• Boeing 737 MAX 8 achieve FAA certification
Boeing 737 MAX 8 achieve FAA certification

Such planes are popular with budget airlines that comprise a key market for both aircraft manufacturers. According to Boeing, the 737 MAX 8 reduces fuel use and Carbon dioxide emissions by an additional 14 per cent over today's most fuel-efficient single-aisle aircraft.

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  • Explosions reported at Kabul hospital
Explosions reported at Kabul hospital

Witnesses said on Wednesday the attackers were engaging security forces inside the building. A statement from Islamic State's Amaq news agency said its fighters had attacked the hospital. Afghan policemen arrive at the site of a blast and gunfire at a military hospital in Kabul , Afghanistan March 8, 2017. All the attackers, including two ...

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  • Turkey, US, Russia stage surprise tripartite regional security meeting in Antalya
Turkey, US, Russia stage surprise tripartite regional security meeting in Antalya

Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve. As the outside powers fighting in Syria step up the fight to crush Islamic State, the battle is laying bare their often-conflicting loyalties. Turkey has sought the support of the USA, its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, to lead a ground offensive a...

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  • Madhya Pradesh Police confirms Bhopal blast a 'terror attack'
Madhya Pradesh Police confirms Bhopal blast a 'terror attack'

SHAJAPUR :At least four persons were injured on Tuesday in a blast in the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train near Jabdi station in the district, a railway official said. "The blast was reported on seat number 51", Sheohar SP said. ATS &Forensic teams investigating under DG. The glass panes of the windows in the general coach were damaged because of th...

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  • Cuomo at Yad Vashem: 'No tolerance' for acts of anti-Semitism
Cuomo at Yad Vashem: 'No tolerance' for acts of anti-Semitism

Both those efforts factored in to the presidential buzz. Cuomo, governor of a state with the largest Jewish population outside of Israel, said that NY has "put together a special unit of the State Police" to deal with the issue, and has "reacted aggressively with extraordinary measures, more aggressively than any other state in the nation" to t...

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  • Syrian peace talks in Geneva end without resolution
Syrian peace talks in Geneva end without resolution

Counter-terrorism had been added as a "fourth basket" to the next round of talks expected later this month, as well as establishing a "credible, inclusive government", drafting a new constitution and holding free and fair elections. For the time being, it is obvious that Syria's fate is in the hands of the two sides at the negotiation table. "We ha...

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  • May defends united UK, bashes Scottish nationalists
May defends united UK, bashes Scottish nationalists

The UK's vote previous year to leave the European Union has strained unity, with a majority in Scotland wanting Britain to remain in the bloc. May said in her speech that Scotland "makes a huge contribution to the UK's global role" and should stay part of the country in today's "changing world".

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  • Kashmiri sportsman held in United States over molestation charges
Kashmiri sportsman held in United States over molestation charges

The Enterprise added that the youth, who is on a visit to Saranac Lake for an worldwide snowshoe competition, is accused of "inappropriate sexual behaviour with an underage girl, contact which allegedly took place on Monday in the village of Saranac Lake".

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  • USA gathered valuable intelligence from Yemen raid
USA gathered valuable intelligence from Yemen raid

The US is working to locate and monitor hundreds of people, or "contacts", found as part of the intelligence retrieved during the raid last month in Yemen targeting an al Qaeda affiliate, several US officials told CNN . The Yemeni officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to the media. Chief Petty Officer...

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  • House intel chair on Trump campaign ties to Russia: 'There's nothing there'
House intel chair on Trump campaign ties to Russia: 'There's nothing there'

What Russian cyber-activity and other active measures were directed against the United States and its allies? That includes any intelligence regarding links between Russian Federation and individuals associated with political campaigns. The prime minister also said that Russian Federation could assist in building meaningful dialogue between the Tri...

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  • United Nations investigators: Both sides to Syrian conflict committed war crimes in Aleppo
United Nations investigators: Both sides to Syrian conflict committed war crimes in Aleppo

Russian aircraft joined the Syrians in conducting nearly daily airstrikes over the five months in an indiscriminate bombing campaign that killed hundreds of civilians, and repeatedly targeted hospitals, water stations, markets and bakeries, suggesting "a willful disregard" for the global laws of war, the commission said.

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  • Does Betsy DeVos know what 'choice' means?
Does Betsy DeVos know what 'choice' means?

DeVos's comments come as representatives from the country's HBCUs are in Washington to meet with Republican lawmakers. Well, on the day DeVos was sworn in, a House bill was introduced to "terminate the Department of Education " - so, just swell I guess? Though the ostensible goal of the event "was for officials from a number of federal agencie...

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  • Pakistan hosts regional economic summit
Pakistan hosts regional economic summit

Referring to the bilateral economic ties between ECO member states, the Turkish president said that the current trade volume is far behind the potential these nations have. "Ensuring that the vision and other such frameworks will deliver their expected output, in a timely and effective way, requires a new regional economic architecture for cooperat...

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  • Abuse survivor quits pope's panel over Vatican stonewall
Abuse survivor quits pope's panel over Vatican stonewall

Collins says her decision to resign was immediately precipitated by one Vatican office's refusal to comply with a request from the commission, approved by the pope, that all letters sent to the Vatican by abuse survivors receive a response.

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  • Iranian Navy Successfully Test-Fires New Homegrown Torpedo
Iranian Navy Successfully Test-Fires New Homegrown Torpedo

Washington reacted harshly to a medium-range ballistic missile launch by Tehran late January, saying that it had officially put Iran "on notice" over the test. We don't respond well to sanctions, but we respond very well to mutual respect. The US announced a ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, although this ...

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  • Wilbur Ross Sworn In As Commerce Secretary
Wilbur Ross Sworn In As Commerce Secretary

Ross was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Monday night. He has pledged to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, the giant trade pact with the U.S., Canada and Mexico. As part of his ethics agreement, Ross will divest from the firm. Democrats' questions of Ross's ties with Russia come at a time when Trump is defending his ad...

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  • Trump Promises 'Smooth Transition' Away From 'Disastrous' Obamacare In Meeting With Insurers
Trump Promises 'Smooth Transition' Away From 'Disastrous' Obamacare In Meeting With Insurers

When Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell meet with Trump Monday afternoon in the Oval Office, the duo plans to urge the President to embrace the House GOP plan publicly in his joint congressional address Tuesday night.

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  • Joel Embiid, battling knee swelling and soreness, sent for MRI
Joel Embiid, battling knee swelling and soreness, sent for MRI

In addition to the Embiid news, the Sixers also announced that Ben Simmons had a procedure to inject bone marrow into this foot to promote healing. The Sixers play the Golden State Warriors tonight at the Wells Fargo Center. Simmons, who hasn't played a game in his first year as a member of an National Basketball Association roster had bone mar...

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  • 8-Year Old Girl Is Shot And Killed After Traffic Accident
8-Year Old Girl Is Shot And Killed After Traffic Accident

For unknown reasons, the driver that was racing or chasing the white auto got out of the vehicle and fired at least 5 to 7 shots at a black auto with a mother and daughter, hitting the 8-year-old girl. "I don't know who it was and I don't know why she was shooting", Thomas said. "I thought she was still asleep". Instead of offering any help, the wo...

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  • No Breakthrough Expected in Upcoming Syrian Peace Talks
No Breakthrough Expected in Upcoming Syrian Peace Talks

The Syrian opposition delegation at peace talks in Geneva on Saturday condemned an attack that killed security forces in Homs earlier in the day, but accused the government of trying to use the events to derail the negotiations. " If anyone refuses to condemn this terrorist attack then he is an accomplice of terrorism and we will deal with them a...

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