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People Boeing 737 MAX: What to expect at Capitol Hill, Boeing meetings
Author: 0 Boeing 737 MAX: What to expect at Capitol Hill, Boeing meetings

U.S. Transportation Department Inspector General Calvin Scovel will testify that the FAA will significantly change its oversight approach to air safety by July 2019. "Boeing's software update appears to add yet another layer of safety to the operation of the MAX aircraft", said Bob Waltz, Southwest's chief pilot.

People Turkish opposition party says 2 members killed
Author: 0 Turkish opposition party says 2 members killed

Erdogan said his ruling AKP would "correct its shortcomings" after the party appeared set to lose power in the capital Ankara and faced a dead heat over Istanbul in local elections . "We thank Istanbul's residents for the mandate they have given us", Yildirim told supporters as final tallies were arriving. Yildirim declared his victory in his Istanbul headquarters late Sunday while his CHP rival Ekrem Imamoglu dismissed his statement as a "manipulation".

People Mark Zuckerberg wants 'more active' government role regulating internet
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg wants 'more active' government role regulating internet

Every day, we make decisions about what speech is harmful, what constitutes political advertising, and how to prevent sophisticated cyber attacks. He said these decisions "are important for keeping our community safe. "We need clear rules for when information is in the public interest can be used, and how we deal with new techniques - for example, the Artificial intelligence - as well as privacy".

People Arab League rejects Trump’s Israel policies at annual summit
Author: 0 Arab League rejects Trump’s Israel policies at annual summit

The global community, including the United States, largely shared that position until Trump upended decades of US policy by moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem a year ago and recognizing Israel's 1981 annexation of the strategic Golan plateau earlier this month.

People Arrest made in SC college student’s death
Author: 0 Arrest made in SC college student’s death

Friday. But the Impala was not her Uber, police would late determine, and the man driving it never took her home. Josephson was seen on surveillance video getting into a dark-colored auto, possibly a newer model Chevy Impala, around 2 a.m.

People Warren: Decision on 2020 up to Biden after woman's claim
Author: 0 Warren: Decision on 2020 up to Biden after woman's claim

LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 01: Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor and current Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores (D-Las Vegas) (L) introduces U.S. "If he is saying he never believed that was inappropriate, then frankly I think that's a little bit of a disconnect, and not being aware, a sense of not being aware because there has been documentation both in photos, videos, stories that were written".

People After another failed vote, what’s next for Brexit?
Author: 0 After another failed vote, what’s next for Brexit?

A customs union with the EU is thought to be the most likely preference. Mr Gauke said the United Kingdom government can not afford to ignore the will of Parliament if it votes for a "softer" Brexit . "We would end up with a Ramsay MacDonald-esque government where we would be completely at odds with our own party", referring to the first-ever Labour prime minister - who ultimately ended up having to govern with on behalf of the Tories, after losing the support of his own backbenchers.

People Iran urges Palestinians to resist Trump's pro-Israel moves
Author: 0 Iran urges Palestinians to resist Trump's pro-Israel moves

A research paper written by the Central Intelligence Agency in 1981 reveals the historical facts about the Golan Heights and Israel's illegal occupation and settlement policies in the region, contrasting the recent decision by U.S. Among several other Arab-majority nations, Iraq has long opposed the Jewish state, participating in the wars of 1967 and 1973, and siding with the Palestinians.

People Robert De Niro Reads from the Mueller Report
Author: 0 Robert De Niro Reads from the Mueller Report

Both newsrooms were awarded a joint Pulitzer Prize in national reported a year ago "for deeply sourced, relentlessly reported coverage in the public interest that dramatically furthered the nation's understanding of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to the Trump campaign, the President-elect's transition team and his eventual administration".

People Guns Drawn, Cops Raid Home of Sick Toddler at 1am
Author: 0 Guns Drawn, Cops Raid Home of Sick Toddler at 1am

When Bryce talked with an officer , he asked them to stop knocking on the front door, saying he would not be forced to take the child to the hospital and get a "three grand" bill, the document states. "All because of a fever". Beck's attorney, Nicholas Boca, said the incident was unnecessary and was traumatic for the children and the parents. "That type of kicking your door in, with guns drawn ...

People In the Grand canyon a tourist crashed when trying to Park
Author: 0 In the Grand canyon a tourist crashed when trying to Park

The unidentified male is in his late 50s and from Hong Kong. USA officials say the man, who was part of a tour group, fell at a remote site known for a horse-shoe shaped glass bridge that juts out over the canyon, called the Skywalk. The statement said that the NPS and the Coconino County Medical Examiner are conducting an investigation. The tourist spots are on the Hualapai (WAHL'-uh-peye) reservation, not in Grand Canyon National Park.

People Venezuela bans Juan Guaido from running for office for 15 years
Author: 0 Venezuela bans Juan Guaido from running for office for 15 years

Venezuela's comptroller, Elvis Amoroso, said Guaido had failed to explain how he paid for foreign trips since joining the opposition-run legislature. "We will probably be talking at some point", Trump told reporters on March 29. A Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman on Thursday confirmed Russia had sent a team of specialists to Venezuela discuss military cooperation at the request of the government in Caracas.

People University student, 21, confirmed dead after confusing vehicle for her Uber
Author: 0 University student, 21, confirmed dead after confusing vehicle for her Uber

Holbrook described how the case came together quickly. The Columbia Police Department did not immediately return messages on Saturday asking whether the death is being investigated as a homicide. "Our prayers are with Samantha's family & friends, & we join the entire Carolina Family in this time of grief", the college's tweet said. "It is with the heaviest of hearts that I write these words this morning", USC president Harris Pastides said in a statement addressing the Carolina family.

People British Parliament Rejects May’s EU Withdrawal Plan a Third Time
Author: 0 British Parliament Rejects May’s EU Withdrawal Plan a Third Time

The British Parliament will vote Monday (local time) on a variety of Brexit alternatives in an attempt to find an idea that can find majority support, but Mrs May's Government is considering a fourth vote on her deal, bolstered by their success in narrowing her margin of defeat to 58 votes last week from 230 votes in January.

People Philippines journalist and prominent Duterte critic Maria Ressa arrested again
Author: 0 Philippines journalist and prominent Duterte critic Maria Ressa arrested again

Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa speaks in an event attended by law students at the University of the Philippines College of Law in Quezon City, Metro Manila , Philippines , March 12, 2019. Ressa said she hopes that the men and women of the judiciary will stand by the spirit of the constitution. These include charges of libel, cyber libel and multiple counts of tax evasion.

People NORTH KOREA WARNING: Kim Jong-un LYING over denuclearisation - shock report
Author: 0 NORTH KOREA WARNING: Kim Jong-un LYING over denuclearisation - shock report

She is scheduled to meet with Pompeo in Washington DC on Friday (local time) after participating in the United Nations ministerial meeting on peacekeeping in NY. Washington has, until now, reinforced that relief in sanctions would only be given after the communist country carries out "complete and verifiable" denuclearisation.

People 1 dead, 30 rushed to hospital as Bangladeshi high-rise building catches fire
Author: 0 1 dead, 30 rushed to hospital as Bangladeshi high-rise building catches fire

The building is in the upscale, built-up Banani area of the city and the cause of the fire was not immediately clear. The fire broke out at FR Tower around 12:52 p.m. At least one person was seen falling from the building, as a large crowd watched the tragic scenes from the street below. More than 20 others have been injured.

People US asked North Korea to hand over all nuclear weapons
Author: 0 US asked North Korea to hand over all nuclear weapons

President Donald Trump on April 11. North Korea has nearly completed rebuilding a long-range rocket site it had promised to close, Seoul lawmakers told reporters on Friday after a closed-door meeting with South Korean intelligence officials.

People Germany adds six months to Saudi arms export ban: government
Author: 0 Germany adds six months to Saudi arms export ban: government

The announcement of the six approvals came as Republican and Democratic senators requested the Government Accountability Office review the Trump administration's negotiations with Saudi Arabia. "We can't enable the Saudi government to turn it into a kangaroo court that conveniently finds a bunch of people guilty while whitewashing the possible responsibility of top Saudi officials", he said.

People OxyContin maker says lawsuit aims to 'vilify'
Author: 0 OxyContin maker says lawsuit aims to 'vilify'

Purdue Pharma , which is controlled by the family, is facing almost 2,000 lawsuits that say the company and its executives aggressively and deceptively marketed powerful painkillers, including the highly addictive Oxycontin, which contributed to a rise in dependency and the deaths of 130 people every day.

People Brunei: Death by Stoning for Gay Sex, Adultery
Author: 0 Brunei: Death by Stoning for Gay Sex, Adultery

In 2014 the country announced the first of three stages of legal changes that included fines or jail for offences like pregnancy outside marriage or failing to pray on Friday. "To legalise such cruel and inhuman penalties is appalling of itself", Amnesty International Brunei researcher Rachel Chhoa-Howard said in a statement.

People One year after March of Return, many Gazans still determined to protest
Author: 0 One year after March of Return, many Gazans still determined to protest

Doctors in Gaza have expressed concern that protesters have been targeted in the legs by Israeli live fire, noting Israel's use of expanding or explosive bullets, that tear through soft tissue and make injuries extremely hard to treat. Hamas, which is considered a terrorist organization by Israel, is behind Saturday's protests, even bringing participants in by bus but also encouraging them to keep calm.

People Turn off your lights for
Author: 0 Turn off your lights for "Earth Hour"

While it can be a good tool to raise awareness, scientists say an hour isn't going to fix climate change . Over 3,000 corporations in Hong Kong signed up for Earth Hour 2019, according to the WWF Hong Kong website . The WWF recommends taking a hike, spotting the landmarks that are participating in the Earth Hour 2019, and hosting a candle-lit dinner party for friends and family.

People Russia Lambasts US Over Threats to Impose Sanctions Over Venezuela
Author: 0 Russia Lambasts US Over Threats to Impose Sanctions Over Venezuela

The Red Cross hopes to reach 650,000 people initially and would act according to its principles of "impartiality, neutrality and independence", Rocca said, "without accepting interference from anyone". President Trump's national security adviser said that any move by Russian Federation to expand operations in the South American country would send a unsafe message.

People Linda McMahon to exit role at Small Business Administration
Author: 0 Linda McMahon to exit role at Small Business Administration

Multiple reports said Mrs. McMahon , a former pro-wrestling executive, will work with the America First Action Super PAC. "We're gonna have a news conference at Mar-a-Lago I think at 4 o'clock, about Linda". McMahon, who was tapped for the job by Trump in late 2016, said it had been an "honor" to serve. He participated in WWE events, including a 2007 "Battle of the Billionaires", during which he shaved Vince McMahon's head.

People Lawmakers introduce Puerto Rico statehood bill
Author: 0 Lawmakers introduce Puerto Rico statehood bill

The controversy over federal treatment of Puerto Rico intensified again this week after Trump privately fumed to GOP senators that the island is getting far too much money and that its funding should be redirected to US states. "Frankly, the people of Puerto Rico, I really have a great relationship with them, and I think, when it comes time, they really do appreciate it", he added.

People EU's Tusk calls for Brexit meeting on April 10
Author: 0 EU's Tusk calls for Brexit meeting on April 10

However, media reports that a number of Brexiteer MPs are still planning to vote down the agreement, with Buzzfeed's Alex Wickham reporting that there are "Currently 25 "definite" Brexiters who will vote against [the Withdrawal Agreement], per source".

People New Zealand remembers Christchurch terror victims in Friday service
Author: 0 New Zealand remembers Christchurch terror victims in Friday service

But she said she was mindful that the trauma of New Zealand's worst mass shooting would last long after this week's service and Prince William's visit was a sign that support was ongoing. She said her country had learned the stories of those impacted by the attacks. "Then I came here and was met with a simple greeting - as-salamu alaykum, peace be upon you", said Ardern.

People Scott Morrison puts One Nation nearly last
Author: 0 Scott Morrison puts One Nation nearly last

The Al Jazeera series has already had major political ramifications for One Nation , with Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison saying his conservative Liberal Party will ask voters to place One Nation candidates below key rivals Labor on voting papers in the upcoming national election, expected in May.

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