Mexico’s new president wants to scrap $1.36bn helicopter deal with US

Mexico’s newly-elected, anti-establishment president is planning to scrap some of the deals his predecessor had signed up to, including a $ 1.36 billion order for eight MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the country’s Navy. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, widely known as AMLO, was elected Mexico’s next president on promises to pursue national interests and reduce the […]

AA and United Scrap Some Sundaes Due to Dry Ice Shortage

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'Je suis Simona': Romanians angry after Charlie Hebdo depicts tennis star as scrap metal collector

The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has caused offence once again, this time angering Romanians, after it likened that country’s tennis champion Simona Halep to a Roma scrap metal dealer. The controversy surrounds a cartoon in the magazine which showed Halep clutching her recently won French Open trophy and shouting “Old Iron! Old Iron!” The […]

Holidaymakers headed for this UK airport can scrap parking charges thanks to new buses

The my15 trentbarton service will be adding extra pick-up points across South Derbyshire, North-West Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire, as well as other places in the East Midlands region, helping holidaymakers beat expensive airport parking charges and reach the airport on schedule.  The changes came into effect on Sunday March 25, including new stops at Shardlow and […]

Tiger v bear: Violent safari scrap caught on camera (VIDEO)

The battle between a male tiger and a female sloth bear in India’s Maharashtra was captured on film. The violent footage makes for tense viewing. The epic fight happened at Tadoba National Park in Maharashtra on Wednesday. The video was shared by the Bamboo Forest Safari Lodge in Tadoba and filmed by naturalist Akshay Kumar. […]

Scrap ‘barbaric’ pre-Victorian powers to detain rough sleepers, homeless campaign group tells RT

“Dickensian” laws allowing for thousands of homeless and “peaceful” beggars to be removed from the streets and prosecuted should be repealed, an Oxford University campaign group told RT. On Your Doorstep, a homelessness campaign group part of the university’s student union, launched a petition calling for the pre-Victorian Vagrancy Act 1824 to be repealed, as […]

Cruise news: Companies to SCRAP Majorca from schedules for THIS frustrating reason

CRUISE stops in Majorca and Ibiza may soon be a thing of the past thanks to a battle between tourist organisations and the Balearic government.  The Balearic Islands, a group of islands including Formentera, Ibiza, Menorca and Majorca, has long been a haven for tourists. However, the government last summer announced they were doubling their […]

FCC will also order states to scrap plans for their own net neutrality laws

Enlarge / Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai arrives for his confirmation hearing with the Senate Commerce Committee on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty Images | Chip Somodevilla ) In addition to ditching its own net neutrality rules, the Federal Communications Commission also plans to tell state and local governments that they […]

House Republicans want to scrap the $7,500 EV tax credit

WASHINGTON — House Republicans are proposing to eliminate a $ 7,500 tax credit for electric vehicles that could hurt automakers like General Motors, Tesla and Nissan that are selling larger numbers of EVs — and others such as Volkswagen, Volvo, Mercedes, Ford who are rushing to electrify their fleets. Current law allows automakers to use […]