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Boeing says finalizing software upgrade, revising pilot training for 737 Max

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 5:56pm
Boeing Co said on Sunday it was finalizing the development of a software upgrade and a revision of pilot training for its 737 MAX, the plane that has suffered two fatal crashes in the last five months.

Trump stance on Muslims, Fox host in spotlight after mosque shootings

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 5:17pm
President Donald Trump on Sunday championed a Fox News personality who made anti-Muslim remarks as his White House rejected any attempt to link the U.S. leader to a shooter who killed 50 people in two New Zealand mosques.

Britain offers assistance to New Zealand after mosque shootings

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 5:08pm
Britain will provide any assistance needed to New Zealand following Friday's shootings at two New Zealand mosques that killed 50 people, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday during a call with her New Zealand counterpart, Jacinda Ardern.

More flooding expected for devastated U.S. plains states

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 4:28pm
There was no let up in sight for devastating floods across the U.S. Central Plains states that have already killed two people, torn apart homes and businesses and cut off small towns, forecasters said on Sunday.

Ethiopian Airlines black boxes show similarities to Lion Air crash: ministry

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 4:01pm
Ethiopia said on Sunday the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people had "clear similarities" with October's Lion Air crash, according to initial analysis of the black boxes recovered from the wreckage of the March 10 disaster.

Suspected New Zealand mosque gunman visited Israel in 2016

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 3:19pm
The main suspect in New Zealand's mosque attacks made a brief visit to Israel in late 2016, Israeli officials said on Sunday.

French PM plans new security measures after Champs Elysees rioting

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 3:15pm
France's prime minister will present plans on Monday to crack down on rioters, his office said, after a new flare-up of violence linked to the yellow vest protest movement.

U.S. agencies have not validated Ethiopian Airlines black box data: U.S. officials

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 2:57pm
U.S. officials have not yet validated data from the black boxes of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed killing all 157 people on board, emphasizing the investigation remains in the very early stages, two officials briefed on the matter told Reuters Sunday.

Pakistan salutes hero of New Zealand mosque shooting

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 2:00pm
Pakistan bestowed a national award on one of the victims of last week's mosque attack in New Zealand who died along with his son while trying to confront the suspected white supremacist accused of the country's worst peacetime mass shooting.

Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank go public on merger talks

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:57am
Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank confirmed on Sunday they were in talks about a merger, although both cautioned that a deal was far from a foregone conclusion.

Accounts emerge of heroism in New Zealand mosques; bodies to be released

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:25am
Accounts emerged on Sunday of heroic attempts to tackle a gunman who slaughtered 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, as authorities prepared to begin releasing the bodies of victims to their families for burial.

'You are safe now': moments of heroism in Christchurch massacre

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:25am
As New Zealanders struggled to cope with the deadly mayhem in Christchurch, stories of heroism have emerged from the tragedy, including a worshiper who chased away the gunman armed only with a credit card machine.

An Indian family grieves as hours pass without father's body after New Zealand shootings

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:24am
Indian immigrant Imran Khokhar, 27, had dropped off his father at the Al Noor mosque in Christchurch and was still in the parking lot when he heard the screams.

Parisians clean up after more weekend rioting on Champs Elysees

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 8:17am
Workers began cleaning up the Champs Elysees in Paris on Sunday after rioters ransacked stores and restaurants in a new flare-up of violence linked to the yellow vest protest movement.

Jacinda Ardern burnishes leadership after Christchurch carnage

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:36am
The calm and compassion shown by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in response to the killing of 50 Muslims by a suspected white supremacist has burnished the credentials of a leader whose youth and celebrity had given critics' doubts.

At Ethiopia flight memorial, white roses mark passing of lives

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:32am
Bouquets of white roses surrounded aviation staff as they gathered at Bole International Airport on Sunday to remember the two pilots and six crew, who perished along with 149 passengers in the Ethiopia Airlines crash a week ago.

Under pressure, Britain's May scrambles to win support for Brexit deal

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 7:05am
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government was scrambling on Sunday to get support in parliament for her Brexit deal at the third time of asking, aiming to persuade doubters with threats and promises to avoid any move to oust her.

UK's Labour will force confidence motion if May's deal fails: Corbyn

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:37am
Britain's opposition Labour Party would force a confidence vote in Theresa May's government if the prime minister loses another vote on her Brexit withdrawal deal, leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Sunday.

Labour's Corbyn invites UK lawmakers to help break Brexit impasse

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:37am
Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has written to lawmakers from across Britain's parliament to discuss ways to break the Brexit impasse, just days before the prime minister is expected to put her deal to another vote.

Senator Gillibrand formally launches presidential campaign

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 6:26am
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand formally launched her presidential bid on Sunday morning, announcing she will deliver her first major speech next week in front of Trump International Hotel in New York City.

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