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UK 'to follow US flight ban on laptops'

Royal Jordanian said the electronics ban affected its flights to New York , Chicago, Detroit and Montreal. Airlines affected by the ban include Royal Jordanian , Egypt Air , Turkish Airlines , Saudi Arabian Airlines Kuwait Airways , Royal Air Maroc , Qatar Airways , Emirates , and Etihad Airways .


U.S. air strike kills over 30 civilians in Syria: monitor

U.S. air strike kills over 30 civilians in Syria: monitor

The US-led coalition has been bombing IS in Syria since 2014 and is backing an offensive to defeat the group in Raqa city, the de facto heart of the group's so-called "Islamic caliphate". "They're still pulling bodies out of the rubble until now". Amin Hussein, one of the displaced from Raqqa, said that ISIS has been trying to use the civilians as human shields.



The Trump kids are in Aspen and it's ruining everyone else's trip

Ivanka and her older brother, Donald Jr, were soon walking on the streets of Aspen in a really great mood. Absent from the photos was Ivanka's husband Jared, who appears to have stayed in the capital for the weekend and was up early to head to the White House Monday morning.


BCCI files complaint against Smith, Handscomb

BCCI files complaint against Smith, Handscomb

The four-Test series between the world's top two teams witnessed considerable acrimony after Smith gestured to his dressing room for assistance on whether to review an umpire's lbw decision against him in the second Test at Bengaluru. I don't want to mention the word, but it falls into that bracket. "In discussing the relevant issues in depth, we have agreed that it is in the best interests of the game to put these differences aside and clear the way for the focus to be on the cricket, and ...


Neymar: The PL Is Quite Amazing

Neymar: The PL Is Quite Amazing

Barcelona forward Neymar has revealed he could join an English club in the future after registering his admiration for the EPL. The rescheduling of the derby guarantees United a pulsating finish to their campaign, with efforts to win the Europa League sandwiching a number of crunch Premier League games, with matches against Chelsea, City, Arsenal and Spurs scheduled between April 16 and May 13.


Virgin Australia poised to announce Melbourne-Hong Kong route

Virgin Australia poised to announce Melbourne-Hong Kong route

There will no doubt be much more to come in relation to Virgin Australia's China plans, and it is hard to imagine that they don't involve non-stops between PRC cities and other Virgin gateways in this country. Yes, that's a big call, but there are some unresolved questions about Virgin's longer term plans and for that matter, the realistic prospects for China-Australia flights if we annoy those who remind us of the fiction that Hong Kong is a truly sovereign entity independent from Beijing.