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World Media Brexit: UK MPs vote to take control of process for indicative votes
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In his resignation letter, he said he feared that a no-deal Brexit would be an "economic experiment" that a small minority of the Conservative party and United Kingdom would champion. May is reportedly facing pressure from within the Conservative Party to quit over her handling of the Brexit process. "The Government's approach has been an abject failure and this House must now find a solution", Corbyn said.

World Media Ethiopian Airlines 'believes in Boeing'
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United States air-safety regulators are leaning toward approving Boeing's changes to software and pilot training for the Max, the Wall Street Journal reported earlier, citing people familiar with the matter. "Contrary to some media reports, our pilots who fly the new model were trained on all appropriate simulators", Tewolde said in the Monday statement .

World Media U.S. calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'
Author: 0 U.S. calls Russia deployment of planes to Venezuela 'reckless escalation'

After the United States imposed sanctions meant to punish Maduro's government for steamrolling democratic institutions, Caracas has been desperate to find new ways to get cash and other forms of global support. Earlier a diplomatic source from Caracas told Sputnik that a group of Russian military personnel had arrived in the Venezuelan capital of Caracas to take part in consultations with country's officials on defence industry cooperation.

World Media Final Syrian Islamic State stronghold falls, according to USA backed forces
Author: 0 Final Syrian Islamic State stronghold falls, according to USA backed forces

Bringing out a slightly different, and yet profoundly monumental, map President Donald Trump showed to reporters on Wednesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the ISIS caliphate has officially been defeated. "It was where ISIS first captured territory, and it is where they finally lost". Think about that before you destroy your lives and the lives of your family! He has said several times in recent weeks that Islamic State had lost all its land even though ...

World Media Somalia: Terrorist bombs, gunfire kill at least 10
Author: 0 Somalia: Terrorist bombs, gunfire kill at least 10

Saqar Ibrahim Abdalla, Somalia's deputy minister of labor and social affairs, was killed in his ground-floor office shortly after gunmen entered the building, he said. Claimed by the Al-Shabaab Islamist group, the assault was a sign of the insurgency's continued ability to strike at the heart of Somalia's government, despite years of foreign military support for Mogadishu .

World Media Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements
Author: 0 Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

The changes are meant to decrease the chances of triggering the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS, which is believed to have played a role in the Lion Air crash in October. In the simulations with the current MCAS software, the test pilots used existing procedures to disable the system, while test flights using the new software required less intervention from the pilots, the person said.

World Media Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Trump reversing new sanctions on North Korea

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday that President Donald Trump chose to reverse sanctions targeting North Korea just a day after the U.S. Thursday's punitive action is the first taken against Pyongyang since nuclear negotiations with the U.S.in Hanoi last month ended without agreement.

World Media No collusion: Key takeaways from Mueller's Russian Federation findings
Author: 0 No collusion: Key takeaways from Mueller's Russian Federation findings

Barr, in his letter, said it was his "goal and intent ... to release as much of the Special Counsel's report as I can" consistent with laws protecting grand jury testimony as well as information that is part of ongoing investigations. To some it may seem that Mueller kicked the can down the road. He has frequently derided Mueller's work as a "witch hunt" and denies collaborating with Moscow or obstructing justice.

World Media Heresa May Faces New Pressure To Resign Over Brexit
Author: 0 Heresa May Faces New Pressure To Resign Over Brexit

Addressing Mrs May directly, he called on her to "look out [of] your window" to see "this magnificent crowd today". He wrote today: "I'm afraid it's all over for the PM". If MPs overcome numerous objections from " Brexiteers " and "Remainers" and approve the exit deal, Britain will leave the European Union on May 22.

World Media Mueller finds no Trump-Russia conspiracy but some questions left unresolved
Author: 0 Mueller finds no Trump-Russia conspiracy but some questions left unresolved

In his four-page summary of Mueller's confidential report , U.S. Attorney General William Barr wrote that Mueller "sets out evidence on both sides of the question" of obstruction of justice . Mueller brought charges against 34 people and three companies during his investigation, with prison sentences for some of Trump's former aides such as campaign chairman Paul Manafort and longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen.

World Media Trump and Netanyahu: Embattled leaders turn to each other for political boost
Author: 0 Trump and Netanyahu: Embattled leaders turn to each other for political boost

Netanyahu is locked in a tough election fight with a centrist political alliance headed by former military chief Benny Gantz and ex-finance minister Yair Lapid. Former prisoner Bishr al-Maqt also said that 'the Golan is a Syrian territory and could not be anything else despite expansionist and colonialist projects, ' and pointed out that Trump's statements are idiocy issued by a character of unusual and irresponsible behavior.

World Media Trump slams European automakers, threatens USA tariffs
Author: 0 Trump slams European automakers, threatens USA tariffs

In his interview on Fox Business Network, Trump said that eliminating tariffs on all auto trade wouldn't necessarily help us automakers. WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump warned on March 20 that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a "substantial period" to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement.

World Media Israel Strikes Gaza After Border Bombs
Author: 0 Israel Strikes Gaza After Border Bombs

Hamas claimed on Arab TV networks that the rocket was sacked "by mistake", possibly caused by the stormy weather, echoing a similar claim from 11 days ago when it fired two long-range rockets at Tel Aviv, an attack which elicited a broad Israel Air Force (IAF) strike on some 100 terror targets in Gaza.

World Media Mueller report latest: Trump laments 'illegal take-down that failed'
Author: 0 Mueller report latest: Trump laments 'illegal take-down that failed'

None of those charges directly related to the allegations of collusion between the campaign and Moscow - allegations that President Trump has always denied. Barr emphasized that he made that decision without considering longstanding department guidance that a sitting president can't be indicted. The letter sheds some light on how Mueller approached the collusion question.

World Media Man caught on camera kicking elderly woman in the Bronx arrested
Author: 0 Man caught on camera kicking elderly woman in the Bronx arrested

The attack happened on March 10 after 3 a.m., but the video did not surface until recently. The woman was allegedly kicked in the head. Gomez was taken into custody and charged with felony assault in connection to the incident. NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot F. Shea tweeted a photo with a caption announcing , "The subject wanted for the brutal subway attack of an elderly woman IS IN CUSTODY".

World Media Second Parkland shooting survivor has taken own life, sources say
Author: 0 Second Parkland shooting survivor has taken own life, sources say

Police confirmed the juvenile was a current Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student, but did not release further details. Coral Springs police say a second Parkland shooting survivor has taken his life. Meadow's father Andrew Pollack, who has turned into a gun reform activist following the attack, told the Miami Herald his "heart goes out to those poor, poor parents".

World Media ANC calls for Paris agreement to be legally enforced following Cyclone Idai
Author: 0 ANC calls for Paris agreement to be legally enforced following Cyclone Idai

Aid workers are desperately trying to get emergency supplies to tens of thousands of people hit by cyclone Idai that swept across Southern Africa. "Canada is providing life-saving humanitarian assistance as Malawi , Mozambique and Zimbabwe deal with the impact of this horrific tropical cyclone", Minister of International Development Maryam Monsef said in a statement.

World Media Norway Cruise Ship Passengers Rescued
Author: 0 Norway Cruise Ship Passengers Rescued

One of the rescue ships - a freighter named Hagland Captain - also lost engine power and two helicopters were diverted to rescue its crew. We will provide updates as they become available. The rescues took place under hard conditions that included wind gusts up to 38 knots (43 mph) and waves over 8 meters (26 feet) high. Posts from social media showed passengers struggling to stay upright as the ship tilted amid wind gusts of up to 43 miles per hour and waves up to 26 feet high.

World Media Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44
Author: 0 Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

The death toll climbed to 64 in one of the worst industrial accidents of China in recent times which knocked down buildings, tossed children into air and caused a tremor equivalent to a magnitude-3.0 quake, officials said Saturday. The State Council, China's cabinet, has formed a team to investigate the explosion. The local fire brigade pulled a man in his 40s from the rubble of the destroyed chemical plant around dawn on Saturday, according to a statement on the city government's official ...

World Media Have You Taken The Google 'Florida Man Challenge'?
Author: 0 Have You Taken The Google 'Florida Man Challenge'?

The term Florida man has become an internet meme which grew out of the high volume of news stories that reference freakish, ridiculous and disgusting crimes committed by, you guessed it, a Florida man . Let's just wrap up with a classic: August 23: Half-naked man walks goat in the rain, welcome to Florida! To top it off, it's hot and sunny year-round, so people are always out and about.

World Media USA imposes new sanctions on Venezuela
Author: 0 USA imposes new sanctions on Venezuela

The development triggered alarm internationally. Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez went on state television Saturday alleging that Roberto Marrero was the ringleader of a plot to bring hitmen from Central America to Venezuela to carry out assassinations.

World Media UAE thanks NZ PM for 'sincere empathy' towards Muslims after Christchurch attack
Author: 0 UAE thanks NZ PM for 'sincere empathy' towards Muslims after Christchurch attack

SHALALDEH: And then I just, straightaway, went to the ladies prayer rooms. Thousands gathered Friday in Christchurch as the Muslim call to prayer rang out, to remember the 50 people killed by a lone gunman at two mosques a week ago. "The national remembrance service provides an opportunity for Cantabrians (Christchurch-area residents), New Zealanders and people all around the world to come together as one to honour the victims of the terrorist attack", Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern ...

World Media Two American service members killed in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Two American service members killed in Afghanistan

With the latest casualties, the number of USA soldiers killed in Afghanistan this year has reached four. A spokesperson for the coalition told CNN that "the incident is under investigation and we have no additional information to provide".

World Media Teachers Shot 'Execution Style' With Pellet Guns During Active Shooter Drill
Author: 0 Teachers Shot 'Execution Style' With Pellet Guns During Active Shooter Drill

Some teachers suffered welts, and "blood was drawn", according to the association's Twitter thread. It will discontinue using an airsoft gun after receiving a complaint, according to the Star . 'They shot all of us across our backs. Bill sponsor Republican Rep. Wendy McNamara of Evansville seemed amenable Wednesday to some sort of an addition.

World Media 'Need to work together for peace in region', Modi tells Imran Khan
Author: 0 'Need to work together for peace in region', Modi tells Imran Khan

Journalist Beena Sarwar said that Prime Minister Modi's message to Prime Minister Imran Khan was the kind of diplomatic overture that this region sorely needed. The military escalation between India and Pakistan may have abated, but tensions remain high following the latest series of aggressions triggered by a February 14 suicide bomb attack in Indian-administered Kashmir that killed at least 42 paramilitary personnel.

World Media At New York mosque, UN chief pledges to help protect religious sites
Author: 0 At New York mosque, UN chief pledges to help protect religious sites

Guterres said the attack in New Zealand was "utterly appalling" but "perhaps not utterly surprising", citing the rise of anti-Muslim hatred, anti-Semitism and bigotry. "Hate speech is spreading like wildfire", he said. Mahathir Mohamad, a prominent Muslim statesman, says he discussed ways to improve the perception of Muslims around the world in talks Friday in Pakistan with Prime Minister Imran Khan.