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The Latest: NTSB investigates deadly Hawaii skydiving crash

The Latest: NTSB investigates deadly Hawaii skydiving crashThe National Transportation Safety Board says it will examine repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that crashed and killed 11 people on Oahu’s North Shore. The NTSB’s Jennifer Homendy told reporters at the crash site Sunday that those and other records will all become part of the investigation and final report. Some details are starting to be released about the 11 victims who died when a plane carrying sky divers crashed near a small airport on the North Shore of Oahu.



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'Officer down! Officer down!' Chilling footage reveals deadly shootout in Sacramento

'Officer down! Officer down!' Chilling footage reveals deadly shootout in SacramentoA hearing is Monday for the man accused of killing a rookie Sacramento police officer in a fierce shootout captured on the bodycam of a fellow officer.



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Sri Lanka shakes up top security posts after deadly bombings

Sri Lanka shakes up top security posts after deadly bombingsCOLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's president shook up the country's top security establishment after officials failed to act on intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before the Easter bombings that killed over 350 people, his office said Wednesday.



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State Department Warns 'Terrorists' May Plot More Attacks in Sri Lanka After Deadly Easter Bombings

State Department Warns 'Terrorists' May Plot More Attacks in Sri Lanka After Deadly Easter BombingsThe State Department advises "increased caution due to terrorism" after a series of bombings Sunday killed at least 290 people



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Previous deadly attacks at Easter

Previous deadly attacks at EasterOn April 9, 2017 two churches are bombed on Palm Sunday, killing 45 people. The attacks are in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria, where Coptic Pope Tawadros II had been leading a service. On March 27, 2016, 75 people including many children are killed and hundreds are injured when a bomb packed with ball bearings explodes near a popular park in Lahore where Christians were celebrating Easter.



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IS claims deadly attack on Afghan ministry

IS claims deadly attack on Afghan ministryThe Islamic State group Sunday claimed responsibility for an attack that killed 10 people and trapped around 2,000 for hours inside the communications ministry in the Afghan capital the previous day. Four IS jihadists detonated explosives near the ministry, then entered and “battled Afghan security forces with machine guns and hand grenades for numerous hours”, the group said in a statement on its social media channels. The attack in central Kabul killed seven civilians and three members of the security forces, the interior ministry said on Sunday, in a new toll after three people died of their wounds.



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Suicide bombers in deadly attack on Afghan ministry

Suicide bombers in deadly attack on Afghan ministrySuicide bombers and gunmen attacked the communications ministry in central Kabul on Saturday, officials said, in a deadly, hours-long assault that destroyed weeks of relative calm in the capital. The Taliban said it had “nothing to do” with the attack, which left some 2,000 people stranded in the tall office building for hours at the start of the Afghan work week. “As a result of today’s explosion/attack in Kabul city, two people have been martyred (killed) and 6 others are wounded,” the health ministry spokesman wrote in a tweet, adding 3 of the injured were women.



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UPDATE 2-Boeing cuts 737 MAX output in wake of two deadly crashes

UPDATE 2-Boeing cuts 737 MAX output in wake of two deadly crashesCHICAGO/SEATTLE, April 5 (Reuters) – Boeing Co said on Friday it plans to cut its monthly 737 aircraft production by nearly 20 percent in the wake of two deadly crashes, signaling it does not expect aviation authorities to allow the plane back in the air anytime soon. Deliveries of Boeing’s best-selling aircraft were frozen after a global grounding of the narrowbody model following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet on March 10, killing all 157 people onboard. Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg said on Friday said the company now knows that a chain of events caused both disasters, with erroneous activation of so-called MCAS anti-stall software “a common link” between the two.



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A U.S. Lawsuit Targets Boeing Over the Deadly Ethiopian Airlines Crash

A U.S. Lawsuit Targets Boeing Over the Deadly Ethiopian Airlines CrashThe family of Jackson Musoni, a 31-year-old Rwandan national who was among the victims of the crash, filed the lawsuit



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US weather: Midwest braces for further floods after deadly storms hit Nebraska and Iowa

US weather: Midwest braces for further floods after deadly storms hit Nebraska and IowaHeavy flooding could return to the midwest this week with rain predicted to pummel the US region, forecasters warn. Floods were unleashed last week by a ‘bomb cyclone’ storm, forcing thousands from their homes in Nebraska, Iowa and Missouri, killing at least three. Although floodwaters have receded in recent days, more damage is possible as spring rains arrive and more snow in northern states melts and flows into rivers.



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