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Boeing, FAA officials called to testify in U.S. Senate on 737 MAX plane crashes

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ADDIS ABABA/JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co faced growing pressure in Washington on Wednesday as U.S. lawmakers called for executives to testify about two crashed 737 MAX jets while the world’s biggest planemaker worked on returning the grounded fleet to the skies. Ethiopian Red Cross workers carry a body bag with the remains of Ethiopian Airlines Read More

‘Un-Islamic’: Pakistani student stabs professor to death for planning co-ed party with WOMEN DANCING

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A teacher at a reputable college in Pakistan’s Punjab province was stabbed to death by a student for organizing a co-ed party. Reports say the attacker believed the inclusion of females at the event was vulgar and blasphemous. Students were gathering in order to plan a “farewell party” when their classmate sprang on English language Read More

Donald Trump attacks the husband of one of his closest aides

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By Chris Robertson, news reporter Donald Trump has raised the stakes in an ongoing feud with the spouse of one of his closest advisers – describing him as a “loser” and the “husband from hell”. George Conway, the partner of White House aide Kellyanne Conway, has long criticised the US president – accusing him of Read More

UN court increases Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic’s sentence to life in jail for ‘Srebrenica genocide’

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A UN court has increased the sentence of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison over what it says were mass killings in Srebrenica during the 1990s Bosnian wars. Karadzic was earlier sentenced to a 40-year term – which likely amounted to a life sentence for the 73-year-old politician in practical terms Read More

Stakes rise for Boeing as EU, Canada step up scrutiny of 737 MAX after crashes

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ADDIS ABABA/PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Europe and Canada said they would seek their own guarantees over the safety of Boeing’s 737 MAX, further complicating plans to get the aircraft flying worldwide after they were grounded in the wake of two accidents killing more than 300 people. FILE PHOTO: A man watches debris at the scene of Read More

Stakes rise for Boeing as EU, Canada step up scrutiny

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ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) – Europe and Canada said they would seek their own guarantees over the safety of Boeing’s 737 MAX, further complicating plans to get the aircraft flying worldwide after they were grounded in the wake of two accidents killing more than 300 people. FILE PHOTO: A man watches debris at the scene of Read More

Israeli lawmaker GUNS DOWN rival Arab politician in bizarre campaign ad

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Incendiary Knesset member and notorious Natalie Portman-hater Oren Hazan has released a “satirical” campaign ad where he shoots and kills Arab lawmaker Jamal Zahalka, who has since filed a report on the ad police. In Israel’s competitive election campaigns, which have included ads of the government’s left opposition surrendering to ISIS, several prominent politicians giving Read More

High-stakes Boeing inquiry hinges on Ethiopia black box secrets

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ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) – The investigation into the final minutes of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 turned on Tuesday to the secrets in the cockpit voice recorder as Boeing and a shaken global aviation industry hung on the outcome. FILE PHOTO: A man watches debris at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane Read More

Ethiopian crash crew's voices may unlock high-stakes Boeing inquiry

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ADDIS ABABA/PARIS (Reuters) – The investigation into the final minutes of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 turned on Tuesday to the secrets in the cockpit voice recorder as Boeing and a shaken global aviation industry hung on the outcome. FILE PHOTO: A man watches debris at the scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane Read More

Murdoch's new Fox debuts on Nasdaq, names ex-Speaker Paul Ryan to board

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FILE PHOTO: Paul Ryan speaks after meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., December 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jim young (Reuters) – Fox Corp debuted on the Nasdaq on Tuesday, marking a new phase for billionaire Rupert Murdoch’s media business after the $71 billion sale of Twenty-First Century Fox Inc’s film Read More