FOX News: Man wanted in series of sexual assaults on young females turns himself into police after 23 years on lam: officials

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A 62-year-old man wanted in a serious of sexual assaults involving several young female victims in the 1990s turned himself in to Oregon police Friday, officials said.

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Reuters: World News: Saudi Energy Minister says two Saudi oil tankers attacked near UAE waters

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Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Monday that two Saudi oil tankers were targeted on Sunday in “a sabotage attack” off the coast of Fujairah, part of the United Arab Emirates, threatening the security of global oil supplies.

Reuters: World News


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Reuters: World News: U.S.’s Pompeo to hold talks on Iran in Brussels on way to Russia

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will cancel the Moscow leg of his Russia trip, but will meet President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Black Sea resort of Sochi as planned on Tuesday, a State Department official said.

Reuters: World News


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World – TIME: Relief After Passenger Jet With 89 People Aboard Lands Safely Using Only Its Rear Wheels

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(YANGON, Myanmar) — A Myanmar National Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport on Sunday, using only its rear wheels after the front landing gear failed to deploy.

All 82 passengers and seven crew members aboard Flight UB103 from Yangon were declared safe after the Brazilian-made Embraer 190-LR touched down on its rear sets of wheels before the plane’s nose tilted down to scrape the runway, sending off a shower of sparks as it slowed to a stop.

Kyaw San, a spokesman for the airport, said the pilot informed the control tower before landing that he was unable to pull down the nose wheels.

A statement on the airline’s Facebook page explained that the plane’s EICAS — Engine Indicating and Crew Alerting System — indicated a failure of the front landing gear to deploy. The pilot tried a backup emergency procedure to pull down the wheels but that was unsuccessful. The aircraft did two fly-bys past the tower for air controllers to check visually whether the wheels had deployed.

The captain followed emergency procedures to dump fuel to reduce the landing weight, and made a safe landing at 9:09 a.m., said the statement.

Video apparently shot by one of the passengers and posted online showed an urgent but orderly evacuation of the passengers and crew. Passengers were seen walking away from the plane across the airfield, several of them smiling.

Flight operations at the airport were temporarily suspended, and allowed to resume after about 2 ½ hours for smaller aircraft. The runways were expected to be reopened for use by larger Boeing and Airbus aircraft by late afternoon.

On Wednesday, a Biman Bangladesh Airlines aircraft skidded off the runway after landing in bad weather at Yangon’s airport, injuring at least 15 passengers and crew but none critically. The fuselage of the plane, a Bombardier Dash 8, was broken in at least two spots, along with the wings.

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Reuters: World News: U.S.’s Pompeo to hold talks on Iran in Brussels ahead of Russia trip

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will cancel the Moscow leg of his Russia trip, but will meet President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the Black Sea resort of Sochi as planned on Tuesday, a State Department official said.

Reuters: World News


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CNN.com – RSS Channel – World: Four commercial cargo ships were targeted by “sabotage operations” near United A…

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Four commercial cargo ships were targeted by “sabotage operations” near United Arab Emirates’ territorial waters, according to the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. CNN’s Nic Robertson reports.

CNN.com – RSS Channel – World


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Reuters: World News: Sri Lanka blocks social media platforms after Muslim shops, mosques attacked

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Sri Lanka said on Monday it was temporarily blocking some social media networks and messaging apps, including Facebook and WhatsApp, after mosques and Muslim-owned businesses were attacked in the wake of Easter bombings by Islamist militants.

Reuters: World News


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FOX News: Kawhi Leonard hits fadeaway game-winner to send Toronto Raptors to Eastern Conference Finals

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Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard was given the ball with just seconds left in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night and made it count.

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FOX News: Author who shamed Washington, DC transit worker may lose book deal after backlash

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A firestorm on social media has ensued after writer Natasha Tynes, who was on the verge of releasing her fist novel, criticized a black Metro employee for eating on the train on Twitter, writing that she reported the woman to transit officials. Now a publisher is postponing her book’s publication date and is considering canceling the book’s publication altogether.

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Reuters: World News: ‘It’s time to rise up,’ Venezuelan general tells military officers in video

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A Venezuelan general called on the country’s armed forces on Sunday to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, who has relied on the backing of the military to hold on to power despite an economic collapse.

Reuters: World News


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