Southwest Airlines Cancels Flights For Fan Blade Inspections

23 Apr, 2018

Engine failures like this should not occur. Under the FAA order, all CFM 56-7B engines that have gone through at least 30,000 flights during their lifetime must be inspected within 20 days. One of the plane's passengers died as a result of the explosion. According to FlightAware.com , 488 Southwest flights were being delayed Sunday, though it was not clear how many of those delays were due to engine inspections.


Mitt Romney Fails to Get Senate Nomination at Utah GOP Convention

23 Apr, 2018

He failed to secure the Republican nomination yesterday and will now run in Utah's June primary against Utah state representative Mike Kennedy. Romney has also criticized Trump's response to Charlottesville, saying the president's comments at the time caused "racists to rejoice".


Kabul blast: Death toll rises to 52

23 Apr, 2018

The extremist group is opposed to democratic elections. This is the fourth such attack since a voter registration push began a week ago. Sunday's attack was Kabul's deadliest since at least 100 people were killed in a district full of government buildings and embassies in January.


International Monetary Fund warns on US, China trade war

23 Apr, 2018

Liu, according to people familiar with the matter. Early this month, President Donald Trump's announcement that he was considering widening the scope of penalties to include an additional $ 100 billion of Chinese goods brought a vehement response from China's Commerce Ministry, which said it would refuse to negotiate while the US was increasing the pressure over trade.


Syria 'chemical' attack: Experts finally visit Douma site

23 Apr, 2018

Western officials and Syrian activists have accused Russian Federation and the Syrian government of trying to tamper with evidence of the chemical attack after OPCW inspectors were delayed from visiting the site. The team of nine experts arrived in Damascus a week ago, coinciding with military intervention of Western retaliation for alleged chemical attack, but has not been able to start work for security reasons.


Earth Day 2018: Twitterati Emphasizes to Cherish The Mother Earth

23 Apr, 2018

US Senator Gaylord Nelson was the one who initiated Earth Day in 1970 to wake up the political class from the lack of interest in the environment. Plastic items are especially harmful to marine environments since they can take years to break-down once in the ecosystem.


Earth's oldest Man dies at Era of 117 in Japan

23 Apr, 2018

Nabi Tajima died of old age on Saturday evening in a hospital in the town of Kikai , southern Japan , according to Susumu Yoshiyuki - a health and welfare official in the town. Miyako, 116, was born on May 2, 1901. Now comes Miyako, who lives south of Tokyo. A man claiming to be the world's oldest person died last Wednesday in San Jose de Mariquina, Chile.


Manaea No-Hits The Sox

23 Apr, 2018

Manaea, who pitched for ISU from 2011-13, became the first ISU player to throw a no-hitter at the major league level. Manaea became the first A's pitcher to throw a no-hitter since Dallas Braden's flawless game against the Tampa Bay Rays in 2010.


UN Team Fired Upon in Syria While Visiting Suspected Chemical Sites

23 Apr, 2018

Thousands of people - rebels and civilians - left Douma on buses to north Syria in the days after the attack, believing they could not reconcile with the government after it took over the town. Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White said there was no indication the Assad regime was preparing to launch another chemical weapons attack. Both presidents responded with limited strikes on select targets, but again, with no discernible outcome identified; they conducted these attacks to show strength in ...


Trump's meeting with Kim will lead to an terrible hangover

23 Apr, 2018

The president hailed the moves as "big progress" but then reeled in expectations, saying he is playing catch-up after his predecessors failed to stamp out the threat. Pyongyang declined, however, to give up its nuclear weapons program entirely. North Korea testing weapons of mass destruction is a series of events that dates back to when the country fired the Nodong-1 missile into the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea), but previous year Kim Jong Un ordered the testing and detonation of a ...


Iran 'ready' to resume nuclear programme if United States exits deal

23 Apr, 2018

Mike Pompeo , President Trump's nominee for secretary of state, said in his confirmation hearing last week that Iran was not "racing to build a bomb" before the deal and that he did not expect it to do so if the agreement was terminated.


Messi second player to score in five Copa finals

23 Apr, 2018

Having won 31 trophies with the club including last night's Copa Del Rey win against Sevilla , reports suggest that Iniesta will be on his way out and will join the Chinese League. Last year, Iniesta became the first player to sign a lifetime contract with Barcelona , a deal allowing him to keep playing for the club for as long as he remained fit.


Can Emmanuel Macron convince Donald Trump he's the new power in Europe?

23 Apr, 2018

President Macron arrives on Monday in Washington for the Trump presidency's first state visit. "The day we will have finished this war against ISIS, if we leave, definitely and totally, even from a political point of view, we will leave the floor to the Iranian regime, Bashar al-Assad and these guys".


Trump says he doesn't expect attorney Michael Cohen to 'flip'

22 Apr, 2018

President Trump lashed out at "the dishonest media" in defense of his longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen , who is under pressure from prosecutors in the wake of the Federal Bureau of Investigation raid on his office and home last week.


Palestinian man killed in Malaysia 'was Hamas member'

22 Apr, 2018

The Palestinian scholar was killed while heading to the mosque to perform the Morning Prayer. Gaza's ruling Hamas terrorist organization has vowed to take revenge against Israel for the assassination in Malaysia of engineer Fadi al-Batsh.


Syrian Forces Retake Town After Rebels Depart

22 Apr, 2018

The live state television footage of the area showed a plume of dark smoke billowing across one district as guns boom in the distance. After the recapture of eastern Ghouta, Assad still has several smaller pockets of ground to recover from rebels, as well as two major areas they hold in the northwest and southwest.


Trump's Push for More Arms Exports Includes Easing Drone Limits

22 Apr, 2018

While the USA is already a dominant force in global weapons trade, President Donald Trump wants to make it easier to put American-made weapons into the hands of USA allies and partners - unveiling a new plan on Thursday that he hopes will expedite the current arms transfer process.


Magnitude 5.9 natural disaster strikes Iran close to a nuclear power plant

22 Apr, 2018

There is no report on damages at Bushehr nuclear plant as it is built resistant to earthquakes . It said the depth of the quake was 18 km. Various magnitudes are normal following a temblor. Shallow earthquakes often have broader damage. A 7.2 magnitude quake jolted the Kermanshah province last November killing about 600 and leaving more injured.


Rod Rosenstein tells Donald Trump he's not a target in Mueller probe

22 Apr, 2018

Trump allies in the White House and Fox News have been calling for the firing of Rod Rosenstein for months, incensed that he is allowing the probe into Russian meddling in the United States election to continue. Magoo" and Rosenstein as "Mr. Peepers", a character from a 1950s sitcom. Axios cited "a source close to Trump", noting that the White House is "in a defensive posture" on the issue.


Bush was 'first lady of the greatest generation'

22 Apr, 2018

Mrs. Bush was by all accounts content to be a wife and mother, but mistaking her gentle nature and simple appearance, for anything other than quiet strength was a grave miscalculation. Former first ladies Michelle Obama , Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton were also among the approximately 1,500 guests. The church is adorned with sprays of yellow garden roses, yellow snap dragons, antique hydrangeas and other flowers.


Former Deputy FBI Director McCabe Launches Legal Defense Fund

22 Apr, 2018

He eventually became USA attorney for the Southern District of NY in 2002 before being appointed deputy attorney general by Bush. "He had jeopardized the Department of Justice's credibility in the investigation", writes Comey. However, people familiar with the situation said it was Putin, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Thursday. Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, told Ingraham that "it's important to point out ...


Death penalty for Child rape, Modi Cabinet clears ordinance

22 Apr, 2018

Stringent punishment for rape of a girl under 12 years has been provided with the minimum jail term being 20 years which may go up to life in prison or death sentence. The cabinet also approved the establishment of more fast-track courts to deal with rape cases, the appointment of more public prosecutors, and ordered police stations to be equipped with special forensic kits, among other steps.


Queen asks Commonwealth leaders to let Charles succeed her

21 Apr, 2018

By Arnaud Bouissou [ CC0 ], via Wikimedia CommonsLeading the Commonwealth is not a hereditary role and is separate from ascension to the British throne, which does follow a hereditary line of succession. "You have been the Commonwealth's most steadfast and fervent champion", May said. A decision on all successive heads has to be made by the Commonwealth leaders.


Giuliani joins Trump legal team

21 Apr, 2018

The special counsel's office declined to comment. The Trump legal team's lead attorney, John Dowd, resigned last month , reportedly in a dispute over tactics. "I have no idea how it could have slipped my mind", he said. "This is a good man". The ex-mayor said that his advice regarding Mueller to Trump had been to let the special counsel do his job.


Cotton confident of Pompeo confirmation

21 Apr, 2018

President Donald Trump's decide for secretary of state, Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo , is dealing with stiff opposition to his changing into the nation's prime diplomat - and it might be unprecedented. The nominee did not inform the committee about his secret trip. "Pompeo has repeatedly made statements and tweets indicating that he favors unsafe, costly, and unnecessary military action by the US military", said Brett Abrams of MoveOn.



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