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Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to autism risk, study says

Autism spectrum disorder, a developmental disability, is characterized by problems with communication and social interaction with accompanying repetitive behavior patterns. Lief Pagalan, lead author of the study and a member of the faculty of health sciences at Simon Fraser University, ...

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Lion Air: Some are looking where to place the blame, others wonder if their pilot can fly their plane

The pilot and co-pilot of the 737 MAX 8 were more than experienced, with around 11,000 flying hours between them. The weather conditions were not an issue and the flight was routine. So what caused that plane to crash into ...

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Delhi’s rickshaw pullers: Toxic air is killing us but we can’t quit

Image copyright Ankit Srinivas Image caption Sanjay Kumar has been working as a rickshaw puller for five years “My eyes hurt and I struggle to breathe while pedalling my rickshaw. My body tells me to stop and run away from ...

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Lion Air victim’s family files suit against Boeing

The lawsuit, filed Thursday in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, where Boeing is headquartered, centers on a new safety feature that can cause the 737 Max 8 aircraft to “auto-dive” in certain situations. The suit alleges this is ...

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California wildfires: Air quality rated ‘world’s worst’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption People across northern California are snapping up masks to try to handle the smoke Northern California’s air quality has become the worst in the world, according to monitoring groups, as the state battles devastating ...

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Lion Air crash: Boeing sued by victim’s family over aircraft design

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Investigators examine one of the engines from the doomed Lion Air flight JT 610 The family of a passenger killed when a Lion Air flight crashed into the sea near Indonesia are suing Boeing over ...

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Boeing: Lion Air, US pilots say firm withheld info on plane model that crashed

A top Lion Air official told CNN that the manual for Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 — the model that crashed into the Java Sea last month, killing all 189 on board — did not include a warning about a critical ...

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1 pilot dead, 1 injured in Air Force plane crash

An Air Force T-38C Talon crashed Tuesday night at the Laughlin Air Force Base, according to a statement from the base. The plane is considered a training aircraft. The names of the pilots are being withheld pending family notification, the ...

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Arvind Kathpalia: Air India removes Arvind Kathpalia as operations director

NEW DELHI: Air India on Tuesday removed Captain Arvind Kathpalia as its operations director two days after he failed the pre-flight breath analyser test + . The national carrier has given additional charge of the position to executive director (training) ...

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Air India: Unruly foreign passenger on Air India flight verbally abuses crew | India News

MUMBAI: After she was refused another drink, a seemingly inebriated business class passenger onboard an Air India Mumbai to London flight, verbally abused the cabin crew in an incessant racist rant that brought in the “human rights” work she did ...

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