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Abby Dyer doesn’t have a problem using her maiden last name on television. The Missouri-based meteorologist with KY3, an NBC affiliate, recently spoke up after receiving criticism for not using her husband’s last name on air. On March 19, an anonymous viewer sent the meteorologist a letter, asking if Dyer was...
Boeing said on Wednesday its chief executive, Dennis Muilenburg, had joined a test flight on a 737 MAX 7 jetliner for a demonstration of updated MCAS anti-stall software. The software is at the centre of investigations in the crash of Ethiopian Flight 302 last month and a Lion Air accident in...
NEW YORK – 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 months. The company is tweaking the system designed to prevent an aerodynamic stall if sensors detect that the plane’s nose is...
Global News Explains: How the world's largest democracy holds elections India is weeks away from once again embarking on what is considered to be the world’s largest exercise in democracy, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking re-election. The country of 1.3 billion will hold its 17th general election in seven phases set to begin on...
Producers of The Simpsons are pulling a popular episode in which Michael Jacksonvoiced a character who resided with Homer in a mental hospital, reports said Thursday. The reports followed the airing of HBO documentary Leaving Neverland, in which two men alleged that the pop artist molested them when they were children. Simpsons executive producer James L....
All it took was a single tweet of a “sad” father stationed behind the counter of a newly opened but desolate mom-and-pop doughnut shop to bring the community out and get sales rolling. On Saturday, Houston native Billy By shared a few photos on social media showing his father in...
A stunning display of a dragon-shaped aurora danced over Iceland earlier this month, “enthralling” skygazers and photographers alike. Photographers Jingyi Zhang and Wang Zheng captured the remarkable green and purple display lighting up the night sky. The stunning image was featured in NASA’s “Astronomy Picture of the Day” on Feb....
As the Trump administration pushes for peace in Afghanistan, a new U.S. watchdog report says Afghan security forces are shrinking, gaps in security are growing, and the Taliban are largely holding their own despite a surge in American bombing. These trends reflect what U.S. military officials call a stalemated war, more than...
Denmark has begun erecting a 70-kilometre fence along the German border to keep out wild boars in an attempt to prevent the spread of African swine fever, which could jeopardize the country’s valuable pork industry. Work on the fence, which will be up to 1.5 metres tall, began Monday in Padborg, 220 kilometres southwest...
https://youtu.be/ZkWn40I6J2o WARNING: video may contain graphic images. Silent Wars: Why are some conflicts left in the dark? Watch our in-depth Global News explainer As you’re reading this, there are more than 40 violent conflicts unfolding around the world. Conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria have caught the western world’s attention, mostly due to western intervention. However, many conflicts are left...

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Tires on a United Airlines jet blew out as it landed at New Jersey’s Newark airport on Saturday, causing flight delays but injuring none...

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Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex have released a photograph of their 6-week-old son Archie for Father’s Day. The sepia-toned photo, posted Sunday...

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Mexican authorities stepped up revisions along well-travelled routes for migrants in southern Mexico over the weekend, checking identifications, pulling migrants off public transport and...

New Hampshire man bitten by rabid bat hiding in his iPad cover

An elderly man received a rather unpleasant surprise when he sat down to read his iPad last week. Last Thursday, 86-year-old Roy Syvertson sat down...

Canada ratifies deal to prevent commercial fishing in High Arctic

OTTAWA — Canada has ratified an agreement that would prevent commercial fishing in the High Arctic for 16 years. The deal was initially signed last October by...