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Southwest Airlines extends 737 MAX cancellations through October 1

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Before it can do so, it has to conduct a final test flight with FAA pilots. "There are many families here who will not want to participate in mediation until they know what Boeing knew, when they knew it, what they did about it, and what they're going to do about it to prevent this kind of disaster from occurring again", said Robert Clifford, a Chicago lawyer who filed lawsuits on behalf of almost two dozen victims of the Ethiopian crash. Read More »

Heatwave triggers big wildfire in Spain, 40 evacuated

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Miquel Buch, the regional interior minister, said 20,000 hectares (49,421 acres) were under threat in what was the worst fire in the Catalonia region in two decades. On Thursday, France's weather service, Meteo France, said it recorded the country's highest-ever temperature for the month of June, at 42 degrees Celsius (107.6 Fahrenheit) in Grospierres, a village in the country's southeast. Read More »

Three dead in California Ford dealership shooting

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He identified the two victims as the Service & Parts Department Director - who he'd spent the entire day with - as well as the Parts manager. Norman says the man had a gun in his hand. Employee Jordan Valdez said the shooter, a man in his 60s or 70s, had worked there for a while. Valdez said he did not know why the suspect had lost his job. Read More »

Former Trump campaign boss Manafort to face further charges

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Manafort's lawyer, Todd Blanche, has said he will fight the charges, saying they amount to double jeopardy. Blanche said he planned to bring a motion to dismiss the case on double jeopardy grounds, given that the charges center on mortgage applications to two banks that were also at issue in Manafort's federal trial a year ago. Read More »

USA issues Turkey new warning over Russian missile purchase

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FILE PHOTO: NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks to the media during the NATO Foreign Minister's Meeting at the State Department in Washington, U.S., April 4, 2019. For many years, the United States and other allies have been trying to interact with Russia over its new missile system, including within the Council NATO-Russia. Read More »

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for Ottawa and region

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The watches for Gananoque, Mallorytown, Westport and Charleston Lake were lifted at about 5:45. A line of storms will move through the area late this afternoon and evening with the potential of severe weather. A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Pincher Creek and the Piikani Reserve. EC also sought to remind residents that lightning kills and injures people in Canada every year. Read More »

Tunisia's President Essebsi 'seriously ill', hospitalised

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The attacks that dented the tourism sector, one of the country's principal economic pillars, were claimed by an IS-affiliated group. Shops and offices were closed by police. One at the Bardo Museum in Tunis killed 22 people, and another three months later killed 38 people in the coastal city of Sousse. In the aftermath, travel agencies pulled out and foreign governments issued warnings for citizens planning to go to Tunisia . Read More »

Maduro government claims plot to assassinate Venezuelan leader thwarted

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The government also accused opposition leader Juan Guaido , who has been recognized by the USA and 50 more countries as the country's interim president. The revolt sputtered out after two days of deadly clashes between protesters and security forces. However, in the wake of Rodriguez's accusations, he told reporters he had "frustrated" an attempt to kidnap several members of his entourage on a Caracas highway. Read More »

Biden, Sanders go after Trump at Democratic debate

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They'll discuss who stood out and who lost ground - and how Senator Bernie Sanders fared. And they represent only two of ten views on the stage Thursday night. Any of the three women featured Thursday night would be the first ever elected president. The decision of who would debate on which night came down to a blind draw, though numerous early front-runners ended up slated for the second night of the debate, including former Vice President Joe Biden , Vermont Sen. Read More »

Palestinian President Rejects U.S. Economic Peace Plan

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Several Arab states have officially confirmed their participation in the June 25-26 conference in Bahrain , including Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It also includes 179 infrastructure and business projects. "Through this plan, the US and Israel are seeking to impose a solution that is unfavorable to Palestine", Ibrahim, a 45-year-old worker in Rabat, who did not give his second name, told Anadolu Agency. Read More »

Stormy G20 looms as Trump bashes China on trade

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In his interview, Trump also suggested that he may have identified a new trade adversary: Vietnam. Bloomberg reported on Tuesday, citing people familiar with the plans, that the United States could be willing to pause plans to slap tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese products. Read More »

Renewed clashes between Libyan rival forces in Tripoli

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The loss of Gharyan will significantly impact the battle for Tripoli. "The operation was carried out with (few) losses and in less than 24 hours". The statement added that the government forces captured 20 soldiers, destroyed several armored vehicles and seized several others. Read More »

Twitter has a plan for world leaders who break its rules

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Twitter said it would deprioritize the labeled tweets in the company's algorithms and search bar so that they would circulate to fewer people. For accounts to be given this leeway they must represent a government official or someone running for public office or awaiting confirmation, have over 100,000 followers, and be verified ("blue checkmark"). Read More »

Saudi probe dodges who ordered Khashoggi murder: UN expert

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Callamard's report concluded that Khashoggi's death at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2 was "an extrajudicial execution" and that Riyadh was responsible, with evidence linking Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to the crime. She said his killing was carefully planned and premeditated. A United Nations special rapporteur has said the evidence gathered during the inquiry into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi suggests that the Saudi state is responsible for the murder. Read More »

Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi in 'critical condition'

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In April, Essebsi announced he would not stand for re-election in the November polls, to make way for someone younger. Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said on Facebook that Essebsi was receiving the attention he needed and that people should stop spreading fake news about his condition, after some reports said the president had died. Read More »

Denver man dies after getting sick during Dominican Republic vacation

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State Department has called the recent coverage of deceased tourists exaggerated. However, the saddest part of this story is that Khalid Adkins was trying to get home to the United States before he died. In response, other major airlines , including United and American , have confirmed to Fox News that the carriers are dealing with passengers on a "case by case" basis. Read More »

Kim Jong Un is willing to denuclearize, Xi Jinping says

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Xi, who met with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the G20 summit, was relaying a conversation he had had with Kim in Pyongyang , South Korean news agency Yonhap reported . He also said the letters Trump and Kim have recently exchanged show that their "willingness to engage in dialogue has never faded". He later began studying Korean and visited North Korea for the first time in 2012. Read More »

United States woman who lost her unborn baby charged with child’s death

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In the context of criminal homicide, a "person" is defined in the code as "a human being, including an unborn child in utero at any stage of development, regardless of viability". "Today, Marshae Jones is being charged with manslaughter for being pregnant and getting shot while engaging in an altercation with a person who had a gun". Read More »

Algerian teen catches falling toddler in Turkey

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Feuzi was concerned when he saw the child approach the open window. The "alert" teenager garnered praises as the video went viral on social media. When he was asked about the incident, Feuzi said that he did what was a need at that time. After Feuzi caught her, the locals can be seen confronting her. Her rescuer said he did what he had to do to save the girl: "I did what was necessary for the love of Allah". Read More »

Soldier in Brazil's G20 team arrested in Spain with cocaine

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The Brazilian Ministry of Defense said in a statement that they're disappointed in the conduct of a member of their military and announced a military police inquiry. "He was working as a mule". Bolsonaro's original official itinerary listed Seville as a stopover on Tuesday night, but an updated version cited Lisbon. Read More »

Erdogan says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries shouldn't sanction each other amid row over S400

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NATO allies believe the system contravenes the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, which is considered to be a cornerstone of European nuclear security. The Trump administration has blamed Iran for recent attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, as well as bombings in Iraq. "However, we have seen no sign that Russian Federation is willing to do so". Read More »

RAF fighter jets scrambled as plane makes unscheduled landing at Stansted

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Officials haven't commented on what the security risk was, though a CNN reporter said it was due to a bomb threat. Typhoon fighter jets escorted the jet to the airport, according to CNN . London Stansted airport confirmed that the airport had re-opened and is fully operational, following the precautionary landing of Boeing 777. Essex Police are making inquiries. Read More »

Boris Johnson predicts 'million-to-one' chance of no-deal Brexit

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Around a dozen Conservative MPs are also said to be ready to bring down a Johnson government in order to stop a "no deal" scenario. "It is over two weeks now since we delivered a letter to the current Prime Minister Theresa May asking that we should be allowed in to look at the state of no deal preparations". Read More »

Donald Trump: Google, Twitter, Fb 'making an strive to rig the election'

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Trump said. Donald Trump Attacks Social Media Companies After Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Other Extremists . "She hates the United States, perhaps more than any person I've ever met", Trump said. Trump also said that Twitter has made it hard for people to follow his personal Twitter account. Conservative activist James O'Keefe released a video Monday that purports to show an Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG ) (NASDAQ: GOOGL ) executive openly stating the company has ... Read More »

Mother Allegedly Beaten Up by 13-Year-Old Who Bullied Her Son

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Now the woman and her husband are speaking out. Her 12-year-old son was walking beside her and saw one of the three bullies coming up to them. Without hesitation, the 13-year-old bully punched Ruiz's son , and when she tried to intervene, the bully reportedly threw her to the ground and she lost consciousness. Read More »

New Jersey couple goes missing on vacation in Barbados

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The couple has also not returned to their hotel. They arrived at the hotel on Sunday and were scheduled to check out on Friday, according to police. Barbadian authorities are asking for help in the search and are working in tandem with the US Embassy to uncover answers in the freaky case. Read More »

Kushner reveals logic behind Palestinian 'opportunity of the century'

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The economy is important". "We can not just settle for a political solution without improving people's lives, because that will hinder the political solution". Kushner said the point of the summit is to stop repeating what didn't work in the past and look at the Israeli Palestinian conflict through a different lens. Read More »

Woman With "Super-Strength" Triggers Hijack Alert on Jet2 Plane

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In turn, this sparked concern among the citizens who, hearing the sonic booms of the fighter jets, thought they'd heard explosions or planes crashing. The Essex Police later confirmed: "We were made aware of a disruptive passenger on an inbound flight to Stansted this evening, Saturday, June 22". Now we're back at Stansted waiting for the police to come and get her! A woman arrested at the weekend after fighter jets were scrambled to escort a plane back to Stansted Airport has been ... Read More »

Germany's Merkel seen shaking again at Berlin event

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has appeared unsteady and shaking for the second time in 10 days. She later said she was fine after drinking three glasses of water, which she "apparently needed" because of dehydration. Merkel's office wouldn't comment on the cause or otherwise elaborate. It is not publicly known if the 64-year-old Merkel, who has led Germany since 2005, has any health problems. Read More »

10th American dies in Dominican Republic

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He says the Dominican Republic is still a good place for a summer vacation. An autopsy will be carried out. "It's not true that there has been an avalanche of American tourists dying in our country, and it's not true that we have mysterious deaths", said Tourism Minister Francisco Javier Garcia, according to WTVR . Read More »