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A potential merger between IAG and Norwegian should worry flyers

WHEN flag carriers such as British Airways (BA) ruled the skies, only the rich could afford to fly across the Atlantic. That was until Freddie Laker, a British entrepreneur, came along. His dream was to open long-haul travel to the masses. In 1977 he launched Skytrain, the first low-cost long-haul flights between London and New York. “Thanks to Freddie Laker ...

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Florida high school shooting leaves one student injured; suspect in custody

Authorities identified the suspect as 19-year-old Sky Bouche.  (Marion County Sheriff’s Office) A suspect was in custody following a shooting at a Florida high school Friday that injured one student, police said. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said the incident occurred at Forest High School in Ocala. Authorities said the suspected shooter, identified as 19-year-old Sky Bouche, was not a ...

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Swedish house DJ Avicii dead at 28

In this Aug. 30, 2013 file photo, Swedish DJ-producer, Avicii poses for a portrait in New York. Swedish-born Avicii, whose name is Tim Bergling, was found dead, Friday April 20, 2018, in Muscat, Oman. He was 28.  (AP) Swedish EDM star Avicii died in Muscat, Oman on Friday, a rep for the star told Fox News. He was 28. “The ...

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Sir Martin Sorrell leaves WPP in a sorry state

DURING his spectacular rise from London beancounter to the globe-trotting boss of WPP, the advertising powerhouse he created out of a backstreet wire-basket and trolley company, Sir Martin Sorrell was rarely sentimental. The man who helped turn a ramshackle but chic industry into a global force poached accounts mercilessly and often pitted his own firms against each other in the ...

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Police arrest brother of man killed by Sacramento police

SACRAMENTO, Calif. –  Police on Thursday arrested the brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento officers last month, on suspicion of felony assault and vandalism, authorities said Thursday. Stevante Clark, 25, also is accused of making criminal threats and abusing a 911 emergency line. Police did not provide further details, citing an ...

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3 former US Army soldiers convicted in contract killing ordered by international crime boss

Joseph Hunter, second from left, a former U.S. Army sniper who became a private mercenary, and two other former U.S. Army solders were convicted for a contract killing order by an international crime boss.  (AP) Three former American soldiers were found guilty Wednesday for the murder-for-hire of a female real estate agent in the Philippines whom an international crime boss ...

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Berlin councilwoman wants to shut legendary Berghain club

BERLIN –  A nationalist councilwoman in Berlin has been ridiculed online for proposing to close one of the city’s most famous techno clubs because of its long opening hours as well as partygoers’ drug consumption and lascivious behavior on the dance floor. Sibylle Schmidt, a district councilor for the fa-right Alternative for Germany party, demanded that a future owner of ...

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