About 85 injured in Aeromexico plane crash but no fatalities

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – As many as 85 people were injured on Tuesday, two critically, when an Aeromexico-operated (AEROMEX.MX) Embraer (EMBR3.SA) passenger jet crashed soon after takeoff in Mexico’s state of Durango, but authorities said there were no fatalities. A person watches as smoke billows above a site where an Aeromexico-operated Embraer passenger jet crashed in Mexico’s northern state of Durango, July 31, 2018, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social…

"About 85 injured in Aeromexico plane crash but no fatalities"

Bournemouth suffer blow in pursuit of midfielder Jefferson Lerma as Spanish club Levante refuse to sell

no deal The Colombian international is reportedly keen on a Premier League switch but the La Liga side won’t budge Levante have ruled out selling AFC Bournemouth target Jefferson Lerma this summer after the midfielder returned to pre-season training. Reports emerged earlier this month that Bournemouth had seen a £22m offer for Lerma rejected, leaving the Columbia international fuming that a potential move to the Premier League had been blocked. Lerma featured against England at…

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US embassy in London auctions off toilet rolls and old goods

Image copyright US State Department Image caption One of several broken vacuums and packs of toilet rolls for sale on the US embassy’s online auction The US embassy in London is auctioning off unwanted items following its relocation this year to a $1bn (£762m) new facility in Vauxhall. Among the goods up for grabs: a set of vacuum cleaners all in need of repair, a used car and 1,200 toilet rolls. None of the items…

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Apple quarterly profit leaps, nears $1 trillion value

San Francisco (AFP) – Apple said Tuesday that its profit had jumped more than 30 percent to $11.5 billion in the recently ended quarter, besting market expectations despite selling fewer iPhones than analysts projected. The news boosted shares in the tech giant in after-hours trading, putting it ever closer to a history-making, trillion-dollar market value. Apple’s revenue in the fiscal third quarter soared 17 percent to $53.3 billion from the same period a year earlier…

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Slow broadband needs switch-off date, say business leaders

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A date “soon after 2025” should be set for copper network switch-off, says the IoD The Institute of Directors (IoD) has called on the government to provide a firm date to switch off the UK’s copper network in favour of faster fibre connections. It suggested “as soon as possible” after 2025 should be the target. The government has said that the UK should have full fibre nationwide by 2033…

"Slow broadband needs switch-off date, say business leaders"

U.S. insurers grilled on exposure to $4.7 billion J&J talc verdict

(Reuters) – Wall Street is trying to figure out whether the U.S. insurance industry will bear any costs from a record $4.69 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson awarded to customers and their families who claimed that asbestos-contaminated talc caused ovarian cancer. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo Analysts have flagged talc litigation as a financial risk for insurers,…

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Tennis: Stephens gets hardcourt campaign off to winning start

(Reuters) – Sloane Stephens began the build-up to her U.S. Open title defense with a 7-5 6-4 win over wildcard Bethanie Mattek-Sands back on the American hardcourts at the Citi Open in Washington, DC on Tuesday. Stephens, who won her first career title in Washington in 2015, finished off Sands with her sixth ace of the match to book a second round meeting with Germany’s Andrea Petkovic, who was a 6-1 6-1 winner over American…

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U.S. prosecutors tell jury ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort hid wealth

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday portrayed President Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman Paul Manafort as someone who hid his wealth from political work in Ukraine, as the first trial began arising from an investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Manafort felt tax and banking laws did not apply to him, a prosecutor said in the government’s opening statement, telling the Virginia federal court jury he opened more than 30…

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Eighty-five injured in Aeromexico plane crash in Mexico: authorities

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – About 85 people were injured on Tuesday, some seriously, when an Aeromexico-operated (AEROMEX.MX) Embraer (EMBR3.SA) passenger jet crashed just after takeoff in Mexico’s state of Durango, but authorities said there were no fatalities. A person watches as smoke billows above a site where an Aeromexico-operated Embraer passenger jet crashed in Mexico’s northern state of Durango, July 31, 2018, in this still image taken from a video obtained from social media. Francisco…

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