16 December 2019

New York

Qantas to put more experienced crew on board world's longest flights: sources (6)
By Jamie Freed 46 mins ago Bills clinch second playoff berth with win over Steelers Schumer wants Mulvaney, Bolton as witnesses in trial SYDNEY (Reuters) - Qantas Airways Ltd plans to have more experienced pilots on board the world's longest non-stop flights than on its current long-haul flights for the first 18 months as it evaluates fatigue, said sources with knowledge of the matter.
IFF to merge with DuPont Nutrition and Biosciences unit (8)
Updated 3:05 pm PST, Sunday, December 15, 2019 NEW YORK (AP) - International Flavors and Fragrances is merging with DuPont's Nutrition and Biosciences unit in a $26.2 billion deal that would form a new company. The deal announced Sunday would give DuPont shareholders 55.4% of the new company's shares, while IFF shareholders will get 44.6%.
Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons stun San Francisco 49ers with last-second touchdown (5)
Connor Grott Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Matt Ryan found star receiver Julio Jones on a 5-yard pass that was ruled a touchdown after a review with two seconds remaining, rallying the Atlanta Falcons past the San Francisco 49ers 29-22 on Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Jones made the reception and was immediately tackled by 49ers defensive back Jimmie Ward.
NY solitary confinement inmate's suicide shows need for reforms, advocates say (2)
AP ALBANY, NEW YORK - The final two months of Cachin Anderson's life in New York's prison system were filled with warnings he was a man in crisis. He climbed on a sink and dove headfirst at the floor, saying he "wanted to end it and go home." He urinated on guards.
Allen's fourth-quarter TD clinches playoff spot for Bills (4)
By DAN SCIFO PITTSBURGH (AP) - Josh Allen threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Kroft with 7:55 to play and the Buffalo Bills clinched a playoff spot, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-10 on Sunday night. The Bills secured their second playoff berth in three seasons under coach Sean McDermott, a college teammate with Steelers coach Mike Tomlin at William & Mary.
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