Boris Johnson builds lead in race to be UK prime minister

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:38:43 +0000

Boris Johnson builds lead in race to be UK prime minister

LONDON – Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson increased his lead in the race to become Britain’s next prime minister Tuesday in a Conservative Party vote that eliminated one of his rivals and enabled upstart candidate Rory Stewart to defy expectations by remaining in the contest.

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Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashes

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:33:57 +0000

Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashes

PARIS – Boeing is selling its 737 Max planes again.The company announced at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday that International Airlines Group, the parent company of British Airways and other carriers, signed a letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737 aircraft.

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San Francisco weighs 1st US city ban on e-cigarette sales

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 22:21:18 +0000

San Francisco weighs 1st US city ban on e-cigarette sales

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco supervisors are considering whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes to crack down on youth vaping.

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Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 02:53:27 +0000

Hong Kong opposition movement largely without leaders

HONG KONG – The largely youth-driven movement of black-clad protesters challenging Hong Kong’s government over an unpopular extradition bill is a coalition operating without a clear leadership structure.

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Earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 02:00:37 +0000

Earthquake in southern China kills 11 people, injures 122

BEIJING – A strong earthquake that hit Sichuan province in southern China late Monday night killed 11 people and injured 122, the local government said.

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Venezuela’s Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:55:51 +0000

Venezuela's Guaidó grapples with case of alleged corruption

CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela’s U.S.-backed opposition on Monday came under increasing scrutiny for a case in which two activists allegedly misappropriated funds designated to help Venezuelan security forces who deserted and crossed into Colombia.

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Lacson rues Duterte’s ‘heartbreaking’ stand on boat ramming incident

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:26:31 +0000

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Panfilo Lacson  was “heartbroken” when President Rodrigo Duterte  supposedly exercised  his  “last option of surrender” on the  Recto Bank  incident.

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Luzon grid under yellow, red alerts on Tuesday – NGCP

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:51:42 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Luzon grid was placed under yellow and red alerts on Tuesday, June 18, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCPP) said.

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Luzon grid under yellow, red alerts on Tuesday – NGCP

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2019 00:51:42 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — The Luzon grid was placed under yellow and red alerts on Tuesday, June 18, the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCPP) said.

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Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:27:39 +0000

Scientists take a peek behind those sad puppy dog eyes

NEW YORK – What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes?New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, people preferred pups that could pull off that appealing, sad look. And that encouraged the development of the facial muscle that creates it.

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