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Ethiopian official: 'Clear similarities' between catastrophic Boeing plane crashes

Ethiopian official: 'Clear similarities' between catastrophic Boeing plane crashesAs Ethiopians mourned those killed in last Sunday's plane crash, the transport minister said there are 'clear similarities' with an October accident.



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Democrats' civil war between progressives and moderates will bring 2020 Trump victory

Democrats' civil war between progressives and moderates will bring 2020 Trump victorySince the 2016 election, progressive and moderate Democrats have been unified by hatred of President Trump, but the cracks in the party are opening.



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'Clear similarities' between Boeing crashes in Ethiopia, Indonesia

'Clear similarities' between Boeing crashes in Ethiopia, IndonesiaFlight recorder data recovered from the wreckage of Boeing 737 MAX planes that crashed in Ethiopia and Indonesia shows “clear similarities,” Addis Ababa said Sunday as the US maker announced it was finalizing a software update for its under fire anti-stall system. Pressure was mounting meanwhile on the US Federal Aviation Administration, which insisted it had followed standard procedures in certifying the plane model, even as it was reported to have come under investigation by the Department of Transport. “The 737 MAX certification program followed the FAA’s standard certification process,” the agency said in an email to AFP.



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PHOTOS: In Gaza, women walk thin line between hope and despair

PHOTOS: In Gaza, women walk thin line between hope and despairThose restrictions have devastated Gaza’s economy and left many of its women, like Rudwan’s younger sister, struggling to find work after graduating from college.



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Kirstjen Nielsen testimony: DHS Secretary could not explain difference between dog cages and detention areas for migrant children

Kirstjen Nielsen testimony: DHS Secretary could not explain difference between dog cages and detention areas for migrant childrenDepartment of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen struggled to answer questions from House Democrats about her role in implementing the Trump administration’s strict immigration policy and the subsequent family separation during her first hearing. At one point during Wednesday’s testimony, Ms Nielsen denied that migrant children separated from their families at the border were held in cages. “Sir, they are not cages, they are areas of the border facility that are carved out for the safety and protection of those who remain there while they’re being processed,” she responded during a tense exchange with House Homeland Security Committee Chair Bennie Thompson.



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The Latest: Fresh fighting erupts between India, Pakistan

The Latest: Fresh fighting erupts between India, PakistanISLAMABAD (AP) — The Latest on escalating India-Pakistan tensions (all times local):



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Group sees 'disconnect' between pope's words, actions on sex abuse

Group sees 'disconnect' between pope's words, actions on sex abuseA US-based group that compiles data on sexual abuse by Catholic clerics and bishops accused of covering it up fears that a bid by Pope Francis to tackle the scandals is a case of too little, too late. Speaking ahead of a Vatican summit of bishops this week to discuss the crisis, Anne Barret Doyle, co-director of BishopAccountability.org, complained of a “disconnect” between the pontiff’s strong statements and his actions. The non-governmental organisation is taking part in a counter-summit of victims running alongside the Vatican event.



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Gov. Gavin Newsom curtails plan for High-Speed Rail, plans to only build between Merced and Bakersfield

Gov. Gavin Newsom curtails plan for High-Speed Rail, plans to only build between Merced and BakersfieldGov. Newsom says he's ending the state's effort to build a high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Newsom says he wants to continue construction of the high-speed link from Merced to Bakersfield.



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Heated exchange takes place between Democrats and acting Attorney General Whitaker on Capitol Hill

Heated exchange takes place between Democrats and acting Attorney General Whitaker on Capitol HillDemocrats spar with acting Attorney General Whitaker at a House Judiciary Committee hearing.



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Texas city council member calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a ‘bimbo’ with ‘nothing between your ears’

Texas city council member calls Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a ‘bimbo’ with ‘nothing between your ears’A city council member from Texas has been forced to apologise after calling Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a “bimbo” in a now-deleted tweet directed at the congresswoman. Richardson City Councilman Scott Dunn replied to Ms Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter with the offending remarks, according to screenshots of the tweet that circulated online last week. “The embarrassment is to have bimbos like you with nothing between your ear,” Mr Dunn wrote.



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