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Alitalia pilot strike grounds 35% of flights

Oct. 9, 2019 6:02 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Italian airline Alitalia has cancelled nearly 200 flights due to a 24-hour pilots strike. The strike Wednesday comes amid uncertainty over the struggling airline's future ahead of an Oct. 15 deadline for the presentation of a binding takeover offer from a consortium of investors. Alitalia...

AP Explains: Brownface part of racist face makeup history

Sep. 20, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The scandal surrounding Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau after a yearbook photo showing him in brownface at a 2001 costume party was published is bringing attention to a practice that scholars say white people have been using for years to demean minorities. In the picture,...