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Boeing apologizes for Max crashes as Airbus rakes in sales Boeing apologizes for Max crashes as Airbus rakes in sales
- Июня 18, 2019

That's a new challenge for Boeing, which said Monday it is still working on plans for a possible jet in the same category - dubbed New Midsize Airplane, or NMA. Asked how the procedures failed to capture apparent flaws in MCAS control software and sensor architecture, Mr Muilenburg said: "Clearly, we can make improvements, and we understand that and we will make those improvements". (more...)
Harvard pulls Parkland grad’s admission over racist comments Harvard pulls Parkland grad’s admission over racist comments
- Июня 18, 2019

Kashuv posted letters he exchanged with Harvard officials beginning late last month, when the racist comments he made in a shared Google document and text messages were shared by fellow students and published by HuffPost . "Harvard deciding that someone can't grow, especially after a life-altering event like the shooting, is deeply concerning", he posted in a thread to his 300,000 Twitter followers. (more...)
Fox News poll shows Biden, Sanders, Warren beating Trump Fox News poll shows Biden, Sanders, Warren beating Trump
- Июня 18, 2019

On Sunday, NBC News provided a summary of the data, the release of which has apparently gotten some folks fired. The poll was conducted from June 9-12 among 1,001 registered voters nationwide with a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. (more...)
Chinese President to make first trip to North Korea in 14 years
- Июня 18, 2019

The two-day visit will be the first by any Chinese leader to North Korea in 14 years, and Mr Xi's first since taking power in 2012. Diplomatically, Xi's visit to Pyongyang is a reciprocal trip given that Kim Jong-un has paid four visits to China since March 2018. (more...)
Supreme Court declines to take up contraceptive mandate case Supreme Court declines to take up contraceptive mandate case
- Июня 17, 2019

The Kleins' attorneys had said their case should be heard because the Colorado case left unanswered the central question of the case, which they framed as a First Amendment issue: whether the government can force business owners to create a message contrary to their religious beliefs. (more...)
Indian magician Jadugar Mandrake missing after Ganges escape stunt goes wrong Indian magician Jadugar Mandrake missing after Ganges escape stunt goes wrong
- Июня 17, 2019

However, a police search and rescue operation for the missing magician is still ongoing. The stuntman has performed similar acts in the past. Chanchal " Mandrake " Lahiri was performing at the Hooghly River in West Bengal state when something apparently went wrong. (more...)
Iran gives Europe 10 days to save the nuclear deal Iran gives Europe 10 days to save the nuclear deal
- Июня 17, 2019

The development follows apparent attacks last week in the Strait of Hormuz on oil tankers , assaults that Washington has blamed on Iran. But the United Nations atomic watchdog agency says Iran has continued to meet terms of the 2015 pact. (more...)
China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests China stands by Hong Kong leader after days of street protests
- Июня 17, 2019

Protest organisers said nearly 2 million people turned out on Sunday to demand Lam's resignation, in what is becoming the most significant challenge to China's relationship with the territory since it was handed back by Britain 22 years ago. (more...)
Boris Johnson bid gets support from former rival Boris Johnson bid gets support from former rival
- Июня 17, 2019

He said: "The most important stage, when the country takes a keen interest, is during the vote of the national party". UK PM hopeful Rory Stewart , who now serves as the global development secretary, was among those who personally reached out to Farage, telling him on an LBC radio phone-in that the Conservative Party had to "find a way, as a party, of reaching out to you and bring you in to try to work out how we crack this, how do we get this [Brexit] through parliament". (more...)
Government officials forget to turn off 'cat filter' during live press conference Government officials forget to turn off 'cat filter' during live press conference
- Июня 17, 2019

He later said it was a "mistake" that should not be taken "so seriously". However, images from the press conference are still available on social media . " Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf's social media team is deemed to be the pioneers of Social Media in Pakistan". "Who let the cats out!" added Twitter user @sibkaifee, while @MustafaBaloch turned to the social network to make a jibe, writing: "WTH!" "Yesterday, whilst covering a press briefing held by KP's Information Minister Shoukat Yousaf ... (more...)
1 person killed, 7 others injured in graduation shooting 1 person killed, 7 others injured in graduation shooting
- Июня 17, 2019

The remaining victims, all in their twenties, suffered wounds to different parts of their bodies, one of which succumbed to injuries soon after being shot, reported CNN. No arrests have been made and police have not yet released a description of the shooter. There was no indication of any sort of trouble in the area before the shooting, Ross added. (more...)
Egypt ex-president Mohamed Morsi dies, official sources say Egypt ex-president Mohamed Morsi dies, official sources say
- Июня 17, 2019

The incident happened during the adjournment of the court session, when Morsi reportedly suffered a heart attack. "He was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted". He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he later died, ' a judicial source said. Several hundred innocent civilians were brutally killed by the army immediately after the coup had ousted Morsi. (more...)
Doctors agree to talks with Mamata Banerjee; IMA nation-wide strike today Doctors agree to talks with Mamata Banerjee; IMA nation-wide strike today
- Июня 17, 2019

They added that once their demands were met "adequately and logically", they were hopeful the CM would be considerate enough to end the impasse. We want to give the state government some time to implement the promises they made to us. We also thank the common people. She further directed to ensure that the news of demise or any patient health update be communicated via proper channel "and in a most humble manner". (more...)
Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions
- Июня 17, 2019

He said the Trump administration doesn't want war with Iran, but will "take actions that deter Iran". But the leading official underscored President Trump said he does not want to go to war. "I made a number of calls to colleagues around the world yesterday". Washington blames Tehran for the attacks and accuses the Iranians of engaging in additional aggressive behavior before and after the attacks were carried out. (more...)
Boeing executives apologize for 737 Max crashes Boeing executives apologize for 737 Max crashes
- Июня 17, 2019

Chairman and Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg said Boeing failed to communicate "crisply" with regulators and customers, but defended the broad engineering and design approach to nose-down control software at the center of probes into the accidents that led to the plane's worldwide grounding. (more...)
USA considers full options to address attack on oil tankers: Pompeo
- Июня 17, 2019

Talking with Fox News on Sunday, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed it is "unmistakable" that Iran carried out the attacks with a "clear intent to deny transit through the Strait". " President Trump (United States President Donald Trump) has done everything he can to avoid war". Iran fired at a US Reaper drone on June 13, a sign that Iran is monitoring US moves. (more...)
Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions Afghanistan releases hundreds of Taliban prisoners without conditions
- Июня 17, 2019

Afghan government and USA military officials have said they will step air strikes and operations to eliminate the militants, who first emerged in Nangarhar in 2015. After 18 years of conflict, the Taleban is in negotiations with United States peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad for some sort of peace settlement. The Taliban prisoners were released unconditionally. (more...)
Majority of Voters Would Feel 'Uncomfortable' Voting for Trump in 2020 Majority of Voters Would Feel 'Uncomfortable' Voting for Trump in 2020
- Июня 17, 2019

News first reported that the Trump pollsters were ousted following revelations that internal campaign polling from March showed Trump trailing Biden in traditionally Democratic-leaning states such as Pennsylvania that cemented the president's victory in 2016, as well as in swing states and some typically Republican strongholds such as Georgia. (more...)
Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks Oil rises on tensions after Middle East tanker attacks
- Июня 17, 2019

Prices had jumped as much as 4.5% on Thursday after the attacks on two oil tankers near Iran and the Strait of Hormuz . The Front Altair , which caught fire after the apparent attack, limped into anchorage Sunday off the eastern coast of the United Arab Emirates , near the port city of Khorfakkan. (more...)
Trump refutes media reports about increased number of U.S. cyberattacks on Russian Federation Trump refutes media reports about increased number of U.S. cyberattacks on Russian Federation
- Июня 17, 2019

On Twitter over the weekend, . Trump responded to the report on Twitter Saturday night, stating the story was not true and describing it as a "virtual act of treason". President Donald Trump gets out of his auto and heads into the White House in Washington, Sunday, June 16, 2019 , after spending the day golfing with Sen. (more...)