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United Flight from London diverted to Maine because of disruptive passengers

A United Airlines flight travelling from London to Newark, New Jersey, diverted to Bangor International Airport because of unruly passengers on Friday, airline officials said. The two passengers, who appeared to be intoxicated, became disruptive and were removed from United Airlines Flight 883 upon landing late on Friday morning in Bangor, the spokesperson said. They will be banned from future …

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Kyle Richards, Mauricio Umansky reunite for daughter Portia’s 16th birthday as they continue to work on crumbling marriage

Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky reunited Thursday evening in Bel Air, Calif. to celebrate their daughter Portia’s 16th birthday, which is March 1. In photos obtained from the intimate family celebration, the currently separated couple maintained their poker faces as they walked with the birthday girl in tow. “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” star, 55, dressed casually for the …

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Kensington Palace insists Kate is ‘doing well’ as it shuts down conspiracy theories about her health

Catherine, Princess of Wales attends The “Together At Christmas” Carol Service at Westminster Abbey on 8 December 2023 in London, England. Photo: Karwai Tang/WireImage Kensington Palace has addressed the rumours about Kate Middleton’s health in a statement. Speculations regarding Kate’s health have circulated online due to her abdominal surgery recovery; they intensified after Prince William withdrew from a public …

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What to Know About Declining Birth Rates in East Asia

Until the 1970s, women in the most prosperous Asian economies like South Korea, Japan, and China were having more than five children on average. Today, that trend is starkly different. For the sixth consecutive year, South Korea has recorded the world’s lowest fertility rate. In the latest figures released by the government on Feb. 28, that number sunk to a …

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EU member gets more frozen funds released — RT World News

Brussels unblocked €2 billion after Budapest approved Sweden’s NATO membership The European Union has unlocked another batch of previously blocked funding for Hungary, citing Budapest’s alleged progress on gender equality. The decision came just days after Hungary voted to ratify Sweden’s application to NATO.  The Hungarian business news outlet Portfolio was the first to report about the release of €2 …

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International Women’s Day, 2024; Support the Women and Girls Fighting for Rights — Global Issues

Opinion by Winnie Byanyima (geneva, switzerland) Friday, March 01, 2024 Inter Press Service The writer is UNAIDS Executive Director and United Nations Under-Secretary-General. The following opinion piece is part of series to mark International Women’s Day, March 8. GENEVA, Switzerland, Mar 01 (IPS) – This International Women’s Day (March 8) comes at a fiercely challenging moment. We can find inspiration, and …

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Gaza Aid Convoy and Israel-Hamas War: Live Updates

They went out in the thousands, camping overnight along the coastal road in the cold Gaza night — making small fires to keep warm — huddled together waiting for supplies to come so they could feed their families. What they encountered was death and injury, as Israeli forces opened fire toward hungry, desperate Palestinians who surged forward when aid trucks …

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Elon Musk sues OpenAI alleging breach of founding agreement

Elon Musk, one of OpenAI’s founding board members and investors, has filed a lawsuit against the company and its CEO Sam Altman, alleging that the now Microsoft-financed creator of ChatGPT has breached its founding mission. “This case is filed to compel OpenAI to adhere to the founding agreement and return to its mission to develop artificial general intelligence (AGI) for …

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