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European Union delays Brexit until Oct. 31, saving Britain from messy EU exit this week

European Union delays Brexit until Oct. 31, saving Britain from messy EU exit this weekThe extension to Oct. 31 is intended to give British Prime Minister Theresa May more time to get her Brexit deal through Parliament.



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Judge blocks Trump's asylum policy but delays enforcement

Judge blocks Trump's asylum policy but delays enforcementA U.S. judge decided Monday to block the Trump administration's policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico as they wait for an immigration court to hear their cases, but the ruling is on hold for several days.



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Grieving families of Ethiopia crash victims angry at delays

Grieving families of Ethiopia crash victims angry at delaysBy Aaron Maasho and Duncan Miriri ADDIS ABABA/GARA-BOKKA, Ethiopia (Reuters) – Families of some of the 157 victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 stormed out of a meeting with the airline on Thursday, complaining they were not being given timely information, as others paid their respects at the burnt crash site. The airline had called a meeting with families in a hotel in Addis Ababa but around 100 relatives walked out. "I'm so angry," said Yemeni citizen Abdulmajid Shariff, 38, who lost his brother-in-law in Sunday's disaster. …



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Will Boeing 737 Max 8 Groundings Cause Flight Cancellations or Delays? Here's What You Should Know

Will Boeing 737 Max 8 Groundings Cause Flight Cancellations or Delays? Here's What You Should KnowFlights have been cancelled or delayed as numerous countries ground the Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes. Here's how it could impact air travel.



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The Philippines Faces Budget Delays That Threaten Growth

The Philippines Faces Budget Delays That Threaten GrowthApproval of the 3.76-trillion peso ($ 71.9 billion) budget may be delayed to August, Senate President Vicente Sotto said. “This budget will be delayed unless the House goes back to the version we agreed upon,” Sotto said in a mobile-phone message Monday. HighlightsEconomic managers have warned that failure to pass this year’s budget will cut the nation’s economic growth by as much as 2.3 percentage points this year, partly due to spending delays for major projects.



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Southwest CEO: Maintenance cancellations, delays costing 'millions of dollars weekly'

Southwest CEO: Maintenance cancellations, delays costing 'millions of dollars weekly'Southwest has led the industry in flight cancellations and delays for the past few weeks as an more airplanes are taken out of service for maintenance.



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Polish mobile operator Play warns of costs, delays if Huawei banned

Polish mobile operator Play warns of costs, delays if Huawei bannedBanning Huawei from developing 5G networks in Poland would result in higher prices for consumers and delays in implementing the new technology, the chief executive of Poland’s biggest mobile operator Play said. Huawei, whose equipment forms the backbone for most of Play’s telecommunications network, denies allegations that its technology could be used for spying. “We haven’t been provided with any evidence of security problems with Huawei equipment so far.



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Southwest apologizes to travelers for spike in cancellations and delays, blames union

Southwest apologizes to travelers for spike in cancellations and delays, blames unionSouthwest Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven apologized to travelers and said the union that represents its mechanics has a "history of work disruptions.''



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NASA mulls buying new rides to space from Russia amid program delays

NASA mulls buying new rides to space from Russia amid program delaysThe U.S. space agency has since had to rely on Russia’s Roscosmos program to ferry astronauts to the orbital space station at a cost of roughly $ 80 million per seat, NASA has said. After 2019 there are no seats available on the spacecraft for U.S. crew, and a NASA advisory panel recommended on Friday that the U.S. space program develop a contingency plan to guarantee access to the station in case technical problems delay Boeing and SpaceX any further. A NASA spokesman on Friday characterized a solicitation request NASA filed on Wednesday as a contingency plan.



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Senate committee delays vote on Trump's attorney general pick

Senate committee delays vote on Trump's attorney general pickDelaying the committee’s vote will give Democrats more time to question Barr about how he would handle Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Barr criticized the investigation last year in a memo to the Justice Department but he told the committee in testimony two weeks ago that he would protect the probe from political interference and would allow Mueller to conclude his work. Trump has repeatedly criticized the investigation as a “witch hunt” and denies any collusion with Moscow.



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