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French-American Mark Moogalian, right, and his wife Isabelle arrive at the Thalys attack trial, at the Paris courthouse, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. The lawyer for an American who was scheduled to testify about his role in the dramatic capture of an Islamic State operative aboard a high-speed train says his witness has been hospitalized after he flew in to Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
November 19, 2020 - 3:34 pm
PARIS (AP) — When the bare-chested gunman suddenly appeared aboard the speeding Paris-bound train, laden with weapons and his mind allegedly filled with Islamic State group propaganda, passengers at first were stunned. Then, they sprang into action. "‘You’re not going to sit in the corner and die...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2020, file photo, a Boeing 737 Max jet, piloted by Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson, prepares to land at Boeing Field following a test flight in Seattle. The FAA is poised to clear the Boeing 737 Max to fly again after grounding the jets for nearly two years due to a pair of disastrous crashes that killed 346 people. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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November 18, 2020 - 2:43 pm
After nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max for flight. The nation’s air safety agency announced the move early Wednesday, saying it was done after a “comprehensive and methodical” 20-month review process. Regulators...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020 file photo, the American Flag hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange in New York. U.S. stocks are drifting close to their record highs Wednesday, Nov. 18 as hopes for a coronavirus vaccine coming in the future collide with worries about the worsening pandemic in the present. The S&P 500 was 0.1% lower in early trading after flipping between small gains and losses. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
November 18, 2020 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are drifting close to their record highs Wednesday, as hopes for a coronavirus vaccine coming in the future push some investors to look past the worsening pandemic in the present. The S&P 500 was 0.2% higher in afternoon trading after Pfizer and BioNTech...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020 file photo, AP Moeller-Maersk A/S company CEO Soeren Skou, gives press conference after the group published accounts for the second quarter, at the head office on the Esplanade in Copenhagen, Denmark. The world’s biggest shipping company, Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, said Wednesday that global container volumes increased by around 1% in the third quarter, a faster rebound than expected earlier in the year. CEO Soeren Skou said that “despite COVID-19 negatively affecting activities in most of our businesses, our disciplined execution of the strategy led to solid earnings and cash flow growth in Q3.” (Martin Sylvest/Ritzau Scanpix via AP, File)
November 18, 2020 - 4:53 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The world’s biggest shipping company, Denmark’s A.P. Moller-Maersk, said Wednesday that global container volumes increased by around 1% in the third quarter, a faster rebound than expected earlier in the year. However, global demand for containers is expected to contract...
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November 17, 2020 - 1:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Airways said Tuesday that it will start testing passengers flying from the U.S. to London’s Heathrow Airport for COVID-19 in an effort to persuade the British government it should scrap rules requiring most international travelers to quarantine for 14 days. The airline says...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 30, 2020 file photo, a large number of easyJet aircrafts parked on the tarmac of the Geneve Aeroport, in Geneva, Switzerland. British airline easyJet has posted its first full-year loss in its 25-year history as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. It laid out hope, however, that the rollout of vaccines will help it bounce back strongly next year. The airline reported a pretax loss of 1.27 billion pounds ($1.7 billion) for the year through September compared with a profit of 430 million pounds for the previous year. P (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File)
November 17, 2020 - 5:06 am
LONDON (AP) — British airline easyJet has posted its first full-year loss in its 25-year history as a result of the coronavirus pandemic but laid out hope that the rollout of vaccines will help it bounce back strongly next year. The airline reported Tuesday a pretax loss of 1.27 billion pounds ($1...
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Lawyer of Islamic State operative Ayoub El Khazzaniin, Sarah Mauger-Poliak, arrives on the opening day of the Thalys attack trial, at the Paris courthouse, Monday, Nov. 16, 2020. El Khazzani goes on trial Monday Nov. 16, 2020, in France on terror charges for appearing on a train with an arsenal of weapons and shooting one passenger in 2015. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
November 16, 2020 - 9:02 am
PARIS (AP) — Head lowered, an Islamic State operative listened silently as a Paris judge on Monday detailed his alleged plot to unleash mass slaughter on a high-speed train before he was tackled and subdued by American vacationers whose heroics inspired Clint Eastwood to direct a Hollywood re-...
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November 15, 2020 - 4:43 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — A settlement watchdog group said Sunday Israel is moving ahead with new construction of hundreds of homes in a strategic east Jerusalem settlement that threatens to cut off parts of the city claimed by Palestinians from the West Bank. The group, Peace Now, said the Israel Land...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 25, 2020, file photo striking Bath Iron Works shipbuilders march in solidarity, in Bath, Maine. After a bitter two-month strike during a pandemic, BIW and its production workers are catching up on the production schedule. Machinists Union Local S6 and shipyard managers have been meeting with help from a federal mediator since the strike ended in August. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
November 14, 2020 - 7:21 pm
BATH, Maine (AP) — Months after a bitter strike during a pandemic, Bath Iron Works managers and production workers are starting to get on the same page when it comes to catching up on the production schedule. Machinists Union Local S6 and shipyard managers have been meeting with help from a federal...
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A woman without a mask walks in a crowded market selling toys in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020. Authorities in New Delhi have banned firecrackers and are appealing to people to celebrate the Hindu festival of lights at home. Coronavirus infections have been rising in the capital and authorities are worried large festival crowds will worsen the virus situation. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
November 13, 2020 - 11:11 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's overall tally of new coronavirus cases remained steady on Saturday, but officials were watching a surge of cases in the capital that comes as people socialize during the festival season. India's Health Ministry reported 44,684 new positive cases in the past 24 hours and 520...
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