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UK PM forced to delay Brexit to avoid no deal as MPs pass law
World2019-04-09 09:17April 22 2019 06:02:53

UK PM forced to delay Brexit to avoid no deal as MPs pass law

Proposals to force British Prime Minister Theresa May to delay the date of Brexit -- again -- on Monday were approved by both the House of Lords and House of Commons.

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen has resigned
World2019-04-08 09:14April 22 2019 06:02:53

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen has resigned

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid the administration's growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border, two people familiar with the decision said.

Free night at museums organized around Lebanon
World2019-04-07 09:09April 22 2019 06:02:53

Free night at museums organized around Lebanon

People visit the Sursock Museum in Beirut, capital of Lebanon, on April 6, 2019.

6.1-magnitude quake strikes off central Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
World2019-04-07 09:09April 22 2019 06:02:53

6.1-magnitude quake strikes off central Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued

An earthquake measuring at 6.1 magnitude rattled Nusa Tenggara province in central Indonesia on Sunday, causing no tsunami warning, the country’s meteorology and geophysics agency said.

U.S. San Diego Zoo holds farewell party for giant pandas
World2019-04-07 09:08April 22 2019 06:02:53

U.S. San Diego Zoo holds farewell party for giant pandas

San Diego Zoo in U.S. state of California held a special ceremony on Saturday to kick off a three-week farewell celebration for two giant pandas.

Boeing to cut monthly production of 737 jets in wake of deadly air crashes
World2019-04-06 09:31April 22 2019 06:02:53

Boeing to cut monthly production of 737 jets in wake of deadly air crashes

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said Friday that his company is planning to cut the monthly production of 737 airplanes beginning this month to divert more resources to work to bring 737 Max aircraft currently grounded worldwide back to sky.

Boeing CEO admits bad data plays role in 737 MAX air crash
World2019-04-05 13:12April 22 2019 06:02:53

Boeing CEO admits bad data plays role in 737 MAX air crash

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg Thursday said the company was "sorry for the lives lost" in the two crashes involving its 737 MAX planes while acknowledging for the first time that bad data played a role in the accidents.

S. Korea launches 5G networks early to secure world first
World2019-04-04 13:39April 22 2019 06:02:53

S. Korea launches 5G networks early to secure world first

South Korea launched the world's first nationwide 5G mobile networks two days early, its top mobile carriers said Thursday, in a late-night scramble to be the first providers of the super-fast wireless technology.

Christchurch gunman faces 50 murder charges
World2019-04-04 13:38April 22 2019 06:02:53

Christchurch gunman faces 50 murder charges

The gunman accused of Christchurch terrorist attack is to face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges, New Zealand police said on Thursday.

Egypt discovers ancient Pharaonic tomb near Giza pyramids
World2019-04-03 10:17April 22 2019 06:02:53

Egypt discovers ancient Pharaonic tomb near Giza pyramids

Egypt's ministry of antiquities announced on Tuesday the discovery of a tomb of a Fifth Dynasty dignitary at the burial ground Saqqara near the Giza pyramids.

NASA plans to land astronauts on Mars by 2033
World2019-04-03 10:16April 22 2019 06:02:53

NASA plans to land astronauts on Mars by 2033

NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine announced at a congressional testimony on Tuesday a plan to put human to Mars by 2033 and would request more money to fund the ambitious plan.

Venezuela's Supreme Court seeks to strip Guaido of parliamentary immunity
World2019-04-02 10:32April 22 2019 06:02:53

Venezuela's Supreme Court seeks to strip Guaido of parliamentary immunity

Venezuela's Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) President Maikel Moreno on Monday reconfirmed the order to prohibit opposition leader Juan Guaido from leaving the country and asked the National Constituent Assembly (ANC) to strip him of his parliamentary immunity.

Google celebrates Gmail's 15th anniversary with smart updates
World2019-04-02 10:23April 22 2019 06:02:53

Google celebrates Gmail's 15th anniversary with smart updates

Google announced Monday new features to Gmail on the mail service's 15th anniversary, pledging to make it more efficient and helpful.

Zuzana Caputova becomes 1st female president in Slovak history
World2019-04-01 09:28April 22 2019 06:02:53

Zuzana Caputova becomes 1st female president in Slovak history

The Slovak electoral commission confirmed on Sunday noon that lawyer Zuzana Caputova has been elected the fifth president and the first female president of the country.

British parliament to hold vote on withdrawal deal on Friday
World2019-03-29 09:40April 22 2019 06:02:53

British parliament to hold vote on withdrawal deal on Friday

British lawmakers will hold a vote on the withdrawal agreement on Friday in a fresh effort to break the current Brexit deadlock.

Venezuela disqualifies Juan Guaido from public office for 15 years
World2019-03-29 09:29April 22 2019 06:02:53

Venezuela disqualifies Juan Guaido from public office for 15 years

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido will be barred from holding public office for 15 years following an investigation that showed irregularities in his financial records, Venezuela's Comptroller General Elvis Amoroso said on Thursday.

Hospital using drones to fly blood samples between buildings
World2019-03-28 08:55April 22 2019 06:02:53

Hospital using drones to fly blood samples between buildings

A pioneering use of drones to fly blood samples across a North Carolina hospital campus launched Tuesday in the latest move to expand their roles in business and health care.

Southwest 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando
World2019-03-27 09:21April 22 2019 06:02:53

Southwest 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max made a safe emergency landing Tuesday in Orlando, Florida, after experiencing an engine problem, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Trump didn't coordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares
World2019-03-25 09:18April 22 2019 06:02:53

Trump didn't coordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared Sunday.

Thailand's first general election since 2014 starts
World2019-03-24 09:56April 22 2019 06:02:53

Thailand's first general election since 2014 starts

Thai voters begin to cast their ballots from 8:00 a.m. local time on Sunday morning for the country's first election since the 2014 coup.

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