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Ethiopian Airlines says analysis of flight recorders has begun

Ethiopian Airlines says analysis of flight recorders has begun

All of Boeing's 737 MAX jets, which are the best-selling model for Boeing with 72 percent of its 2018 deliveries, were officially grounded on Wednesday following an executive order by President Trump. The cause of the crash is still unclear, experts suspect, but a technical Problem with the machine. Budget airline Thai Lion Air is the only carrier that uses 737 Max aircraft for flights to Taiwan, Lin said. Read More

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Nancy Pelosi: President Donald Trump 'not worth' impeaching

Nancy Pelosi: President Donald Trump 'not worth' impeaching

Pelosi appeared to cut the debate off even further in an interview with The Washington Post Magazine published online Monday. "Every single Democrat running for president should be made to answer: do they agree with the Speaker who stands in opposition to baseless impeachment charges, or will they risk fracturing the country by bowing to the radical elements in their party who want to disenfranchise the American people and overturn the legitimate and lawful result of the last election?" ... Read More

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Lebanon Closes Airspace to Boeing 737 MAX, Says Civil Aviation

Lebanon Closes Airspace to Boeing 737 MAX, Says Civil Aviation

The announcement landed hours before American authorities made a decision to follow suit, and the company itself recommended the global fleet of 371 planes be grounded "out of an abundance of caution". "Air Canada's cancellation and rebooking policies are in place with full fee waiver for affected customers", the airline said. "Canada and the US were sitting there, pariahs in the environment, and I think that Canada basically had to stand up to the data that it has", Gradek said. Read More

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Papal advisor George Pell sentenced to 6 years in prison

Papal advisor George Pell sentenced to 6 years in prison

The lawyer told Judge Kidd that behind bars, Pell would be considered a "lightning rod" for the sins of the Catholic Church. Pell abused the 13-year-old choir boys in a Melbourne cathedral in 1996, a jury ruled last year . Senior crown prosecutor Mark Gibson SC foreshadowed in a pre-sentence hearing that Pell would spend "significant time" in prison , including likely long periods in lockdown because of his high profile. Read More

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Three-story building in Nigeria collapses with schoolchildren inside

Three-story building in Nigeria collapses with schoolchildren inside

TVCNEWS.TV has gotten reports from its correspondent, Theophilus Elamah who tells us that 12 persons have been confirmed dead while 42 injured are now receiving treatment. Rescue efforts unfolded in the densely populated neighbourhood in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital and a city of some 20 million people. Unless something urgent is done, we may be witnessing more building collapses, as over 1000 buildings in Lagos Island have been allegedly certified distressed. Read More

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Pelosi’s right, forget about impeachment

Pelosi’s right, forget about impeachment

Like many in the political arena, she also knows that it's not the Mueller investigation that terrifies Trump and his cronies, it's the stuff thats going on in the Southern District of NY. "We're working very hard to deliver on those things, and I think the speaker wants to make sure we stay focused on that", he said. Before Mr Trump left the White House on Friday for his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, he said: "The Democrats have become an anti-Israel party". Read More

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Third Trump summit with North Korea`s Kim is likely

Third Trump summit with North Korea`s Kim is likely

When asked about the new satellite images , which were made public on Friday, suggesting that North Korea could be preparing to revive its missile testing, Bolton said: "I'd rather not get into the specifics on that". Biegun said Washington did not know what the activity spotted in North Korea meant. Q5 U.S. Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Andrea Thompson says that a third summit between Washington and Pyeongyang is likely, . Read More

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Northern Ireland firms warn of economic, social risks from no-deal Brexit

Northern Ireland firms warn of economic, social risks from no-deal Brexit

Writing in The Sunday Telegraph , the MPs said: "The consequences of extended uncertainty would mean political calamity for an exhausted population and a costly delay for businesses which have prepared to exit on 29 March". But, May's attempts to get the clause rewritten have so far failed to yield any result, with European Union negotiators unwilling to meet her demands, and Britain rejecting a compromise offer. Read More

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Protesters Go On Feminist Strike in Madrid to Celebrate Int'l Women's Day

Protesters Go On Feminist Strike in Madrid to Celebrate Int'l Women's Day

International Women's Day "has converted into a day for those who reject femininity as well as masculinity, complementarity, maternity and dedication to the family", spokeswoman Leonor Tamayo said in a statement. Thousands of workers in Spain are participating in a "feminist strike" on Friday, demanding an end to gender-based violence, discrimination and wage inequity. Read More

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Pakistan's High Commissioner to India returns to his post in New Delhi

Pakistan's High Commissioner to India returns to his post in New Delhi

Meanwhile, Islamabad accuses New Delhi of violently oppressing pro-Pakistan separatists who are fighting for independence or in favor of a merger with Pakistan. It also says it shut a number of facilities and froze assets of several outlawed organizations. Pakistani governments have in the past made similar pledges to stop militant attacks being launched from its soil, notably in early 2002, after a raid by Pakistani-based militants on India's parliament brought the two countries to the ... Read More

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Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months

Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort Sentenced to 47 Months

Seven months ago, a jury convicted President Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort , in a bank and tax fraud trial that grabbed the national spotlight. Donald Trump's presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been jailed for almost four years. CNN was caught accidentally using a photo of a judge who's been dead for more than a decade to illustrate a Thursday afternoon report about the sentencing of Paul Manafort . Read More

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Venezuela expels German ambassador as crisis continues

Venezuela expels German ambassador as crisis continues

Guaido had risked arrest on his return to Venezuela for flouting a court-imposed travel ban to visit other Latin American countries. Mr Guaido denounces Mr Maduro as a scammer whose re-election previous year was fraudulent, and says his regime is to blame for an economic meltdown that has led to widespread food and medicine shortages and hyperinflation. Read More

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Canadian PM Trudeau's former top aide testifies in his defence

Testifying before the House of Commons justice committee on Wednesday, Butts rebutted accusations made by former Attorney-General Jody Wilson-Raybould, whose abrupt resignation last month touched off the crisis. The event has been postponed to a later date, the Liberals said on Tuesday morning. Trudeau denies the allegations, accusing Wilson-Raybould of mischaracterizing the events. Read More

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Trump attacks Mueller probe

Trump attacks Mueller probe

He predicted he would win re-election by a greater margin than his victory in 2016 - and taunted his potential White House challengers. "We believe in the American dream, not in the socialist nightmare", he told cheering supporters at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Read More

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House Dems delay vote on anti-Semitism measure

House Dems delay vote on anti-Semitism measure

Walking into the meeting, Pelosi said the Omar situation "would be resolved" and lashed out at the news media . Omar, who serves on the House Foreign Affairs Committee , was recently targeted in a poster displayed in the rotunda of the West Virginia statehouse Friday that linked the congresswoman to the September 11th Attacks. Read More

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US House committee seeks Trump corruption evidence

US House committee seeks Trump corruption evidence

For instance, the committee is demanding a wide-range of documents from former Trump attorney Michael Cohen tied to the Trump Organization's efforts to build a Trump Tower Moscow project, a matter that is a part of several probes. All three have been charged in special counsel Mueller's investigation. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that the White House counsel's office and relevant officials will review the letter and respond at the appropriate time. Read More

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