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Thursday, March 14, 2019

US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday afternoon he would immediately ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft, amid concerns over their involvement in two major plane crashes less than six months apart.
Bomb cyclone forces nearly 3,100 flight cancellations as major storm moves across US
Turkey has serious problems and one major issue is unemployment, he said, noting that almost every house has at least one unemployed resident, with almost a total of seven million people jobless in the country.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Theresa May's planned Brexit deal has suffered a major defeat in the UK parliament, leaving the Brexit process in disarray.

Monday, March 11, 2019

Both Addis Ababa and Nairobi are major hubs for humanitarian workers, and many people were on their way to a large UN environmental conference set to begin Monday in Nairobi.
The airline’s last major crash was in 2010, when an aircraft caught fire and plunged into the Mediterranean after taking off from Beirut’s airport, killing all 90 people on board.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

In major blow to Trudeau, second minister quits over scandal

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Pakistan’s armed forces spokesman Major-General Asif Ghafoor said one pilot was being interrogated and the second was injured and being treated in hospital.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Not many things have endured without major transformation for over 5,000 years. That's one reason Hindu traditions stand out. Hinduism might be the oldest religion on Earth.

Monday, February 25, 2019

Mr Zarif played a prominent role in negotiating the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and major international powers.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Police in the Netherlands have arrested seven men over an alleged plot to carry out what they describe as a major terrorist attack involving guns and explosives.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

The Vietnamese government had early last year approved plans to expand the network of national carriers to major markets including Australia, China, Europe and the U.S.

Friday, February 1, 2019

"So, this is the first major change we see in the Earth's greenhouse gases.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Major streets in the downtown Hanoi were packed with fans.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Liverpool suffer major Trent Alexander-Arnold injury blow ahead of Crystal Palace clash

Monday, January 14, 2019

Now, Dr Marco Springmann is from the University of Oxford and was one of the lead authors of a major report that looked at the global food system and how it affects the climate.

Friday, January 11, 2019

"Typically, we expect adolescents to make decisions about their future careers when they get to college and select a major," she says.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

Hence, we have - unfortunately - become accustomed to such hate speech ranging from that spewed by suburban old ladies to major writers.

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

FastGo targets major cities and provinces and expects to sign up two million users and 100,000 drivers.

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Several US newspapers suffered major printing and delivery disruptions on Saturday following a cyber-attack, US media report.

Friday, December 7, 2018

This is the first time a private enterprise has risen to a scale of comparable with major State-owned corporations such as Việt Nam Electricity, PetroVietnam and Viettel, along with leading FDI firms such as Samsung and Honda.

Monday, December 3, 2018

Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton was part of group of high-ranking law enforcement officials responsible for overseeing several major investigations potentially tainted by the use of a controversial informer.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Over 1,300 major firms and 100 group industries are members of Keidanren, Japan's leading business lobby.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh set to be confirmed to supreme court in major win for Trump

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The debt-asset ratios of major industrial firms dropped 0.5 percentage points year on year to 56.6 percent by the end of August.
Profits of China's major industrial firms grew 16.2 percent in the first eight months of 2018, down from a rise of 17.1 percent for the January-July period, data showed Thursday.
For example, you can apply systems thinking or use the Theory of Constraints to level up your business and eliminate major roadblocks.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

After 'major escalation' in US-China trade war, what happens next?

Saturday, June 30, 2018

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The US Defense Department is conducting a study on what the consequences would be of a major withdrawal of US military forces from Germany, media reported.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Indeed, this is a major step forward.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Though the big tent is classified under California’s building code as a “repair garage,” Tesla says it’s most definitely an assembly line, where the major pieces of the vehicles come together.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Tremors believed to be aftershocks of Monday's major earthquake have rattled the western Japanese prefecture of Osaka.

Friday, June 8, 2018

The summit has received significant attention due to a major decline in relations between the leaders of the participating states.

Saturday, June 2, 2018

Major retailers had earlier confirmed that card purchases were failing, as queues built up at petrol stations, with frustrated drivers unable to pay after filling up.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Major General Ngo Minh Tien, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) has called on the Vietnamese and Venezuelan armies to exchange delegations and experience in Party-building and political and logistics work.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Turkey launches major aid campaign for Palestinians