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Factbox: International airlines’ response to FAA on Iran airspace

(Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an emergency order on Thursday prohibiting U.S. air carriers from flying in Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions. FILE PHOTO: A British Airways aircraft takes off from Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/File Photo Some international airlines ...

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Airlines avoid parts of Iran-controlled airspace after U.S. regulator’s order

(Reuters) – Some global airlines are re-routing flights to avoid Iran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman, they said on Friday, after the U.S. aviation regulator barred its carriers from the area until further notice. Thursday’s emergency order from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) came after Iran shot down a high-altitude U.S. drone with a ...

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MLB roundup: Cards spoil Pujols’ return to St. Louis

Marcell Ozuna had three hits and three RBIs for the St. Louis Cardinals, helping them spoil the long-awaited return of Albert Pujols in a 5-1 win against the visiting Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Jun 21, 2019; St. Louis, MO, USA; Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols (5) hits a single off of St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher ...

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NASCAR notebook: Truex leads as drivers test Sonoma course

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — In a sense, Martin Truex Jr. merely picked up right where he left off — in front of the pack. FILE PHOTO – Jun 9, 2019; Brooklyn, MI, USA; NASCAR Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. (19) looks on before the FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports The defending ...

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Devils select U.S. center Hughes No. 1 overall

Center Jack Hughes was the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft on Friday night — and just the start of a record-setting evening for the United States National Development Team. Jun 21, 2019; Vancouver, BC, Canada; Jack Hughes puts on a team jersey after being selected as the number one overall pick to the New Jersey Devils in ...

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NBA trade roundup: Hawks move up to No. 4, take Hunter

The Atlanta Hawks acquired the No. 4 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft from the New Orleans Pelicans for four picks, according to multiple reports an hour before Thursday’s draft was scheduled to begin. Jun 20, 2019; Brooklyn, NY, USA; De’Andre Hunter (Virginia) speaks to the media after being selected as the number four overall pick for Los Angeles ...

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FIFA ramps up pressure on Iran to grant women access to matches

HONG KONG (Reuters) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men’s World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year. FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – FIFA President Gianni Infantino Media Briefing – Shangri-La Bosphorus Hotel, Istanbul, Turkey – February 15, 2019 FIFA President Gianni ...

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MLB roundup: Yanks continue HR streak, down Astros

Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in the bottom of the fourth inning as the New York Yankees connected for the 23rd consecutive game and recorded a 10-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium in the opener of a four-game series. Edwin Encarnacion added his league-leading 23rd homer by hitting a two-run drive ...

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