3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 11:17:09 +0000

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A “violent tornado” touched down in Jefferson City, causing heavy damage in Missouri’s capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and leaving many people trapped in the wreckage of their homes.

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Officials at Hawaii tsunami center say fake alert circulated

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 06:09:38 +0000

Officials at Hawaii tsunami center say fake alert circulated

Officials at a tsunami monitoring center in Hawaii has said a fake threat was circulated about an earthquake in Japan and subsequent tidal wave.

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Iran president seeks wartime executive powers

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 07:55:50 +0000

Iran president seeks wartime executive powers

Iran’s president has told a group of clerics that he is seeking expanded, wartime executive powers to better deal with an “economic war” triggered by the Trump administration’s pullout from the nuclear deal and escalating U.S. sanctions.

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Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could ‘burn’ Iraq

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 12:02:04 +0000

Iraqi Shiite figures warn US-Iran war could 'burn' Iraq

Leading Iraqi Shiite figures warned Monday against attempts to pull their country into a war between the United States and Iran.

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Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 23:31:58 +0000

Rocket attack hits near US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone

A rocket was fired into the Iraqi capital’s heavily fortified Green Zone Sunday night, landing less than a mile from the sprawling U.S. Embassy, an Iraqi military spokesman said.

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Five killed in Honduras plane crash, no survivors

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 04:36:06 +0000

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Four Canadians and an American pilot died Saturday when their small plane plunged into the sea off the Honduran island of Roatan where they were vacationing, firefighters said. The plane crashed near the town of Dixon Cove, a few minutes after taking off from the island’s airport, rescuers said. The dead were […]

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China’s ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 04:21:17 +0000

China's ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants

The halt on China’s imports of wastepaper and plastic that has disrupted U.S. recycling programs has also spurred investment in American plants that process recyclables.

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Boeing acknowledges flaw in 737 MAX simulator software

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 03:10:18 +0000

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 28, 2019 Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX aircraft are parked on the tarmac after being grounded, at the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, California. - Boeing acknowledged on May 18, 2019 that it had to correct defects in its flight simulator software used to train pilots to fly the 737 MAX, the aircraft model involved in two deadly crashes that killed 346 people. (Photo by Mark RALSTON / AFP)

Boeing acknowledged Saturday it had to correct flaws in its 737 MAX flight simulator software used to train pilots, after two deadly crashes involving the aircraft that killed 346 people.

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Will the US Supreme Court reconsider abortion rights?

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 00:24:15 +0000

Will the US Supreme Court reconsider abortion rights?

American evangelicals have high hopes that the US Supreme Court, with its newfound conservative majority, will be tempted to chip away at its historic decision to legalize abortion.

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