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United Airlines halts pet-hauling service after dog death, other miscues

United Airlines halts pet-hauling service after dog death, other miscues

These incidents followed a Monday public relations nightmare in which a French bulldog puppy died after a United flight attendant ordered the owner to put the dog's carrying case in overhead storage during the 3-1/2 hour flight. Hobart also said that United also will give airport crews more advance warning about the number and type of animals flying in cargo for each flight. Consulte Mais Informação

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Potholes leave one-in-five local roads in poor condition

Potholes leave one-in-five local roads in poor condition

This year local authorities in England and Wales report that the gap between the funds they received and the amount they actually needed to keep the carriageway in reasonable order was nearly £556 million - a shortfall of £3. "There are hard choices to be made at both local and national level but the Government needs to provide adequate funding for a well maintained and safe local road network if it wants to support communities and drive economic growth". Consulte Mais Informação

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Glencore buys up Hail Creek coal mine

Glencore buys up Hail Creek coal mine

The company has launched a bond purchase and redemption plan for up to $2.25 billion equivalent. The trading and mining house could splash more cash if the minority owners of Hail Creek - Nippon Steel Australia Pty Ltd (8%), Marubeni Coal Pty Ltd (6.67%) and Sumisho Coal Development Pty Ltd (3.33%) - decide to exercise their "tag-along" rights. Consulte Mais Informação

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Freebies on the first day of Spring

Freebies on the first day of Spring

Cue the happy dance! Tuesday is the first day of spring , and a couple of businesses are continuing their tradition of welcoming the season with free tasty treats. Dairy Queen is using this event as an excuse for giving away free ice cream cones, while Rita's is handing out its signature Italian ices free of charge today as well. Consulte Mais Informação

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London Stadium to hold first Major League Baseball game in Europe

London Stadium to hold first Major League Baseball game in Europe

The fixtures would be the first Major League Baseball games to be played in Europe if they take place. "Anytime you can grow our game, I think that's a pretty cool thing". An announcement is expected to be made within the next two months. Baseball opened its season at Monterrey in 1999 (Colorado vs. San Diego); the Tokyo Dome in 2000 (Chicago Cubs-New York Mets), 2004 (Tampa Bay-Yankees), 2008 (Boston-Oakland) and 2012 (Seattle-Oakland); and at Sydney, Australia in 2014 (Los Angeles ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Tech losses lead U.S. stocks lower

Tech losses lead U.S. stocks lower

European markets also dropped over news of a possible deal for Britain's total exit from the European Union. Facebook is being criticized by lawmakers after disclosing that conservative-leaning Cambridge Analytica, a data company known for its work on Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, was given access to customer data. Consulte Mais Informação

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Quality of Living City Ranking

Quality of Living City Ranking

It is one of the world's most comprehensive surveys and is conducted annually to enable multinational companies and other organisations to compensate employees fairly when placing them on worldwide assignments. Dubai ranked the highest for quality of living across the Middle East and Africa, while Vancouver took the top spot among the Americas. With a population of 1.8 million, Vienna topped the survey for the ninth year in a row, boasting a vibrant cultural scene, comprehensive health ... Consulte Mais Informação

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