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France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

France's Macron to reshuffle government after parliament win

Macron's administration had repeatedly rejected speculations of the minister's possible resignation in connection to the ongoing investigation. Turnout in the parliamentary elections were estimated to be extremely low, with a senior En Marche! official warning that high levels of abstention are bad news for democracy.


UPS adds new fee up to $1 for holiday-season deliveries

UPS adds new fee up to $1 for holiday-season deliveries

In a first for the delivery company, UPS will charge "Peak" rates during certain periods: Between Nov. 19 and December 2., it'll cost $0.27 per package for all ground shipments sent to residential addresses. The fee will be more for overnight, second or third day deliveries. The large increases in the number of packages sent those weeks force the company to pay for additional capacity in airplanes and trucks bought at short-term premium rates, as well as paying for temporary facilities ...



Brexit Talks Begin With Tight Schedule Set and Divorce-Bill Disagreement

Macron, a committed pro-EU leader and ally of Merkel, also easily won French legislative elections on Sunday, cementing his power base. "It would naturally be best if Britain didn't leave at all", he said. Mr Davis went into the talks announcing that he was in a "positive and constructive" frame of mind and that he was determined to build a "strong and special partnership" with the EU.


Boeing launches 737 MAX 10 with 240 orders, commitments

Boeing launches 737 MAX 10 with 240 orders, commitments

No-frills carrier SpiceJet on Monday announced that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with aircraft maker Boeing for 40 737 MAX aeroplanes that are valued at Dollars 4.74 billion at current list prices. Kuwait-based ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) announces a commitment for 20 737 MAX 8s, worth $2.2 billion at list prices. Analysts said one unknown quantity is how numerous MAX 10 orders may merely be replacing previous orders for other variants ...



Prez nominee: Unimpressed Opp to meet on Jun 22, Sena smells

However, the decision did not go down well with some of the political parties with Congress alleging that the announcement was made without taking the grand old party into confidence while BJP's ally Shev Sena termed it a political move to lure vote bank.


Congressman Scalise upgraded to serious condition, speaks with family

Congressman Scalise upgraded to serious condition, speaks with family

Scalise underwent a third surgery Thursday and was still in critical condition in the morning at a local Washington , D.C., hospital. Medical staff also have removed a tube that had been inserted into Scalise's abdomen to prevent fluid from going into his lungs while he was sedated, said the sources, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to comment on the congressman's medical status.