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by | May 18, 2019 | 04:39

WABC reports that the pilot was ok and that there were no passengers on the aircraft. The pilot, who only suffered a hand injury, deployed the helicopter's flotation equipment and was picked up by a passing boat shortly after the helicopter hit the water, Hughes added .

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:37

Alaska State Troopers named 37-year-old Elsa Wilk as the Canadian victim of the crash, which killed six people . The US National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the collision, which happened around 1 pm local time. The investigators will be collecting information from the survivors, the Federal Aviation Administration , any other witnesses who might have been in the area, flight logs, training records and other sources, including the wrecked planes, Homendy said.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:39

White House Counsel Pat Cipollone rejected Democratic efforts to investigate President Trump , arguing in a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler that Congress does not have the legal authority for a "do-over" of the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller .

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:27

Chronic Inc. of the Canadian province of Ontario shipped the household trash-including plastic bottles and bags, newspapers and diapers-to the Philippines through Chronic Plastics Inc. Earlier last month, Mr Duterte strongly criticised Canada, saying it had turned his country into a "dump site". "The container vans were falsely declared to contain homogenous plastic scrap material when in fact these shipments contained heterogenous waste including baled household garbage", CELL said.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:26

May, who became prime minister in the chaos that followed the 2016 referendum when Britons voted 52 per cent to 48 per cent to leave the European Union, survived a no-confidence vote of her Conservative lawmakers in December. The pound sank to $1.275, its lowest level since mid-January. Brexit Secretary Steve Barclay blamed Labour for the breakdown of talks, saying the Conservative government had been willing to make concessions.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:25

However, the rebel move was greeted with great scepticism by coalition forces fighting to restore Yemen's government, who accused the Houthis of putting fighters in civilian coast guard and police uniforms in order to retain control of the ports, through which 70% of Yemen's food, fuel and aid flow.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:28

Worldwide technology companies are anxious about the effects of these moves on the technology industry. "China will take further necessary measures to resolutely safeguard the legitimate rights and interests of Chinese enterprises". The newspaper said Dutch intelligence agency AIVD was looking into whether the situation had enabled spying by the Chinese government. It has never before been used in a way that restricts an entire industry.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:23

Speaking of the press, he said , "They make it sound like it's a conflict". She said a failure to inform Congress is "part of a pattern" for the Trump administration "that is not right" because the power to declare war resides with the Congress.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:26

Thousands of LGBT activists and gay rights supporters who braved heavy rain outside the national parliament during the vote, waved rainbow flags and cheered as the decision was announced. They told the government they had to make it a law within two years. What other countries have same-sex marriage? "We took a big step toward true equality, and made Taiwan a better country".

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:24

In the absence of such a system, America is losing people who want to start companies, and in many cases, are forced to leave the country and go back to where they came from, he said. He said bogus asylum seekers take assistance money from legitimate asylum seekers and are beginning to strain government finances. The commander in chief also charged that numerous asylum seekers from Central America who are flooding across the southern border are making bogus claims .

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:24

A spokesperson for Manning told Reuters earlier that she would argue that the grand jury is only used for investigations and that it is improper to call Manning in order to prepare for trial. If a judge were to determine that incarcerating Ms. Manning were punitive rather than coercive, Ms. Manning would not be jailed. The fine would go up to $1,000 a day if she continues to refuse to testify after 60 days, the law enforcement official and a spokesman for her attorneys said.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:23

Prime Minister Peter O'Neill, has paid tribute to the former Prime Minister of Australia, Bob Hawke who died at the age of 89. Robert James Lee Hawke was born in the agricultural community of Bordertown, South Australia, to a Congregationalist minister father.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:17

That flight has not yet been scheduled. After the fatal crashes in Indonesia last October and in Ethiopia this March , investigators tentatively concluded that the MCAS system repeatedly forced both planes into nose dives, due to spurious data that the system was receiving from a single angle-of-attack sensor mounted on each plane's exterior.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:16

A spokesman for the UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said: "We are working closely with the Emirati authorities following reports of a small aircraft crash in Dubai ". "We are deeply saddened by today's plane crash in Dubai , and our heartfelt condolences are with the victims' families", the statement said. Honeywell, however, later clarified that it did not own the plane.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:13

Prosecutors revealed details about Flynn's communications in a court filing aimed at showing the extent of his cooperation with Mueller's investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the first days of the Trump White House about his interactions with then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and about his lobbying for Turkey.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:13

Former diplomat Michael Kovrig is "suspected of collecting state secrets and intelligence" while businessman Michael Spavor is suspected of "stealing and illegally offering state secrets" overseas, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said Thursday.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:12

Federal officials said Friday there are no immediate plans to fly migrants to Florida. A big question hanging over the two-county plan is why a third South Florida county - neighboring Miami-Dade, just south of Broward - wasn't included as well.

by | May 18, 2019 | 04:02

A break in the investigation came after the woman who said she had given birth to the baby set up an online fundraising campaign, another spokeswoman for Ms Ochoa-Lopez's family said. Authorities say that the same day Ochoa-Lopez vanished, a 46-year-old woman called 911 about a baby in distress. The newborn is in grave condition and not expected to survive.

by | May 18, 2019 | 03:59

Ross noted in an interview yesterday with Fox Business Network that even many U.S. rural telecommunications companies use the cheaper Huawei technology in their 4G systems. Meanwhile, memory chips used in Huawei smartphones that are produced by American firms like Micron could be substituted out for South Korean products.