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Like father, like son: a new face of terror $1m bounty shows al-Qaeda threat still there, says Raffaello Pantucci A teenage Hamza bin Laden cradles the AK-47 belonging to his father Osama We have a remarkably myopic view of terrorist organisations. If they are not on our news channels, the assumption is that they have gone away. Yet the reality is that...
Revenue tops €24bn at IAG as Aer Lingus delivers record performance (Stock image) Revenue at Aer Lingus owner IAG increased 6.7pc to €24.4bn in 2018. Operating profit before exceptional items increased 9.5pc to €3.2bn, according to annual results from the group. Last year IAG increased capacity by 6.1pc. The increase partially reflects new long haul routes at British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus,...
John Daly: 'Still held in awe by Kelly's timeless tales'    Photo: PA I stayed up all night to watch the Oscars last week, a notion that proved as ambitious as it was foolhardy. Maybe it's the lack of characters like Jack Nicholson or prevalence of gushiness over eloquence in the speeches, but this so-called 'night of a thousand stars' is becoming...
Trump delivers aggressive speech to rouse supporters on the right He complained often of getting ‘no credit’ for his achievements as he proudly drifted “off script” at the Conservative Political Action Conference. President Donald Trump hugs the American flag (Jose Luis Magana/AP) President Donald Trump denounced Democrats as the party of “the socialist nightmare” and attacked several other groups in a speech...
South Korea and US to end springtime military drills to back diplomacy It follows the summit between US president Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Marines of the US and South Korea during a joint military combined exercise in Pohang, South Korea (Kim Jun-bum/Yonhap/AP/File) South Korea and the US are ending their massive springtime military drills as part of...
Personal income figures show San Francisco County among the wealthiest Federal figures show average income is $59,796 Federal figures on average income San Francisco County is in the top 10 for average personal income in California. The latest figures from the Department of Commerce show the average individual income in 2017 was $119,868. That’s the second highest of the 58 counties in the...
Restructuring safety net for SMEs rises to €200m Business Minister Heather Humphreys. Photo: Steve Humphreys The European Commission had agreed to increase Ireland's Rescue and Restructuring scheme budget to €200m from €20m. The move follows consultation between the Department of Business and the European Commission about the need to safeguard the future of Irish SMEs most exposed to Brexit. The scheme, first approved...
WATCH: Donald Trump predicts re-election to White House US President Donald Trump has told an appreciative audience of conservatives that he will win re-election in 2020 - and by a bigger margin than his 2016 victory. In a wide-ranging speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, he also mocked Democrats for their framework to combat climate change and said House politicians...
Malaysia open to proposals to resume MH370 hunt The plane vanished March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board. Malaysian Minister of Transport Anthony Loke plants a tree with family members of passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 (Vincent Thian/AP) Malaysia is open to proposals to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as families of passengers marked the...
Incomes on the up in Fresno County Federal figures show average income is $59,796 Federal figures on average income Personal income rose by 3.1% on average in 2017 in Fresno County to $41,470. Latest figures from the Department for Commerce show the level is below the average for California, which was $59,796 in 2017. Fresno has the 44th highest income of the 58 counties...

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