 50 years

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:04pm
Briton Paul Gilmore says he always hoped to receive a reply to the note he dropped from an ocean liner.

Israel mosque find: Archaeologists unearth 1,200-year-old ruins in desert

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 12:03pm
Researchers say the mosque, dating from the 7th or 8th century, would be a rare find anywhere.

Mauna Kea: Hawaii protesters delay giant telescope construction

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:52am
Officials vow to proceed with the Thirty Meter Telescope despite protests by native Hawaiian elders.

Puerto Rico: Protests over homophobic text messages

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 11:38am
Protesters are calling for the resignation of the governor following a leak of homophobic messages.

Trump sparks condemnation after supporters chant 'send her back'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:50am
The chants, directed at non-white Democratic congresswomen, have been rebuked by some Republicans.

Russia's Sirius Moon project leaves crew hungry for steak

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 9:31am
Four Russians and two Nasa engineers emerge from four months in a Moscow "spacecraft".

Russia's #metoo: Women say they 'need public attention'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 8:48am
Thousands of Russian women evoke #metoo to tell social media why they 'need public attention'.

Donald Trump supporters chant 'send her back' at rally

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 8:40am
US congresswoman, Ilhan Omar, responds to chants of 'send her back' at Trump rally in North Carolina.

Twelve Israeli teens in court over Briton's 'rape'

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 8:02am
The group of Israeli teenagers, aged from 15 to 18, have been remanded in custody.

Iran seizes 'fuel-smuggling' tanker in Gulf

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 7:36am
The vessel and its 12 crew were smuggling one million litres of fuel, Iran says.

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