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Japanese passenger dies during flight after ingesting 246 packets

Japanese passenger dies during flight after ingesting 246 packets He was pronounced dead after the flight made an emergency landing at an airport in Sonora , northwestern Mexico . The man, named as Udo "N" , died of cerebral edema before the plane landed on Friday (local time). The prosecutor's office said other passengers reported seeing the man convulsing as the jetliner headed for Narita. Swallowing packaged drugs is a common method of global smuggli... [Full Article...]

Contenders to be next United Kingdom leader divided over no-deal Brexit

Contenders to be next United Kingdom leader divided over no-deal Brexit May's deal foundered on the controversial Irish border "backstop" which could see the province linked indefinitely to the bloc, angering May's Unionist allies in Northern Ireland and Brexit supporters who want a decisive split from the EU. [Full Article...]

Iran slams Trump after he asserts he's not seeking regime change

Iran slams Trump after he asserts he's not seeking regime change Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday, a day after US President Donald Trump said a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program was possible. This came after Iran said it would backtrack on some of its "voluntary" commitments under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. "We have enough readiness to defend the country", he said, adding tha... [Full Article...]

Tornadoes rip through IN and Ohio

Tornadoes rip through IN and Ohio Read the full report at Fox News . Multiple tornadoes swept through the Dayton , Ohio , area Monday night, leaving behind a trail of destruction in the city of more than 140,000 people. At least 45 people in and around Dayton went to hospitals with injuries, a lot of them minor, according to Elizabeth Long, a spokeswoman for the Kettering Health Network. [Full Article...]

China: trade dispute should only be resolved through talks

China: trade dispute should only be resolved through talks And second of all, if that happens, I'll be the first to protest", Ren was quoted as saying. With the news that Huawei may lose access to Google's Android platform , the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is in need of a new operating system for its future handsets, and its name may already be decided. [Full Article...]

5-year-old Utah girl Elizabeth Jessica Shelley missing, uncle in custody

5-year-old Utah girl Elizabeth Jessica Shelley missing, uncle in custody Police said they found Whipple Saturday afternoon without Elizabeth. "We understand the frustration and the many willing persons who want to help with this search", the police department posted to Facebook Monday . Elizabeth's mother, Jessica, said Sunday's search began at 7am. Members of the public with information pertaining to the case can contact officials on 435-753-7555. [Full Article...]

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after American dies

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after American dies Nepal issued a record 381 Everest permits to foreign climbers this season, each costing about £8,600. Mountain guide Adrian Ballinger told CNN hard weather conditions during this season led to overcrowding as summit attempts were restricted to a small number of days, and problems were exacerbated by a lack of experience among some climbing teams. [Full Article...]

Euro elections: Scotland draws dividing line over Brexit

Euro elections: Scotland draws dividing line over Brexit But with Farage's Brexit Party , which prefers a no-deal Brexit , capturing the greatest number of votes for seats in the European Parliament, closely shadowed by a group of fervently pro-EU parties, Conservatives and Labour were under pressure to commit clearly to either side of the debate. [Full Article...]

Court pace quickens on Trump records disputes

Court pace quickens on Trump records disputes In the meantime, attorneys for juvenile Democrats agreed to allow the banks to delay their response to the subpoena until after regulations. Capital One and the House Financial Services Committee did not immediately respond to requests for comment. [Full Article...]

Investigation committee constituted, says CM Vijay Rupani — Surat fire

Investigation committee constituted, says CM Vijay Rupani — Surat fire As a precautionary measure, all the tuition centres and coaching centres have been ordered to be closed in the area. Reports say that a short circuit may have caused the fire and that the death toll might go up. He also paid a visit to those injured. Speaking to Odisha Sun Times , Director General of Fire Services, BK Sharma said teams have been formed which will inspect fire safety arrange... [Full Article...]

Regulators fail to set date for 737 MAX return to service

Regulators fail to set date for 737 MAX return to service European pilots said Thursday (May 23) they found it "deeply disturbing" that the Boeing 737 Max was already being considered for a return to service after being grounded worldwide following two deadly crashes . As of the end of March, the China Air Transport Association has grounded 96 Boeing 737 MAX planes in the country, affecting 13 domestic airlines. Almost 400 of the planes were groun... [Full Article...]

2 more climbers die on crowded Mount Everest; 6 this season

2 more climbers die on crowded Mount Everest; 6 this season Donald Lynn Cash, 55, collapsed at the summit on Wednesday as he was taking photographs, while Anjali Kulkarni, also 55, died while descending after reaching the top. Mr Rita reached Everest's 8,850m (29,035ft) peak on Tuesday, the second time he had climbed to the summit in a week. Traffic jams create unsafe situations for hikers, who are often already exhausted and carrying heavy loads while... [Full Article...]

Judge Rules Trump Can’t Block Bank Subpoenas

Judge Rules Trump Can’t Block Bank Subpoenas However, the main event is Trump's meeting on Monday with Japan's new Emperor Naruhito , who ascended the throne at the beginning of the month following the abdication of his father, Akihito . Japan's Meteorological Agency said the quake, registering magnitude 5.1, struck in Chiba, just south of Tokyo, 24 miles underground. But Taniguchi points out Abe is the only foreign leader with whom "... [Full Article...]

Zarif’s meetings with United States senators to neutralize pressure groups’ impact

Zarif’s meetings with United States senators to neutralize pressure groups’ impact The president's announcement comes days after Iran sent the U.S.an alarming warning. Trump's comments showed that his claims on support for the Iranian people were a big lie, Zarif added. But in March Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismissed the mechanism as a "bitter joke". Or, is it that President Trump's growing bonhomie with some of the oil-rich Arab states is at works and he... [Full Article...]

USA charges Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with publishing classified information

USA charges Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with publishing classified information In an 18-count, superseding indictment , Justice Department prosecutors allege that Assange directed former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in one of the largest compromises of classified information in US history. The DOJ, however, made it clear during a news birefing today that it does not consider what Assange does as journalism. Assange was arrested on April 11, after Ecua... [Full Article...]

USA to send 1,500 troops to Middle East

USA to send 1,500 troops to Middle East Wheelbarger and Gilday would not comment on the type of fighter aircraft and support personnel that will be sent as plans are still in motion; the ISR aircraft could include a typical mix of RC-135 Rivet Joint , RQ-4 Global Hawk and MQ-9 Reapers , Gilday said. [Full Article...]

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win

India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win People voted for 542 seats in the seven-phased Lok Sabha polls, beginning April 11 and ending on May 19. However, due to the complaint of booth capturing and violence by the Left Front and Congress to the Election Commission of India (ECI), re-polling was conducted in 168 booths in 26 assembly segments of the Tripura West constituency on May 12. [Full Article...]

Wildfire forces evacuation of northern Alberta First Nation

Wildfire forces evacuation of northern Alberta First Nation There has been nearly no rain in the northern half of the province since the beginning of April, and warm temperatures and winds have made conditions ideal for fires. "We're excited to pay it forward a little bit", he said. They have been directed to communities hundreds of kilometres south. The blaze has eaten its way through about 800 square kilometres of timber, with the main area of spread o... [Full Article...]

Boeing: Regulators to meet about grounded 737 Max

Boeing: Regulators to meet about grounded 737 Max The Shanghai-based carrier has grounded 14 MAX planes while the USA aviation giant addresses the safety risks. Elwell said he plans to share the FAA's "safety analysis that will form the basis for our return to service decision process" on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Iranian threats 'put on hold', says U.S. defence chief

Iranian threats 'put on hold', says U.S. defence chief Earlier in the day, Shanahan told reporters at the Pentagon, " I think our steps were very prudent and we've put on hold the potential for attacks on Americans and that is what is extremely important ". "What I'm interested in more right now is what the administration's strategy is - if they have one - to keep us out of war". "Even a small confidence-building measure is a good thing, so it's a... [Full Article...]


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