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For Some Holocaust Survivors, Even Liberation Was Dehumanizing

The latest article from “Beyond the World War II We Know,” a series from The Times that documents lesser-known stories from the war, explores the complex and sometimes dehumanizing interactions between the concentration camp prisoners and the Allied soldiers who liberated them. On April 10, 1945, the 84th Infantry Division liberated Hannover-Ahlem…

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Airbus warns staff on jobs with its ‘survival at stake’

PARIS (Reuters) – European planemaker Airbus (AIR.PA) gave its starkest assessment yet of damage from the coronavirus crisis, telling the company’s 135,000 employees to brace for potentially deeper job cuts and warning its survival is at stake without immediate action. In a letter to staff, Chief Executive Guillaume Faury said Airbus was…

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Adidas says worse to come as profits and sales plunge

BERLIN (Reuters) – Adidas (ADSGn.DE) warned of an even bigger hit to second-quarter sales and profits from coronavirus lockdowns, after the German sportswear firm reported first-quarter earnings were almost wiped out and said it had not yet seen a full rebound in China. Adidas said 60% of its business was currently at…

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Airbus to furlough 3,200 staff at Broughton factory in Wales

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Airbus is pictured at the entrance of the Airbus facility in Bouguenais, near Nantes, France April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe LONDON (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) will furlough around 3,200 staff at its Broughton factory in Wales, the European planemaker said on Monday after it warned staff that…

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‘I Understand Your Impatience, I Share Your Anxiety,’ Johnson Says

Low Pay, High Risk: Nursing Home Workers Confront Coronavirus Dilemma ‘Health Care Kamikazes’: How Spain’s Workers Are Battling Coronavirus, Unprotected She’s an Honors Student. And Homeless. Will the Virtual Classroom Reach Her? ‘People Are Dying’: 72 Hours Inside a N.Y.C. Hospital Battling Coronavirus Coronavirus Has Hospitals in Desperate Need of Equipment. These…

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Coronavirus, Lockdown, Kim Jong-un: Your Monday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering how and when coronavirus-related restrictions will be lifted in the U.S. and around the world, and the latest about North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un. Image Oklahoma lifted restrictions on barbershops and some other businesses on Friday.Credit…Joseph Rushmore for…

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Coronavirus, Italy, Kim Jong-un: Your Monday Briefing

(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good morning. We’re covering the role of Italy’s mayors in easing lockdowns, Boris Johnson’s return to work, and continuing rumors around Kim Jong-un’s health. Image Workers in a pizzeria on Sunday listen to Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte lay out his plan for…

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Embraer hits out after Boeing scraps $4.2 billion tie-up

SAO PAULO/PARIS (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) on Saturday pulled out of a $4.2 billion deal to buy Embraer’s (EMBR3.SA) commercial jets division, sparking a furious response from its jilted partner and leaving plans for a U.S.-Brazil alliance from regional jets to jumbos in tatters. FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is pictured…

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Daimler says China business picks up again: report

FILE PHOTO: A worker assembles an engine for a Mercedes-Benz S-class model at the Daimler Powertrain plant in Bad Cannstatt, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues near Stuttgart, Germany, April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert/File Photo BERLIN (Reuters) – Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler (DAIGn.DE) has seen business stabilise in China after…

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