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Exclusive: Cockpit voice recorder of doomed Lion Air jet depicts pilots' frantic search for fix - sources

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:54am
The pilots of a doomed Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX scoured a handbook as they struggled to understand why the jet was lurching downwards, but ran out of time before it hit the water, three people with knowledge of the cockpit voice recorder contents said.

Get your natural gas in Texas for a dime, prices fall to record low

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:53am
Next-day natural gas prices for Wednesday at the Waha hub in West Texas plunged to a record low due to an equipment failure in New Mexico that stranded gas in the Permian basin.

France takes note of May's decision to send Brexit deal to new vote

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:49am
A senior official in President Emmanuel Macron's office said on Wednesday that France took note of British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to send the Brexit divorce deal to a third vote in parliament.

Indonesia crash revelations raise pressure on Ethiopia probe

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:48am
The world's biggest planemaker Boeing faced growing obstacles to returning its grounded 737 MAX fleet to the skies on Wednesday, while chilling details emerged of an Indonesian crash with similarities to the Ethiopian disaster.

Youngest captain, loving son: Ethiopian pilots honored in death

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:48am
The dreams of the two young men soared as high as the Ethiopian Airlines planes they proudly flew.

Asked if long Brexit delay would make PM May resign, spokesman says way forward is clear

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:40am
British Prime Minister Theresa May has sent a clear signal about what she believes is the correct way ahead on Brexit, her political spokesman said when asked if she could resign if the country's EU exit is delayed for longer than she wishes.

Open that door? Netflix explores choose-your-own horror, romance

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:35am
A Netflix Inc experiment that began with viewers picking a movie character's breakfast cereal may expand to letting the audience choose the best on-screen date or the safest path to escape an ax murderer.

Berlin welcomes British PM's clear request for Brexit extension

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:35am
The German government welcomes British Prime Minister Theresa May's clear request for a three-month extension of the Brexit deadline beyond March 29, a spokesman said in Berlin on Wednesday.

Wall Street opens flat as investors await Fed outlook

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:34am
Wall Street's main indexes were little changed at the open on Wednesday as investors cautiously waited for more clarity on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook for the year, while trade worries still lingered.

Granting Brexit delay to May is not automatic, says France

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:24am
France said on Wednesday that the European Union would not automatically grant a delay to British Prime Minister Theresa May, who had earlier asked for a short extension to the Brexit negotiation period.

Agreement on Brexit extension may happen next week: Spain

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:23am
Spain's foreign minister said on Wednesday an agreement by the European Union to extend Brexit may only happen next week, just before March 29, when Britain is due to leave the bloc.

Oil majors rush to dominate U.S. shale as independents scale back

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:18am
In New Mexico's Chihuahuan Desert, Exxon Mobil Corp is building a massive shale oil project that its executives boast will allow it to ride out the industry's notorious boom-and-bust cycles.

New Zealand begins funerals for mosque shooting victims, PM visits school

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:16am
The bodies of victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday - the first burials of the 50 victims.

New Zealand foreign minister headed to Turkey to 'confront' Erdogan's mosque shooting comments

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:16am
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday Foreign Minister Winston Peters will travel to Turkey to "confront" comments made by Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on the killing of at least 50 people at mosques in Christchurch.

Man sacked, deported from UAE for "celebrating' New Zealand mosque shooting

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:16am
A company in the United Arab Emirates said an employee was fired and deported after he allegedly celebrated the mass killing of Muslims in New Zealand last week.

Haka ring out as New Zealand deals with trauma of shootings

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:16am
Members of rival New Zealand gangs gathered in unity on Wednesday to slap their thighs, thump their chests and stick out their tongues in a traditional Maori haka to commemorate the victims of last week's mass shootings in Christchurch.

German conservative: May's Brexit request void without parliament's backing

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 8:11am
Theresa May's request for a Brexit extension lacks meaning without the support of parliament and the European Union should not decide on it before this becomes clear, a senior member of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives said.

San Francisco officials look to ban sale of e-cigarettes

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 9:08pm
San Francisco officials on Tuesday proposed legislation that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes from companies such as Juul until a review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, as part of the city's efforts to tackle underage vaping.

Patriots owner Kraft can avoid prosecution in Florida prostitution sting: prosecutors

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 9:07pm
The owner of the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots could be spared prosecution on charges of soliciting prostitution in Florida if he agrees to community service and other obligations, a spokesman for prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Facebook agrees to advertising overhaul to settle U.S. discrimination suits

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 9:06pm
Facebook Inc has agreed to change its paid advertising platform as part of a wide-ranging settlement to prevent discriminatory and "harmful" practices, the company and U.S. civil rights groups said on Tuesday.