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People Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing 737 Max crash relatives offered earth for ceremony
Author: 0 Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing 737 Max crash relatives offered earth for ceremony

Engineers are making changes to the system created to prevent an aerodynamic stall if sensors detect that the jet's nose is pointed too high and its speed is too slow. Air Canada was forced to cancel 52 flights as of Thursday afternoon because of the decision to ground the Max 8s. Despite Boeing and USA airlines insisting the planes were safe to fly, the FAA grounded the planes Wednesday.

People Mob Boss Gunned Down Outside Staten Island Home
Author: 0 Mob Boss Gunned Down Outside Staten Island Home

USA police on Saturday arrested a man whom they expect to charge with the murder of reputed NY mafia boss Francesco "Frank" Cali. Cali was gunned down outside his home in Staten Island, New York , Wednesday, cops said. Comello's fingerprints were found on Cali's license plate, sources said. Shea said police have recovered the truck but have not recovered the gun used in the murder.

People New Zealand Announces Plans For Gun Reform Following Mosque Shootings
Author: 0 New Zealand Announces Plans For Gun Reform Following Mosque Shootings

Another victim died later in Christchurch hospital. Court photos of the man accused in the Christchurch mosque terror attack have been altered not to show his face due to an order from a New Zealand judge. We send our thoughts and prayers to everyone in New Zealand today. "We will do whatever we can to help them heal and rise above this bad tragedy".

People Beto O'Rourke enters presidential conversation, but what are his chances?
Author: 0 Beto O'Rourke enters presidential conversation, but what are his chances?

Texan Democrat Beto O'Rourke, who rose to prominence when he threatened an historic Senate victory during last year's U.S. mid-term elections, has announced he will run for the United States presidency next year. Ted Cruz a year ago, he was little known outside his hometown of El Paso, on Texas' border with Mexico . According to The Washington Post , Beto O'Rourke's popularity has grown after he challenged Senator Ted Cruz a year ago.

People Flash flood emergency forces evacuations in areas west of Omaha, Nebraska
Author: 0 Flash flood emergency forces evacuations in areas west of Omaha, Nebraska

Flood co-ordinators in Cambridge and North Dumfries are on high alert in the wake of a flood warning/flood watch message issued by the Grand River Conservation Authority late Wednesday afternoon. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland and other low-lying spots. Iowa Gov.

People RPT-'Bomb cyclone' pushes east across the U.S., flood risks remain
Author: 0 RPT-'Bomb cyclone' pushes east across the U.S., flood risks remain

The quickly rising floods evacuated people from their homes, washed out roads in communities, and left farmers anxious all the water would drown livestock. Wind, blowing snow and snow-packed roadways also made travel treacherous in western Nebraska. A storm like this brings with it all sorts of hazardous weather.

People Bernie Sanders’ staff unionizes in presidential campaign first
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders’ staff unionizes in presidential campaign first

The staffers will be represented by the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400, which said that anyone below the rank of deputy director would be eligible to join the bargaining unit. In card check, union organizers ask workers to sign cards affirming that they support a union. Mr. Sanders, 77, announced last month that he will seek the Democratic nomination to compete against Mr.

People Russia Vows To Respond To Fresh EU Sanctions
Author: 0 Russia Vows To Respond To Fresh EU Sanctions

As stated by the European Council on 13 December, the EU requests the immediate release of all detained Ukrainian seamen as well as the return of the seized vessels and free passage of all ships through the Kerch Strait . Four of the individuals are border guard or coast guard officials, singled out for their role in a November 25, 2018 naval confrontation , in which Russian ships fired on and seized three Ukrainian vessels in the narrow Kerch Strait the two countries share.

People Mosque attacks spark outrage, fuel concern over Islamophobia
Author: 0 Mosque attacks spark outrage, fuel concern over Islamophobia

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg said the attack sparked memories of the 2011 massacre of 77 people by extremist Anders Breivik at a left-wing youth gathering on a Norwegian island and with a bomb in Oslo. In a video posted to YouTube, she said: "Through terror attacks that have taken place on United Kingdom soil we know only too well the pain that such horrifying attacks can cause".

People Donald Trump insists leaving European Union would have been a doddle
Author: 0 Donald Trump insists leaving European Union would have been a doddle

Lawmakers have committed the country to staying in the bloc unless a divorce deal is ratified. "I look forward to talking to you later about Brexit, giving you our perspective on it and the real importance of protecting the Good Friday Agreement and the really hard-won peace in Northern Ireland", Varadkar told Trump, referring to the 1998 British-Irish peace accord.

People Mosque Massacre: A hate-fuelled attack on values that unite us all
Author: 0 Mosque Massacre: A hate-fuelled attack on values that unite us all

Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian citizen, appeared in a Christchurch District Court Saturday. Speaking to reporters later, Ardern said the country's gun laws will change in the aftermath of the attack on Christchurch mosques by Brendon Terrant, the Aurtralia-born terrorist behind the carnage.

People As Deadline Looms, Brexit Needs More Time
Author: 0 As Deadline Looms, Brexit Needs More Time

Next week, May will be hoping that the threat of a longer delay to Brexit will convince Conservative rebels to finally back her revised withdrawal agreement. MPs voted to extend Article 50 until 30 June by a majority of 412 to 202. If not, she'll seek a longer extension, which, she warns, may kill Brexit.

People New York crime boss Francesco 'Frank' Cali shot dead outside home
Author: 0 New York crime boss Francesco 'Frank' Cali shot dead outside home

The 53-year-old reportedly ascended to the top spot in the gang in 2015, taking over from Domenico Cefalu. "Within recent months one of John Gotti brothers, Eugene Gotti, came out of federal prison". After prosecutors called him "a danger to the community" Pandrella, 59, pleaded not guilty in Brooklyn federal court to accusations of shooting Zito in his own home and stealing money from him.

People Samantha Bee Says Democrats Threw Ilhan Omar 'Under The Bus'
Author: 0 Samantha Bee Says Democrats Threw Ilhan Omar 'Under The Bus'

Greg Steube, Jim Sensenbrenner, Jeff Duncan and Louie Gohmert brought the resolution forward to condemn many of Omar's previous comments about Israel that have gained negative attention as well as how Democratic leadership handled her most recent remarks.

People Suspected white supremacist charged with murder after New Zealand mosque shootings
Author: 0 Suspected white supremacist charged with murder after New Zealand mosque shootings

She did not offer too much detail, but said a ban on semi-automatic weapons would be looked at. "We are happy and grateful that the police are taking preventative steps, proactively coming forward to help us ... Two other people have been arrested in connection with the terror attack, and they remain in custody as police conduct an ongoing investigation as to their possible involvement.

People Court rules gunmaker Remington can be sued over US massacre
Author: 0 Court rules gunmaker Remington can be sued over US massacre

Several lawsuits over mass shootings in other states have been rejected because of the federal law. "Today's decision is a critical step toward achieving that goal", Koskoff said . Remington can now petition SCOTUS to hear this case because it involves a federal statute. "The regulation of advertising that threatens the public's health, safety, and morals has always been considered a core exercise of the states' police powers", wrote Justice Richard Powers.

People Theresa May loses Brexit vote
Author: 0 Theresa May loses Brexit vote

In a later exchange, with the Conservative pro-Brexit MP Peter Bone, May expressed her scepticism about the so-called Malthouse compromise, outlined in an amendment to Wednesday's motion, which calls for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union without a withdrawal agreement, but with a form of transition period to lessen the impact of no deal.

People US to test banned missiles
Author: 0 US to test banned missiles

The projects expected to be launched include a low-flying cruise missile with a potential range of about 1,000 km and a ballistic missile with a range of roughly 3,000-4,000 km, reported US media citing anonymous Pentagon officials. Trump said during the event the U.S.is issuing an emergency order grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft "effective immediately", in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people.

People Malaysia nixes Vietnam call to free defendant in Kim murder
Author: 0 Malaysia nixes Vietnam call to free defendant in Kim murder

Indonesia lobbied behind the scenes for Aisyah's release and Malaysia's attorney-general Tommy Thomas agreed to free her citing "the good relations between our respective countries". Yesterday, she sobbed in the dock and had to be helped out of court by two police officers after a prosecutor announced the attorney-general had refused to drop a murder charge against her.

People Pelosi announces vote to override Trump’s veto
Author: 0 Pelosi announces vote to override Trump’s veto

Trump is expected to issue his second veto in the coming weeks over a congressional resolution seeking to end USA backing for the Saudi Arabian-led coalition fighting in Yemen. Trump declared a national emergency last month , after Congress authorized only $1.3 billion in border wall funding, far short of the $5.7 billion Trump had asked for.

People North Korea Threatens To Scrap Denuclearization Talks
Author: 0 North Korea Threatens To Scrap Denuclearization Talks

South Korea's Unification Ministry revealed on Friday that a weekly meeting with North Korean representatives at the Kaesong joint industrial complex has been canceled by Pyongyang's request for the past three weeks. Miller explains those are the sanctions that came after 2016 and have "effectively cut off North Korea, their supplies for coal, copper, crude oil, those are the ones that basically North Korea wanted relief [from]".

People Interpol Issues Red Notices to Detain Saudi Suspects in Khashoggi Case
Author: 0 Interpol Issues Red Notices to Detain Saudi Suspects in Khashoggi Case

The accused in the killing of Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October past year have so far attended three court hearings along with their lawyers, Al-Aiban told the Council. Khashoggi's death sparked worldwide outrage and focused a global spotlight on the crown prince. Riyadh initially denied any knowledge of the killing, but later blamed rogue agents for Khashoggi's death.

People India Hopes US Will Extend Waiver of Sanctions Imposed on Iranian Oil
Author: 0 India Hopes US Will Extend Waiver of Sanctions Imposed on Iranian Oil

The United States wants to slash Iran's crude-oil exports by some 20 percent beginning in May by demanding that importers reduce purchases or face USA sanctions, Reuters news agency reports. LONDON - Iran will respond firmly to any Israeli naval action against its oil shipments, Iran's defense minister said on Wednesday, in comments that came a week after Israel's prime minister said its navy could act against Iranian oil "smuggling" to evade U.S.

People PUBG Mobile sends out statement after ban on game leading to arrests
Author: 0 PUBG Mobile sends out statement after ban on game leading to arrests

Despite this, the Gujarat ban only covers PUBG , and does not extend to Fortnite . Three others who were arrested by the Rajkot Special Operations Group (SGO) for playing PUBG in public include two men, while one of them is working for a private firm in the city, the other is a labourer.

People Huawei says it has its own OS in case it gets banned
Author: 0 Huawei says it has its own OS in case it gets banned

The company filed a lawsuit against the United States government this month in a bid to overturn a ban on purchasing its technology by federal agencies and government contractors under the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). "We fully support our partners' operating systems - we love using them and our customers love using them". In an exclusive interview with CTV News' Chief News Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme, Huawei Technologies founder and president Ren Zhengfei is ...

People Beto O’Rourke to Announce 2020 Presidential Bid
Author: 0 Beto O’Rourke to Announce 2020 Presidential Bid

His social media presence and huge fundraising power lifted him from a little-known three-term congressman to a Democratic rockstar with a following that stretched well beyond Texas. He outlined challenges facing the United States, from immigration to climate change, saying, "The foundational challenge to get all of this done, is to fix our democracy".

People Last remaining United States diplomats leave Venezuela
Author: 0 Last remaining United States diplomats leave Venezuela

The OPEC nation suffered its worst blackout in history last week following technical problems that the government of President Nicolas Maduro called an act of USA -backed sabotage but critics dismissed as the result of incompetence. "This I'm afraid can only be clarified and explained by the party accused by President Maduro", Lu said. He said the United States remains committed to supporting opposition leader Juan Guaido , who wants to remove Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and ...

People Vietnam urges Malaysia free 2nd woman in N
Author: 0 Vietnam urges Malaysia free 2nd woman in N

Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh made the plea in a phone call Tuesday, March 12, 2019, with his counterpart, Saifuddin Abdullah. The women's lawyers say the real killers are four North Koreans - formally accused of the crime alongside the women - who fled Malaysia shortly after the assassination.

People This is how Bellingham students are protesting inaction on climate change
Author: 0 This is how Bellingham students are protesting inaction on climate change

At a World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, in January, she ended her speech by telling a silenced room that she wants leaders to "behave like our house is on fire, because it is". Schoolchildren, parents and other supporters were expected to hold similar demonstrations in 100 countries on Friday. "This is young people taking the reins and realising that they do have people power, that's really awesome", Abigail O'Regan, 20, told AFP in the New Zealand capital.

Author: 0 Brexit: Donald Trump blasts Theresa May for not taking his advice

Gardiner rejects Irish concerns about the border and said the issue has been used as a "battering ram" by European Union leadership keen to make Britain a cautionary example to other member states flirting with an exit. Last night, he presented the US President, Donald Trump , with the traditional bowl of shamrock in a ceremony at the White House. "I predicted it was going to happen".

People Yerevan Beats Tbilisi and Baku in Mercer Quality of Living Survey
Author: 0 Yerevan Beats Tbilisi and Baku in Mercer Quality of Living Survey

Singapore, in 25th place globally, held onto its status as Asia's most livable city. A view of the Kuala Lumpur city skyline in Malaysia. The survey considered several factors to determine the quality of living in each city. The opening of new recreational facilities as part of Saudi Arabia's 2030 Vision saw Riyadh (164) climb one place this year, and a decline in its crime rate and a lack of terrorist incidents over the last twelve months saw Istanbul (130) rise four places.

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