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Pilot in Myanmar land plane without front wheels

Myanmar Airlines Flight 103 was headed from Yangon to Mandalay when the pilot discovered the problem. In a statement, the airline said pilot Captain Myat Moe Aung "followed emergency procedures and did the fuel burn out to reduce the landing weight," before the jet down onto its rear wheels, lowering the nose carefully onto the runway on which it skidded …

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The Philippines votes in the middle of the polls are seen as a referendum on Duterte | Philippines News

Manila, Philippines – At dawn of dawn to beat long queues and the swelling summer heat, the Philippines led Monday to school yards and other public halls designated to their departments, in election to legislators and local senior executives as expected strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte's strength halfway through his mandate. Polls officially opened at 6:00 am local time (22:00 GMT …

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Asia markets and futures fall as trade persist

Larry Kudlow, President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, said Sunday that US officials expect the Chinese to retaliate the trump administration last week. On Friday, the United States increased tariffs on $ 200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%. Nikkei ( N225 ] ) dropping around 0.5% and the Shanghai Composite ( SHCOMP ) falling nearly 1%. Hong …

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Trump's trade war scaling will do exactly economic pain, advisers say

WASHINGTON – President Trump's Chief Financial Officer said on Sunday that American consumers would have some pain from the escalating trade war against China, opposing Mr Trump's claim that his tariffs are a multibillion dollar, mostly one-way payment from China to the US Treasury. Comments by Larry Kudlow, head of the National Economic Council, came after the 11th round of …

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What will Philippine President do after mid-term elections

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech during the 121st founding anniversary of the Philippine army on March 20, 2018. Ted Aljibe | AFP | Getty Images Millions of Philippine voters will cast their ballots on Monday to select new lawmakers – a political exercise that is likely to strengthen President Rodrigo Duterte's rule, according to analysts. The president is …

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"America First" meets "Hungary first," but the White House gently for love party

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was the only head of the EU government that approved Donald Trump's presidential campaign in 2016. | Laszlo Balogh / Getty Images The White House Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán, Europe's most difficult immigration leader, visits the White House on Monday – but it is unclear how friendly his welcome will be. By Daniel Lipman, …

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Pope Francis aide restores power for hundreds in occupied Rome building

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cardinal Konrad Krajewski said he felt the need to intervene                  A cardinal who conducts acts of charity for Pope Francis has restored power for hundreds of people in a building in Rome after climbing down a manhole and flipping a switch, local media report. Cardinal Konrad Krajewski said he acted in "desperation" because …

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