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April 5, 2018 11:28 PM Trump wants $100B in more tariffs on China amid trade row

Move comes after China issued list of U.S. goods subject to possible retaliatory tariff hikes U.S. President Donald Trump has instructed the U.S. trade representative to consider slapping $100 billion US in additional tariffs on Chinese goods. The move comes a day after China issued a $50 billion list of U.S. goods including soybeans and small aircraft 14

March 23, 2018 12:24 PM Boeing will not appeal tariff ruling in Bombardier's favour

U.S. plane maker had sought tariffs of up to 300 per cent on imported Bombardier jets Aircraft giant Boeing will not appeal a ruling by the U.S. International Trade Commission that allows its Canadian rival Bombardier to sell its newest commercial jets without heavy duties. Boeing launched a trade case with the independent International Trade Commission 50

March 17, 2018 1:33 PM Boat suspected of smuggling migrants sinks near Greek island, at least 14 dead

ATHENS—A boat that sank off a Greek island while smuggling migrants or refugees left at least 14 people dead Saturday, while a search and rescue operation was ongoing to locate more people believed missing. The wooden boat was believed to have been carrying around 21 people when it sank for reasons that were not immediately clear off the coast of the eastern 15

March 5, 2018 11:23 AM South Korean high-level team arrives in Pyongyang

Visit aimed at extending thaw in relations after the North took part in Winter Olympics Envoys for South Korean President Moon Jae-in planned to meet Monday with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at the start of a rare two-day visit to Pyongyang that's expected to focus on how to ease a standoff over North Korea's nuclear ambitions and restart talks between 32

March 1, 2018 3:34 PM Passenger suffers burns after cellphone overheats on plane at Pearson

A flight bound for Vancouver was delayed by about two hours Thursday after a passenger's cellphone caught fire while the plane was still at the gate at Toronto's Pearson International Airport. Around 7 a.m., Air Canada Flight 101 was sitting at the gate when a passenger's phone "began to burn," Air Canada spokesperson Peter Fitzpatrick told CBC Toronto 22

February 21, 2018 2:35 PM Syrian forces extend assault on rebel-held suburbs as new airstrikes kill 10

At least 260 people have been killed since Sunday night, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group. BEIRUT—New airstrikes and shelling of the besieged, rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital killed at least 10 people and wounded dozens more on Wednesday, a rescue organization and a monitoring group said, adding 27

February 19, 2018 2:19 PM Iranian search and rescue teams reach wreckage from deadly plane crash

The crash, which killed all 65 people on board the plane, was yet another fatal aviation disaster for Iran. TEHRAN, IRAN—Iranian search and rescue teams on Monday reached the site of a plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board, Iran’s Press TV reported. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional 22

February 18, 2018 8:17 AM Dozens feared dead after plane crashes in Iran

Country has seen a spate of deadly aviation accidents in recent years An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on board were killed. The crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR-72 marks 52

February 11, 2018 2:01 PM Russian plane carrying 71 crashes near Moscow

Regional jet had disappeared from radar screens shortly after takeoff A Russian passenger plane believed to be carrying 71 people crashed Sunday afternoon near Moscow, shortly after takeoff from one of the city's airports. No survivors were immediately reported. The An-148 regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo 37

February 10, 2018 7:27 AM Israel, citing Iranian drone launched from Syria, strikes back with force

Israel says it is holding Iran directly responsible for the violation of airspace The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty." The military said its planes faced heavy 31