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Special counsel Mueller submits report on Russia investigation -- media
World2019-03-23 09:32April 22 2019 06:56:22

Special counsel Mueller submits report on Russia investigation -- media

U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has submitted a confidential report to Attorney General William Barr, marking the end of his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, media reported Friday.

May 22 would be new Brexit day if British PMs approve withdrawal deal
World2019-03-22 09:04April 22 2019 06:56:22

May 22 would be new Brexit day if British PMs approve withdrawal deal

European Union's (EU) 27 members unanimously agreed to Art. 50 extension until May 22 if Withdrawal Agreement is approved next week by Britain's House of Commons, President of the European Council Donald Tusk said Thursday.

FBI joins criminal investigation into Boeing 737 MAX certification – report
World2019-03-21 09:22April 22 2019 06:56:22

FBI joins criminal investigation into Boeing 737 MAX certification – report

The FBI has joined the criminal investigation into the certification of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, the Seattle Times reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.

Trump nominates former Delta executive to lead federal aviation authority
World2019-03-20 09:08April 22 2019 06:56:22

Trump nominates former Delta executive to lead federal aviation authority

U.S. President Donald Trump has chosen, Stephen Dickson, a former Air Force pilot and executive for Delta Air Lines, to be the head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the White House announced on Tuesday.

Suspect of Utrecht shooting arrested: police
World2019-03-19 09:11April 22 2019 06:56:22

Suspect of Utrecht shooting arrested: police

The suspect of a shooting, which resulted in three deaths and five injuries, on a tram in the Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning, has been arrested, local police said.

Christchurch gun shop sold rifles online to accused shooter
World2019-03-18 16:26April 22 2019 06:56:22

Christchurch gun shop sold rifles online to accused shooter

A Christchurch gun shop on Monday acknowledged selling guns online to the 28-year-old white supremacist accused of killing 50 people in mosque shootings that have upturned New Zealand's reputation as among the world's most tolerant and safe nations.

Boeing “finalizing” MCAS software update following Ethiopia crash
World2019-03-18 09:10April 22 2019 06:56:22

Boeing “finalizing” MCAS software update following Ethiopia crash

Boeing said Sunday it is finalizing a software update and pilot training revision related to MCAS (Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System) in 737 Max, following two deadly air crashes in less than five months.

Death toll in New Zealand mosque attacks rises to 50: police
World2019-03-17 09:10April 22 2019 06:56:22

Death toll in New Zealand mosque attacks rises to 50: police

The death toll from the terror attacks on two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch has risen to 50 as one more victim was found at one of the shooting scenes, the police said on Sunday.

New Zealand's history of gun ownership could be upended
World2019-03-16 09:38April 22 2019 06:56:22

New Zealand's history of gun ownership could be upended

There are an estimated 1.5 million firearms in New Zealand — roughly one for every three citizens. While that rate pales in comparison to the United States and more than a dozen other countries, it's an eye-popping amount for a country that rarely encounters gun violence.

Israeli warplanes strike on Gaza militants in response to rockets attacks
World2019-03-15 08:58April 22 2019 06:56:22

Israeli warplanes strike on Gaza militants in response to rockets attacks

Israeli warplanes carried out early Friday airstrike on Gaza Strip military targets in response to two rockets fired from the coastal enclave into Tel Aviv in central Israel Thursday night, security officials said.

Canada grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 following Ethiopia fatal crash
World2019-03-14 09:12April 22 2019 06:56:22

Canada grounds Boeing 737 Max 8 following Ethiopia fatal crash

Canada is grounding all its Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft and banning the jets from its airspace following the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed all 157 people on board, including 18 Canadians.

Criticism of FAA mounts as other nations ground Boeing jets
World2019-03-13 09:22April 22 2019 06:56:22

Criticism of FAA mounts as other nations ground Boeing jets

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is facing mounting criticism for backing the airworthiness of Boeing's 737 Max jets as the number of countries that have grounded the aircraft grows in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash over the weekend.

U.S. regulator to issue continued airworthiness notification for Boeing 737 Max
World2019-03-12 09:24April 22 2019 06:56:22

U.S. regulator to issue continued airworthiness notification for Boeing 737 Max

U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Monday said it will issue a Continued Airworthiness Notification for Boeing 737 Max 8 operators, pledging to take "immediate and appropriate" action if safety issue is identified.

No survivors as Ethiopian Airlines crashes with 157 aboard
World2019-03-11 09:05April 22 2019 06:56:22

No survivors as Ethiopian Airlines crashes with 157 aboard

A Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 crashed minutes after an early-morning takeoff from Addis Ababa Sunday, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew on board, Ethiopian Airlines said as world leaders offered condolences to distraught next-of-kin.

U.S. embassy employee takes empty mine to Moscow airport
World2019-03-10 09:44April 22 2019 06:56:22

U.S. embassy employee takes empty mine to Moscow airport

An employee at the U.S. embassy to Russia attempted to bring a bomb with a fuse, but without explosives, in the luggage into the Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow on Saturday in a deliberate provocation, local media reported, citing the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Plane crash kills 12 in Colombia
World2019-03-10 09:43April 22 2019 06:56:22

Plane crash kills 12 in Colombia

A total of 12 people were killed following a plane crash in Colombia on Saturday, the Special Administrative Unit of Colombia's Civil Aeronautics (Aerocivil) said.

Bill Shine resigns from White House communications post
World2019-03-09 09:50April 22 2019 06:56:22

Bill Shine resigns from White House communications post

Bill Shine, a former Fox News executive who took over as President Donald Trump's communications director last summer, exited the White House on Friday, the latest person to step away from a job that has become a revolving door within the turbulent West Wing.

Colombia reception center opening for Venezuelans: UNHCR
World2019-03-09 09:46April 22 2019 06:56:22

Colombia reception center opening for Venezuelans: UNHCR

The UN Refugee Agency, UNHCR, said Friday that together with the Colombian authorities, it is opening a reception center to offer support for Venezuelans in the border city of Maicao, in La Guajira region.

Trump's ex-campaign chairman Manafort sentenced to 47 months in jail
World2019-03-08 09:43April 22 2019 06:56:22

Trump's ex-campaign chairman Manafort sentenced to 47 months in jail

Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, was sentenced to 47 months in federal prison for tax and bank fraud on Thursday, much shorter than it had been expected.

U.S. to continue talks with DPRK: White House
World2019-03-07 09:01April 22 2019 06:56:22

U.S. to continue talks with DPRK: White House

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Wednesday that the United States would continue to have conversations with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

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