Delta Air: Rises after report says co tentatively agrees to reduce pilot layoffs

Article content ** Shares of Delta Air Lines rise ~1% to $34.25 in premarket trade ** Co on Thursday reached a tentative agreement with its pilots’ union to reduce layoffs by 220, according to a memo to pilots seen by Reuters ** Agreement must still go through the pilot union’s review process ** Co also …

ادامه مطلبDelta Air: Rises after report says co tentatively agrees to reduce pilot layoffs

UN investigator on Belarus warns of ‘another iron curtain’

Article content GENEVA — A U.N. investigator warned of the possibility of “another iron curtain” descending in Europe during an urgent debate on the human rights situation in Belarus in Geneva on Friday. “Let’s not allow another iron curtain to descend on the European continent,” said Anaïs Marin, U.N. special rapporteur on the human rights …

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Storm Noul makes landfall in Vietnam, kills at least one person

Article content HANOI — Tropical storm Noul made landfall in Vietnam on Friday, killing at least one person and triggering heavy rain in the central parts of the country, though authorities later downgraded the weather system. The storm hit the tourist city of Danang and veered north to Thua Thien Hue province before entering Laos …

ادامه مطلبStorm Noul makes landfall in Vietnam, kills at least one person

Thomas, Bonner lead Sun to playoff upset over Sparks

Article content Alyssa Thomas racked up 19 points and DeWanna Bonner collected 17 points and 13 rebounds as the Connecticut Sun upset the Los Angeles Sparks 73-59 in a single-elimination, second-round game of the WNBA playoffs Thursday night at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The seventh-seeded Sun move on to meet the top-seeded Las Vegas …

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Vietnam says tropical storm weakening, but risk of heavy rain

Article content HANOI — Vietnam’s weather agency said on Friday tropical storm Noul was weakening as it approached land, though authorities warned the storm could still dump heavy rains triggering floods and landslides in central areas of the country. The government said on Wednesday it was readying plans to evacuate up to half a million …

ادامه مطلبVietnam says tropical storm weakening, but risk of heavy rain

Valdez stifles Rangers as Astros reach .500

Article content Framber Valdez matched his career high for strikeouts, Kyle Tucker slugged a two-run home run and the Houston Astros claimed the rubber match of their three-game series with the Texas Rangers with a 2-1 victory on Thursday at Minute Maid Park. The Astros (25-25) picked up a game on the Seattle Mariners in …

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Trump plans panel to promote ‘patriotic education’ in appeal to conservative base

Article content WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said on Thursday he planned to establish a commission to promote “patriotic education” in the United States, taking issue with efforts to highlight the United States’ history of slavery and racism. In remarks delivered at the National Archives, which houses the U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, and Declaration …

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After the floods, assessing Hurricane Sally’s damage

Article content continued Sally’s immediate impact likely caused around $5 billion in damage and cleanup costs, Watson said. The storm has moved away from the coast but will bring several more inches of rain to the U.S. Southeast before dissipating. “If you’re sitting on a river 5 miles (8 km) inland, you’ve got the wind …

ادامه مطلبAfter the floods, assessing Hurricane Sally’s damage

Mexican president says offer on table for predecessor’s luxury jet

Article content MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he has received an offer for his predecessor’s luxury jet, which officials have struggled to sell for nearly two years. The leftist president put the Boeing 787 Dreamliner up for sale shortly after taking office in December 2018, condemning the customized …

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Sounders re-sign D Smith

Article content The Seattle Sounders signed defender Brad Smith to a contract, the team announced Thursday. Smith played two seasons with the Sounders, including last year on the MLS Cup championship team. He was a free agent after his contract expired with Bournemouth following the English club’s relegation from the Premier League. The 26-year-old Australian …

ادامه مطلبSounders re-sign D Smith