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PARIS | Ryanair jet seized by French authorities just before takeoff

PARIS — Storms, strikes, computer failures — you can now add “your plane has been seized by the government” to the list of things that can delay your flight. In France, 149 passengers were preparing to take off for London late Thursday when French authorities ordered their Ryanair Boeing 737 impounded. The budget carrier owed … Continue reading PARIS | Ryanair jet seized by French authorities just before takeoff

PARIS | France impounds Ryanair plane on tarmac before take-off

PARIS— French authorities have seized a Ryanair plane and forced 149 passengers to disembark because of a dispute over subsidies to the Irish airline. The French civil aviation authority announced Friday it had impounded the plane on the tarmac of the Bordeaux-Merignac airport as a “last resort.” Ryanair did not publicly comment on the seizure. … Continue reading PARIS | France impounds Ryanair plane on tarmac before take-off

NICOSIA, Cyprus | Cyprus protests Turkish warship’s arrest of fishing boat

NICOSIA, Cyprus— Cyprus was trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship Friday as they fished off the northern coast of the ethnically divided Mediterranean island nation. The Cyprus government spokesman, Prodromos Prodromou, said authorities had filed a protest of the detentions with the U.N. peacekeeping … Continue reading NICOSIA, Cyprus | Cyprus protests Turkish warship’s arrest of fishing boat

PYONGYANG, North Korea | The Latest: North Korea says Pompeo talks ‘regrettable’

PYONGYANG, North Korea — The Latest on U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to North Korea (all times local): 9:55 p.m. North Korea says high-level talks with a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were “regrettable” and has accused Washington of trying to unilaterally pressure the country into abandoning its nukes. … Continue reading PYONGYANG, North Korea | The Latest: North Korea says Pompeo talks ‘regrettable’

The Latest: UK: New Russian expulsion order ‘regrettable’

PETERSBURG, Russia /March 30, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the fallout from the Russian ex-spy poisoning (all times local): 3:40 p.m. British officials say the Russian order to reduce Britain’s diplomatic presence in Moscow is “regrettable” but had been anticipated. Russia’s Foreign Ministry says it has ordered Britain to reduce the number of its … Continue reading The Latest: UK: New Russian expulsion order ‘regrettable’

Trump applies tariffs to solar panels, washing machines

WASHINGTON /January 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump on Monday approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. The Republican’s decision followed recommendations for tariffs by the U.S. International Trade Commission. “The president’s action makes clear again that the Trump administration will always defend American … Continue reading Trump applies tariffs to solar panels, washing machines

The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariff

WASHINGTON/January 22, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines (all times local): 9:55 p.m. Mexico says it regrets the United States’ decision not to exclude it from tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. It says it will “use all available legal resources in … Continue reading The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariff