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by | June 18, 2019 | 08:27

Airbus officials avoided directly attacking arch-rival Boeing at a news conference ahead of the world's largest air show as the United States company's competing 737 MAX remains grounded for a third month. "This is the most trying of times", Boeing commercial airplanes boss Kevin McAllister told a press briefing. Boeing and the FAA said the warning light was not critical for flight safety.

by | June 18, 2019 | 07:36

It appears Pyeongyang will be rolling out the red carpet in a big way. Chinese President Xi Jinping - under siege at home by a sea of protesters in Hong Kong and embroiled in a staredown with the United States over trade - is set to travel to North Korea for a state visit, the first such trip in 14 years by a Chinese leader, Beijing announced.

by | June 18, 2019 | 06:53

The Japanese-owned tanker, abandoned by its crew, was being towed to a port in the United Arab Emirates on Friday, after a Dutch firm said it had been appointed to salvage the ships. Three weeks later, on May 12, Iran attacked four oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz, according to the White House. Although information of what exactly happened was still scarce, the incidents near the strategically important Strait of Hormuz prompted worldwide alarm and sent oil prices spiralling upward.

by | June 18, 2019 | 05:44

But Trump's reaction caused quite the reaction from viewers on Twitter . "Big Rally tomorrow night in Orlando, Florida, looks to be setting records", he wrote. His campaign called the numbers old and outdated. Perhaps he was trying to warn Trump to shut up, and the president was too dumb to notice that his chief of staff was trying to protect him from himself.

by | June 18, 2019 | 05:02

The justices vacated that lower court decision and ordered a do-over in line with the Supreme Court's ruling past year where the justices found anti-religious sentiments poisoned Colorado's case against a different baker. "The Supreme Court seems to making something much harder than it needs to be, when, in fact, it really seems to be a very straightforward application of well-settled legal principles".

by | June 18, 2019 | 04:45

This is an increase from last year's polling, which showed support at 39% for and 51% against impeaching the president. Trump had insisted "they were fake polls", but Tapper again emphasized, "That is not true". CNN and other outlets first reported the numbers - which showed Trump trailing Joe Biden in states like MI and Wisconsin - weeks ago, but a purge of the polling team was proposed after Trump grew angry about coverage of the numbers in recent days.

by | June 18, 2019 | 04:44

But pink cat ears and whiskers were superimposed onto the local boss's face. "I wasn't the only one-two officials sitting along me were also hit by the cat filter", he said . "Who let the cats out!" added Twitter user @sibkaifee, while @MustafaBaloch turned to the social network to make a jibe, writing: "WTH!" Shaukat Yousafzai's social media team was live streaming his address to media in Peshawar last week when the cat filter was accidentally enabled.

by | June 18, 2019 | 04:31

She also responded to the question about the impeachment investigation, calling it a "constitutional responsibility", while confirming that progressive Democrats are frustrated with Speaker Pelosi, who has resisted calls for impeachment proceedings.

by | June 18, 2019 | 03:02

A shooting at a graduation party in Philadelphia has left a man dead and five other people wounded, authorities said. At least eight people were shot, he said. Ross said police have increased patrols to combat the problem, but the answer to violence in the city needs to come from not just the police. "That's something that's even more troubling - that you could do that realising the carnage you could cause", he went on.

by | June 17, 2019 | 23:42

To do the trick, a ferry took Lahiri to the middle of the river just under the Howrah Bridge , according to Jayanta Shaw, a photographer for a local newspaper who was covering the event. "I asked him why he risked his life for magic", Mr Shaw said. "The magic that Lahiri was to perform was very risky and complicated", he said. Meanwhile, twitter users in different parts of the world are expressing shock at the incident.

by | June 17, 2019 | 23:22

America's sanctions were aimed at bringing "maximum pressure" on Iran, and they're succeeding; the economic pain has driven Iran to demand that Europe provide some relief ASAP or else it'll quit the deal too. But it added there was "still time" for European countries to act by protecting Iran from reinstated USA sanctions. "As long as Iran is fulfilling these criteria we should stick to this deal".

by | June 17, 2019 | 23:14

Their decision to move there allowed police to reopen streets to traffic. Organisers said nearly 2 million people turned out to demand that Ms Lam step down, in what is becoming the most significant challenge to China's relationship with the territory since it was handed back by Britain 22 years ago.

by | June 17, 2019 | 22:15

However, the Chief Minister said that mass resignation had little value. The meeting, held in presence of the media, came as hospitals around the country suspended all but essential services in solidarity with the Bengal doctors. They added that once their demands were met "adequately and logically", they were hopeful the CM would be considerate enough to end the impasse. In a related development, Priyank Kanoongo, the chairperson of the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, ...

by | June 17, 2019 | 21:27

He was quickly rushed to the hospital where he later died, ' a judicial source said . The 67-year-old was the country's first democratically elected president and a member of Egypt's largest Islamist group, the now banned Muslim Brotherhood.

by | June 17, 2019 | 21:21

Washington - which is already involved in a standoff with Iran over its nuclear programme - has also linked Tehran to a limpet mine attack in May on four other oil tankers . "These were attacks by the Islamic Republic of Iran on commercial shipping on the freedom of navigation with the clear intent to deny transit through the Strait".

by | June 17, 2019 | 20:26

Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi has died during a court appearance, according to state television. America, a close ally of Egypts military dictators both during Hosni Mubarak and now Al-Sisi had always refused to call the ouster of Morsi a military coup.

by | June 17, 2019 | 19:28

Others called it too little, too late. Speaking before an industry-wide Paris Air Show, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told reporters the company's communication with regulators, customers and the public "was not consistent and that's unacceptable".

by | June 17, 2019 | 18:56

Authorities said the incident is under investigation. The report also confirms that the incident, which has made worldwide news, all took place because Ames' daughter walked out of a dollar store with a doll. "I feared that she was hiding something or reaching for a weapon", Meyer wrote. "I, like you, am disturbed by the language and the actions of our officer", Williams said.

by | June 17, 2019 | 18:47

In his latest clash with The New York Times , the United States president once again slammed the "failing" outlet as "the enemy of the people" on Twitter and insisted that it committed "an act of treason" by publishing a story on alleged U.S.

by | June 17, 2019 | 17:12

He has been working lately as a contributor and commentator for Fox News, where he is a vocal supporter of Mr. Trump's border security proposals. If Mexico were designated "a safe third country", those crossing its southern border would have to seek asylum and settle there.