Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) says goodbye ...
Jun 10th, 2011
(Reuters) - Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) says goodbye to former Conservative MP and cabinet minister Jean-Pierre Blackburn at the Conservative Party convention in Ottawa on June 9, 2011. Blackburn was defeated in the last federal election. REUTERS/Patrick Doyle (CANADA - Tags: POLITICS) -
(Reuters) - Air Canada is in advanced talks to buy or place options for more than 100 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. Boeing and European rival Airbus have been competing for a deal to renew the carrier's fleet of mainly Airbus narrowbody aircraft. The Wall Street Journal reported the airline had s... [Full Article]
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos freaked us all out when he announced on Sunday's 60 Minutes that the online retailer hopes to ship some customers' purchases via drone by 2015, using the unmanned gadgets to cut down delivery time to 30 minutes. NBC, for one, had no qualms over demonstrating use of their own HD video drone during a segment this week.... [Full Article]
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the Iranian nuclear deal would be dead if the U.S. Congress imposes new sanctions, even if they do not take effect for six months, Time Magazine said on Monday. In a transcript of the interview, which was conducted on Saturday and posted online on Monday, Time said it asked Zarif what happens if Congress im... [Full Article]
SAINT-EMILION, France (AP) - An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes - too new looking, not on the right kind of paper. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday the uncle of leader Kim Jong Un, previously considered the second most powerful man in the secretive state, has been executed for treason, the biggest upheaval since the death of Kim's father two years ago. The North's official KCNA news agency said Jang Song Thaek had been executed... [Full Article]