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MAX effort: Boeing tests changes to grounded planes to get them back in the air

MAX effort: Boeing tests changes to grounded planes to get them back in the airPilots from five airlines tested upgrades to the 737 MAX's flight-control system over the weekend at Boeing’s facility outside Seattle.



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Warren tests 2020 message with black voters in U.S. South

Warren tests 2020 message with black voters in U.S. SouthAffordable housing is a chief concern for the senator from Massachusetts, who recently reintroduced a $ 500 billion housing plan she says will create millions of housing units and reduce rental costs by 10 percent. During meetings with housing advocates in Memphis, Tennessee, and walking tours of small Mississippi towns, Warren, who is white, tested and tailored her central message of combating income inequality to black voters, a critical Democratic voting bloc. “I’m running to be president of all the people, and it’s important to go around the country and have a chance to talk with people face to face,” Warren told reporters after a town hall that drew about 500 people to a high school in Memphis.



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GM's new Corvette is so powerful, it's warping the frame in tests, report says

GM's new Corvette is so powerful, it's warping the frame in tests, report saysThe redesigned Chevrolet Corvette C8 for 2020 has a new engine that is reportedly so powerful it's compromising the vehicle's structural integrity.



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Kim Jong Un Seen Losing More Than Gaining If He Tests Missile

Kim Jong Un Seen Losing More Than Gaining If He Tests MissileTwo days after Kim’s summit with U.S. President Donald Trump broke down over sanctions relief and disarmament steps last month, satellite images showed that North Korea was rebuilding a long-range rocket site it recently dismantled. The activity suggests that the country could be preparing to launch a missile or satellite that would push back against Trump while providing valuable data to improve his weapons capability.



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Trump won't rush North Korea on denuclearization as long as no weapon tests

Trump won't rush North Korea on denuclearization as long as no weapon testsThe two leaders will meet in Hanoi on Wednesday and Thursday, eight months after their historic summit in Singapore, the first between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. There they pledged to work toward the complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, but their vague agreement has produced few results. U.S. Democratic senators and security officials have warned Trump against cutting a deal that would do little to curb North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.



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Warren tests anti-corruption theme to cheers in Iowa debut

Warren tests anti-corruption theme to cheers in Iowa debutDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is introducing herself to influential Iowa Democrats by telling her personal story of economic opportunity, trying to lay claim in the emerging 2020 presidential field as a champion for a middle class she says is withering under President Donald Trump.



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Photos and DNA tests as Indonesians search for lost relatives

Photos and DNA tests as Indonesians search for lost relativesGrief-stricken Indonesians queued with photos or waited on DNA tests Wednesday, to find out if their missing loved ones were among bodies being held in a hospital morgue after a devastating tsunami tore families apart. “I’m scared,” said Tubagus Cecep, 63, as he waited nervously at a hospital in devastated Carita for test results on a body he fears could be that of his son.



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Iran missile tests may breach UN resolution, France and UK warn

Iran missile tests may breach UN resolution, France and UK warnFrance and the UK have echoed warnings by Donald Trump’s administration that Iran may be in breach of United Nations obligations by testing medium-range ballistic missiles capable of carrying multiple warheads. The remarks from Paris and London will be seen by the US government as the first sign that its key European partners may yet be persuaded to view Iran’s broader behaviour as so dangerous that their support for the 2015 Iran nuclear deal can no longer be justified. The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, criticised Iran’s missile programme at the weekend and will be at a Nato foreign ministers’ meeting in Brussels over the next two days to underline his message about the threat to Middle East stability posed by Iran.



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Iran says it will continue missile tests after U.S. allegation

Iran says it will continue missile tests after U.S. allegationIran said on Sunday it would continue missile tests to build up its defences and denied this was in breach of U.N. resolutions following U.S. allegations that Tehran had tested a new missile capable of carrying multiple warheads. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday condemned what he called Iran’s testing of a medium-range ballistic missile in violation of the 2015 international agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme, from which Washington has withdrawn. “Missile tests … are carried out for defence and the country’s deterrence, and we will continue this,” Brigadier- General Abolfazl Shekarchi, spokesman for Iran’s armed forces, was quoted as saying by the semi-official Tasnim news agency.



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North Korea tests new 'tactical' weapon, releases U.S. prisoner

North Korea tests new 'tactical' weapon, releases U.S. prisonerKim Jong Un’s visit to the test site of what North Korea’s state media called a “tactical weapon” that could protect North Korea like a “steel wall” threatened to sour the diplomatic atmosphere at a time when negotiations between North Korea and the United States appear to have stalled. “We remain confident that the promises made by President Trump and Chairman Kim will be fulfilled,” a spokesman for the U.S. State Department said.



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