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Corrected: Airline industry set for record profit in 2018 - IATA

Corrected: Airline industry set for record profit in 2018 - IATA According to the forecast by the industry's global trade association, combined net profits will hit $38.4 billion, from a revised $34.5 billion in 2017, with United States carriers weighing in with nearly half. Over the same period, airline service costs for consumers have fallen from US$0.86 per one tonne kilometre to US$0.80, a 7% decline over two decades according to IATA. [Full Article...]

Perera, Gunaratne return to Sri Lanka ODI squad v India

Perera, Gunaratne return to Sri Lanka ODI squad v India In an unprecedented development, the Sports Minister, Dayasiri Jayasekera last night had ordered all nine Sri Lanka ODI players heading to India for the Limited Over leg of the current series to return home as they were leaving the country without his approval. [Full Article...]

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released

BJP leader Yashwant Sinha detained during protest march, later released Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his West Bengal counterpart, Mamata Banerjee , tweeted on Tuesday condemning the arrest of the veteran BJP leader and former finance minister, Yashwant Sinha by Maharashtra Police. The government has already taken strict action and filed FIRs against six such companies, he said. Since they made a decision to stay put, they were provided food, wa... [Full Article...]

Christmas Tree Sellout in WNC?

Christmas Tree Sellout in WNC? In doing so, they could end up on Santa's naughty list, especially if they don't follow AAA's tips to safely transport their Christmas trees this holiday season. And unless you have a large property and can choose from a variety of planting sites, it can be helpful to decide where you'll plant the tree before you actually buy one, as some locations may not be a good match for certain varieties of ... [Full Article...]

Carbondale Raises Illinois Bicentennial Flag

Carbondale Raises Illinois Bicentennial Flag We still have 51 weeks to go before they light the 200 candles on the state's birthday cake. Your browser does not support the audio element. "We are proud in Will County to display this attractive flag and acknowledge our state's 200th birthday", Will County Executive Larry Walsh Sr. [Full Article...]

Weather: Snow and ice warning for Northern Ireland

Weather: Snow and ice warning for Northern Ireland According to the forecaster gusts of 60-70 miles per hour are expected quite widely, with gusts to 80 miles per hour possible near north facing mainland coasts and across the Isles. "The heaviest and most frequent of the snow showers will progressively become confined to north-east Scotland during Saturday". Higher ground is more likely to see some of the white stuff, with 2-5cm possible. [Full Article...]

Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank in Trump investigation

Mueller subpoenas Deutsche Bank in Trump investigation Mueller's team as the special counsel investigation progressed, according to people close to the bank. A German publication reported the same info earlier Tuesday. Trump has consistently denied any collusion between his campaign and Russian Federation and has stated that he did not have any business dealings in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Ayodhya hearing to begin in Supreme court from today

Ayodhya hearing to begin in Supreme court from today The Union home ministry has issued advisory to all states ahead of the 25th anniversary of Babri Masjid structure demolition, which falls on December 6, to take steps to maintain communal harmony, an official said on Tuesday. "It will not change", Bhagwat had said. Earlier, on August 11, the SC had granted three-month time for making translation of the historic documents as Sunni Waqf board, dur... [Full Article...]

WVU football headed to Dallas for bowl game against Utah

WVU football headed to Dallas for bowl game against Utah Wilkins, who scored seven points a year ago, leads the team with 6.8 rebounds per game and chips in 8.6 points. Sophomore guard Kyle Guy, a former top-50 recruit, leads Virginia at 16.6 points while shooting almost 43 percent from 3-point range. [Full Article...]

Austria court legalises same-sex marriage from 2019

Austria court legalises same-sex marriage from 2019 Same-sex couples in Austria have been able to enter into registered partnerships since 2010, a status that provides most of the same rights as marriage, but were unable to legally marry. Campaigners welcomed the move, with Homosexual Initiative Vienna (HOSI) describing it as an "opportunity for a renewed call for a fundamental reform of marriage". [Full Article...]

Rep. Conyers won't seek re-election amid harassment claims

Rep. Conyers won't seek re-election amid harassment claims An announcement about the political future of Conyers has been planned for Tuesday morning on a Detroit radio talk show, according to the embattled congressman's attorney. Conyers stepped down as the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee after it was revealed he had settled a wrongful dismissal suit with one former staffer after she accused him of firing her for resisting his sexual ... [Full Article...]

Supporters free ex-Georgian president detained in Ukraine

Supporters free ex-Georgian president detained in Ukraine He served as one-time governor of the Odessa region after being appointed by Mr Poroshenko in 2015. His stand-off with Mr Poroshenko ignited long-simmering popular discontent with the slow pace of the president's much-promised reforms. Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has said that Mikheil Saakashvili, the leader of the Movement of New Forces party, has received half a million US doll... [Full Article...]

Detroit Pistons look to snap 2-game losing streak in San Antonio

Detroit Pistons look to snap 2-game losing streak in San Antonio ET. Spurs: Host Miami on Wednesday night in the second of a three-game homestand. Oklahoma City's rebounding was their largest strength. In the meantime, San Antonio seems to be doing okay without him. In the most recent contest, San Antonio won 103-92. All 4 players will likely return to action against Detroit. The Detroit Pistons look for a spark of consistency here after splitting the... [Full Article...]

Bullies continue cruel taunts online after girl, 13, takes own life

Bullies continue cruel taunts online after girl, 13, takes own life The braces are going to come off, ' and she said, 'Yeah, but my teeth are straight and they're still making fun of me, '" Freddie told ABC 7 . "That's my daughter... The family will take Rosalie off life support at 9 p.m. PT Monday. The middle school released a statement in the days after her death to say grief counselors will be available to anyone who needs them. [Full Article...]

Australia to legislate against foreign interference in politics

Charities will be exempt from receiving and using foreign donations for non-political activities. A register will be set up publishing the names of any person or entity who seeks to influence political processes on behalf of a foreign state or principal, based on the foreign agent registration arrangements in the US. [Full Article...]

Taiwan rainbow breaks world record, lasts nearly 9 hours

Taiwan rainbow breaks world record, lasts nearly 9 hours The recordings and the pictures taken by them showed the colourful stretch lasted from 06:57 local time until 15:55. He added: " It felt like a gift from the sky ". "When we overcame the previous record of six hours, I could barely eat lunch, it was lunch time". I was so excited; I wanted to make sure we captured the rainbow. [Full Article...]

Four people have died following a serious traffic collision in Wexford

Four people have died following a serious traffic collision in Wexford The collision happened at a bend near Cushinstown church and it is under the casualties were trapped in their auto by the crash. It's understood the four people killed were an Irish family - parents in their 70s and sons in their 40s - who had been living in the U.S. [Full Article...]

What the Insider Data Suggests About Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA)

The company has a market capitalization of $434,320.00, a P/E ratio of 50.76, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 2.52. The stock increased 1.12% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $20.73. The data from the past twelve months tells a similar story: ownership increased by a net of 0 shares. NHI's profit will be $55.65M for 14.67 P/E if the $1.34 EPS becomes a real... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation lists U.S. media organizations as foreign agents

Russian Federation lists U.S. media organizations as foreign agents At the time , President Vladimir Putin was said to have some misgivings about the measure on the grounds that it was too broad and could make life hard for Russian media operating in other countries. USA intelligence officials accuse the Kremlin of using Russian media organisations it finances to influence US voters. The ministry on its website posted a statement saying that US-funded Voice o... [Full Article...]

Sharad Yadav: Will continue fighting against undemocratic style of functioning

Sharad Yadav: Will continue fighting against undemocratic style of functioning Yadav and Anwar's expulsion from the Rajya Sabha comes as the result of their opposition to JD (U ) chief and Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's decision of dumping the party's "Mahagathbandhan" with Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD and the Congress and instead forming a ruling coalition with the BJP earlier this year. [Full Article...]


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