Daily Archive: June 16, 2017

Jun
16

Pension savers ‘missing out on top-ups’

Many larger firms offer to “match” extra pension saving but workers are unaware of the perk, an insurer says.

Jun
16

Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air Show

Boeing, Airbus take dogfight to Paris Air ShowThe aircraft industry descends on Paris Monday for the world’s biggest airshow, a prime battleground for bitter rivals Boeing and Airbus, but also a chance for new kids on the block to snap at the heels of the two giants. Single-aisle planes for short and medium distances are the hottest ticket in the world’s civil aviation industry, with airline demand for models in the Airbus A320 family giving the European company an edge, for now, over its American opponent which is racing to return in force to the mid-range segment. Boeing, meanwhile, is to showcase the 737 Max 9 model as its anti-Airbus weapon in a market segment where the capacity to squeeze a few more seats into a narrow-body cabin while eking out increased fuel efficiency over greater ranges is key.


Jun
16

Family: Suspect in 4 slayings talked about killing for fun

Family: Suspect in 4 slayings talked about killing for funABIQUIU, N.M. (AP) — A man accused of killing his stepfather, brother and two strangers in a shooting rampage spanning nearly 200 miles across New Mexico had made troubling statements to family members about his intentions to kill or hurt people for fun, court documents said Friday.


Jun
16

Revealed in Israel, a 2,600-Year-Old Request for Wine

The Hebrew words on a piece of pottery first found in 1965 were detected using multispectral imaging technology.

Jun
16

Illinois Senate leader suggests bucking governor on budget

Illinois Senate leader suggests bucking governor on budgetSPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Democratic-controlled Illinois Legislature “doesn't need the governor” to enact an elusive budget deal to end a two-year impasse, the Senate president said Friday ahead of a special session.


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