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Senior Boeing pilot claims to have detected egregious fault

Boeing pilot claims he detected major fault years before 737 crash

World | Oct 19, 2019, 09:45 AM IST

The pilot, Mark Forkner, told another Boeing employee in 2016 that the flight system, called MCAS, was “egregious” and “running rampant” while he tested it in a flight simulator.  

Failed raid against El Chapo's son leaves 8 dead in Mexico

Failed raid against El Chapo's son leaves 8 dead in Mexico

World | Oct 19, 2019, 08:00 AM IST

The gunbattle Thursday paralyzed the capital of Mexico's Sinaloa state, Culiacan, and left the streets littered with burning vehicles. Residents took cover indoors as automatic gunfire raged outside.

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Watch: NASA all-women team conduct spacewalk outside ISS

Oct 18, 2019, 08:39 PM IST

As NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir emerged one by one, it marked the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate.

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Barcelona vs Real Madrid match postponed amid security concerns

Soccer | Oct 18, 2019, 05:55 PM IST

The federation's competitions committee said Barcelona and Madrid have until Monday to decide on another date. If the clubs cannot agree, then the committee will choose.

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Afghanistan: 62 killed in two blasts inside mosque

World | Oct 18, 2019, 11:45 PM IST

An explosion rocked a mosque in eastern Afghanistan as dozens of people gathered for Friday prayers, causing the roof to collapse and killing 62 worshippers, provincial officials said. The attack underscored the record-high number of civilians dying in the country’s 18-year war.

Mars lander’s digger is burrowing again after snag

Mars lander’s digger is burrowing again after snag

Oct 18, 2019, 03:35 PM IST

A Mars lander’s digger is burrowing into the red planet again after hitting a snag seven months ago.  

Pakistan expels Steven Butler, man deployed to protect

Pakistan expels Steven Butler, man deployed to protect press freedom

World | Oct 18, 2019, 11:29 AM IST

Websites have been shut down, including the Urdu website of the U.S. government-funded Voice of America, after it reported on an ethnic Pashtun tribal movement that's been critical of military operations in regions bordering Afghanistan. Mashaal Radio, affiliated with Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, has also been shut down.

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UEFA bans Ajax, Eintracht Frankfurt from selling tickets to fans

Soccer | Oct 18, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

UEFA's disciplinary panel punished Ajax on Thursday for crowd disturbances and damage to the stadium in a 3-0 Champions League win at Valencia this month.

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La Liga could stage its first game in the United States in December

Soccer | Oct 18, 2019, 08:51 AM IST

The Spanish football federation has been asked to allow Villarreal's home game against Atlético Madrid on December 6 to be moved to Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.

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El Clasico likely to be moved to December due to security concerns

Soccer | Oct 18, 2019, 08:22 AM IST

The match is likely to be played in December, before the winter break with the proposed date being December 7 -- a Saturday.

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Teenager Ansu Fati becomes next promising star in Spain

Soccer | Oct 17, 2019, 10:40 PM IST

Ansu Fati, who made his debut with Barcelona this season, has quickly attracted everyone's attention and is already touted by many as the next big thing for the Spanish national team.

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings dies at 68

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings dies at 68

World | Oct 17, 2019, 10:10 PM IST

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper’s son who rose to become a civil rights champion and the chairman of one of the U.S. House committees leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, died Thursday of complications from longstanding health problems. He was 68.  

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Mexico deports 311 Indian citizens to New Delhi

World | Oct 17, 2019, 08:01 PM IST

Mexican immigration authorities say they have deported 311 Indian citizens in unprecedented repatriation to that South Asian nation. The National Immigration Institute said in a statement late Wednesday that it had flown the 310 men and one woman to New Dehli from Toluca.

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Aid groups scramble to reach Syrians as battle lines shift

World | Oct 17, 2019, 08:01 PM IST

Humanitarian groups in northeastern Syria are scrambling to provide aid to hundreds of thousands of people as rapidly shifting battle lines make it increasingly difficult to reach them. Nearly all foreign aid workers have been evacuated because of security concerns, and there are fears that local staff could face reprisals, either at the hands of Turkish-led forces pushing in from the north or Syrian troops fanning out across territory held by the embattled Kurds.

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UK and EU reach Brexit deal; still needs ratification

World | Oct 17, 2019, 03:40 PM IST

Britain and the European Union said Thursday that they have struck an outline Brexit deal after days of intense see-saw negotiations — though it must still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and U.K. Parliaments.

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Boxer Patrick Day dies of brain injuries 4 days after fight

Other Sports | Oct 17, 2019, 02:43 PM IST

Patrick Day had brain surgery after being knocked out in the 10th round Saturday night at Wintrust Arena against Charles Conwell.

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Premier League: Pogba out of Liverpool clash; De Gea doubtful

Soccer | Oct 17, 2019, 09:37 AM IST

Paul Pogba has an ankle problem and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed that the 26-year-old has had a setback in his recovery.

Gauff became the youngest player to win a WTA tournament

Gauff loses opening match at Luxembourg Open after maiden WTA title

Tennis | Oct 16, 2019, 11:02 PM IST

Eighth-seeded Anna Blinkova of Russia beat the American 15-year-old 6-4, 6-0 in their first-round match.

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Turkey calls on Kurdish fighters to lay arms, vacate border

World | Oct 16, 2019, 06:02 PM IST

As Russia and the United States each launched diplomatic forays to end Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday defied pressure for a ceasefire and said the only way the offensive would end was if Syrian Kurdish fighters leave a designated border area “by tonight.”

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Bulgaria detains 4 fans following racist acts during England game

Soccer | Oct 16, 2019, 04:22 PM IST

Bulgarian fans directed monkey noises at England's black players during the match, which was halted twice in an effort to stop the racist abuse.

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Kim Jong Un rides horse on sacred peak, vows to fight US sanctions

World | Oct 16, 2019, 11:59 AM IST

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to surmount U.S.-led sanctions on his country in state media reports Wednesday alongside evocative propaganda images of him riding a white horse seen as foretelling significant decisions as his own deadline for U.S. movement on nuclear talks is nearing.

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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Spain qualify, Italy beat Liechtenstein

Soccer | Oct 16, 2019, 08:57 AM IST

Spain salvaged a 1-1 draw against Sweden to book its place in the 2020 Euros but at the cost of David De Gea, who injured himself during the course of the game.

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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Racist chants mar England's win over Bulgaria

Soccer | Oct 15, 2019, 08:58 AM IST

England secured a comprehensive 6-0 win over Bulgaria but racist chants forced the match to be halted on two different occasions during the Euro 2020 qualifier.

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Euro 2020 Qualifiers: Ronaldo scores but Portugal loses to Ukraine

Soccer | Oct 15, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal but couldn't prevent Portugal's defeat against Ukraine in the Euro 2020 Qualifiers.

Porsche SUV plunges onto train tracks, burst into flames; 2

Porsche SUV plunges onto train tracks, bursts into flames; 2 teens die

World | Oct 14, 2019, 11:29 PM IST

A Porsche SUV plummeted off an overpass onto train tracks below, where it burst into flames, killing two teenagers and sending a third to a hospital with serious injuries.

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Roger Federer says he plans to play at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tennis | Oct 14, 2019, 07:40 PM IST

The Swiss great, a four-time Olympian, says "at the end of the day my heart decided I would love to play at the Olympic Games again."

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US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possible

World | Oct 14, 2019, 01:41 PM IST

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that President Donald Trump had directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin pulling out “as safely and quickly as possible.” He did not say Trump ordered troops to leave Syria, but that seemed like the next step in a combat zone growing more unstable by the hour.

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Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Business | Oct 14, 2019, 01:07 PM IST

Asian stock markets have risen after Washington and Beijing announced a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Seoul advanced. Japanese markets were closed for a holiday.

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Nobel awards season comes to an end with economics prize

World | Oct 14, 2019, 12:57 PM IST

The prize was created by Riksbanken, the Swedish central bank, in 1968, and the first winner was selected a year later.

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Euro 2020: Poland and Russia qualify, Gareth Bale holds Croatia

Soccer | Oct 14, 2019, 06:12 AM IST

Poland and Russia have qualified for the 2020 European Championships, but Gareth Bale's goal held Croatia to a 1-1 draw.

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Argentina rout Ecuador 6-1 in absence of suspended Lionel Messi

Soccer | Oct 13, 2019, 11:04 PM IST

Lucas Alario, Leandro Paredes, Germán Pezzella, Nicolás Domínguez and Lucas Ocampos scored for Argentina, who also got on the board with an own-goal by Ecuadorean defender Jhon Espinoza.

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First female head of Nobel’s literature award body has died

World | Oct 13, 2019, 08:09 PM IST

Danius was elected to a lifetime position on the Swedish Academy’s board in 2013 and because the body’s first female permanent secretary in 2015. She resigned the position in 2018.

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Neymar limps out of Brazil friendly against Nigeria

Soccer | Oct 13, 2019, 07:47 PM IST

Neymar was replaced by midfielder Philippe Coutinho on Sunday after feeling an injury in his left thigh.

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Daniil Medvedev beats Alexander Zverev to win Shanghai Masters 2019

Tennis | Oct 13, 2019, 04:34 PM IST

The third-seeded Medvedev picked up his third title in six consecutive finals played since the tour returned to hard courts after Wimbledon in July. He also won the Masters 1000-level tournament in Cincinnati and the St. Petersburg trophy in that stretch.

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Japanese GP: Valtteri Bottas races to third victory of the season

Formula 1 | Oct 13, 2019, 01:10 PM IST

Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas secured top finish in the typhoon-hit Japanese Grand Prix, while Sebastian Vettel finished second.

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Euro 2020 qualifiers: Norway hold Spain, Italy beat Greece to qualify

Soccer | Oct 13, 2019, 08:42 AM IST

Norway ended Spain's perfect record by earning a 1-1 draw against the former champions while Jorginho's penalty ensured Italy qualify for the 2020 Euro.

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