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FAA to look at Boeing's fixes for 737 Max jets next week

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Boeing on Saturday confirmed the flight-control software fixes that it plans to make for its grounded 737 Max 8, the plane involved in two fatal accidents within five...Read more

Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

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A passenger who was winched off the Viking Sky cruise ship by helicopter as a massive storm hit western Norway says the rescue was terrifying.Read more

US-backed Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

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The announcement marks the end of a 4 ½-year campaign by an array of forces against the extremist group, which at its height in 2014 ruled an area the size of the...Read more


Rare albino penguin makes its debut at zoo in Poland

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An extremely rare albino penguin has made its debut at Gdansk Zoo in northern Poland.Read more

Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jets

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Boeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in...Read more

4 arrested after hidden cameras livestream guests in South Korea hotels

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Protests broke out in South Korea after thousands of people fell victim to being unknowingly recorded in hotel rooms.Read more

After mosque attacks, New Zealand quickly bans assault weapons

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Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban Thursday on semi-automatic and automatic weapons like the ones used in the attacks on two mosques in...Read more

Man returns to his car to find koala in the passenger seat

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It's probably the cutest car burglary ever.Read more

Man tries to smuggle tortoises through airport by disguising them as pastries

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CAIRO, Egypt (WTHR) – A man traveling from Cairo, Egypt to Schönefeld Airport in Berlin had some interesting cargo. The 69-year-old man was caught with a...Read more


New Zealand holds first funerals for mosque shooting victims

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A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first funerals for victims...Read more

South Korean city using lights, lasers to alert "smartphone zombies" to traffic dangers

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A city in South Korea has installed flickering lights and laser beams to remind "smartphone zombies" to look up and drivers to slow down.Read more