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Hudson Valley airport to offer low-cost Europe flights

Hudson Valley airport to offer low-cost Europe flights

Proponents of the deal say it will further open global travel through competition and help drop fares. Edward Wytkind, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO said the DOT's decision betrays American aviation workers. Norwegian is also looking to add flights to Ireland out of an airport in the greater Boston area, though the airline spokesman would not confirm which.


Iran: US threatens nuclear deal, warns of 'strong reaction'

Iran: US threatens nuclear deal, warns of 'strong reaction'

The White House argued against extending the law by stressing the president already has "substantial authorities" to sanction the Iranian regime for bad behavior - such as a recent spate of ballistic missile tests that USA officials believe run counter to the spirit, if not the letter, of the Iranian nuclear deal.



Rival views of UK constitution battle it out in Brexit case

The government maintains it has the right to trigger Brexit without seeking Parliament's authorisation, but lost last month's High Court case, leading to the landmark appeal in the Supreme Court. So far, the court president, Lord Neuberger has promised that judges will consider the case with impartiality and will decide the case according to the letter of the law.


Germany hosts foreign ministers from 57-nation OSCE

Germany hosts foreign ministers from 57-nation OSCE

During the meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier the sides discussed a number of issues of bilateral agenda. Throughout the conference, though Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov hinted that there may finally be some agreement with the USA about how to implement a ceasefire in the Syrian city of Aleppo, he repeatedly accused the West of misrepresenting the ongoing tensions between Moscow and Kyiv.



Russian official: Russia, US near deal on Aleppo cease-fire

The rapid regime gains have left opposition fighters scrambling to defend the shrinking enclave they still control in Aleppo's southeastern districts. Leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, UK and USA have issued a joint statement condemning the bombing of Aleppo and backing Syrian rebels' calls for a ceasefire to allow in much-needed food and medicine supplies.


Populist lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants

Populist lawmaker Wilders convicted of anti-Moroccan chants

Presiding Judge Hendrik Steenhuis said the court would not impose a sentence because the conviction was punishment enough for a democratically elected lawmaker. "Today, I was convicted in a political trial which, shortly before the elections, attempts to neutralize the leader of the largest and most popular opposition party", Wilders said.