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Meet Japan's first female commercial airline captain Ari Fuji

(CNN) – Ari Fuji was in high school when she realized she wanted to serve her wings and become a pilot. But growing up in Japan, where female pilots were basically uncomfortable, it was a dream that meant reaching for heaven. "The wall was high," she tells CNN Travel. "The self-defense did not recruit women because there were no female …

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Reuters journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo Friday from Myanmar jail | News

Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after being convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, having been Friday after more than 500 days behind bars. The two reporters, Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soo Oo, 29, were convicted in September and sent to seven years in jail in a case that raised questions about Myanmar's progress towards democracy and sparked …

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Aeroflot jet was heavy with extra fuel before deadly crash landing

Breaking News Emails Get urgent news alerts and special reports. The news and the stories that play a role, delivered everyday mornings. SUBSCRIBE May 7, 2019, 07:04 UTC / Updated May 7, 2019, 07:39 UTC By Associated Press MOSCOW – A Russian airline that took Speed ​​from Moscow was airborne for just 28 minutes before returning to make an emergency …

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China to Send Senior Official to Trade Talks in Washington

China's Commerce Ministry announced on Tuesday afternoon that Deputy Prime Minister Liu He, one of the country's leading economic policy makers, would join a delegation of Chinese officials traveling to Washington for further trade talks on Thursday and Friday with the Trump administration. Robert E. Lighthizer, the United States trade representative, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin had a news conference …

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US college degree among victims of scary Russian air force

A newly educated Colorado college traveling to northwestern Russia to act as a fishing guide was one of 41 people killed on Sunday when a Russian airline made a severe emergency at a Moscow airport and ignited unburned fuel that used the aircraft. Jeremy Brooks, 22, is believed to be the only American to die in the crash of the …

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China still has room to "maneuver around" the US tariff threat: expert

Trade negotiations between the United States and China struck when President Donald Trump on Sunday threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods – just as a deal was said to be "possible" before Friday. While Chinese Deputy Prime Minister Liu He is still set to join a delegation of Chinese negotiators this week in Washington. The latest developments between the …

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Exclusive: Pence offering "carrots" to Venezuela military, warnings to judges

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Vice President Mike Pence yesterday on Tuesday to offer new incentives to Venezuela's military to turn to President Nicolas Maduro, who responded to a rebellion who celebrated last week, a senior official told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: US Vice President Mike Pence President comments on the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) 148th Annual Meeting …

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Pompeo says shrinking Arctic sea ice presents 'new opportunities for trade'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Michael (Mike) Richard PompeoRussia condemns 'irresponsible' US effort to east Maduro in Venezuela CBS's Brennan presses Pompeo on if there is a Pentagon-State discrepancy on Chinese concentration camps Pompeo is not able to change climate change on art of national security threats MORE said Monday that the Arctic, a region that has been significantly impacted …

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Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison Egged While Campaigning In Albury

Prime Minister Scott Morrison described the egg thrower as "cowardly" Canberra: Australia's election became a little more raucous on Tuesday when a protestor tried – but failed – to crack an egg on Prime Minister Scott Morrison's head The attacker's egg, thrown from close range, appeared to bounce off the politician at a Country Women's Association event in New South …

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