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World Pilot of doomed Lion Air flight 'fought continuously' against malfunctioning computers
Author: 0 Pilot of doomed Lion Air flight 'fought continuously' against malfunctioning computers

Its new automated system pushes the nose down if a sensor detects that the nose is pointed so high that the plane could go into an aerodynamic stall. The MAX aircraft is the latest version of Boeing's popular 737 jetliner. The nose dipped more than a dozen times during the 11-minute flight on October 29, but the flight crew were able to pull it up repeatedly before they finally lost control.

World Melania Trump Is Mocked for Decorating White House in Patriotic Red
Author: 0 Melania Trump Is Mocked for Decorating White House in Patriotic Red

In 1961, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy began a new tradition of choosing a theme and decorating the White House rooms with the help of staff and volunteers. "Another year in the Trump White House, another opportunity to add a touch of holiday magic to the banality of evil!" And The New Yorker's Jia Tolentino wrote an article a year ago titled, "With the White House Christmas , the Image of Melania Trump Transforms from Fairy-Tale Prisoner to Wicked Queen".

World Australia's largest steer towers over herd at over 6ft tall
Author: 0 Australia's largest steer towers over herd at over 6ft tall

He's about seven years old now. Geoff Pearson, Knickers' owner, said the beast's size could save his life - as he is too BIG for an abattoir to process. Since Knickers won't be contributing to human society by becoming the next meal platter, Pearson and his family found another way to make the most of the steer's enormous stature in the farm.

World Arlene Foster says May's Brexit deal is 'not in Northern Ireland's interest'
Author: 0 Arlene Foster says May's Brexit deal is 'not in Northern Ireland's interest'

While a Corbyn government is "not a pleasant scenario", a Brexit that carves Northern Ireland from Britain is worse, she was quoted as saying. Mr Johnson said there was a need for a dedicated Government secretary of state with responsibility for planning for a potential no deal, which would see the United Kingdom operate under World Trade Organisation trading terms.

World Republican in 'public hanging' video wins Mississippi Senate race
Author: 0 Republican in 'public hanging' video wins Mississippi Senate race

Espy followed the strategy of moderation that now-Sen. However, Hyde-Smith's comments did not have the same electoral impact as the allegations of sexual assault against Moore did in Alabama. Hyde-Smith offered a brief apology to anyone who may have been offended. She apologized to anyone who took offense, although she said she meant nothing untoward by the remark, which was construed by Espy and others as racially insensitive given Mississippi's history of lynchings.

World Video gamer arrested after online player overhears rape, police say
Author: 0 Video gamer arrested after online player overhears rape, police say

Another player alleged to police that Mr Fabian left a microphone on, and he heard a female in distress saying "no". It's not known if the other gamer reported Fabian , as noted by WFLA. She said she tried four times to stop him. In February, police say, Hayes was arrested after he admitted to molesting the 9-month-old girl , according to WMC5.

World Storm Diana set to hit Sussex
Author: 0 Storm Diana set to hit Sussex

The yellow weather warning, the lowest level, covers the city and a big swathe of Lancashire from 9am to 9pm on Wednesday (28 November). Torrential rain and winds of up to 80mph are forecast . "More rain and strong winds will reach the southwest during the evening". Met Éireann has also issued a Status Yellow wind warning for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo, warning of southeasterly winds with mean speeds of 55-65 km/h with gusts 90-110 km/h.

World Wikileaks Calls for The Guardian 'Editor's Head', After Assange/Manafort Bombshell Story Breaks
Author: 0 Wikileaks Calls for The Guardian 'Editor's Head', After Assange/Manafort Bombshell Story Breaks

It was several months later, on July 22, that WikiLeaks published thousands of DNC documents obtained by Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff, or GRU. Manafort joined the Trump campaign in late March 2016 , and by May had been promoted to campaign chairman. Manafort started cooperating in September after pleading guilty in a federal court in Washington to conspiracy against the United States - a charge that included a range of conduct from money laundering to ...

World Three US soldiers killed by IED blast in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Three US soldiers killed by IED blast in Afghanistan

The local police chief was killed in that attack , which was later claimed by the Taliban . This is the second attack in a month targeting USA forces in the region. Worldwide forces have also suffered from so-called insider attacks in recent months, in which Afghan soldiers or police have opened fire on them. Jasso was evacuated to Helmand province, where he was pronounced dead, officials said.

World In Egypt, scientists have discovered the tomb of the thirteenth century B
Author: 0 In Egypt, scientists have discovered the tomb of the thirteenth century B

Reading the names in hieroglyphics, we found that the name is "bodi isse". The sarcophagus was opened yesterday (Saturday 24 Nov), having been one of two coffins discovered in El-Assasif, Luxor , on the bank of the River Nile. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities told Ahram Online that the tomb was buried under 300 meters of debris, and that the mission also uncovered two wooden statues of the deceased, five painted wooden funerary masks, and a collection ...

World Video captures dramatic moment that caused Sawmill Fire
Author: 0 Video captures dramatic moment that caused Sawmill Fire

The Arizona Daily Star used the Freedom of Information Act to obtain shocking video showing a Border Patrol Agent Dennis Dickey using explosives that started a 47,000 wildfire in Arizona. It instead caused an explosion that started the fire. It created an estimated $8 million worth of damage, but at least Dickey found out he'd be a father to a boy, right? "I feel absolutely disgusting about it".

World Matthew Hedges pardoned by UAE 'with immediate effect'
Author: 0 Matthew Hedges pardoned by UAE 'with immediate effect'

University of Durham's Professor John Williams told Sky News of his "great relief" and "delight" at the release of Mr Hedges. "We will continue to offer Matt's family our full support in the aftermath of this traumatic ordeal and we will be thrilled to welcome him back to the Durham University community", Professor Stuart Corbridge added.

World Donald Trump narrowly avoids a risky sit-down with Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Donald Trump narrowly avoids a risky sit-down with Robert Mueller

Dershowitz said, adding, "Collusion is not criminal". "There was no collusion", Trump concluded, "And Mueller knows it". Dershowitz said that he doubted the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election would result in criminal charges against Trump but that the results could still devastate the president.

World Robert Mugabe paralysed: Mnangagwa
Author: 0 Robert Mugabe paralysed: Mnangagwa

Mr Mugabe ruled the southern African nation for almost four decades, since independence from Britain in 1980. Mugabe , who ruled Zimbabwe for almost four decades since independence from Britain in 1980, will be 95 next February. When Mr Mugabe was in power officials said he was being treated for eye problems, denying rumours that he had cancer. The government is paying for Mr Mugabe's treatment.

World Fuel tax protesters, riot police clash in Paris
Author: 0 Fuel tax protesters, riot police clash in Paris

The angry clashes, both in Paris and other towns and cities across the country, mark the eighth day of "yellow jacket" protests against the tax, but have also come to encompass a growing anger against Macron and the French ruling class - seen by many as out of touch .

World United States man's body could be lost in bid to preserve isolated tribe
Author: 0 United States man's body could be lost in bid to preserve isolated tribe

The American tourist John Allen Chau , was reportedly seen killed on 17/11/18 in North Sentinel Islands by a group of five fishermen. The 26-year-old backpacker and Christian missionary, who posted under the hashtag "neverstopexploring", was struck by arrows while trespassing in India's Andaman and Nicobar Islands .

World UK Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents
Author: 0 UK Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents

A security representative was sent to his hotel with a two-hour deadline to give the papers up. Zuckerberg refused to comply so "it's understood he was escorted to parliament" where "he was told he risked fines and even imprisonment if he didn't hand over the documents".

World Thousands in India rally for temple to be built at disputed site
Author: 0 Thousands in India rally for temple to be built at disputed site

Ayodhya : Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Rambhadracharya on Sunday claimed a high-level meeting will be held after 11 December, at which a decision will be made about the construction of Ram temple at Ayodhya . "The government will ensure that the event passes off peacefully and the local administration has put in place an elaborate security apparatus", Anil Pathak, district chief of Faizabad, where the Ayodhya town is located, told Reuters.

World 9 killed, dozens injured in Aleppo Chlorine attack
Author: 0 9 killed, dozens injured in Aleppo Chlorine attack

Abdel-Razak tweeted that "These are lies" soon after reports emerged of an attack in Aleppo that injured dozens of people. "According to preliminary data, particularly the symptoms shown by the victims, the shells that bombarded residential areas of Aleppo were filled with chlorine gas ", Konashenkov said.

World Khashoggi killing: Police searching villa in NW Turkey
Author: 0 Khashoggi killing: Police searching villa in NW Turkey

Police, aided by sniffer dogs, continue an investigation into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , officials and news reports said. Fawzan was not in Turkey when Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate on October 2. senators have said they believe he was responsible. Activists and journalists who today protested against Mohammed's visit in the Tunisian capital displayed a banner of the Crown Prince holding a chainsaw - a reference to Khashoggi's dismemberment, ...

World Nikki Haley condemns 'reckless Russian escalation' in first U.S. remarks on tensions
Author: 0 Nikki Haley condemns 'reckless Russian escalation' in first U.S. remarks on tensions

The vote followed Sunday's standoff near Crimea in which Russian border guards rammed into and opened fire on three Ukrainian navy vessels as they were trying to make their way from the Black Sea toward a Ukrainian port. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation said Mr Stoltenberg expressed the US-led military alliance's "full support for Ukraine's territorial integrity and sovereignty, including its full navigational rights in its territorial waters under worldwide law".

World Nancy Pelosi Cries Sexism and Says Some See Her as a 'Threat'
Author: 0 Nancy Pelosi Cries Sexism and Says Some See Her as a 'Threat'

Hopefully, they'll realize that she is looking to groom the younger incoming Democrats to eventually take over her spot. So she should be that transitional figure - now. Pelosi believes that if Democrats had tried to impeach Bush when she was speaker, voters may never have elected Barack Obama as president in 2008.

World Nooses, Hate Signs Found On Mississippi Capitol Grounds Day Before Contentious Runoff
Author: 0 Nooses, Hate Signs Found On Mississippi Capitol Grounds Day Before Contentious Runoff

Instead, Hyde-Smith has spent the days leading up to Tuesday's election mired in controversy that evoked the state's dark history of racism and slavery. State Capitol police did not immediately respond to multiple requests for comment. Surveillance video is being reviewed and Capitol Police are on patrol inside and on the grounds, the Mississippi Clarion-Ledger reported.

World General Motors News From Ohio, Michigan Could Hurt Trump 2020 Bid
Author: 0 General Motors News From Ohio, Michigan Could Hurt Trump 2020 Bid

GM CEO Mary Barra said the company is no longer focusing on the sedans and trucks manufactured in Oshawa. Most of the affected GM factories, including those in Baltimore County, Maryland; Warren, Michigan; and Oshawa, Ontario - build cars that won't be sold in the USA after next year, including the Chevrolet Volt rechargeable gas-electric hybrid.

World Rain hinders search but helps virtually extinguish California fire
Author: 0 Rain hinders search but helps virtually extinguish California fire

The fire burned down almost 19,000 buildings, majority homes, and displaced thousands of people, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. The Camp Fire has scorched 153,000 acres, destroyed more than 18,000 buildings, majority residences, and left a death toll of 84. In Southern California, more residents were allowed to return to areas that were evacuated because of the 391-square-kilometre Woolsey Fire as crews worked to fix power, telephone and gas utilities.

World Border Patrol Chief Defends Tear Gas: Agents Under Attack
Author: 0 Border Patrol Chief Defends Tear Gas: Agents Under Attack

On Monday, he tweeted: "Mexico should move the flag-waving Migrants , many of whom are stone cold criminals, back to their countries". U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers repelled them with a volley of canisters emitting large clouds of gas as U.S.

World Mueller: Paul Manafort violated plea deal by lying to feds
Author: 0 Mueller: Paul Manafort violated plea deal by lying to feds

The president's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, entered into a plea deal with Mueller, while Trump's longtime personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has been providing information to Mueller's team and federal prosecutors in NY, among others, a person familiar with the matter has said.

World Iran’s president calls on Muslims to unite against US
Author: 0 Iran’s president calls on Muslims to unite against US

Iran's leaders frequently condemn Israel and predict its demise, but Rohani, a relative moderate, rarely employs such rhetoric. He went on to refer to Israel as a "fake regime" set up by Western countries. Iran and Saudi Arabia are regional rivals and have supported opposing sides in conflicts in Syria , Yemen and various political factions in Iraq and Lebanon.