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UPS order for Boeing freighters highlights trade growth

UPS order for Boeing freighters highlights trade growth

Published 05/02/2018

A United Parcel Service (UPS) truck on delivery is pictured in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., October 29, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake/FilesSINGAPORE (Reuters) - A recovery [more…]

Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine

Russian man rams armored personnel carrier into shop, steals wine

Published 10/01/2018

A view shows the scene of an incident involving an armoured personnel carrier which was rammed by a man into a shop window before climbing [more…]

CSX CEO Hunter Harrison takes medical leave amid rail overhaul

CSX CEO Hunter Harrison takes medical leave amid rail overhaul

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - Hunter Harrison speaks to the economic community at a business luncheon in Toronto, March 2, 2015. REUTERS/Mark Blinch(Reuters) - CSX Corp (CSX.O) [more…]

Australia ‘brings a smile’ with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Australia ‘brings a smile’ with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Published 14/11/2017

SYDNEY (Reuters) - In the grand tradition of Britain’s Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney’s world famous harbour Ferry [more…]

Australia `brings a smile` with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Australia `brings a smile` with Ferry McFerryface, but not everyone gets the joke

Published 14/11/2017

In the grand tradition of Britain's Boaty McBoatface, Australian authorities are christening one of the ferries crossing Sydney's world famous harbour Ferry McFerryface, but some union workers aren't amused. [more…]

Senate approves Trump Transportation Department nominee

Senate approves Trump Transportation Department nominee

Published 14/11/2017

The U.S. Senate voted Monday to approve a senior Transportation Department nominee and advance another nomination, after Republicans accused Democrats of blocking some nominees to push for funding of a New York area infrastructure project. [more…]

A cell signal, an open bar: tiny wins for Puerto Rico in ruins

A cell signal, an open bar: tiny wins for Puerto Rico in ruins

Published 02/10/2017

Puerto Ricans still living largely in darkness 12 days after Hurricane Maria leveled their island reveled in small victories on Sunday in what promises to be a months-long slog back to some semblance of normal life. [more…]

U.S. carrier navigates crowded waters as North Korea tensions mount

U.S. carrier navigates crowded waters as North Korea tensions mount

Published 30/09/2017

As the commanders of the largest U.S. warship in Asia seek to maintain operational readiness amid protracted tensions over North Korea, they find themselves keeping one eye on China, too. [more…]

German `flying taxi` firm Lillium takes $90 million from Tencent, others

German `flying taxi` firm Lillium takes $90 million from Tencent, others

Published 05/09/2017

Lillium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to develop a 5-passenger "flying taxi", has raised a second, $90 million round of financing from top tech investors, making it one of the best-funded electric aircraft projects to date. [more…]

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

Cyber threats prompt return of radio for ship navigation

Published 07/08/2017

The risk of cyber attacks targeting ships' satellite navigation is pushing nations to delve back through history and develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. [more…]