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May 29, 2017 1:03 PM $100 carbon tax by 2030 could save climate, say economists

BERLIN – Economists say countries should ramp up the price of carbon emissions to as much as $100 per metric ton by 2030 to stop catastrophic global warming. Experts including Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and former World Bank chief economist Nicholas Stern say carbon dioxide should be taxed at $40-$80 per ton by 2020. They say prices should rise to $50-$100 by 2030 to give businesses 11

May 29, 2017 6:29 AM Russia shocks airline industry with maiden flight of new passenger plane

Russia has surprised the airline industry by announcing the successful test flight of a new medium range passenger plane. Irkut Corporation, itself owned by state controlled United Aircraft Corporation, said its MC-21-300 had successfully flown for 30 minutes at a height of 1000 metres at a speed of 300 kilometers per hour. "[The] flight mission is accomplished 16

May 28, 2017 5:48 PM Thanks to Trump, Germany says it can’t rely on the United States. What does that mean?

Merkel on Sunday declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Trump last week, saying that Europe “really must take our fate into our own hands.” Offering a tough review in the wake of Trump’s trip to visit E.U., NATO and Group of Seven leaders last week, Merkel told a packed Bavarian beer hall rally that the days when Europe 13

May 28, 2017 7:42 AM BA aims to restore normal flight service after IT failure

British Airways says it's continuing to work hard to resume a normal flight schedule at two London airports a day after a global IT failure crippled its services. The airline says that it hopes to operate a "near normal schedule" at Gatwick and the "majority of services" from Heathrow on Sunday. BA canceled all flights from both airports Saturday, upending 14

May 28, 2017 12:02 AM British Airways outage creates London travel chaos; power issue blamed

British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure" around the world. Chief executive Alex Cruz said "we believe the root cause was a power-supply 13

May 27, 2017 4:35 PM Trump fails to commit to Paris climate agreement as he concludes first overseas trip

TAORMINA, Italy — President Trump failed to commit to remaining within the Paris climate agreement during a two-day meeting with world leaders that ended here Saturday, but tweeted that he was still considering it and would announce a final decision “next week.” In a final communique, the Group of 7 industrialized countries said that the United States 22

May 27, 2017 3:22 PM British Airways cancels flights from London as global IT outage causes chaos

LONDON British Airways has canceled all its flights from London's two biggest airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage caused confusion and chaos, with thousands of passengers queuing for hours and planes left stuck on runways. The airline, which said there was no evidence the problem had been caused by a cyber attack, said terminals 27

May 27, 2017 2:57 PM Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

TAORMINA, Sicily — Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday in Italy without unanimous agreement on climate change, as the Trump administration plans to take more time to say whether the U.S. is going to remain in the Paris accord on limiting greenhouse gas emissions. The other six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick with their 15

May 27, 2017 12:27 PM Trump Delays Decision on Paris Climate Accords

But in a Twitter message posted before the joint statement was officially released, Mr. Trump said: “I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!” The communiqué t makes clear that all the G-7 nations except the United States remain determined to carry out the Paris agreement. The language provides the Americans more time to resolve internal 15

May 27, 2017 12:12 PM Coptic Christian attack: ISIS claims its 'soldiers' opened fire on bus killing 29 in Egypt

The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus outside of Cairo that killed at least 29 Coptic Christians including 10 children. The group's news agency, Aamaq, said Saturday morning, its soldiers carried out the attack early Friday as a group of Coptic Christians who were reportedly on their way to a monastery south 11