• EU Threatens $12bn Tariffs Over US Boeing Subsidies
EU Threatens $12bn Tariffs Over US Boeing Subsidies

Europe's $12 billion claim against Boeing comes on the trail of a similar demand by the USA for $11 billion in compensation for European Union subsidies towards Airbus . Damages for the EU's Boeing complaint could come early in 2020. The European Union has drawn up a list of $20 billion worth of USA products it could tax in an escalating feu...

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  • Notre-Dame fire: Paris blaze inspires help for United States black churches
Notre-Dame fire: Paris blaze inspires help for United States black churches

The effort even got the attention of 2016 Democratic presidential nominee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton . "Our black churches are as important as Notre Dame ", another wrote. Pleasant Baptist Church, in Opelousas, La. As Christian Headlines previously reported , three historically black churches were set ablaze over the cou...

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  • Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to stage Heathrow protest
Extinction Rebellion: Climate activists to stage Heathrow protest

Since Monday, the " Extinction Rebellion " has blocked areas at Marble Arch, Waterloo Bridge, Parliament Square and Oxford Circus. The pace of reduction in emissions called for by Extinction Rebellion is far faster than that urged by the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which past year recommended they be cut to zero o...

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  • Buttigieg handles anti-gay hecklers during Iowa rally
Buttigieg handles anti-gay hecklers during Iowa rally

O'Rourke, 46, a former Texas Congressman and Senate candidate , made waves when he formally entered the race, raising millions of dollars for his campaign and winning plaudits as a serious outside contender for the party's candidacy. His husband, Chasten Buttigieg, with whom the candidate recently said he hopes to have a child soon , was asked ...

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  • Dissident republican group claims Lyra McKee was shot dead 'accidentally'
Dissident republican group claims Lyra McKee was shot dead 'accidentally'

Hours before her death she tweeted a photo of the riot with the words: " Derry tonight". In 2016, Forbes Magazine named her one of their 30 under 30 in media. The tragic loss of McKee reminds us that journalism remains a risky business at times, and that you do not have to operate in regions of the world such as Syria, Iraq or parts of Africa ...

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  • China Assesses Design Changes to Boeing 737 MAX
China Assesses Design Changes to Boeing 737 MAX

The MCAS system has come under scrutiny from investigators reviewing two fatal 737 Max crashes - the Lion Air crash in October and the Ethiopian Airlines crash in March. It said presentations by FAA experts allowed for an open exchange between all participants. Boeing's CEO said Thursday that they're close to fixing the issue but did not say ...

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  • Mueller's report likely to be released on Thursday: DOJ
Mueller's report likely to be released on Thursday: DOJ

Pelosi's comments come as Washington braces for Barr to turn over Mueller's report to Congress within the week and for a partisan clash that's all but certain to follow over what Barr held back. In a bid to head off a legal battle, Barr said during hearings last week that he would work with leaders of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees on ...

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  • Notre Dame organist hopes for encore after instrument survives fire
Notre Dame organist hopes for encore after instrument survives fire

A competition has been announced to design a spire to replace the mid-19th-century mock-gothic structure that was destroyed. "We can contribute to the resolution of certain specific tasks, but it should be the result of a dialogue", Ravasi said .

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  • Trio of climbers presumed dead in Canadian avalanche
Trio of climbers presumed dead in Canadian avalanche

Poor weather conditions have increased avalanche risks in the mountainous area on the border between Alberta and British Columbia, with the search halted for safety reasons. The North Face, a California-based outdoor equipment company that sponsored all three climbers, confirmed their identities to Star Calgary on Thursday.

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  • North Korea: Pompeo Not Welcome at Nuclear Negotiations
North Korea: Pompeo Not Welcome at Nuclear Negotiations

Kwon Jong Gun warned Thursday that "no one can predict the situation" on the Korean Peninsula if the United States does not give up "the root cause" that led the North to seek nuclear weapons . Earlier in the week, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a United States monitor, said activity had been detected at Yongbyon, the North'...

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  • Trump recommends Boeing to ‘rebrand’ 737 MAX planes
Trump recommends Boeing to ‘rebrand’ 737 MAX planes

Trump tweeted Monday that if he were in charge of Boeing , he would "FIX" the plane, "add some additional great features, & REBRAND the plane with a new name". Southwest Airlines , the largest operator of Boeing jets, announced last week that it would be cancelling its MAX flights until August 5. The company said it plans to release a softwa...

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  • Not a total washout, but consistent rain chances threaten weekend
Not a total washout, but consistent rain chances threaten weekend

Looking further ahead , the Met Office UK outlook for Monday 22 April to Wednesday 1 May said, "During Easter Monday it may turn cooler and more unsettled across northern and western areas, with stronger winds and outbreaks of heavy rain".

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  • Pakistan militants execute 14 bus passengers
Pakistan militants execute 14 bus passengers

The assailants checked the identity cards of passengers and offloaded 16 of them. Three passengers on the ill-fated bus managed to escape. These buses were reportedly travelling between Karachi and Gwadar. Expressing his sympathies with the families of the victims, the premier directed the concerned authorities to make every possible effort to id...

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  • Oil Industry Relieved After Major Conservative Win In Alberta
Oil Industry Relieved After Major Conservative Win In Alberta

Of course, he can threaten and brow beat the federal government, always a vote getter in Alberta, for not pushing through more pipelines. Speaking to supporters at her Edmonton headquarters, Notley touted her government's accomplishments and said she will stay on as NDP leader.

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  • Republican William Weld Announces Candidacy for 2020
Republican William Weld Announces Candidacy for 2020

He added: "There is no greater cause on Earth than to preserve what truly makes America great. I am ready to lead that fight". The 73-year-old is hoping to channel Republican discontent with Trump, despite the president holding a commanding approval rating among registered Republicans and continuing to be favored by the party's core base.

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  • Student, 22, fell 12m after climbing tower for Instagram snaps
Student, 22, fell 12m after climbing tower for Instagram snaps

Sydney Paige Monfries, a senior at Rose Hill, passed away on April 14 after falling from the clock and bell tower in Keating Hall. "I heard they were just getting a better view of the city", a senior told the paper. McShane issued a statement about her death, saying she died "after sustaining a fall inside the Keating Clock tower in the early h...

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  • North Korea just launched a new weapons test - highlighting Trump’s failed diplomacy
North Korea just launched a new weapons test - highlighting Trump’s failed diplomacy

North Korea says its leader Kim Jong Un has overseen the testing of a "new-type tactical guided weapon". A report, carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA ), gave few details but said the weapon came fitted with a " powerful warhead ".

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  • French Billionaires Pledge $450 Million to Help Rebuild Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral
French Billionaires Pledge $450 Million to Help Rebuild Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame is one of the world's most iconic cathedrals. Pervanche Berès, French MEP, said: "Notre Dame is a monument, a monument is something which in reality links us all". Oil producer Total SA, France's biggest company by sales, will contribute 100 million euros to the private non-profit Fondation du Patrimoine for the project, CEO Patrick ...

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  • Beijing slams Pompeo's remarks on China-LatAm ties as 'nonsensical'
Beijing slams Pompeo's remarks on China-LatAm ties as 'nonsensical'

Maduro blames USA sanctions for the country's economic problems and dismisses opposition leader Juan Guaido - who in January invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency, arguing the socialist leader's 2018 reelection was illegitimate - as a US puppet.

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  • Notre Dame cathedral partially destroyed by fire; Macron pledges reconstruction
Notre Dame cathedral partially destroyed by fire; Macron pledges reconstruction

Anyone feeling fit enough to climb the stairs and gain views across Paris will have to pass another of the cathedrals best-known features - the gargoyles. Much was saved in the interior too. He recalled that Notre-Dame's bells sounded a death knell after the November 2015 terror attacks in Paris . Her father said, "I feel sorry for the peopl...

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