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Brazilian airline Gol grounds its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

Brazilian airline Gol grounds its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraftBrazilian airline Gol announced on Monday it was grounding its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft following the Ethiopian Airlines crash involving the same model that left 157 people dead. “Given security is the number one value at Gol… the company… is temporarily suspending its commercial operations with its 737 MAX 8 aircraft,” said a Gol statement. Of Gol’s 121 Boeing aircraft, with whom it has an exclusive agreement, seven are the 737 MAX 8 model.



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California AG sees no grounds for charging police in black man's killing

California AG sees no grounds for charging police in black man's killingAnnouncing the findings of his independent inquiry, Attorney General Xavier Becerra agreed with the Sacramento County district attorney’s conclusion that the two officers had sound reason to believe the man they shot, Stephon Clark, 22, posed a lethal threat to them. The D.A.’s decision on Saturday not to prosecute the officers, who police said mistook Clark’s cell phone for a gun, has angered community activists and touched off three nights of protests in Sacramento, the state capital. At a City Council meeting Tuesday night, hundreds of angry people packed the council chambers, speaking to the mayor and council members for about four hours, becoming raucous at times with many in the crowd calling for the firing of the city’s police chief, the Sacramento Bee reported online.



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Photos: Deadly winter storm blankets Midwest, Northeast, knocks out power, grounds flights

Photos: Deadly winter storm blankets Midwest, Northeast, knocks out power, grounds flightsA major winter storm moved across the Midwest and Northeast this weekend, blanketing areas of the region with snow and bringing some of the coldest temperatures of the season.



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US military grounds entire fleet of F-35s in wake of crash

US military grounds entire fleet of F-35s in wake of crashThe Department of Defense said it was investigating a fuel tube in the planes.



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Larry Nassar Accuser: 'Faith Communities Can Be Breeding Grounds For Abusers'

Larry Nassar Accuser: 'Faith Communities Can Be Breeding Grounds For Abusers'The #ChurchToo movement, which started as a offshoot of Me Too, has become a



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Nor'easter Grounds Flights, Halts Trains Along East Coast

Nor'easter Grounds Flights, Halts Trains Along East CoastAirlines canceled thousands of flights, mostly in the Northeast, and Amtrak suspended service along the Northeast Corridor, from Washington to Boston.



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Power Outage at Atlanta International Airport Grounds Flights, Strands Passengers

Power Outage at Atlanta International Airport Grounds Flights, Strands PassengersThe outage occurred in the early afternoon



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Power Outage at Atlanta International Airport Grounds Flights, Strands Passengers

Power Outage at Atlanta International Airport Grounds Flights, Strands PassengersThe outage occurred in the early afternoon



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Uber grounds self-driving cars after accident

Uber grounds self-driving cars after accidentUber has grounded its fleet of self-driving cars pending an investigation into the crash of an Uber autonomous vehicle in Arizona, a spokesperson for the car-hailing service said Sunday. No one was seriously injured in the accident which occurred Friday in Tempe, Arizona while the vehicle — a Volvo SUV — was in self-driving mode, the company said. “We are continuing to look into this incident and can confirm we had no backseat passengers in the vehicle,” the Uber spokesperson said.



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White House intruder on grounds 16 minutes before arrest: Secret Service

White House intruder on grounds 16 minutes before arrest: Secret ServiceA man who scaled the White House fence last week was on the property’s grounds for 16 minutes before he was detained, the U.S. Secret Service said in a statement on Friday. Jonathan Tran, 26, faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison for entering the grounds without permission. “The Secret Service can confirm that at no time did the individual gain entry into the White House,” the statement said.



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