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U.S. Air Force says completed final tests for Boeing KC-46 program

U.S. Air Force says completed final tests for Boeing KC-46 programThe KC-46 test program will move to follow-on receiver aircraft testing and certifications required for operational testing, starting in 2019. The KC-46 test team completed Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) flight testing in April and is working through associated paperwork to receive the STC, Boeing said.


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Malta rebuffs Italy, says not responsible for migrant boat

Malta rebuffs Italy, says not responsible for migrant boatBy Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - Malta rebuffed Italian pressure to go to the aid of an overcrowded boat carrying hundreds of migrants in the Mediterranean, saying that the vessel was Italy's responsibility. Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini earlier urged Malta to rescue some 450 migrants on board a large boat that at the time was in Malta's search-and-rescue area, saying "this boat cannot and must not arrive" in Italy. Since taking office last month, Salvini has led a high-profile campaign to shut humanitarian rescue ships out of Italy's ports, which means there are currently no charity ships to help out with rescues.


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UK police say bottle was source of pair's Novichok poisoning

UK police say bottle was source of pair's Novichok poisoningLONDON (AP) — British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people with a military grade nerve agent said Friday that a small bottle found in the home of one of the victims tested positive for Novichok, a lethal substance produced in the Soviet Union during the Cold War.


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Chicago man in Puerto Rico shirt incident due back in court

Chicago man in Puerto Rico shirt incident due back in courtA Chicago man charged with a felony hate crime after a video went viral showing him scolding a woman for wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with a Puerto Rican flag will return to court on Aug. 1 after his release on bond, authorities said on Friday. Timothy Trybus, 62, was arrested and charged with two counts of felony hate crime, upgrades on previous misdemeanor counts stemming from the June 14 incident, said Robert Foley, a spokesman for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. The incident made national headlines this week after a video on social media showed Trybus approaching a woman, identified as Mia Irizarry, as she stood near a picnic grove in Caldwell Woods, a recreational area in the Forest Preserve District of Cook County, a green belt that surrounds Chicago.


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