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  • Boeing 737 MAX test pilot grappled with simulator flaws, too

    In newly released instant messages from 2016, a top Boeing Co 737 MAX test pilot tells a colleague that the jet’s MCAS flight control system – the same one linked to two fatal crashes – was “running rampant in the (simulator) on me.”

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  • Boeing pilots' messages on 737 MAX safety raise new questions

    A Boeing Co senior pilot said he might have unintentionally misled regulators, in a series of internal messages from 2016 that became public Friday, plunging the world’s largest airplane maker into a fresh crisis.

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  • Curious to know if Bitcoin is here to stay ?

    Read the latest developments from the cryptocurrency space, breaking news and analysis on Bitcoin and blockchain on RTTNews. Know more about altcoins, mining, ICOs, warnings and regulation. Find out how to acquire and trade digital currencies.

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  • Florida judge limits law targeting felon voting

    Florida judge limits law targeting felon votingA judge in the US state of Florida on Friday partially blocked a law requiring felons pay their fines before registering to vote, a decision with potential ramifications for next year’s presidential election. While the decision applies only to the 17 ex-convicts who filed the lawsuit, it also creates a path to registration for other ex-convicts who want to vote but are prevented from doing so by their debts. “The State of Florida cannot deny restoration of a felon’s right to vote solely because the felon does not have the financial resources necessary to pay restitution,” federal judge Robert Hinkle wrote in his ruling.

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  • Iraqi Charged In Australia Over Deadly Trafficking Ring

    An Iraqi man has been charged in Australia with people trafficking in connection with the drowning deaths of more than 350 asylum seekers in 2001, police said Saturday.
    Maythem Radhi, 43, was arrested at Brisbane airport late Friday after being extradited from New Zealand and has been charged with “organising groups of non-citizens into Australia”.
    He faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

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  • McConnell Slams Syria Withdrawal As Scattered Fighting Flares

    US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has attacked President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria as “a strategic nightmare” as scattered fighting flared in the north of the country despite a ceasefire deal.

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  • McConnell slams Syria withdrawal as scattered fighting flares

    McConnell slams Syria withdrawal as scattered fighting flaresUS Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has attacked President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria as “a strategic nightmare” as scattered fighting flared in the north of the country despite a ceasefire deal. Mustefa Bali, a spokesman for the Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), accused Turkey, however, of violating the ceasefire deal reached during a visit to Ankara on Thursday by US Vice President Mike Pence.

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  • McConnell Slams Trump's Syria Withdrawal As 'Strategic Nightmare'

    US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell Friday attacked President Donald Trump’s decision to pull troops from Syria as “a strategic nightmare” that will help Washington’s foes and hurt its allies.
    “Withdrawing US forces from Syria is a grave strategic mistake,” McConnell, the top Republican in Congress, wrote in an op-ed published in The Washington Post.
    “It will leave the American people and homeland less safe, embolden our enemies, and weaken important alliances.”

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  • Pixel 4 Face Unlock Works Even When Users' Eyes Are Closed

    Google’s upcoming Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL smartphones are expected to feature the company’s own take on the popular Face ID feature Apple released starting with the iPhone X. A report, however, revealed that this new security feature doesn’t seem very secure at all: it will unlock the device even the user’s eyes are closed.

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  • U.S. Stocks Move To The Downside On Economic Worries

    After ending the previous session modestly higher, stocks have moved to the downside over the course of morning trading on Friday. The major averages have all slid into negative territory, although selling pressure has remained somewhat subdued.

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