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At least 26 injured in earthquake in Japan's northwest

National Jun 19, 2019

At least 26 injured in earthquake in Japan's northwest

At least 26 people were injured, including one seriously, after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Japan's northwestern region late Tuesday, causing landslides and power outages in some areas. The quake hit Niigata Prefecture on Tuesday night, recording a maximum of upper 6 on the Japanese ...

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks

World / Social Issues Jun 19, 2019

Survivors recall horror of Congo ethnic attacks

Machete-wielding attackers descended on Esther Nzale's village in northeastern Congo eight days ago around noon, setting houses on fire and hacking to death her husband and others. "Some people were burned alive inside the houses," Nzale said from a camp for displaced persons more than ...

Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice

Business / Tech Jun 19, 2019

Eviation targets commuters with electric plane Alice

An electric plane capable of flying up to 650 miles with nine passengers made its debut at the Paris Airshow on Tuesday, with its manufacturer targeting regional commuter routes such as the French capital to the southern city of Toulouse. Eviation Aircraft said the plane ...

Boeing 737 Max boosted by IAG plan to order 200 jets

Business Jun 19, 2019

Boeing 737 Max boosted by IAG plan to order 200 jets

Boeing's grounded 737 Max jet received a boost on Tuesday after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the coming months. Boeing said the deal had ...

Retirement ceremonies often full of emotion

Sumo | INSIDE SUMO Jun 19, 2019

Retirement ceremonies often full of emotion

by John Gunning

It's no secret that difficulty in procuring tickets is one of the main hurdles preventing overseas visitors from being able to watch sumo in person. In recent years, third-party agents, some catering almost exclusively to foreign tourists, have provided fans with an alternative means of ...