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Environmental Activists Put Off Drone Protests at London Airport

Environmental Activists Put Off Drone Protests at London Airport

A group of British environmental activists have postponed their plan to ground flights at London’s Heathrow Airport. Extinction Rebellion had...

Boeing CEO Admits Mistake in Handling Warning-System Problem

Boeing CEO Admits Mistake in Handling Warning-System Problem

The chief executive of Boeing said the company made a “mistake” in handling a problematic cockpit warning system in its...

Factbox – Who Stands to Lose If Swiss-EU Treaty Talks Fail

Factbox – Who Stands to Lose If Swiss-EU Treaty Talks Fail

More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the...

Russians Keep Heat on Police After Reporter’s Case Closed

About 1,500 people in Moscow have demonstrated against police abuse of power in the wake of a prominent Russian journalist’s...

Facebox – Who Stands to Lose If Swiss-EU Treaty Talks Fail

Facebox – Who Stands to Lose If Swiss-EU Treaty Talks Fail

More than four years of negotiations have failed to yield a breakthrough on a new treaty between Switzerland and the...

UK Tories Warned Not to Crown Boris Johnson Without a Fight

UK Tories Warned Not to Crown Boris Johnson Without a Fight

Candidates seeking to become Britain’s next prime minister are warning that the Conservative Party needs a real contest, rather than...

Erdogan: Russian S-400s to Arrive in Turkey in July, NTV Says

Erdogan: Russian S-400s to Arrive in Turkey in July, NTV Says

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he expected Russian S-400 missile defense systems to start arriving in Turkey in the first...

Tunisia Fishermen Become Lifesavers of the Mediterranean

The Tunisian trawler radioed in for help as it passed the migrant boat in distress out at sea. But with...

Aviation Technology Takes Off with Flapless Plane

Aviation Technology Takes Off with Flapless Plane

The price of jet fuel is one reason aviation technology research is so often focused on making planes lighter and...

Experts: LinkedIn Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect With Targets

Experts: LinkedIn Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect With Targets

Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington’s political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank...

India Plans to Set Up Space Station

India Plans to Set Up Space Station

India has announced plans to launch its own space station. The chairman of the Indian space agency, K. Sivan, told...

German SPD’s Record Low in Poll Puts Strain on Merkel’s Coalition

Support for Germany’s Social Democrat (SPD) party, a junior partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition, has slumped to a record low,...