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Bangladesh to start relocating some Rohingya to island soon

Oct. 22, 2019 8:09 AM EDT

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Authorities in Bangladesh said Tuesday that they want to start relocating thousands of Rohingya refugees to a Bay of Bengal island soon from crammed camps near the border with Myanmar, from where they fled. Top government administrator in Cox's Bazar, Kamal Hossain, said they...

UK lifts ban on Egypt resort flights, 4 years after bombing

Oct. 22, 2019 8:01 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — U.K. airlines can resume flights to the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, suspended after an Islamic State bombing brought down a Russian passenger plane over Sinai four years ago, killing all 224 people on board, the British government said Tuesday. The Department for Transport said...

Swiss file their 1st charges in Petrobras-Odebrecht scandal

Oct. 22, 2019 7:44 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss prosecutors have filed their first indictment in investigations related to Brazilian construction company Odebrecht and state-run oil giant Petrobras, charging a suspect with complicity in the bribery of public officials and with money laundering. The Swiss attorney general's office...

'Just too much': Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

Oct. 22, 2019 6:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When the grand vacation homes of Newport Beach were empty on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend, Molly Munger decided it was time for the U.S. to consider taxing wealth. As her family's boat moved through the harbor a few years ago, Munger, whose father is a billionaire investor, saw that...

Fire at New Zealand construction site sends smoke over city

Oct. 22, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A large fire that broke out Tuesday on the roof of a convention center that's under construction in downtown Auckland sent plumes of thick black smoke over New Zealand's largest city. The St. John ambulance service said it took one person to Auckland City Hospital in a...

Boeing shares extend slide after Wall Street downgrades

Oct. 21, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

Boeing's stock extended its slide following revelations about internal concern over a flight system tied to two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jetliner. Credit Suisse and UBS downgraded their ratings on Boeing's stock on Monday. Analysts cited Friday's disclosures that a senior Boeing pilot struggled while testing...

Seattle Genetics and Coty rise while Boeing, McKesson fall

Oct. 21, 2019 4:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday. Boeing Co., down $12.94 to $331.06 The airplane maker could face further congressional scrutiny after its most recent revelation that it waited months to disclose troubling internal communications about its faulty 737 Max jet....

Florida veterinarian, wife die in plane crash near airport

Oct. 21, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Florida veterinarian and his wife were identified Monday as victims of a deadly plane crash near a North Carolina airport, devastating friends who remembered their generosity and devotion to animals. Dr. Harvey Partridge and Patricia Partridge, both 72, of Terra Ceia, Florida,...

Female spacewalking duo uplifted by excitement below

Oct. 21, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The astronauts who took part in the first all-female spacewalk are still uplifted by all the excitement down on Earth. International Space Station resident Jessica Meir said Monday that when she floated outside last week, she wasn't thinking about whether she was going out with...

After decades in development, Honda's jets quietly evolving

Oct. 21, 2019 2:37 PM EDT

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Nearly four years after delivering its first jet, Honda is facing decisions as the company better known for cars and lawnmowers considers whether to sink billions more into its decades-in-the-making aircraft division. Honda Aircraft CEO Michimasa Fujino said in an interview that a...