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Thailand's pro-army party leads in election; results delayed

Thailand's pro-army party leads in election; results delayedThe Election Commission had been scheduled to announce the unofficial results Sunday night for the 500-seat lower House of Representatives but later said it was delayed until Monday, without giving a reason. With 93 percent of overall votes counted, the Election Commission reported Palang Pracharat was leading with 7.64 million votes. Trailing with 7.16 million votes was Pheu Thai, a party linked to the self-exiled ousted former premier Thaksin Shinawatra, whose loyalists have won every election since 2001.



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Boeing 737: Trump's government shutdown delayed fixes to airplane involved in multiple deadly crashes

Boeing 737: Trump's government shutdown delayed fixes to airplane involved in multiple deadly crashesBoeing has announced plans to release a software update for its MAX fleets that may fix reported flaws in the new planes’ automated safety features following a second deadly crash in just five months. The two pilots on that Lion Air flight struggled to correct the issue as the plane plunged into the sea, according to investigators. The fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, which also killed all 157 passengers on the flight, followed the US government shutdown — the longest of its kind in American history — in which pilots warned Donald Trump and Congressional leadership that “certification and work on safety-related airworthiness directives” had been stalled by the federal closure.



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Prayers, holy water as Venezuelan Curacao aid shipment delayed

Prayers, holy water as Venezuelan Curacao aid shipment delayedWillemstad, Curaçao (Netherlands Antilles) (AFP) – Venezuelan opposition supporters rallied in Curacao’s port Saturday, pushing for their own shipment to join in a dangerous aid effort for their country, but the vessel’s captain declined to sail yet for security reasons. While in Venezuela border clashes and military desertions raised tensions, on the sleepy Caribbean island of Curacao a handful of expatriates applied pressure on a separate front, waving flags and singing. Standing near one of the red trucks carrying the containers of aid at the entrance to a cargo port, Venezuelan priest Julio Gonzalez, 33, blessed the cargo and sprinkled holy water on the excited crowd.



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Toppled Malaysian leader's 1MDB trial delayed

Toppled Malaysian leader's 1MDB trial delayedFormer Malaysian premier Najib Razak’s trial over a massive financial scandal that contributed to his government’s downfall was postponed Monday, in a blow to slow-moving efforts to bring the disgraced politician to justice. Najib had been due to go on trial Tuesday for the first time over allegations linked to his involvement in the looting of Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB in a fraud that reverberated around the world. Billions of dollars were allegedly stolen by Najib and his cronies from 1MDB, which was set up to help develop Malaysia’s economy, and spent on everything from high-end real estate to expensive artworks.



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Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort's sentencing in Virginia delayed: court

Ex-Trump campaign head Manafort's sentencing in Virginia delayed: courtJudge T.S. Ellis in the Eastern District of Virginia said in a court order he wanted to delay the sentencing until the other judge ruled on whether Manafort had knowingly lied to investigators in breach of his plea deal, noting that such a decision “may have some effect on the sentencing decision in this case.” Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating U.S. allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and whether Trump campaign members coordinated with Moscow officials. Judge Amy Berman Jackson in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia last week ordered Manafort’s lawyers and lawyers from Mueller’s office to appear on Feb. 4 for a sealed hearing to hash out whether Manafort violated his plea deal.



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Flights delayed at 4 major airports due to ‘staffing’ issues as government shutdown ends

Flights delayed at 4 major airports due to ‘staffing’ issues as government shutdown endsFlights at four major airports were delayed at some point Friday because of staffing issues among air traffic control employees.



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Southwest Airlines flights canceled, delayed due to computer issue in Baltimore

Southwest Airlines flights canceled, delayed due to computer issue in BaltimoreA data connectivity issue with Southwest Airlines phones and computer systems Tuesday resulted in delayed flights to and from BWI.



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Congo election results delayed past Sunday deadline

Congo election results delayed past Sunday deadlineThe commission, known as CENI, had received only 47 percent of vote tally sheets as of Saturday, said its president, Corneille Nangaa, and it was not yet clear when the results would be ready. The delay is the latest setback in a disorganized poll to pick a successor to President Joseph Kabila, who has ruled the country of 80 million people since his father was assassinated in 2001. The Dec. 30 vote could mark Congo’s first democratic transition of power since independence from Belgium in 1960.



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Federal Investigation Into Deadly Florida Crash Delayed Because of Government Shutdown

Federal Investigation Into Deadly Florida Crash Delayed Because of Government ShutdownInvestigators for the National Transportation Safety Board have been furloughed



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The Quick Read on Trump's Delayed Syria Troop Drawdown

The Quick Read on Trump's Delayed Syria Troop DrawdownThe abrupt decision to remove U.S. troops from Syria has proved to be one of the most explosive, and Trump now seems to realize it



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