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Malaysia Airlines cuts 30% of workforce after 2 air disasters Malaysia Airlines will cut almost a third of its 20,000-person workforce and cut back its global route network as part of a radical $1.9 billion US restructuring after two devastating jetliner disasters.
CBC.ca | 3 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why passengers are unlikely to win damages due to unruly fliers Airline passengers who have their travel plans interrupted when unruly passengers force a plane to turn around or be diverted are likely to have a difficult time collecting damages for the disruption.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Record amount of cocaine captured in Peru More than 6.5 tonnes of illegal drug had been packed into brick-sized packets and glued inside large chunks of coal.
Al Jazeera | 7 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Towns evacuated, flights diverted after Papua New Guinea volcano erupts Several communities were evacuated and some international flights were diverted Friday after a volcanic eruption on Papua New Guinea.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Iceland volcano: Eruption raises alert level to red Icelandic authorities raises the aviation warning code to red and closes nearby airspace after a one-kilometre-wide fissure erupts near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system.
CBC.ca | 7 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Putin urges safe passage for Ukrainian troops surrounded by separatist rebels Russia's President Vladimir Putin on Friday called on pro-Russian separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers who have been surrounded by the rebels in eastern Ukraine.
CBC.ca | 8 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
3 million Syrians have fled civil war, half of population displaced: UN Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighbouring countries as of Friday, an exodus that began in March 2011 and shows no sign of abating, the United Nations said.
CBC.ca | 9 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Google's secretive delivery drone project heats up race for air supremacy Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly.
CBC.ca | 12 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Google plans drone fleet to deliver packages US company says it wants to create sophisticated airborne drones to deliver packages more quickly to customers.
Al Jazeera | 14 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
NFL increases punishment for domestic violence NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offence and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by commissioner Roger Goodell.
CBC.ca | 20 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend