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World Chinese pilot lands passenger jet safely after windshield shatters at 32000 feet
Author: 0 Chinese pilot lands passenger jet safely after windshield shatters at 32000 feet

All passengers are safe, although the co-pilot sustained injuries on the face and waist, and another crew member was slightly hurt during the emergency landing , according to the CAAC. The plane landed safely. Pictures show the right side of the window completely gone and some damage to the inside. Zhao, who was sitting in the middle of the aircraft, felt a draft of cold air and saw the cockpit door fly open several minutes later.

World Even with death penalty, defense lawyer's 'overall strategy' unlikely to change
Author: 0 Even with death penalty, defense lawyer's 'overall strategy' unlikely to change

Rauner's proposal breaks with recent history, which has seen IL among several states that have shifted away from capital punishment by freezing or outright abolishing the practice. But Rauner's bring-back-the-death-penalty cry comes close. The amendatory veto plan additionally asks legislators to extend the 72-hour waiting period for delivery of all gun purchases, to ban bump stocks and trigger cranks, to authorize restraining orders to disarm unsafe individuals and to make judges and ...

World Pennsylvania's Primary: Congressional Races to Watch
Author: 0 Pennsylvania's Primary: Congressional Races to Watch

The state Supreme Court issued a new congressional map in February, splitting Centre County into two districts. For example, the new 11th district moves from a six-point to a 26-point advantage for the incumbent Republican Rep. Becky Corbin is running unopposed in the Republican Primary. In a special election for an at-large seat on Coatesville City Council, Democrat Khadijah Al-Amin and Libertarian Nicholas Panagakos are challenging Republican Councilman John Guerrera.

World Mississippi Poor People's campaign first in national effort
Author: 0 Mississippi Poor People's campaign first in national effort

Columbia police say they met with group organizers last week to discuss their plans. "Because somebody is hurting our people, and it has gone on far too long", said Rev. "We come not with a left agenda or a right agenda". Pat McCrory, who was succeeded by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper in the 2016 election. The Poor People's Campaign protesters said they wanted to highlight the way veterans, children, women, teachers and others are being treated.

World Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid treated for pancreatic cancer
Author: 0 Former Nevada Sen. Harry Reid treated for pancreatic cancer

They say doctors caught the tumor early during a routine screening and his prognosis is good. "He'll bear chemotherapy as the following step in his therapy". "We're all praying for expensive Harry's speedy restoration". As Senate majority leader during the administration of Democratic President Barack Obama, Reid helped pass major legislation that included the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare.

World US monitor: Dismantling of N. Korea nuclear site 'well under way
Author: 0 US monitor: Dismantling of N. Korea nuclear site 'well under way

Trump wrote in a tweet Saturday evening. Trump labeled Kim "Little Rocket Man", and the North Korean leader called the president a "mentally deranged United States dotard". The three Americans who were freed from detention in North Korea last week were reunited with their family days after being welcomed back to the states by President Trump and first lady Melania Trump, the Pentagon announced Sunday.

World Hawaii Officials Warn Kilauea Volcano may Erupt Soon
Author: 0 Hawaii Officials Warn Kilauea Volcano may Erupt Soon

Two new fissures erupted this weekend and prompted officials to evacuate even more residents. It was there that officials found the new fissure along the road. The agency said one "unidentified structure" was destroyed by the new vent, bringing the total number of homes and other buildings lost to the lava to almost 40.

World The Turkish President made a loud statement about Israel
Author: 0 The Turkish President made a loud statement about Israel

Yildirim added. President Erdogan also said that the Turkish Red Crescent would deliver humanitarian aid to hospitals in Gaza . Erdoğan's remarks came during a special meeting with scholarship students of TRT World and Anadolu Agency in London .

World 'She's in good spirits': Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery
Author: 0 'She's in good spirits': Melania Trump undergoes kidney surgery

Melania Trump is the first to go through such a serious medical procedure since Nancy Regan who underwent a mastectomy. He told the audience that she is "on our hearts" and "we're praying for her speedy and full recovery". First Lady Melania Trump grows in popularity in more ways than one as her first name, scarce until recently, dramatically surged in popularity previous year.

World Sochi informal summit: PM Modi, Vladimir Putin to meet on May 21
Author: 0 Sochi informal summit: PM Modi, Vladimir Putin to meet on May 21

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said it will be an important occasion for the two leaders to exchange views on worldwide matters in a "broad and long-term perspective" with the objective of further strengthening "special and privileged strategic partnership" between the two countries.

World J&K: CRPF personnel killed in gunfight with militants in Pulwama
Author: 0 J&K: CRPF personnel killed in gunfight with militants in Pulwama

Acting on specific intelligence inputs about the presence of terrorists in Chinar Bagh Mohalla at Takiya village, a joint patrol of 55 Rashtriya Rifles (RR), 182nd and 183rd battalion CRPF and Pulwama Police launched a cordon-and-search operation late on Friday night.

World Delhi Police names Shashi Tharoor as accused in Sunanda's death
Author: 0 Delhi Police names Shashi Tharoor as accused in Sunanda's death

Speaking to media, the public prosecutor said that as per legal procedure Tharoor can only be summoned by the Supreme Court as he is a suspect in the case. Police in Delhi have now charged Mr Tharoor with abetment to suicide and cruelty to his spouse. The Congress, too, said it will support Tharoor, saying that they 'denounced this politically motivated charge sheet'.

World European leaders vow to stand-up to Trump 'bullying' and save Iran deal
Author: 0 European leaders vow to stand-up to Trump 'bullying' and save Iran deal

Zarif is heading a high-ranking political-economic delegation during his visit to China. France's economy minister Bruno Le Maire urged European nations on Friday to defend themselves against USA sanctions targeting foreign companies that trade with Iran , as the rift between Washington and its allies deepens.

World Mother Pulls Gun from Handbag And Kills Armed Robber Outside School
Author: 0 Mother Pulls Gun from Handbag And Kills Armed Robber Outside School

This is the moment a gunman's attempted robbery on young children and families was foiled by a waiting mother - who turned out to be an off-duty armed policewoman. "Her courage and accuracy saved mothers and children at the door of the schoo", Mr Franca said of the 42 year old. When the offender began to threaten with a gun she got a gun and shot him in the chest.

World Saudi Arabia slams Israeli gunfire in Gaza that killed 52
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia slams Israeli gunfire in Gaza that killed 52

By late afternoon, at least 52 Palestinians, including five minors, were killed , the Gaza Health Ministry said. Another protester told reporters he wanted to get inside Israel to end lives. Some protesters moved to within about 150 meters (yards) of the border fence. A reporter saw two men who tried to advance further being shot in the legs by Israeli troops.

World Governor Okorocha, APC Imo leaders meet Vice President Osinbajo over ward congresses
Author: 0 Governor Okorocha, APC Imo leaders meet Vice President Osinbajo over ward congresses

He said that exhibits recovered from them included: 68 APC result sheets, six APC Local Government Area result sheets, 130 APC delegates nomination forms and six LGA APC ward officers and delegates list. Political tension in the Imo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress deepened on Friday when unidentified hoodlums set the party secretariat on fire.

World Pompeo: US Willing to Aid North Korea's Economy for Denuclearization
Author: 0 Pompeo: US Willing to Aid North Korea's Economy for Denuclearization

Tensions between the USA and North Korea have eased in recent months and Trump accepted the invitation for a face-to-face meeting with Kim back in March. On Thursday, Trump revealed that the first-ever between a sitting United States president and a North Korean leader will take place in Singapore on June 12.

World Mancini given job of rebuilding Italy
Author: 0 Mancini given job of rebuilding Italy

Mancini replaces Gian Piero Ventura , who was sacked in November after the Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades. He has also coached Fiorentina, Lazio, Inter Milan, Manchester City and Galatasaray. It isn't all bad for the former Sampdoria forward though, who will pick up £1.8 million a year up until 2020 as attempts to take the Italy team through to the next European Championships.

World Depressed with IndiGo, employee makes hoax bomb call; gets arrested
Author: 0 Depressed with IndiGo, employee makes hoax bomb call; gets arrested

Speaking to media, a police official said, "He was depressed and made the call out of frustration and to teach a lesson to the airlines". He was finally arrested by Delhi Police on Sunday. Because of the search exercise, all Mumbai-bound flights were delayed by two to three hours. "The accused was frustrated and went into depression after the notice was served by the airline".

World POCSO case slapped on Kerala policeman
Author: 0 POCSO case slapped on Kerala policeman

CCTV footage from the theatre showed Moitheenkutty sitting between the mother and the daughter. "We then handed over everything to the ChildLine, ". However, no action was taken until Saturday and police swung into action when media exposed the incident.

World Centre places draft Cauvery management scheme in Supreme Court
Author: 0 Centre places draft Cauvery management scheme in Supreme Court

The Supreme Court in its February 16 order allocated an additional 14.75 tmc of water in favour of Karnataka and reduced Tamil Nadu's share from 192 tmc to 177.25 tmc. The award had made an annual allocation of 419 tmcft to Tamil Nadu in the entire Cauvery basin, 270 tmcft to Karnataka, 30 tmcft to Kerala , and 7 tmcft to Puducherry.

World Dual amputee Xia Boyu Can Make Background on Everest summit
Author: 0 Dual amputee Xia Boyu Can Make Background on Everest summit

Three months later, however, Nepal's high court overturned the ban on double amputee and blind climbers, agreeing that it discriminated against disabled people. About 340 foreigners are now attempting the climb from the Nepal side of the mountain, and another 180 are waiting to ascend from the Tibet side. Everest has become a lucrative business, with foreigners paying United States dollars 11,000 for a permit to summit.

World James Shaw Jr. meets with survivors of Parkland shooting
Author: 0 James Shaw Jr. meets with survivors of Parkland shooting

The group met up in Florida , after which Shaw tweeted, "Meeting the young adults of the Parkland incident so much fire and inspiration in their eyes was a great joy". Parkland student and activist David Hogg , 17, tweeted, "Wow just, wow", about the breakfast with Shaw. The shooting at Majory Stoneman Douglas High School took place on February 14 of this year, and left 17 dead and wounded over a dozen more.

World Oil slips but holds near multi-year highs on Iran supply concerns
Author: 0 Oil slips but holds near multi-year highs on Iran supply concerns

Bank of America Merril Lynch analysts said the Brent crude price was likely to reach $US90 by mid-2019. But Trump, a severe critic of the deal dating back to his presidential campaign, said Tuesday in a televised address from the White House that it was "defective at its core".

World Caged tiger at school's prom causes uproar among some parents, reports say
Author: 0 Caged tiger at school's prom causes uproar among some parents, reports say

The dance took place at the Double Tree Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center, and the appearance of the animals was approved by the school and the venue. "This tiger's not having a party", Magill told ABC News . The school also released a statement defending the cruel act. "He was surrounded by people, cell phones, lights, jugglers juggling fire.

World US wants to work with Europeans on new Iran deal: Pompeo
Author: 0 US wants to work with Europeans on new Iran deal: Pompeo

It is "possible" the USA may impose sanctions on European companies that keep doing business with Iran , national security adviser John Bolton warned Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union". Iran insists its nuclear program is for civilian use and denies supporting extremism. Trump's triggering of economic sanctions now confronts Iran's regime with a dilemma: if it clings to its nuclear ambitions it risks provoking a renewed popular rebellion against its misplaced priorities, in ...

World Police HQ in Indonesia city attacked after church bombings
Author: 0 Police HQ in Indonesia city attacked after church bombings

Video footage of the latest attack on the police headquarters shows two motorbikes approaching a checkpoint just before the blast. At least 10 people were reportedly injured. The most serious incident was in January 2016 when four suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a shopping area in capital Jakarta. A family of five carried out a motorcycle bombing at the police headquarters in the Indonesian city of Surabaya on Monday, authorities said.

World Deadly Protests as US Opens Israeli Embassy in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Deadly Protests as US Opens Israeli Embassy in Jerusalem

Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump , both top aides to President Donald Trump , are leading a high-powered American delegation that also includes the treasury secretary and four Republican senators. "Remember this moment!" Netanyahu entreated the applauding crowd. The statement, dated 8 May but published by the UN Human Rights Council on Monday, also called on Israel to "fully respect the norms of humanitarian law in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and to lift the blockade ...

World Rapper gives former Durham coffee shop employees $20000 amid scandal
Author: 0 Rapper gives former Durham coffee shop employees $20000 amid scandal

Unfortunately, the administrator's gripe led to Britni Brown and Kevin Simmons dismissal from the job. Simmons and Brown were guests at the Miami concert Friday night when they received the $20,000 gifts. The two employees who were working at the time had generally listened to Spotify-curated playlists while working. "I have made a decision to cut my company's ties with Duke University ".

World A 69-Year-Old Double Amputee Has Just Climbed Mount Everest
Author: 0 A 69-Year-Old Double Amputee Has Just Climbed Mount Everest

The Chinese climber is only the second double amputee to reach the highest point on Earth, following New Zealander Mark Inglis, who summited in 2006. Xia is among the first of the hundreds of climbers who are expected to scale the world's highest mountain this month during a narrow window of good weather.

World PM reshuffles cabinet; Smriti Irani removed as I and B Minister
Author: 0 PM reshuffles cabinet; Smriti Irani removed as I and B Minister

The reshuffle comes a day before the Karnataka assembly election results. Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight removed Smriti Irani as the Information and Broadcasting Minister and gave the portfolio to Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore in a minor but significant reshuffle of his cabinet, in which Rail Minister Piyush Goyal was given the additional charge of the Finance Ministry .

World Trump pledges 'total victory' in war on drug prices
Author: 0 Trump pledges 'total victory' in war on drug prices

The President also took aim at Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM) such as Express Scripts - saying these "middlemen" would be "eliminated" - but lack of detail on this threat also saw PBM share prices rise following the speech as well. The administration is also considering rules that would institute site neutrality. "The idea of direct negotiation in Medicare has come up" during his meetings with the president, Azar said, but they determined the approach first announced by President Trump ...

World The Newest: Catalan candidate guarantees work for independence
Author: 0 The Newest: Catalan candidate guarantees work for independence

However, on Monday, the 135-strong Catalan parliament voted 66-to-65 to support Mr Torra, with the four MPs of the far-left anti-establishment CUP party abstaining. "From October 27, he will be able to call new elections". Torra, who was elected to the Catalan parliament in December on Puigdemont's Together for Catalonia list, finally made it through as he has no legal woes.

World Israelis go wild after Eurovision Song Contest victory
Author: 0 Israelis go wild after Eurovision Song Contest victory

Russian singer Yulia Samoylova, who was supposed to represent our country in this year's Eurovision song contest with the song I Won't Break in the final is not passed. On Sunday, in remarks at the start of the weekly cabinet meeting, Mr. Netanyahu said: "These days, Jerusalem is being blessed with many gifts". But over the past 20 years, the event has evolved into a much larger, more extensive operation, and the demands have risen.

World U.S. move on Iran threatens €143m Irish export trade
Author: 0 U.S. move on Iran threatens €143m Irish export trade

European countries have 60 days to provide "guarantees" to safeguard Iran's interests, after the United States withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal, Tehran's parliament's website said quoting an Iranian official. In an interview with ZDF public television, Altmaier noted that the United States has set a 90-day deadline for foreign firms to comply with the return of sanctions and that this period can be used to convince Washington to change course.

World Results, stats for Cup race at Kansas Speedway
Author: 0 Results, stats for Cup race at Kansas Speedway

Not even the reigning series champion on a track where he swept both races last season. Kevin Harvick has tied Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson for the most career wins at Kansas Motor Speedway, as he came from behind to win the KC Masterpiece 400 Saturday night.

World Romney denounces pastor slated to speak at U.S. embassy in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Romney denounces pastor slated to speak at U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

Trump administration officials attended the opening ceremony of the controversial new US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday - and invited several extreme Religious Right figures to play a major role in the events. "We thank you, O Lord, for President Donald Trump's courage in acknowledging to the world a truth that was established 3,000 years ago - that Jerusalem is and always shall be the eternal capital of the Jewish people", Hagee said.

World Italy's anti-establishment parties set to announce power-sharing deal
Author: 0 Italy's anti-establishment parties set to announce power-sharing deal

As reported by the Reuters news agency, the marriage being sealed between the two parties is seen as an unlikely and worrying prospect by most analysts before the March 4 election ended in a hung parliament. It comes after the parties spent the weekend locked in negotiations ahead of a Sunday evening deadline set by president Sergio Mattarella . There are also some policy sticking points between the League and Five Star - such as on major public works like the Turin-Lyon high-speed railway ...

World Supreme Court opens door for legalized sports betting
Author: 0 Supreme Court opens door for legalized sports betting

The court's decision came in a case from New Jersey , which has fought for years to legalize gambling on sports at casinos and racetracks in the state. Mississippi - Gaming Commission Deputy Director Jay McDaniel has previously stated that the state would need a few months to propose regulations and have them approved following a Supreme Court decision, but that implementation before the end of 2018 would be feasible.

World Russia, Iran discuss nuclear deal after United States withdrawal
Author: 0 Russia, Iran discuss nuclear deal after United States withdrawal

Germany and France have significant trade links with Iran and remain committed to the nuclear agreement, as does Britain, and the three countries' foreign ministers plan to meet on Tuesday to discuss it. "Today we expect to examine how we can use the mechanisms at our disposal with the participation of the European Troika, China, Russia, Iran and the European Union to prevent the undermining of this important document, to prevent destabilization of the situation in the region and to prevent ...

World Chicago bishop to give sermon at royal wedding
Author: 0 Chicago bishop to give sermon at royal wedding

Flags are seen for sale ahead of the forthcoming wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle , on Oxford Street in London Friday. Former actress Meghan , 36, will marry into the royal family on Saturday, May 19, when she says "I do" with Harry , 33, at midday. I'm thrilled that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have asked Bishop Michael Curry to preach at their wedding.

World BC Interior facing more flooding as weather warms up
Author: 0 BC Interior facing more flooding as weather warms up

In addition to properties and homes being affected, highways are also feeling the effects of the flooding. More than 2,700 people were affected by the orders, with many struggling to salvage what they could and fortifying their properties.

World Exit polls are just for entertainment: Siddaramaiah
Author: 0 Exit polls are just for entertainment: Siddaramaiah

When asked if the party secures majority and wants to appoint a dalit as the CM, Siddaramaiah said: "I'll tell them do it". The main hurdle to such an alliance is the animosity between Siddaramaiah and JDS leaders HD Deve Gowda and his son Kumaraswamy.