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Boeing 737 Max 7 narrowbody jetliner makes maiden flight
SEATTLE (Reuters) - The smallest member of Boeing Co's
upgraded narrowbody jetliner range, the 138-seat 737 MAX 7, began a maiden flight on Friday, the start of several months of trials before entering service next year, the company said.
Bollywood singer Mehndi sentenced to two years in jail over people smuggling
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Bollywood singer Daler Mehndi was handed a two-year prison sentence on Friday in a case over smuggling people into the United States while on tour there 20 years ago.
Canada escalates U.S. lumber dispute, asks WTO to adjudicate
GENEVA (Reuters) - Canada plans to ask the World Trade Organization (WTO) to set up an adjudication panel to judge its dispute with the United States over Canadian lumber exports, indicating that talks have failed to resolve the issue and Ottawa is pressing its case.
Trump's tariffs head for a legal minefield
GENEVA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's announcement last week of a 25 percent tariff on U.S. imports of steel and 10 percent on aluminum caused a global outcry.
Hong Kong's richest, Li Ka-shing, retires at 89 after working 'too long'
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's richest man, Li Ka-shing, announced his retirement as chairman of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd <0001.HK> on Friday, bringing to a close a rags-to-riches story that made him a hero in the freewheeling capitalist hub.
Motor racing - Teenager Stroll is now the face of experience at Williams
LONDON (Reuters) - Lance Stroll is still Formula One's youngest driver but the 19-year-old Canadian will also be his Williams team's most experienced man on the starting grid this season.
Motor racing - Work hard, play hard; Hamilton is as hungry as ever
LONDON (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton's 'work hard, play hard' approach to life has paid off in the past and the Mercedes driver is unlikely to change a winning recipe as he chases a fifth Formula One title.
Dollar dips vs. yen on White House shake-up report
TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar held gains against a basket of peers on Friday, as recent concerns about the currency arising from trade tensions eased slightly and next week's Federal Reserve policy meeting came into focus.
Mexican minister ramps up pressure for speedy NAFTA deal
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Mexico's economy minister on Thursday urged officials to push for a speedy renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), saying his country and Canada must be ready to go it alone if the United States pulls out.
North American 2026 World Cup bid picks 23 potential host cities
(Reuters) - The New York/New Jersey area, Los Angeles, Toronto and Mexico City are among the 23 candidate host cities for the joint United States, Canada and Mexico bid for the 2026 World Cup, bid officials said on Thursday.
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