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2019-03-15T00:01:09.064Z
Afghan official says any U.S. deal with the Taliban would ‘dishonor’ American troops as relations sink Trump administration issues sharply-worded statement defending U.S. negotiator. But as we make progress in these negotiations, he said, we will be able to reduce our troops’ presence and focus on counterterrorism President Ashraf Ghani’s government, already livid from what it said was a failure by a disrespectful Khalilzad to even provide them with a comprehensive briefing on the talks, hit the roof, placing most of the blame on Khalilzad Pamela Constable in Kabul and Paul Sonne in Washington contributed to this report
2019-03-14T23:44:24.117Z
Met Office long range forecast: UK prepares for SPRING as warm weather rolls in MET OFFICE weather forecasts have revealed spring weather is now rolling in to stay, as unsettled wet weather moves to the north of the UK. Highs of 20C had many people expecting these were the first few signs of spring, but recent wet and windy weather, coupled with the arrival of storm Gareth showed this was just temporary Snow is likely in the north at times, but mainly over the higher ground Temperatures are likely to start off mostly above average, but with a trend to return towards temperatures more typical for the time of year
2019-03-14T23:36:44.137Z
Pilot of doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight sent frantic final message reporting 'problems' before crash killed 157 THE pilot of the doomed Ethiopian Airlines flight which crashed killing all 157 on board sent a final message to air traffic control just moments before catastrophe. Yared Getachew, captain of the … He was having difficulties with the flight control of the aeroplane Reuters 6 Tragic debris littering the ground includes a shoe and items of clothing from victims of the fatal crash EPA 6 The Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 that crashed on Sunday AP:Associated Press 6 Distraught family members react as they find out the fate of the tragic plane and everyone on it Reuters 6 Debris from the wreckage has been scattered across the crash site after the plane came down six minutes after takeoff
2019-03-14T23:18:50.952Z
Boeing Max 8 Hit Trouble Right Away, Pilot’s Tense Radio Messages Show “Break break, request back to home,” the captain of the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight radioed air traffic controllers minutes after taking off. Then the controllers observed the plane going up and down by hundreds of feet, and it appeared to be moving unusually fast, the person said Ethiopian Airlines, With a Tradition of Training Pilots, Wants to Become Africa’s Leading Carrier March 12, 2019 Boeing Planes Are Grounded in U.S. After Days of Pressure March 13, 2019 After a Lion Air 737 Max Crashed in October, Questions About the Plane Arose Feb. 3, 2019 Advertisement
2019-03-14T23:14:50.352Z
Boeing 737 MAX planes' deliveries HALTED after Trump GROUNDED jets BOEING announced it is temporarily halting the deliveries of its 737 MAX aircraft to customers just days after the tragic Ethiopian Airlines crash. The Seattle-based plant will continue to build the aircrafts at a production rate of 52 jets a month, he added He asked to return back to base, and clearance was given to him The 373 MAX, the fourth generation of the 737, was launched in 2016 and gained its Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification on March 8 2018
2019-03-14T23:06:08.482Z
Responding to El Salvador president-elect, China denies it meddles China on Thursday rejected comments by Salvadoran President-elect Nayib Bukele, ... China never looks to intervene in the internal affairs of other nations, but always opens and develops diplomatic relations with all countries, just as is the case with El Salvador, the statement said Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-03-14T23:02:17.295Z
Fury as Brit veteran charged with murder over two Bloody Sunday killings FURY erupted after a lone veteran was charged with murder over two Bloody Sunday killings on Thursday – nearly 50 years after the tragedy. Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service said t… However there is no point in denying there are a lot of sore hearts and a lot of disappointment here in the city today, people expected a lot more The city is somewhat numb, and I have heard some of the families say they actually feel today as bad as they did on the day Ring The Sun on 0207 782 4104 or WHATSAPP on 07423720250 or email exclusive@the-sun.co.uk
2019-03-14T23:00:44.860Z
Is Chernobyl STILL killing us? Kate Brown spent four years investigating the worst atomic disaster in human history. Ukraine's Chernobyl explosion which took place in 1986 was the equivalent of four Hiroshimas. This could be the border patrol’s worst nightmare: a ‘dirty’ nuclear terrorist bomb But when they inspected the contents, all they found was fruit It stimulated the liver to cleanse the body of radiation, they said The biggest of all is: why does no one want to face the lessons of Chernobyl
2019-03-14T22:55:14.657Z
Nike condemned for putting hijab on Iranian mathematician who chose not to wear one Exclusive: Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win the Fields Medal, opted not to cover her hair At least 18 people were killed when two bombs hit a church on a southern Philippine island that is a stronghold of Islamist militants, days after voters backed the creation of a new Muslim autonomous region AFP/Getty 48/50 26 January 2019 Aerial view showing firemen looking for people in heavy machinery (L and R) and a locomotive (C) after the collapse of a dam which belonged to Brazil's giant mining company Vale, near the town of Brumadinho in southeastern Brazil AFP/Getty 49/50 25 January 2019 Indian police personnel block unemployed Indian teachers, as they march towards the residence of Punjab Education Minister Om Parkash Soni during a protest against the Punjab state government to demand jobs in Amritsar AFP/Getty 50/50 24 January 2019 Supporters of newly elected President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi cheer as they arrive to attend his Presidential Inauguration in Kinshasa
2019-03-14T22:25:39.294Z
Long Beach man among the victims of Boeing 737 Max 8 crash in Ethiopia Matt Vecere, 48, was headed to a UN environmental conference. Friends remember him as someone with a profound desire to help others. After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, Matt Vecere dropped what he was doing, flew to the island and spent months helping the recovery efforts When he returned to work, IQ Air’s chief executive suggested that Vecere attend the UN conference on behalf of the company, Allegretti said
2019-03-14T22:14:07.214Z
Snow to bury the North this weekend as 'Storm Hannah' dumps eight inches SNOW is set to bury Britain once again this weekend as ‘Storm Hannah’ BARRELS towards the UK following this week’s Storm Gareth chaos. The Met Office is yet to officially name the… SNOW is set to bury Britain once again this weekend as 'Storm Hannah' BARRELS towards the UK following this week's Storm Gareth chaos Repeated persistent and often heavy rain will bring a threat of flooding, particularly to the West, and snow for the Scottish Highlands
2019-03-14T22:06:56.661Z
When your area will be hit by snow as Met Office issues severe weather warnings Up to eight inches of snow is expected in parts of the country as potentially life-threatening weather brings travel disruption The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings for snow, rain and wind ahead of a late winter storm - which could be named Storm Hannah - that threatens widespread travel disruption Yorkshire and Humber Showers on Thursday will turn into heavy rain by Friday The outlook from Saturday looks cloudy with persistent rain and snow on higher ground 'Warmest period in 170 years' 2019 storm names revealed
2019-03-14T21:57:08.921Z
Florida House Rescinds Medical Marijuana Smoking Ban Gov. Ron DeSantis has to sign off on it. The move is a win for his new administration and a reversal of the will of his predecessor Gov. Scott. Rendering of a pro-cannabis street sign in Miami.Getty When Florida Gov The bill is now heading to the Governor's desk for his signature In a follow-up tweet he particularly thanked House Speaker Representative Jose Oliva, Senate President Bill Galvano, Representative Ray Rodrigues and Senator Jeffrey Brandes for their leadership and hard work on this difficult issue
2019-03-14T21:39:35.149Z
Tragic last message sent by pilot of doomed Ethiopian Airlines plane Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed in a field moments after leaving Addis Ababa, Ethiopia All 157 people on board the plane died on Sunday (Image: VCG via Getty Images) Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to playTap to play The video will start in 8Cancel Play now Read More Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes BANNED - see if YOUR flight will be affected Mr GebreMariam said Mr Gatechew was a commendable pilot with an excellent flying record who had clocked up more than 8000 flight hours
2019-03-14T20:59:22.583Z
8@eight: Uncertainty of Brexit, US-China trade deal hover over markets What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX. Judging by market activity, the formal approval of a Brexit-delay hasn’t diminished totally the risks Brexit presents to financial markets Market watch: SPI futures up 13 points or 0.2% to 6200 about 7.10am AEDT AUD -0.4% to 70.65 US cents On Wall St at near 4pm: Dow flat S&P 500 flat Nasdaq -0.2% In New York, BHP -1.2% Rio -0.2% Atlassian +1.7% In Europe: Stoxx 50 +0.6% FTSE +0.4% CAC +0.8% DAX +0.1% Spot gold -1% to $US1295.85 an ounce at 1.38pm New York time Brent crude -0.4% to $US67.29 a barrel US oil +0.5% to $US58.56 a barrel Iron ore +2.9% to $US87.26 a tonne Dalian iron ore +0.7% to 622 yuan LME aluminium -0.2% to $US1903 a tonne LME copper -1.1% to $US6404 a tonne 2-year yield: US 2.46% Australia 1.58% 5-year yield: US 2.43% Australia 1.59% 10-year yield: US 2.63% Australia 1.97% Germany 0.08% US-Australia 10-year yield gap as of 7.10am AEDT: 66 basis points This column was produced in commercial partnership between The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and IG
2019-03-14T20:49:42.983Z
Coronation Street's Sally Dynevor reveals shock over discovering Sally Metcalfe is left fighting for her life after the factory collapse CORONATION Street’s Sally Metcalfe will be left fighting for her life next week in the Underworld factory collapse – and it came as a huge shock to actress Sally Dynevor. The actress &#… CORONATION Street's Sally Metcalfe will be left fighting for her life next week in the Underworld factory collapse - and it came as a huge shock to actress Sally Dynevor But could Sally really turn into a villain and try to kill her sister, even after all she has done She wouldn't know how to be a villain if she tried, she's not clever enough * Coronation Street airs Monday, Wednesday and Friday nights on ITV
2019-03-14T20:43:53.183Z
Stanford students file civil lawsuit amid 'college bribing scheme' Stanford students Erica Olsen and Kalea Woods said they were denied a fair shot to gain admission to Yale and USC The French air accident investigation authority said that it will handle the analysis of the black boxes retrieved from the crash site and they have already arrived in France but gave no time frame on how long the analysis could take AP 2/50 13 March 2019 Men carry a child who was rescued at the site of a collapsed building containing a school in Lagos, Nigeria Reuters 3/50 12 March 2019 A crab stuck in plastic in Verde Island Passage, Philippines
2019-03-14T20:36:34.370Z
Nicole Kidma rocks rich red curls while filming new series The Undoing All eyes were on the Aussie beauty, 51, as she rocked fiery red tresses and a velvet coat while the cameras rolled. Nicole's chic take on winterwear continued with with burgundy boots. Nicole was all smiles as she kicked off production on the series Tuesday The premium cable project, which is based on the novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz, will follow the life of Grace Sachs, a woman who is 'who is living the only life she ever wanted for herself.' Ready to roll! It appeared as if today's shoot was a continuation of yesterday's scene, as the star was clad in the same costume as before Per Deadline, Sachs is 'a successful therapist on the brink of publishing her first book, has a devoted husband and young son who attends an elite private school in New York City TV team: The Undoing will see Kidman join forces with Hugh Grant, Noah Jupe and Donald Sutherland
2019-03-14T20:17:04.666Z
Super bloom ‘better than going to Disneyland.’ But will flowers survive the crowds? Sightseers have been anxiously wondering whether this year’s super bloom — spurred to life by a wet winter — would be as exceptional as the one in 2017. That’s going to be prettier than here, Han said, every so often pointing toward the mountains and motioning for his brother who was honing his photography skills to get the shot I’ve seen it on the way, when I’ve driven by, said Diane Bosma of San Diego, who recently stopped for the first time
2019-03-14T20:10:35.804Z
Why is Colorado having so many avalanches? An expert from the US state's avalanche information centre explains why deaths hit a record high. Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Why is Colorado having so many avalanches The US state is seeing an unusual number of avalanches right now - and this week's bomb cyclone storm brought more snow and potential danger Dr Ethan Greene from Colorado Avalanche Information Center explains what's been happening
2019-03-14T20:08:17.648Z