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Australia investigators defend MH370 out-of-control scenario

Australia investigators defend MH370 out-of-control scenarioAustralian investigators Tuesday defended their findings that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was out of control when it plunged into the ocean, despite renewed theories that a rogue pilot ditched the plane. The Boeing 777 — which vanished in March 2014 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing carrying 239 passengers — has not been found despite an extensive search led by Australia in the southern Indian Ocean and a continuing private search commissioned by Malaysia. The failure to find the plane has fuelled theories which differ from the conclusions of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), which led the first search, that the jet was making a high-speed out-of-control descent when it hit the water.



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Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel: TV

Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel: TVANKARA (Reuters) – Iran on Friday supported Syria's right to defend itself against aggression from Israel, state TV reported, accusing others of remaining silent over the attacks on Tehran's key regional ally. "Iran strongly condemns …(Israel's) attacks on Syria. The international community's silence encourages Israel's aggression. Syria has every right to defend itself," the broadcaster quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi as saying. …



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Fox Cuts Ties With Guest Who Cited John McCain To Defend Torture

Fox Cuts Ties With Guest Who Cited John McCain To Defend TortureRetired Air Force Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney will no longer appear on Fox News or



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Britain says it supports Israel's right to defend itself against Iran

Britain says it supports Israel's right to defend itself against IranBritain supports Israel’s right to defend itself against Iranian aggression, Prime Minister Theresa May told her Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu in a phone call on Thursday. Israel said it had attacked nearly all of Iran’s military infrastructure in Syria on Thursday after Iranian forces fired rockets at Israeli-held territory for the first time in the most extensive military exchange ever between the two adversaries. “The Prime Minister condemned the Iranian rocket attacks against Israeli forces, and said we strongly support Israel’s right to defend itself against Iranian aggression,” May’s office said in a statement.



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Police defend decision not to detain YouTube shooter hours before shooting

Police defend decision not to detain YouTube shooter hours before shootingNasim Aghdam, whom Northern California police found sleeping in her car early Tuesday, had been reported missing by her family in San Diego. But they say she was calm and cooperative.



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Gov. 'Moonbeam' Brown's Office Uses Trump's Own Words To Defend Pardons

Gov. 'Moonbeam' Brown's Office Uses Trump's Own Words To Defend PardonsTurns out President Donald Trump's timing was off for his vicious dig at



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Roy Moore Is Now Asking For Money On Facebook To Defend Himself

Roy Moore Is Now Asking For Money On Facebook To Defend HimselfFormer Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore has asked supporters for financial assistance to defend against a defamation lawsuit brought by an Alabama woman who accused him of sexually abusing her when she was 14 years old. In a Facebook post this week, Moore said his “resources have been depleted” and he has “struggled to make ends meet” due to legal fees and expenses. “I now face another vicious attack from lawyers in Washington D. C. and San Francisco who have hired one of the biggest firms in Birmingham Alabama to bring another legal action against me and ensure that I never fight again,” he wrote in the lengthy screed.



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Defend Boyle Heights activists protest outside Dry River Brewing

Defend Boyle Heights activists protest outside Dry River BrewingDefend Boyle Heights activists go on protest tour calling for “gentrifying” businesses to get out of their neighborhood.



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'It's a lifestyle': Teens at Florida shooting club defend guns

'It's a lifestyle': Teens at Florida shooting club defend gunsReanna Frauens, a lifelong gun enthusiast and a proud member of the Markham Skeet, Trap & Sporting Clays Club, is about the same age as many of the 17 victims killed by a shooter with an assault rifle at a Florida high school about a dozen miles away. “It’s a horrible tragedy, but when people start promoting gun control, I am taken aback a little bit because it’s a sport, it’s a lifestyle, and a lot of people don’t realize that,” said Frauens, a member of the National Rifle Association (NRA), the politically powerful gun-rights advocacy group.



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Florida Survivors Defend Sheriff Against Republican Calls To Oust Him

Florida Survivors Defend Sheriff Against Republican Calls To Oust HimStudents who survived the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, earlier this month don’t blame Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel for missing various red flags in the shooter’s behavior.



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