newszine

Tear gas in Toulouse as Yellow Vests protests continue for 31st straight weekend

11 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Tear gas in Toulouse as Yellow Vests protests continue for 31st straight weekend
Police in Toulouse, France, deployed tear gas and charged demonstrators, as Yellow Vests protesters took to the streets for the 31st consecutive weekend. It comes as the Elysee Palace pushes for a controversial reform package. Saturday saw crowds of protesters turn out all over France. The demonstrations in Toulouse were among the largest, with more Read More

Lucky to be alive: Chris Froome says ‘I know how lucky I am’ after horrific crash

12 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Lucky to be alive: Chris Froome says ‘I know how lucky I am’ after horrific crash
Tour de France winner Chris Froome is in intensive care after sustaining multiple injuries and losing two liters of blood after a horror crash during the Criterium de Dauphine race in France. The crash occurred when he attempted to blow his nose while riding at around 40 miles per hour and collided with a wall, Read More

Don’t waste your money, Real Madrid – Paul Pogba isn’t worth it

14 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Don’t waste your money, Real Madrid – Paul Pogba isn’t worth it
Speculation continues to grow that French midfield star Paul Pogba will make a big-money switch from Manchester United to Real Madrid this summer, but the Spanish giants would be better off spending their money elsewhere. Reports in Spain this weekend claim that Pogba, 26, is desperate to force through a move to Madrid, while Real Read More

NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials

17 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on NATO faces big bill if it does not pick AWACS successor soon: officials
PARIS (Reuters) – NATO faces significant costs if it does not act soon to choose a successor for its ageing fleet of 14 Boeing E-3A Airborne Warning & Control System (AWACS) surveillance aircraft, often called the alliance’s “eyes in the sky”, senior officials said. FILE PHOTO: A NATO AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control Systems) aircraft Read More

CFM erases jet engine output delay, cautious on rate increases

17 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on CFM erases jet engine output delay, cautious on rate increases
FILE PHOTO: Gael Meheust, President and CEO of CFM poses in front of LEAP-1A engine of an Airbus A321neo, during the 52nd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget airport near Paris, France June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol PARIS (Reuters) – CFM International has caught up with delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine after Read More

Iran can’t be the only one to implement nuclear deal while others sit idle – Rouhani

21 hours ago NAMEX Comments Off on Iran can’t be the only one to implement nuclear deal while others sit idle – Rouhani
Tehran will continue to renege on some commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal because it can’t become the only party to the milestone accord, the Iranian president has said. Iran keeps sticking with the nuclear deal, even though the US pulled out of it and imposed “unlawful sanctions backed by other parties,” Hassan Rouhani said Read More

Pentagon seeks to build global ‘consensus’ on Iran. Is it time to worry?

1 day ago NAMEX Comments Off on Pentagon seeks to build global ‘consensus’ on Iran. Is it time to worry?
The Trump administration is looking to “build international consensus” against Iran following attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But what does that actually mean? And to what end is it used? “The focus for myself and Ambassador Bolton and Secretary Pompeo is to build international consensus to this international problem,” acting Defense Read More

US building global ‘consensus’ on Iran. When has it ever gone wrong?

1 day ago NAMEX Comments Off on US building global ‘consensus’ on Iran. When has it ever gone wrong?
The Trump administration is looking to “build international consensus” against Iran following attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But what does that actually mean? And to what end is it used? “The focus for myself and Ambassador Bolton and Secretary Pompeo is to build international consensus to this international problem,” acting Defense Read More

Get woke, go broke: Oberlin College hit with $44 MILLION penalty for accusing local bakery of racism

1 day ago NAMEX Comments Off on Get woke, go broke: Oberlin College hit with $44 MILLION penalty for accusing local bakery of racism
An Ohio jury awarded a local bakery $33 million in punitive damages, on top of $11 million in compensation, because college officials were involved in student protests that accused the store of racism in a shoplifting incident. Oberlin is one the oldest coeducational liberal arts college in the US, founded in 1833. Gibson’s Bakery, established Read More

GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources

2 days ago NAMEX Comments Off on GE poised for significant power orders in Iraq after U.S. push -sources
NEW YORK/BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – General Electric Co potentially stands to win a large share of multibillion-dollar contracts to rebuild Iraq’s electricity system, reflecting a change in how Iraq intends to award the work after the United States lobbied for GE, according to sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: The General Electric logo is pictured Read More