Jeffery Epstein Friend Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested by FBI on Sexual Abuse Charges

Ghislaine Maxwell, a longtime associate of disgraced money manager Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested and charged with conspiracy and enticing minors to engage in sex. Maxwell, the daughter of the late British publishing tycoon Robert Maxwell, was arrested Thursday morning in New Hampshire, FBI spokeswoman Adrienne Senatore said. Prosecutors have scheduled a noon press conference in … Read more Jeffery Epstein Friend Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested by FBI on Sexual Abuse Charges

Tokyo airport introduces automated ‘rideables’

Tokyo’s Haneda Airport is rolling out personal-mobility devices to transport passengers with limited mobility. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Reuters Follow Reuters on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Reuters … Read more Tokyo airport introduces automated ‘rideables’

Hong Kong protester filmed allegedly stabbing police officer

Hong Kong police have arrested a 24-year-old man at the city’s airport on suspicion of attacking and wounding an officer during protests against a new national security law Beijing imposed on the financial hub. On Wednesday, police posted pictures on Twitter of an officer with a bleeding arm saying he was stabbed by “rioters holding … Read more Hong Kong protester filmed allegedly stabbing police officer

UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘concern’ on new Hong Kong security law | ITV News

The Foreign Office has summoned the Chinese ambassador to make clear the UK’s “concern” over the new Hong Kong national security law. Liu Xiaoming was called to a meeting where the Foreign Office’s permanent secretary Sir Simon McDonald said the imposition of the legislation breaches the Sino-British Joint Declaration. The meeting comes just hours after … Read more UK summons Chinese ambassador over ‘concern’ on new Hong Kong security law | ITV News

EasyJet cuts 1,900 UK jobs and pulls out of Stansted, Southend and Newcastle

EasyJet is to end ground operations at Stansted Airport and slash almost 2,000 UK jobs as the budget carrier battles against a collapse in air travel. The FTSE 250 company is pushing the cuts through as part of plans to lay off nearly one in three of its 15,000 workers, following in the footsteps of … Read more EasyJet cuts 1,900 UK jobs and pulls out of Stansted, Southend and Newcastle

European Union to Reopen Borders to 14 Countries, U.S. Misses Out for Now

European Union governments are poised to extend a travel ban for U.S. residents for at least two weeks, according to a draft of a decision due to be formally adopted on Tuesday. The wording of the decision, seen by Bloomberg, signals that the ban disrupting both business and leisure travel across the Atlantic won’t be … Read more European Union to Reopen Borders to 14 Countries, U.S. Misses Out for Now

What Does China Say About Hong Kong’s National Security Law?

China’s top legislative body approved a landmark national security law for Hong Kong, a sweeping attempt to quell dissent that drew fresh U.S. retaliation and could endanger the city’s appeal as a financial hub. The National People’s Congress Standing Committee voted unanimously to approve the law on the former British colony as a three-day meeting … Read more What Does China Say About Hong Kong’s National Security Law?

What China Really Wants From Hong Kong’s National Security Law: Former Governor

Chris Patten, Hong Kong’s last colonial governor, said China’s national security law on the city is an attempt to end “One Country, Two Systems.” The former governor said it is in breach of the agreement that Hong Kong should have a high degree of autonomy. “Most of the things which they would talk about are … Read more What China Really Wants From Hong Kong’s National Security Law: Former Governor

Hong Kong Leader Speaks After China Passes National Security Law

China’s top legislative body approved new national security legislation for Hong Kong, a sweeping attempt to quell dissent that risks U.S. retaliation and the city’s appeal as a financial hub. The National People’s Congress Standing Committee voted unanimously to approve the law on the former British colony when it wrapped up a three-day meeting Tuesday … Read more Hong Kong Leader Speaks After China Passes National Security Law

‘Political Stunt:’ U.S. Envoy to Iran Dismisses Trump Arrest Warrant for Soleimani Killing

The U.S. special representative for Iran on Monday dismissed Iran’s announcement of an arrest warrant for US President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. Speaking at a news conference in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, Brian Hook said it was … Read more ‘Political Stunt:’ U.S. Envoy to Iran Dismisses Trump Arrest Warrant for Soleimani Killing

Climate protest disrupts reopening of Paris Orly airport after three-month shutdown

Paris’s Orly airport reopened on Friday after three months closure during the coronavirus pandemic, but traffic was thin and also briefly disrupted by climate protesters storming the runway.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN … Read more Climate protest disrupts reopening of Paris Orly airport after three-month shutdown

Paris airport’s ‘new normal’ comes with UV tunnel, thermal cameras

Paris’s Orly Airport has ramped up security measures as it prepares to resume commercial flights after a nearly three-month hiatus. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: … Read more Paris airport’s ‘new normal’ comes with UV tunnel, thermal cameras

Airport neighbors brace as flights resume

Residents living near Orly airport in France have a lower life expectancy due to irritation and sleep loss from airplane noise pollution. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters … Read more Airport neighbors brace as flights resume

Environmental activists disrupt Orly reopening

Orly airport’s much-anticipated reopening was thrown into chaos Friday after environmental activists from Extinction Rebellion stormed the runway, briefly preventing flights from taking off, while a suspicious package also caused parts of the airport to be closed off. FRANCE 24 reporter Nadia Massih from Orly says it was not the morning airport staff were hoping … Read more Environmental activists disrupt Orly reopening