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Wave of countries ban Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crash

Wave of countries ban Boeing 737 MAX jets after Ethiopia crashBritain, France and Germany joined a growing list of countries to ban Boeing 737 MAX planes from their airspace on Tuesday as airlines around the world grounded the jets following a second deadly accident in just five months. On Sunday a new Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX 8 went down minutes into a flight to Nairobi, killing all 157 people on board, from 35 countries. The widening airspace closures puts pressure on Boeing, the world’s biggest planemaker, to prove 737 MAX planes are safe as increasing numbers of fleets have been grounded.



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Anti-Semitism part of wave of 'depraved hatred', pope says

Anti-Semitism part of wave of 'depraved hatred', pope saysIn comments to members of the American Jewish Committee during a visit to the Vatican, he also reiterated that it was sinful for Christians to hold anti-Semitic sentiments because they shared a heritage with Jews. “A source of great concern to me is the spread, in many places, of a climate of wickedness and fury, in which an excessive and depraved hatred is taking root,” Francis said. “I think especially of the outbreak of anti-Semitic attacks in various countries.” Francis did not name any of those countries, but government statistics released last month showed more than 500 anti-Semitic attacks occurred last year in France, which has Europe’s biggest Jewish community.



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Parkland shooting: How the NRA is more vulnerable than ever after a year of protests and a wave election

Parkland shooting: How the NRA is more vulnerable than ever after a year of protests and a wave electionOne year after gunfire began in the freshman building of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the movement those bullets sparked has swept through the US and opened a new chapter on guns in America. Guns have come to dominate political debate this past year in way unseen previously in the US, with massive protests from March for Our Lives attracting headlines and major news coverage — and virtually all Democrat presidential candidates supporting stricter gun control. Meanwhile, dozens of states have moved to pass new gun control laws in an historic effort, as communities across America continue to be scarred by gun violence.



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Rahm Emanuel: Midterm elections were 'a blue wave with a red undertow'

Rahm Emanuel: Midterm elections were 'a blue wave with a red undertow'The "This Week" Powerhouse Roundtable debates the week in politics, including the impact of Democrats taking control of the House in the 2018 midterm elections.



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Democrats’ Green New Deal Wing Takes Shape Amid Wave Of Progressive Climate Hawk Wins

Democrats’ Green New Deal Wing Takes Shape Amid Wave Of Progressive Climate Hawk WinsThe Democratic Party's nascent Green New Deal wing took shape Tuesday night as



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Virginia Beach Republican congressman tries to weather scandal and wave of Democratic spending

Virginia Beach Republican congressman tries to weather scandal and wave of Democratic spendingVirginia Republican congressman Scott Taylor has been outspent by his Democratic rival and was weakened by a campaign scandal, but the former Navy SEAL continues to maintain a small lead over Democrat Elaine Luria.



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The women’s wave is coming. Republicans should be worried

The women’s wave is coming. Republicans should be worriedOver the last five weeks, tens of thousands of people traveled to DC to demonstrate against President Trump, and more than 3,500 people were trained in nonviolent civil disobedience.



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Capitol Hill protests mark rising wave of Kavanaugh opposition

Capitol Hill protests mark rising wave of Kavanaugh oppositionThree days after Mitch McConnell vowed to “plow right through” the opposition to Brett Kavanaugh and install him on the Supreme Court, the halls of Congress filled with protesters invigorated by the latest allegations against the nominee.



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With GOP concerns about losing the House mounting, Trump drops talk of ‘Red Wave’

With GOP concerns about losing the House mounting, Trump drops talk of ‘Red Wave’President Trump has shifted his message after being told his rhetoric could dampen voter turnout in the midterm elections.



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Wave of strikes hits Syria's last rebel-held bastion

Wave of strikes hits Syria's last rebel-held bastionThe UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said dozens of strikes from helicopters and war planes had hit parts of Hama, Idlib and Aleppo provinces, killing at least 29 people. The three areas in northwest Syria are the last major ones still in the hands of fighters seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad, whose forces recaptured the area around Damascus and the southwest earlier this year. Abu al-Baraa al-Hamawi, a rebel leader in northern Hama, said a “massacre” had resulted from strikes in western Aleppo on the town of Urem al-Kubra.



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