Max aircraft were grounded around the world over concerns about mechanical and design problems following fatal crashes in October 2018 and March 2019.
Puerto Rico’s governor on Tuesday announced stricter measures to fight COVID-19, including a lockdown on Sundays and the closure of all marinas as the U.S. territory grapples with an increase in cases and deaths. Gov. Wanda Vázquez also tightened an ongoing curfew, with businesses now ordered closed at 8:30 p.m. and no one allowed on streets from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. except for essential workers and those delivering food until 11 p.m.
Contracts on the three major indices pushed into positive territory after data showed new weekly jobless claims fell more than expected last week, even as businesses contended with myriad new stay-in-place measures across states.
Once known for its Windows operating system and applications such as Office, Microsoft has built a large business in cloud computing, helping store and process huge amounts of data for corporate customers. Last year, it introduced a tool called Azure Synapse that is being used by companies such as FedEx Corp to analyze the flow of its 16 million daily packages. In particular, the tool is designed to help data privacy and risk management officials ensure their companies are in compliance with rules such as the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, John "JG" Chirapurath, vice president of Azure data, artificial intelligence and edge, told Reuters in an interview.
More than 400 lawmakers from 34 countries have signed a letter to Amazon.com Inc boss Jeff Bezos backing a campaign that claims the tech giant has "dodged and dismissed … debts to workers, societies, and the planet," organisers said. The "Make Amazon Pay" campaign was launched on Nov. 27 - the annual Black Friday shopping bonanza - by a coalition of over 50 organisations, with demands including improvements to working conditions and full tax transparency. The letter's signatories include U.S. Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, former UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Vice President of the European Parliament Heidi Hautala, co-convenors Progressive International and UNI Global Union said.
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Barcelona's interim president Carlos Tusquets has said that the club will delay players' wage payments scheduled for January amid what he described as a worrying financial situation. Last week Barca announced they had reached an agreement with the first-team squad for a wage cut in a bid to fall in line with new La Liga salary caps. "In January we can't make salary payments...," Tusquets told the RAC1 radio station.
There have been multiple casualties in the blast in Avonmouth near Bristol.
Nine-year-old Ella Kissi-Debrah died in London in February 2013 after making 27 visits to hospital with breathing problems.
Additional evacuation warnings were issued as the uncontained Bond Fire “rapidly” grew to 3,600 acres in Orange County, California, on Thursday, December 3, fire officials said.The Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) issued additional voluntary evacuation warnings and announced road closures in the early hours of Thursday. The OCFA “strongly” encouraged evacuees to seek shelter with friends, family, or in a hotel as coronavirus restrictions limit what type of group shelter can be offered.The blaze began with a house fire and was threatening structures in Silverado Canyon and Williams Canyon, local media reported. Credit: OCFA PIO via Storyful
The singer, who has been embroiled in a battle with the record executive for the rights to her first six albums, released her new recording of the 2008 hit this week.
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Tougher restrictions mean more than 32 million people will be placed in tier 2 — allowing pubs and restaurants to sell alcohol inside their premises, but only if a ‘substantial meal’ is purchased by customers
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In 2021, HGTV will give away its 25th Dream Home. (Yes, it's really been 25 years!) To mark this milestone for the sweepstakes that has captured the imaginations of design lovers and big dreamers across the country, we've rounded up every single home the network has created, starting with the very first property in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in 1997 and ending with 2021's coastal retreat in Newport, Rhode Island. Click through for past winners, stunning photos and a fun fact about each gorgeous getaway.
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Flutter Entertainment raised its bet on the U.S. gambling market on Thursday, with a $4.18 billion deal to increase its FanDuel holding to 95% and end Fastball's involvement in online sports betting platform FOX Bet. The United States is seen as the next big growth market for sports betting, spawning a series of transatlantic partnerships tapping into European expertise such as Britain's William Hill being bought by Caesars Entertainment in a 2.9 billion pound ($3.9 billion) deal announced in September.. Paddy Power Betfair's owner Flutter, which merged its U.S. business with FanDuel in 2018, said it was exercising an option ahead of schedule and buying a 37.2% stake from Fastball with a combination of cash and shares.