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Britain had to scramble fighter jets Friday for escorting a Pakistani International Airlines (PIA) plane after it was diverted from Manchester. Later, two people were arrested on suspicion of endangering the aircraft's flight. The Royal Air Force Typhoon jets were scrambled to escort the passenger plane, originally heading from Pakistan's Lahore city to Britain's Manchester city. Police ...
Britain had to scramble fighter jets Friday for escorting a Pakistani International Airlines (PIA) plane after it was diverted from Manchester. The PIA plane was diverted from Manchester to Stansted airport, reported BBC, citing a Manchester airport spokesperson Friday. The plane, flight number PK709, carrying 297 passengers, had reportedly left Lahore at 09.35 a.m. and was due in at ...
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This mid-century motor inn has been turned into a boutique hotel in the heart of Portland - think classic motel with ultra-modern glass and steel facelift somewhere between Twin Peaks and a cosmopolitan truck stop - and is just minutes from downtown. The 80 minimalist rooms have murals ranging from forest scenes to Spider-Man and John Lennon. It's a happening place, with the Doug Fir lounge ...
We must define the nature and scope of this struggle, or else it will define us. Neither I, nor any President can promise the total defeat of terror. What we must do is dismantle networks that pose a direct danger.
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CANNES - A second suspected jewellery heist was reported at the Cannes Film Festival, with a single necklace by Swiss jeweller De Grisogono worth nearly $2.6 million reported missing.
In the case of the first gem loot at the Cannes Film Festival, thieves literally tore out a safe filled with roughly $1 million-worth of jewels from a hotel room.
The second time around the event took place at the five-star Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in the exclusive resort town of Cap d'Antibes, despite the presence of 80 security guards and local police keeping watch over the jewels.
Fawaz Gruosi, founder of the Swiss firm, said the necklace was part of the company's 20th anniversary collection paraded by 20 models at the glitzy event at the Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc outside Cannes on Tuesday night. Sharon Stone and Paris Hilton were among the guests.
When a check was made at the end of the night the diamond necklace was missing.
"We don't know exactly what happened ... it was one of the most beautiful items we had," Gruosi told Reuters Television.
"The police are trying to figure out what happened."
Fawaz Gruosi said in a statement: "These incidents are rare; it is actually the first time it has happened in our 20-year history." ...
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