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Flybe flights canceled after UK airline ceases trading

London CNN — British airline Flybe has “ceased trading” and canceled all scheduled flights, the company and the British Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said on Saturday. “Flybe, which operated scheduled services from Belfast City, Birmingham and Heathrow to airports across the United Kingdom and to Amsterdam and Geneva, has ceased trading,” the CAA wrote in …

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Zelenskyy says Olympics chief should visit Ukraine front line | Athletics News

Ukrainian president invited the IOC chief to visit Bakhmut in spat over ban on Russian and Belarusian athletes. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has invited International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach to visit the front-line city of Bakhmut, where Ukraine’s soldiers are engaged in vicious battle with Russian forces. Zelenskyy extended the provocative invitation on …

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Novak Djokovic’s father poses with fan wearing pro-Russia ‘Z’ symbol at the Australian Open

CNN — The Australian Open told CNN it has “briefed and reminded” players and their entourages about the tournament’s “policy regarding flags and symbols” on Thursday after video emerged on Wednesday of Novak Djokovic’s father, Srdjan, pictured at a demonstration with fans holding Russian flags, voicing his support for Russia. In a video posted on …

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Manchin pushes to delay tax credits for electric vehicles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up his criticism, Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin on Wednesday moved to delay new tax credits for electric vehiclesa key feature of President Joe Biden’s landmark climate law. Manchin said guidelines issued by the Treasury Department allow manufacturers in Europe and other countries to bypass requirements that significant portions of EV batteries …

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Davos: No recession after all? Business leaders more hopeful as China reopens

Davos, Switzerland CNN — Bullishness about the global economy has been in short supply among business leaders in recent months, with fears of recession clouding the outlook and restraining investment. Now cautious optimism business peeking through. That’s thanks in large part to China, whose sudden removal of strict coronavirus restrictions late last year is expected …

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