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by | May 21, 2019 | 13:04

As a member of the flying public, the reaction of Boeing to the accidents hasn't created a feeling of confidence in my mind, and I suspect I'm not alone. American Airlines, which has 24 of the aircraft, said it had ordered a 737 MAX simulator that will be delivered and put into operation in December.

by | May 21, 2019 | 13:00

More charges have been laid against the Australian man accused of the Christchurch terrorist attacks. Tarrant was arrested on March 15 for his involvement in the shooting deaths of 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch. He live-streamed himself as he opened fire in the packed Al Noor mosque during Friday prayers and then travelled across town to continue the carnage in the suburban Linwood mosque.

by | May 21, 2019 | 11:58

Voter turnout in 2019 has increased by 84million since the last Lok Sabha elections in 2014. Modi and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi traded insults throughout the campaign. The Congress narrative revolved around livelihood issues such as farmer distress, unemployment, minimum income guarantee or Nyuntam Aay Yojana and demonetisation, while the BJP's pitch was built on a mix of aggressive nationalism and "decisive leadership" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

by | May 21, 2019 | 10:35

Britain's foreign secretary is warning Iran not to "underestimate the resolve of the U.S." amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf. "In the meantime, their economy continues to collapse - very sad for the Iranian people!" The White House says it's important to take a hard line on Iran over its sponsorship of terrorism in the region.

by | May 21, 2019 | 09:27

Zelenskiy won a landslide election in late April with 73% of the vote, defeating the incumbent President Petro Poroshenko as he rode a wave of popular dissatisfaction with Ukraine's political class and weariness over five years of war.

by | May 21, 2019 | 09:22

The decision comes a week after Persson announced she was reopening the investigation , and nearly two years to the day after Sweden's director of public prosecutions, Marianne Ny, said she was unable to continue the probe after Assange took up residence in the Ecuadorian embassy in London in 2012.

by | May 21, 2019 | 08:11

The United Nations and the USA have subjected North Korea to numerous sanctions since its first nuclear test in 2006. Lee said the aid will be provided through agencies such as the World Food Programme, or WFP, and the UN Children's Fund, or UNICEF, for projects supporting the nutrition of children and pregnant women and their health.

by | May 21, 2019 | 06:44

On the other hand, senior BJD leader Prafulla Chandra Ghadai said that the party's Lok Sabha tally in 2019 will dip as compared to 2014 polls, whereas its position will remain unchanged in terms of Assembly seats. Modi and his BJP faced criticism in the run-up to the election over unemployment, in particular for failing to provide opportunities to young people coming on to the job market and for weak farm prices, all of which will be pressing issues for any new government.

by | May 21, 2019 | 06:45

Mnuchin reiterated his contention that Neal's panel lacks a legitimate legislative objective for obtaining the tax returns, a claim Democrats reject. Neal said earlier that this will likely end up in court "as quickly as next week". Democrats had sought to have Mr Mueller testify by last Thursday, but sources familiar with the matter on Friday said that Mr Mueller was unlikely to appear before the committee.

by | May 21, 2019 | 06:23

Mr Farage took to Twitter soon after to denounce the milkshake attack and what it meant for public campaigning, blaming the UK Parliament's inability to successfully exit the European Union after the 2016 referendum. The "milkshaking" of Nigel Farage on Monday was the latest in a series of milk-based protests against far right political figures in the United Kingdom, with "lactose the intolerant" the latest evolution of a long-standing British slapstick tradition of throwing eggs and custard ...

by | May 21, 2019 | 05:54

Kay Ivey signed a bill prohibiting abortion without exceptions for rape and incest. Trump emphasized he is "strongly Pro-Life ", but said he believes in allowing women to get abortions in the case of rape, incest or the health of the mother.

by | May 21, 2019 | 05:47

The Chancellor said he had informed President Alexander van der Bellen about his position and called for the new elections to take place as soon as possible, the DPA noted. He also expressed his wish to call an early election. On the same day, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen called the recording showing Strache "a shameful footage".

by | May 21, 2019 | 04:56

She and others at the top of the tower were not allowed to leave. The Eiffel Tower has been closed after a man was seen climbing up its side. The footage of man scaling the tower is going viral on the internet. It has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, with around 6 million people ascending the landmark every year. The tower, the tallest structure in Paris , is 1,063 feet high, about the same height as an 81-story building.

by | May 21, 2019 | 03:43

A US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer sailed next to a disputed shoal in the South China Sea , ignoring repeated warnings from Beijing to stay clear of the region amid rising tensions between the two economic superpowers. US officials then listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes. China claims nearly all of the strategic South China Sea and frequently lambastes the United States and its allies over naval operations near Chinese-occupied islands.

by | May 21, 2019 | 03:38

The boy, identified as Carlos Gregorio Hernandez Vasquez, had complained of not feeling well on Sunday and was diagnosed by a nurse-practitioner with the flu. Public release of the text messages come after Bowen, a 10-year veteran of Border Patrol, was indicted in May 2018 on counts of deprivation of rights and falsifying records in a federal investigation.

by | May 21, 2019 | 03:27

A bank spokesperson pushed back, telling the Times , "At no time was an investigator prevented from escalating activity identified as potentially suspicious". According to BuzzFeed News , one-fifth of all Trump-branded condos sold in the US since the 1980s were handled in cash transactions that allowed buyers to use shell companies to obscure their finances and identities - a type of exchange that the Treasury Department considers "an attractive avenue for criminals to launder illegal ...

by | May 21, 2019 | 03:03

The possible motive emerged as Clarisa Figueroa, her 24-year-old daughter Desiree and boyfriend Piotr Bobak appeared before a judge a day after they were charged over the death of Marlen Ochoa-Lopez, 19. Clarisa Figueroa apparently wanted to raise another child after her adult son died of natural causes, authorities said. "She was giving clothes away, supposedly under the pretense that her daughters had been given clothes and they had all these extra boy clothes", Garcia told the Post.

by | May 21, 2019 | 01:57

The video claimed that "the creation of the State of Israel itself stems from the Nazis' nationalistic ideology". "People are divided between those who deny the annihilation, others who think that the outcome was exaggerated, and others yet who accuse the Zionist movement of blowing it out of proportion in the service of the plan to establish what would later be known as the 'State of Israel, '" the video continued.

by | May 21, 2019 | 01:37

While Trump has discussed the possibility of the government spying on his campaign in the past, on Friday he tweeted saying that the findings had been "conclusive". "I've got an impeachment investigation resolution you're going to want to cosponsor", she wrote in response to Amash's thread. Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel criticized Amash.

by | May 21, 2019 | 01:32

Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access! Former vice president Joe Biden didn't pull any punches at a campaign rally in Philadelphia on May 18 . But as voters start paying more attention, Biden - who to date has campaigned mostly in broad strokes - will be under pressure to flesh out positions on everything from health care and wages to immigration.