Boeing 737 MAX cancellations rise, deliveries drop as crises drag on

(Reuters) – Boeing Co customers scrubbed more than 400 orders for the U.S. planemaker’s grounded 737 MAX jets this year, while the company’s overall aircraft deliveries slumped to only four in July, monthly numbers showed on Tuesday. Boeing said it lost another 43 orders for the 737 MAX jet in July, bringing the total number of canceled orders, including those […]

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Coronavirus: A-level students in England can use mock results to get into university

A-level students in England will be able to use grades in mock exams to progress to university and college courses and employment, the education secretary is set to announce. The change forms part of what Gavin Williamson has called a “triple lock” to give students confidence in the moderation system, which can see predicted results set by teachers downgraded based […]

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Democrat Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

Harris becomes the first Black woman to run for US vice president alongside Biden, the presumptive Democratic candidate. Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that Kamala Harris will be his vice presidential running mate to try to unseat incumbent Donald Trump in the November election. Harris becomes the first Black woman to run for United States vice president.  […]

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Stocks off highs on stimulus concern; gold, silver tumble

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A gauge of global equity markets ended little changed on Tuesday, hamstrung by a late sell-off on Wall Street prompted by mounting uncertainty about more fiscal stimulus. U.S. stocks retreated from near record highs after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, said there had been no talks between the White House and House Democrats after […]

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Final Blockbuster to open for summer sleepover

For millions, Saturday night in the 1990s and 2000s meant browsing your local Blockbuster for a film, taking it home and kicking back on the sofa. Then streaming happened, and movie-lovers could access the latest releases with the click of a button. Blockbuster filed for bankruptcy in the US in 2010. Today, there is just one store left on the […]

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Tonight is Denver's last 8 p.m. sunset until May 2021 — The Know

Funny how things can sneak away from you when you aren’t paying attention. In case you haven’t noticed, we’ve already lost an hour of daylight since the summer solstice fell on June 20 — that would be the longest day of the year — and you may be alarmed to learn that Tuesday will mark the last sunset in the […]

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British Airways reaches deal in principle with some Heathrow staff

LONDON (Reuters) – British Airways (ICAG.L) has agreed a deal with trade unions representing parts of its workforce in Heathrow over planned job cuts, with the airline’s chief executive saying significant progress had been made in a message to staff on Tuesday. On Friday, the airline said it was planning to cut 12,000 of its staff, with thousands of workers […]

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