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Osaka vows to strengthen disaster measures one year on from quake

National Jun 18, 2019

Osaka vows to strengthen disaster measures one year on from quake

School and municipal government officials in Osaka Prefecture reaffirmed Tuesday their commitment to beefing up anti-earthquake measures one year on from a magnitude 6.1 quake that struck the area and killed six people, including a girl walking to school. At Juei Elementary School in the ...

Mohammed Morsi, who ruled Egypt between two revolts, dies at 67

World Jun 18, 2019

Mohammed Morsi, who ruled Egypt between two revolts, dies at 67

Mohammed Morsi, a bespectacled Muslim Brotherhood foot-soldier elevated from obscurity to become Egypt's first freely elected civilian president, has died. He was 67. He collapsed and died while attending a court hearing, Egyptian state media reported. He suffered a "sudden heart attack," state-run Ahram Gate ...

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

Business Jun 18, 2019

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

Boeing suffered a fresh setback on the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as its engine supplier announced a delay for the U.S. planemaker's all-new 777X jet while Airbus launched a rival plane aimed at the middle of the market. GE Aviation said it ...

Business Jun 18, 2019

Canada in talks with Malaysia about taking back plastic waste

The government of Canada said on Monday it is in discussions with Malaysia about retrieving plastic waste that originated from Canada and is currently in Malaysia. In late May, the Malaysian government said it would send 3,000 tons of plastic waste back to 14 countries ...

Toronto fetes Raptors with parade

Basketball / NBA Jun 18, 2019

Toronto fetes Raptors with parade

Two weeks from now, the Toronto Raptors' roster might look as different as Danny Green's combed-out mohawk with looming decisions from Kawhi Leonard, Marc Gasol and Green that brought an air of uncertainty to Monday's street party in Ontario. As the Raptors gathered with mobs ...