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One Boeing 747 has a slightly less glamorous but nevertheless exciting future path. After 20 years soaring through the skies in Qantas livery, it’s been recruited by Rolls-Royce’s aerospace operations to start a new life as a testbed for futuristic engines. The aircraft’s final commercial flight was from Sydney to Los Angeles, and it’s now
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(CNN) — Passengers on board Air Canada won’t hear flight attendants say “ladies and gentlemen” any more. Soon they will hear gender-neutral terms. During onboard announcements, the term “everybody” will replace the terms “ladies and gentlemen,” according to CNN news partner CTV. “We will be amending our onboard announcements to modernize them and remove specific
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(CNN) — When we hear that an industry is celebrating its 100th anniversary, images of the industrial revolution might spring to mind, with its coal-powered steam machines, railways and chimneys. But this will soon apply to a sector generally associated with cutting-edge technology and the modern world. October 2019 will mark the 100-year anniversary of
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(CNN) — With the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge enjoying a five-day tour of Pakistan this week, royal watchers have shifted their gaze to the region. Bordered by China, Afghanistan, Iran and India — and with a population of more than 200 million people — it’s no surprise that Pakistan is a country of geographical
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(CNN) — A Taiwanese tourist was arrested and fined for wearing a particularly revealing bikini on the beach at the Philippines’ newly reopened resort island of Boracay, local media reported. The tourist, who has not been named, sparked controversy by donning a string bikini on the island’s famous white-sand beaches on October 9, according to
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(CNN) — Imagine having a life-threatening emergency while locked inside a metal container 35,000 feet above the ground, unable to leave or call 911 for desperately needed medical attention. Now envision going through that frightening experience surrounded by medically untrained airline personnel or fellow passengers who don’t take you seriously or even block your access
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(CNN) — It’s March 23, 1959. The radio waves crackle and broadcast begins: “Govorit Radio Svoboda” (Говорит Радио Свобода – “This is Radio Liberty speaking…”) From the other side of the Iron Curtain, the radio broadcasts of US-funded Radio Liberty reached deep inside the Soviet Union. This was an opening line destined to enter Cold
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(CNN) — It was perhaps the biggest shock of this year’s annual Michelin star ratings. The Araki, a sushi restaurant in London’s Mayfair, had been stripped of all three of its Michelin stars. The restaurant — one of London’s smallest, seating just 10 people at the chef’s counter, plus up to six in a private
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(CNN) — Greece may be home to some of the most idyllic and secluded islands around, but the Mediterranean country also holds plenty of charming villages. From Pyrgi to Oia, here are some of the most beautiful to see when you travel there: Stemnitsa, Arcadia Along with Dimitsana and Andritsaina, Stemnitsa is one of three
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(CNN) — A museum dedicated to human rights has opened in a notorious building in Seoul where South Korean pro-democracy activists were once tortured. The Democracy and Human Rights Memorial Hall is located in a seven-story structure where many people, primarily students, were brought for police interrogations in the 1970s and 1980s, a period when
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