September 20, 2018

Review Category : People

Emirates announces $16 bn deal for 36 A380s

Emirates announces $16 bn deal for 36 A380sEmirates Airlines said Thursday it has struck a $16 billion deal to buy 36 Airbus A380 superjumbos just days after the European manufacturer said it would have to halt production without new orders. The company said it had placed firm orders for 20 of the double-decker aircraft with options for a further 16. Emirates is already the world's biggest customer for the A380 with 101 in its fleet and 41 more firm orders previously placed.


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California parents starved 13 children, taunted them with pie: prosecutor

California parents starved 13 children, taunted them with pie: prosecutorThe father, David Turpin, 57, is also accused of sexually abusing one of his young daughters, Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin told reporters in announcing the charges before the couple's first court appearance later on Thursday. Turpin and his wife, Louise, 49, each faces 94 years to life in prison if convicted on the more than two dozen charges that include torture, child abuse and false imprisonment. The couple pleaded not guilty to all charges during a brief hearing before Judge Michael Donner, who ordered each defendant to remain held on $12 million bail and set the next hearing in the case for Feb. 23.


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Turkey 'not satisfied' with US assurance over Syria force

Turkey 'not satisfied' with US assurance over Syria forceTurkey on Thursday described as far from satisfactory US assurances playing down plans to create a border force in northern Syria made up of Kurdish militia forces deemed as "terrorists" by Ankara. Washington said it is training a 30,000-strong border force on Syria's northern frontier with Turkey, comprised of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia, whom Ankara accuses of being a terror group.


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Donald Trump's medical reveals serious heart disease concerns, say doctors

Donald Trump's medical reveals serious heart disease concerns, say doctorsDoctors have expressed concerns about the condition of Donald Trump’s heart, contradicting the White House physician who said the US President was in “excellent” cardiac health. White House doctor Dr Ronny L Jackson gave the positive medical assessment of Mr Trump despite his LDL cholesterol level being 143, well above the ideal score of 100 or less. Cardiologists said Mr Trump was at risk of having a stroke or a heart attack, particularly since he is overweight and has a sedentary lifestyle.


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Drone rescues two teenagers from Australian surf

Drone rescues two teenagers from Australian surfA drone that was being tested at Lennox Head on the Australian coastline responded to a real-life situation when two teenagers got trapped in a rip current, something authorities are calling a "world first". Rough cut (no reporter narration).


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