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Ethiopian Airlines flight reported trouble soon after takeoff

Ethiopian Airlines flight reported trouble soon after takeoff

According to Boeing , the software being implemented includes updates to the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, the automated system created to keep the plane from stalling. Boeing and US air safety regulators have been at odds over how much pilot training will be required along with the software fix, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. Read More

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House to Likely Pass Bill Forcing Public Release of Mueller Report Today

House to Likely Pass Bill Forcing Public Release of Mueller Report Today

Before joining Mueller's team in May 2017, Weissmann was best known for two assignments: the investigation of now-defunct energy company Enron and organized crime cases when he was a federal prosecutor in Brooklyn. The resolution easily passed 420-0, despite protests from some Republicans who argued that the legislation was not necessary. He defended Barr, saying he "understands the questions, the turmoil this has caused". Read More

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Fix responsibility for bridge collapse by Friday evening: Maharashtra CM

Fix responsibility for bridge collapse by Friday evening: Maharashtra CM

However, we're extending all our supports to the victims. The bridge was commonly known as "Kasab bridge" as the 26/11 Mumbai attack terrorist passed through it during the terror strike. There was a heavy noise and cries of people who had fallen from the bridge. Arvind Sawant, the local Shiv Sena MP, said, "This bridge was under minor-repairing after the audit of all bridges in the city". Read More

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Facebook Under Federal Criminal Investigation

Facebook Under Federal Criminal Investigation

The exact focus of the investigation , however, remains unknown. Last July, Facebook began facing a widening inquiry from the federal government , with three federal agencies and the Department of Justice looking into how the political-consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained the personal data of up to 87 million Americans. Read More

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California to Halt the Death Penalty Reprieving 737 Death Row Inmates

California to Halt the Death Penalty Reprieving 737 Death Row Inmates

In the USA, the death penalty is inevitably plagued with arbitrariness, racial disparities, and error; 164 people, including four from California, have been released from death row since 1973 after being later found innocent. Newsom is expected to say on Wednesday that he believes capital punishment to be costly and burdensome, and unevenly meted out to minorities and offenders with disabilities, the administration source said . Read More

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Trump to seek another 8.6 billion USA dollars for border wall

Trump to seek another 8.6 billion USA dollars for border wall

Congress. The administration is counting on robust growth, including from the Republican tax cuts - which Trump wants to make permanent - to push down the red ink. The people describing the request spoke on the condition of anonymity because the budget had not been made public yet, but a top White House official acknowledged the request in an interview on Fox News Sunday . Read More

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A strong weekend storm arrives

A strong weekend storm arrives

There will be poor visibility, with slippery and icy conditions at times. No rain or snow is expected during the day Saturday , and temperatures will be in the low 40s and mid-30s. This evening, rain will spread northeastwards over the province. East wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming light in the afternoon. "Damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes appear to be the main concern at this time in addition to a quick 1-2" of rain. Read More

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Democratic Leaders Postpone Vote on Anti-Semitism Resolution

Democratic Leaders Postpone Vote on Anti-Semitism Resolution

Ilhan Omar's (D., Minn.) latest anti-Semitic remarks, exposing a divide in the caucus. House Majority Whip James E. Clyburn of SC said he wants the resolution to be "anti-hate" to reject all forms of bigotry and prejudice. Noting the poster in West Virginia that linked Omar with the 9/11 attacks and claiming there were other anti-Muslim attacks targeting Omar, Pelosi continued, "I don't think this is just about comments by Congresswoman Omar, which I do not think were intentionally ... Read More

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Video captures avalanche covering highway with snow in Colorado

Video captures avalanche covering highway with snow in Colorado

We were driving to Glenwood for a vehicle recovery and saw this huge avalanche on I70 . Jacob Easton also captured a video of snow plowing down the mountainside while in a auto with his dad, FOX31 reported . "It's exciting, but pretty nerve-wracking because you don't know when it's going to stop". "First it was just a big cloud coming down the mountain, then it just turned totally white", he said, according to the station. Read More

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Severe flooding in Sonoma County turns town into island

Severe flooding in Sonoma County turns town into island

Meanwhile, the town of Guerneville and neighbouring Monte Rio are described as islands - cut off by flooded roads. The waterway is forecast to crest at 46 feet around 9 p.m. The record peak for the Russian River is 49.50 feet in 1986, the National Weather Service reported . As of Thursday morning, waters were finally beginning to come down, and there had been no calls for emergency rescues in Guerneville overnight, the sheriff's office said. Read More

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Pakistan Hands Over Captured Indian Pilot at Border

Pakistan Hands Over Captured Indian Pilot at Border

An Indian pilot released by Pakistan went back to India Friday night through Wagah border crossing near Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore , Pakistan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. The Pakistani military has said his plane was downed on the Pakistani-held side of Kashmir on Wednesday. The Kashmir region has been disputed territory ever since the end of British colonial rule saw the partition of India in 1947. Read More

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