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Julie Chen has revealed that she had a cosmetic eye surgery at the age of 25 to make her look “less Asian” as a young TV news reporter

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News anchor Julie Chen has revealed that she had a cosmetic eye surgery at the age of 25 to make her look “less Asian” as a young TV news reporter. Julie Chen, 43, made the emotional admission in an episode of The Talk yesterday, describing how she was told she would never be an anchor because she is Chinese. “My secret dates back to – my heart is racing – it dates back to when I was...

WDTN-TV in Dayton has issued an apology to Julie Chen after she revealed that she had undergone surgery to look less Asian

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...to CBS reality show host Julie Chen after she revealed that she had undergone surgery to look “less Asian” in response to remarks from her then-news director. Julie Chen, 43, best known as the presenter of the Big Brother show, made the admission on The Talk Wednesday, describing how as a young reporter, she was told by her supervisor at WDTN-TV that she would never be an anchor because she looke...

A British Airways Airbus A321 was forced to make an emergency landing after both pilots almost “passed out” at the controls

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...eturn to Heathrow. A British Airways Airbus A321 was forced to make an emergency landing after both pilots almost “passed out” at the controls Fortunately the plane landed safely but when paramedics arrived the pilots both said they had felt as though they were about to pass out. The incident, which is now being investigated by the Air Accident Investigation Branch, was also reported by a passen...

Asian markets have risen after EU officials agreed a bailout deal for Cyprus

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Asian markets and the euro have risen after EU officials agreed a bailout deal for Cyprus, easing fears that the country’s banking system problems may spread. Cyprus will now get a 10-billion euro ($13 billion) cash injection to keep its banking system running and prevent it from crashing out of the eurozone. Investors had feared that its exit from the bloc may escalate the region’s debt cr...

Lufthansa pilots have voted to strike in a long-running dispute over pay and working conditions

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Lufthansa pilots have voted to strike in a long-running dispute over pay and working conditions. The pilots’ union, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), said more than 90% of its members voted in favor of the industrial action. Vereinigung Cockpit, which represents more than 5,000 pilots, said it would give the public at least 48 hours notice before any strike. Lufthansa pilots have voted to strike i...

Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard has outlined Asia manifesto, a major foreign policy plan aimed at improving Asian ties

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Australia’s Prime Minister Julia Gillard has outlined Asia manifesto, a major foreign policy plan aimed at improving Asian ties. The government white paper sets out 25 national objectives to be met by 2025, with targets ranging from improving trade links to teaching more Mandarin. Julia Gillard said she wanted to refocus Australia away from Europe’s “old countries” towards its n...

European and Asian markets have gained after a short-term deal to stave off the so-called US fiscal cliff was reached

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European and Asian markets have gained after a short-term deal to stave off the so-called US fiscal cliff was reached. UK shares jumped 1.5% while other European indexes were also higher. Failure to agree a deal would have triggered spending cuts and tax increases worth $600 billion. There had been fears that the measures would have derailed the modest recovery in the world’s biggest econom...

Hong Kong SE fell by 7.24% shortly after session opening

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NYSE no longer stops falling! Dow Jones, the longest decline in 33 years!   [googlead tip="vertical_mic"]Asian financial markets continued their decline on Tuesday, after a Monday black day performed by American and European stock markets.   Asian financial markets continued their decline on Tuesday, after a Monday black day performed by American and European stock markets, despite the mobil...

Lufthansa pilots’ union has decided to hold a three-day strike from April 1

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Lufthansa pilots’ union has decided to hold a three-day strike from 22:00 GMT on April 1. Lufthansa pilots’ strike, over pay and working conditions, is likely to cause the cancellation of hundreds of flights. Lufthansa pilots’ union has decided to hold a three-day strike from April 1 (photo DPA) The strike will affect Lufthansa passenger services at all airports in Germany, as well as Lufthansa...

Lufthansa has announced the cancelation of 3,800 flights for this week because its pilots strike

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Lufthansa has announced the cancelation of 3,800 flights for this week because of a strike by pilots over pay and working conditions. The company said 425,000 passengers would be affected by the stoppages, due to take place on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (April 2 to April 4). Lufthansa added it would inform passengers via text message or email about the flight changes. Its freight carrier, Luf...

Asian markets have dropped in early trading after two explosions hit the Boston Marathon finishing line killing three people and injuring dozens more

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Asian markets have dropped in early trading after two explosions hit the Boston Marathon finishing line killing three people and injuring dozens more. Stock indexes fell by as much as 2% in Japan. South Korea and Australia also dropped, as did oil and gold prices. Earlier on Monday, US markets closed lower after the blasts accelerated a sell-off started by weak economic data. Analysts said that i...

Asian shares fell after the US Federal Reserve hinted that it might raise interest rates as soon as 2015

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Asian shares fell after the US Federal Reserve hinted that it might raise interest rates as soon as 2015. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index officially hit “bear” territory, falling by 1% for a cumulative 20% decline since December 2, 2013. The Nikkei fell 1.65% and the Shanghai Composite dropped 1% as well. In her first meeting as Fed chair, Janet Yellen said the central bank would in...

Asian markets have risen, following gains on Wall Street, after the US Federal Reserve unveiled its latest stimulus plan

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Asian markets have risen, following gains on Wall Street, after the US Federal Reserve unveiled its latest stimulus plan. The US central bank said it would buy $40 billion of mortgage debt a month and kept interest rates at below 0.25%. It said it would also continue its programme to reduce long-term borrowing costs for firms and households. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rose 1.8%, South Korea&#...

People of South Asian, African or African Caribbean descent living in UK are significantly more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than their European counterparts

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People of South Asian, African or African Caribbean descent living in UK are significantly more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than their European counterparts, British researchers have warned. Half had developed the disease by the age of 80 in a study of 4,200 people living in London – approximately twice the figure for Europeans. The researchers said the rates were “astonishingly...

Asian stock markets have risen after ECB unveiled a plan targeted at easing the region's debt crisis

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Asian stock markets have risen, joining a global rally, after European Central Bank’s president, Mario Draghi, unveiled a plan targeted at easing the region’s debt crisis. The ECB said it would buy bonds of the bloc’s debt-ridden nations in a bid to bring down their borrowing costs. The implied borrowing costs for Spain and Italy fell after the announcement. Japan’s Nikkei 225 i...

Scottish writer Iain Banks has died aged 59, two months after announcing he had terminal cancer

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Scottish writer Iain Banks has died aged 59, two months after announcing he had terminal cancer, his family has said. The author revealed in April he was suffering from terminal gall bladder cancer and was unlikely to live for more than a year. Iain Banks was best known for his novels The Wasp Factory, The Crow Road and Complicity. In a statement, Iain Banks’ publisher said he was “an irrep...

The Pentagon has issued further safety procedures for F-22 after pilots complained of oxygen shortages during flights

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...em, but its cause remains unclear. The Pentagon has issued further safety procedures for F-22 after pilots complained of oxygen shortages during flights The Air Force has introduced more than a dozen pilot safety rules in the F-22, and says oxygen issues are very rare, but some pilots have refused to fly the aircraft. The safety precautions announced on Tuesday mean the F-22 will have to abandon...

Turkish Airlines pilot Murat Akpinar and his co-pilot Murat Agca have been abducted in Lebanon by Zuwwar al-Imam Rida group

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Two Turkish pilots have been abducted in Lebanon, near Beirut’s international airport. The men working for Turkish Airlines were snatched from a bus which was carrying several other crew members and passengers between a hotel and the airport terminal. A group called Zuwwar al-Imam Rida has said it seized the men, saying they would be freed in exchange for nine Lebanese hostages in Syria. Tu...

Air India has sacked 10 pilots after dozens of them called in sick amid a dispute over training for the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes

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Air India has sacked 10 pilots after dozens of them called in sick amid a dispute over training for the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner planes. Air India has derecognized the Indian Pilots’ Guild and its office is being sealed, a company spokesman said. Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh called the strike “illegal”. The pilots are protesting against the decision to train pilots from I...

Nine skydivers and two pilots escaped as their planes crashed in midair

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Nine skydivers and two pilots escaped as their planes crashed in midair, turning one of the aircraft into a “fireball”. Four skydivers were preparing to jump when their plane collided with another, carrying five skydivers, at 12,000ft in the state of Wisconsin. All the skydivers safely jumped. One pilot ejected with a parachute and the other safely landed the second plane. The Federal...

Malaysian police are also investigating the family life and psychological state of pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah and co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid

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The Kuala Lumpur homes of the two pilots of missing Malaysia Airlines plane that vanished on March 8 with 239 people on board are being searched by police. Malaysian police are also reportedly looking at the family life and psychological state of pilot Zaharie Ahmad Shah, 53, and co-pilot Fariq Abdul Hamid, 27. This comes after the authorities said the communications systems of the plane had been...

Most Asian markets have fallen again as investors continue to react to news that the Federal Reserve could begin to scale back its stimulus programme

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Most Asian markets have fallen again as investors continue to react to news that the Federal Reserve could begin to scale back its stimulus programme. South Korea’s main index dropped 1.5% while Australia’s lost 0.4%. However, Japan’s Nikkei reversed early losses. The indexes in Shanghai and Hong Kong were down more than 2% in early trade but pared losses. On Thursday in the US,...

Asian shares fall on fears that the plan to bailout Cyprus could trigger an escalation of the eurozone debt crisis

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European markets follow Asian shares downward on fears that the plan to bailout Cyprus could trigger an escalation of the eurozone debt crisis. The EU and IMF want all bank customers to pay a levy in return for a bailout worth 10 billion euros ($13 billion). London’s 100 share index is 1% lower, while France and Italy are down 2%. The euro was also affected. Against both the pound and the d...

Asian markets have had a mixed reaction to the nuclear test carried out by North Korea

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Asian markets have had a mixed reaction to the nuclear test carried out by North Korea, its third since 2006. South Korea’s Kospi index dipped 0.3%. Analysts said the test was widely anticipated and was unlikely to have a major impact on investor sentiment. Meanwhile, Japan’s Nikkei 225 index held on its earlier gains of nearly 2% Japanese shares were boosted after the yen continued t...

Asian stock markets have continued a global rally after New York's main Dow Jones share index hit a historical record high

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Asian stock markets have continued a global rally after New York’s main Dow Jones share index hit a historical record high. Equity markets in Asia, the US and Europe have been buoyed by central bank attempts to revive economic growth by pumping cash into the financial system. Analysts said that this has helped ease fears of continuing political problems and slower corporate profit growth. I...