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World News Boeing CEO to face tough questions from US lawmakers
Author: 0 Boeing CEO to face tough questions from US lawmakers

Ahead of the Committee hearing, Boeing has released Muilenburg's opening statement, in which he admits that: "We know we made mistakes and got some things wrong". A second crashed over Ethiopia in March 2019, leading to the grounding of the plane, and plunging Boeing into an ongoing crisis. "Both of these accidents were entirely preventable", said committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.).

World News Aramco to trade on Saudi Exchange on December 11, reports Saudi media
Author: 0 Aramco to trade on Saudi Exchange on December 11, reports Saudi media

The anticipation of Saudi Aramco's initial public offering (IPO) dominated headlines and conversations at the start of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in Riyadh . That India should decide to go ahead with this exercise, despite the increase in tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, with whom India also shares good ties, indicates a degree of maturity in the relationship and the mutual confidence the two countries have developed in each other.

World News Two people seriously injured in shark attack at Airlie Beach
Author: 0 Two people seriously injured in shark attack at Airlie Beach

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson says the two men, aged in their 30s, have suffered "serious lower limb injuries" and are now being treated by paramedics. "I will not shy away from my stance that the drum lines need to go back in", she said, according to ABC . "Then a reporter from the BBC rang me and broke the news to me and told me all about it", he said.

World News Morning after Diwali: Delhi-NCR air quality falls to 'severe' category
Author: 0 Morning after Diwali: Delhi-NCR air quality falls to 'severe' category

Air quality in several North Indian cities on Monday and Tuesday remained poor after the burning of firecrackers on Diwali . This year, the reports of air quality are showing a positive sign. Ambala, Hisar and Kurulshetra in Haryana recorded their AQI at 370, 380, and 377, respectively. The AQI post-Diwali was 367 in 2017 and 425 in 2016.

World News Vowing Nationwide Crackdown, Trump Touts More Militarized US Police
Author: 0 Vowing Nationwide Crackdown, Trump Touts More Militarized US Police

CHICAGO , Ill. - Visiting Chicago for the first time as president, Donald Trump disparaged the city Monday as a haven for criminals that is "embarrassing to us as a nation". After the speech, Trump signed an executive order creating a new executive Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. "It's a real big scam just like the impeachment of your president is a scam", Trump said to cheering and applause.

World News Grandad charged after toddler falls to her death from cruise ship
Author: 0 Grandad charged after toddler falls to her death from cruise ship

Chloe Wiegand died after falling from a window on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship . The toddler's grandfather was unaware that the window had been slid open when he lifted her up, the lawyer said. Winkleman said that Chloe's grandfather was unaware that it was open. Alan said of Anello in the same interview: "I mean you can barely look at him without him crying".

World News Remodel and job cuts loom after HSBC's profits plunge
Author: 0 Remodel and job cuts loom after HSBC's profits plunge

That would mean pulling back in commercial banking and investment banking in the U.K. and Europe and investing more in higher-growth areas such as Asia , the Middle East, Mexico and Canada, he told The Wall Street Journal on Monday. Quinn did add that Asian business "held up well", as profits in Asia rose 4% before tax, with "a resilient performance in Hong Kong", despite the unrest .

World News California utility begins new phase of blackouts
Author: 0 California utility begins new phase of blackouts

During a press briefing Monday, Cal Fire officials said almost 60 homes have been destroyed and at least a dozen more have been damaged. The Camp Fire, which is the worst wildfire in state history, struck in November of past year when Pacific Gas and Electric Co.

World News Iraqi security forces open fire on protesters, kill 14
Author: 0 Iraqi security forces open fire on protesters, kill 14

The bloodshed in Karbala, a major pilgrimage site where a revered Shiite figure was killed in a 7th-century battle , could mark a turning point in the demonstrations. He called on local authorities in the city to ensure security forces acted with restraint and investigate the shootings. Security forces threw tear gas canisters as a result, while protesters held metal sheets to block police.

World News Three striking things about Trump's al-Baghdadi announcement
Author: 0 Three striking things about Trump's al-Baghdadi announcement

In return for the lack of support Pelosi gives the Trump administration, he may want to brief Congressional Democrats similarly. While giving the proper credit to the heroism of the operators who put an end to the career of a murderer and rapist who was one of the planet's true villains, Trump did the presidential equivalent of an National Football League touchdown dance.

World News Strong quake shakes southern Philippines, no damage reported
Author: 0 Strong quake shakes southern Philippines, no damage reported

A powerful quake struck the southern Philippines on Tuesday, crushing two people under debris, cracking buildings and injuring dozens in a region still reeling from a previous deadly tremor. Though other students were injured in "stampede" to escape the building, they survived. The Red Cross sent teams to help some of the injured victims and those who have been displaced by the tremor.

World News Joe Biden: Trump Is ‘An Idiot’
Author: 0 Joe Biden: Trump Is ‘An Idiot’

The president and his allies have not only accused Hunter Biden with an ethical breach, but pushed a theory that it was Ukraine who interfered in the elections, even speculating without evidence that Hillary Clinton's emails are in Ukraine.

World News FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Wednesday, Thursday expected to be wet
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High temperatures then don't move out of the low 40's for the rest of the week. Cooler temperatures are expected to return by the weekend. "The good news this year is that temperatures will not be frigid", he said. Colder than average temperatures will lock in for at least the first week of November, with a threat for more lake-effect snow once again in the typical snowbelts.

World News Lebanese Form Human Chain in Protest of Corrupt Government
Author: 0 Lebanese Form Human Chain in Protest of Corrupt Government

They have been overwhelmingly peaceful although late on Thursday scuffles broke out in central Beirut between demonstrators and Hezbollah supporters who entered the crowd, leading the police to intervene, witnesses said. "The people are hungry and there is no other solution in front of us", said Essam, a 30-year-old health administrator. The chain spanned 105 miles (170 km), cutting through Beirut , Tripoli, Dbayeh and other cities along the Lebanese coast.

World News House to hold vote on formalizing impeachment inquiry Thursday
Author: 0 House to hold vote on formalizing impeachment inquiry Thursday

The Home Guidelines Committee will debate and maintain a preliminary vote on the impeachment inquiry "transparency" measure at three:00 pm (1900 GMT) Wednesday, the panel's chairman Jim McGovern stated. While some House Republicans - and the White House - complained that the Pelosi resolution was too little, too late, the second-ranking Senate Republican had a different take, saying it "would be an entirely different conversation" and "it would be great" if the House "would open this ...

World News Hong Kong rejects Joshua Wong bid for election
Author: 0 Hong Kong rejects Joshua Wong bid for election

A government statement issued later explaining the decision did not mention Wong by name, but said: "The candidate can not possibly comply with the requirements of the relevant electoral laws, since advocating or promoting "self-determination" is contrary to the content of the declaration that the law requires a candidate to make to uphold the Basic Law and pledge allegiance to the [Hong Kong Special Administrative Region]".

World News Chileans in Calgary stand in solidarity with protesters back home
Author: 0 Chileans in Calgary stand in solidarity with protesters back home

Mr Pinera said he had heard the message, and said "we have all changed" because of the protests, which were triggered by a small subway fare hike but quickly exploded into anger over economic inequality. Chile's military has since taken over security in Santiago , a city of 6 million now under a state of emergency with night-time curfews. With Santiago engulfed in rioting over several days, security forces and protesters clashed repeatedly.

World News Dallas police officer shoots his son after mistaking him for an intruder
Author: 0 Dallas police officer shoots his son after mistaking him for an intruder

Police officials who spoke at a news conference at the hospital where the injured officer was being treated stressed the seriousness of his injuries. Video of the aggressive arrest shows a group of at least 10 police officers, some pointing firearms, rushing onto a train while frightened passengers cleared out of their way.

World News Far-right AfD deals setback to Merkel's CDU in German state vote
Author: 0 Far-right AfD deals setback to Merkel's CDU in German state vote

At the back of the pack, the SPD took 8.5 percent, while the Greens took 5.4. The FDP's aim in the election would have been to "put an end" to the current government in Thuringia, which is consisting of the Left Party, the Social Democratic Party (SPD) as well as the Green Party, said Thomas Kemmerich, the chairman of the FDP's Thuringian branch.

World News 21-Year-Old Woman Charged After Encouraging Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself
Author: 0 21-Year-Old Woman Charged After Encouraging Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself

Rollins, who announced an indictment against You on Monday, highlighted the text messages as a key indicator of You's alleged behavior. You is said to have manipulated Urtula in an effort to isolate him from others and repeatedly encouraged him to take his own life despite being aware of his struggles with depression and suicidal thoughts due to her abuse.

World News Essex lorry deaths: driver is remanded in custody
Author: 0 Essex lorry deaths: driver is remanded in custody

Mom, I am so sorry, Mom". There was no reply and an automated message posted after the texts said the receiver had not yet seen it. The bodies were discovered in a trailer compartment in the early hours of Wednesday on an industrial estate in Grays, Essex.

World News Queensland shark attack: Two British men injured at tourist spot
Author: 0 Queensland shark attack: Two British men injured at tourist spot

One man, 28, had his foot bitten off by the shark and the other man, 22, suffered severe calf lacerations. "There is one patient with quite serious foot injuries", the ambulance service said. "Until the incident this year, we hadn't seen a shark attack in the Whitsundays for over a decade..." The body of water between Whitsunday Island and Hook Island is popular with snorkelers.

World News Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old Sujith Wilson, trapped in borewell for 3 days, dies
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old Sujith Wilson, trapped in borewell for 3 days, dies

The body that started decomposing was taken out and sent for postmortem. In the meantime, the 600-feet borewell was sealed with concrete. Sujith Wilson was the second toddler in four months to grab nationwide attention after falling into the 30-centimetre (one-foot) diameter pipe while playing near his home in Tiruchirappalli district of Tamil Nadu state on Friday.

World News N Korea 'running out of patience' with Washington
Author: 0 N Korea 'running out of patience' with Washington

The ministry says Seoul didn't propose a specific date and location for that meeting. North Korea is hoping that the US would reduce sanctions in exchange for a possible nuclear deal. Pyongyang has called for the project's restart since it entered nuclear diplomacy with Washington and Seoul previous year. Those talks have faltered after the collapse of a February summit between Kim Jong-un and Trump in Hanoi, where the United States rejected North Korean demands for broad sanctions ...

World News House Democrats To Hold Vote On Impeachment Proceedings This Week
Author: 0 House Democrats To Hold Vote On Impeachment Proceedings This Week

A series of State Department officials have testified this month about their concerns as Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani , took charge of Ukrainian policy and as Trump pushed out the USA ambassador there. He said he "cannot satisfy the competing demands of both the legislative and executive branches", and without the court's help, he said, he would have to make the decision himself - one that could "inflict grave constitutional injury" on either Congress or the presidency.

World News Syrian Kurdish forces say they killed close al-Baghdadi aide
Author: 0 Syrian Kurdish forces say they killed close al-Baghdadi aide

Two officials said they believed his remains were delivered to the sea from an aircraft. General Mark Milley , chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, speaking at the Pentagon, said: "His remains were disposed of appropriately in accordance with the law of armed conflict".

World News Trump wins big with Baghdadi death - and intends to milk it
Author: 0 Trump wins big with Baghdadi death - and intends to milk it

He says no USA personnel were lost in the mission. "Certainly all of us understand that al-Baghdadi was a vicious killer but (Islamic State) doesn't end with him". "We tried to call him out and asked him to surrender himself". "They already have a data repository", said Kara Frederick, a fellow at the Center for a New American Security who worked as an intelligence analyst with Special Operations.

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