There’d be 272 crashes a day if jets failed like shuttles

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There’d be 272 crashes a day if jets failed like shuttles

If U.S. airlines had the same failure rate as the now-retired space shuttles, there’d be 272 fatal crashes a day.

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Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

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Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Nuclear-capable Russian bombers in European airspace, NATO intercepts, a foreign submarine in Swedish waters -- the fall-out from the Ukraine crisis feels like a return to Cold War days.

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Thousands denounce HSBC board member's likening of Hong Kong people to freed slaves

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Thousands denounce HSBC board member's likening of Hong Kong people to freed slaves

Thousands have signed an online petition denouncing reported comments by an HSBC Holdings board member in which she likened Hong Kong protesters' demands for democracy to the emancipation of slaves.

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Army chief takes power after Burkina president bows to protests

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Army chief takes power after Burkina president bows to protests

The head of Burkina Faso's armed forces took power on Friday after President Blaise Compaore resigned amid mass demonstrations against an attempt to extend his 27-year rule in the West African country.

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Drunken Russian passenger beats Vietnam Airlines flight attendant

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Drunken Russian passenger beats Vietnam Airlines flight attendant

A Russian man had to be tied down on a Vietnam Airlines flight from Moscow to Ho Chi Minh City after drunkenly assaulting a female flight attendant and other passengers in the early hours of Friday morning.

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

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Why do some survive Ebola? Sierra Leone study offers clues

An analysis of the first Ebola cases in Sierra Leone helps draw a clearer picture of why some people survive the disease, while others do not, including their age and the pace at which the virus replicates within their body.

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HCMC's public hospitals suffer exodus to private sector

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HCMC's public hospitals suffer exodus to private sector

The prospects of high salaries and professional independence have drawn the most talented doctors away from public facilities in Ho Chi Minh City.

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NATO Baltic jets intercept Russian airplanes for third day

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NATO Baltic jets intercept Russian airplanes for third day

NATO jets in the Baltic countries intercepted two Russian military aircraft today as the alliance said Russian air activity has surged on its borders.

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Foreign jihadists flock to Iraq, Syria on 'unprecedented scale': UN

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Foreign jihadists flock to Iraq, Syria on 'unprecedented scale': UN

Jihadists from more than 80 countries have flocked to fight in Iraq and Syria on an "unprecedented scale", according to extracts of a UN report published by Britain's Guardian newspaper on Friday.

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Betting on an oil rebound?

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In today’s “Global Outlook,” Bloomberg’s Shery Ahn takes a look at falling oil prices on “On The Move.”

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Fire at UK fireworks factory

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A blaze at a fireworks factory in England leaves four injured and one person missing.

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China holds Ebola drills

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China conducts exercises in handling Ebola patients.

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Russia agrees to terms with Ukraine over gas supply

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Russia agrees to terms with Ukraine over gas supply

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak, second left, and Ukraine's Energy and Coal Industry Minister Yuri Prodan, second right, shake hands as European Commission President Jose Manuel Barosso, third left, EU Energy Commissioner Gunther Oettinger, center, European Commission vice-president Miros Sefkovic, third right, CEO of Naftogaz, Andriy Kobolev, right, and CEO of Gazprom, Alexey Miller, left, look on, after signing an agreement at the European Union Commission headquarters in Brussels on Oct. 30, 2014.

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How tight is smartphone market? Xiaomi joins Samsung, Apple in top 3 for only a few hours

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How tight is smartphone market? Xiaomi joins Samsung, Apple in top 3 for only a few hours

Only three years after launching its first mobile device, China's Xiaomi leapt to third place in global smartphone shipments, trailing market leaders Samsung and Apple.

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Dining experiences in November at Intercontinental Asiana Saigon

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Dining experiences in November at Intercontinental Asiana Saigon

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announces the launch of its all-star Culinary Panel.

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