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The pilots of the Boeing 737 that crashed off Indonesia last month struggled 26 times to stop the flight computer pulling the plane down after a recurring problem with crucial monitoring instruments. Aeronautics consultant Douglas Moss, a retired United Airlines pilot, said that Boeing and government regulators, among others, share blame for allowing the delivery of planes that operated in unexpected ways during emergencies and for failing to make the changes clear to pilots charged with ...
  • Hyde-Smith Holds Lead On Espy

    Hyde-Smith Holds Lead On Espy

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    The group says on its website that "The preservation of liberty and freedom was the motivating factor in the South's decision to fight the Second American Revolution". Hyde-Smith's daughter later attended a similar private school established around the same time, according to the Free Press. Cindy Hyde-Smith and try to keep her seat in Republican hands.
  • Australia's largest steer lives in the South West

    Australia's largest steer lives in the South West

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    Holstein-Friesians are a dairy breed. "We knew that he was always going to grow into a big steer, but we never realised he'd get this big", Mr Pearson told Today Tonight . "We've seen, over the last 30 to 40 years, quite a considerable increase in the average size of the cow", he said. "We have a high turnover of cattle and he was lucky enough to stay behind".
  • Paul Manafort Met With Julian Assange Months Before WikiLeaks Published DNC Emails

    Paul Manafort Met With Julian Assange Months Before WikiLeaks Published DNC Emails

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    The Guardian report, which was based on unnamed sources, claimed that Manafort had met Assange in the Ecuadorean embassy in London, in 2013, 2015 and 2016. As whistleblower advocate Naomi Colvin and others pointed out, official Ecuadorian embassy visitor logs make no mention of any Manafort appearances, let alone the three separate appearances reported by the Guardian .
  • Woman impaled while trying to climb fence at US-Mexico border

    Woman impaled while trying to climb fence at US-Mexico border

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    Juan Manuel Gastélum, mayor of Tijuana, Mexico, said Monday he could not condone the actions. At the same time, Gastélum acknowledged he has "mixed emotions and (is) a little bit mad with the people who are taking their kids, taking their little ones, their siblings to a point where it is very unsafe for them and it is not fair".
  • Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others

    Border Patrol Arrests 42 Migrants While Mexico Deports Others

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    A migrant waves a Honduran flag along the railroad tracks at the Mexico-U.S. border in Tijuana, Mexico, Nov. 25, 2018, as a group of migrants tries to reach the United States. Numerous thousands who have gathered in Tijuana have said they will wait there until they can seek asylum. The vast majority of those assembled at the border were economic migrants who would not qualify for asylum, he told CNN , adding that there were few women and children.
  • GM to close factories in Michigan, Ohio, Canada

    GM to close factories in Michigan, Ohio, Canada

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    Some will take buyouts while others will be laid off. He said instead, the province will immediately bolster unemployment insurance and retraining measures to help the almost 3,000 workers who will lose their jobs. The United Automobile Workers (UAW) union vowed to "confront this decision by GM through every legal, contractual and collective bargaining avenue open to our membership".
  • Melania Trump's Blood-Red Christmas Trees at White House Set Internet on Fire

    Melania Trump's Blood-Red Christmas Trees at White House Set Internet on Fire

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    Another was a replica of President Bill Clinton's boyhood home in Arkansas. First Lady Melania Trump unveiled the White House Christmas decorations on Monday, including this year's show-stopping tree. Another said: "Beautiful, Mrs Trump!" The Green Room focuses on America's bounty and harvest. The tree measures 18 feet tall and is dressed in over 500 feet of blue velvet ribbon embroidered in gold with each State and territory.
  • Estonia condemns Russian attack on Ukrainian vessels in Kerch Strait

    Estonia condemns Russian attack on Ukrainian vessels in Kerch Strait

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    Kiev called Russia's actions a flagrant violation of global law, because the Black Sea is free for shipping, and Crimea belongs to Ukraine. The Kerch Strait between the Azov and Black seas. The ships were all captured by the Russians, reported al-Jazeera . Ukraine will be under martial law for 30 days after the country's Parliament voted to support President Petro Poroshenko's motion, arguing it was needed to fight "growing aggression from Russia".
  • On Thanksgiving Day President Trump Feuds With Justice Roberts

    On Thanksgiving Day President Trump Feuds With Justice Roberts

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    The remarks marked the first public response by Roberts to Trump over the Republican president's frequent criticism of the federal judiciary. Yes, some judges seek to make law rather than interpret it, but most - as Roberts said - do "their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them".
  • May Arrives in Brussels for Brexit Summit

    May Arrives in Brussels for Brexit Summit

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    On Friday, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said he will not decide whether to attend Sunday's summit until the assurances are provided. May met the presidents of the European commission, European council and European parliament on Saturday evening.
  • Government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case

    Government seeks quick ruling on transgender troops case

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    The Trump administration is "forcing [the court] into a minefield that many justices would nearly surely prefer to avoid", Matz said. The request, if granted, would mean not waiting for decisions from federal appeals courts now considering the issue.
  • Indian island police struggle to get body of American

    Indian island police struggle to get body of American

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    While scholars believe North Sentinelese islanders probably migrated from Africa roughly 50,000 years ago, nearly nothing is known about their lives today, from what language they speak to how many survive. "He was willing to give his life to share Jesus with the people on North Sentinel island ", Staver said in a press release. Local media have reported that Mr Chau may have wanted to meet the tribe to preach Christianity to them.