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  1. The tariffs are just a negotiating ploy. Obviously they are not good for the economy like my term, but it’s one of the few options to push back against China, and to get Mexico to take border security seriously. Airbus doesn’t get a say in the matter.

  2. “Routine quality checks revealed that tuna sandwiches which were available from a self-serve buffet in Air France’s Economy and Premium Economy cabin’s between 21st and 24th May might have been contaminated with listeria – a bacteria that can cause a rare infection known as Listeriosis.” Maybe this is an Air France new revenue enhancing tactic to encourage passengers to fly “first class” instead of Premium Economy or Economy.” Now, if you don’t pay the premium for first class dining, you might get Listeriosis with the painful symptoms of fever, stiff neck, confusion, weakness, and vomiting, sometimes preceded by diarrhea.

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