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U.S. aviation agency to overhaul oversight after Boeing crashes

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:24
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will significantly change its oversight approach to air safety by July, a U.S. transport department official said on Tuesday, following two fatal Boeing…

Justin Bieber puts music on hold while struggling not to fall apart

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:22
Teen hearthrob Justin Bieber has told fans he is putting new music on hold while he struggles with "deep rooted issues" that he hopes will stop him from…

Second major blackout leaves Venezuelans fearing power cuts will be the norm

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:20
Venezuela's government told workers and school children to stay home on Tuesday as the second major blackout this month left the streets of Caracas mostly empty and residents…

Israel-Hamas cross-border fighting renews after lull

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:19
Palestinian militants fired rockets from Gaza into Israel on Tuesday, drawing retaliatory air strikes and breaking a day-long lull in cross-border fighting between Israel and Hamas that could…

Algeria army chief demands Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:17
Algeria's army chief called Tuesday for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to be declared unfit to govern, following weeks of mass protests demanding the ailing leader step down. The move…

Pence calls for landing U.S. astronauts on moon in 5 years

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:09
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called for landing astronauts on the moon within five years, an accelerated pace that would aim to put Americans on the…

7 killed in airstrike on Yemen hospital

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:08
A hospital in a rural area of northwest Yemen was hit by an airstrike Tuesday killing seven people and wounding eight others, Save the Children said. The international…

Relief for Bulls, Boks as Vermeulen cleared to face Sharks

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:02
Influential number eight Duane Vermeulen has been cleared to play for the Bulls in their South African Super Rugby derby against the Sharks on Saturday, news which will…

Sunwolves demise, sparse Singapore crowd underline rugby's Asia problem

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:02
The near-empty Singapore stadium in which Japan's Sunwolves played out their latest Super Rugby defeat on Saturday was a stark reminder that developing the sport of rugby union…

International rugby fans set to descend on Japan for Rugby World Cup

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:02
With less the six months to go, Rugby World Cup 2019 is set to attract the largest number of foreign fans in the tournament’s history with more than…

The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:02
It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new…

Ricoh launches high-end compact digital camera

Tue, 2019-03-26 22:01
Ricoh Co Ltd and Ricoh Imaging Co Ltd have released a new compact digital camera, the Ricoh GR III. The GR series has long been popular as high-end…

Trump border emergency survives as House veto override fails

Tue, 2019-03-26 21:59
The Democratic-led House failed Tuesday to override President Donald Trump's first veto, salvaging his effort to steer billions of extra dollars to erecting border barriers and delivering a…

IOC lifts threat to remove weightlifting from Paris Olympics

Tue, 2019-03-26 21:56
Weightlifting's place at the 2024 Paris Olympics has been confirmed after an IOC review of persistent doping problems, as long as the sport's governing body meets certain conditions.…

Substitute Nakajima scores only goal in Japan's win over Bolivia

Tue, 2019-03-26 21:56
Shoya Nakajima came off the bench to score the only goal in Japan's 1-0 victory over Bolivia in an international friendly in Kobe on Tuesday. The diminutive forward,…

Takeda no longer an IOC member

Tue, 2019-03-26 21:56
Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) chief Tsunekazu Takeda, who is under investigation in France for suspected corruption and will step down from his role in June, is no longer…

Kikuchi could become blueprint for helping Asian arms adjust

Tue, 2019-03-26 21:56
Aside from the attention he gets because of his talent as a pitcher, Yusei Kikuchi is well aware his first season in the majors will be subject to…

Grassroots tech group takes startup approach to fight Brexit

Tue, 2019-03-26 21:55
Software engineers, entrepreneurs and product managers huddle in small groups, brainstorming ideas and scrawling thoughts onto Post-it Notes on a wall. The project leader exhorts them to "think…

EU presents plan for safe 5G amid Huawei suspicions

Tue, 2019-03-26 21:55
The European Commission on Tuesday presented its plan to ensure the secure introduction of 5G telecoms networks, with suspicions hanging over Chinese giant Huawei. The United States has…

Apple's news subscription service a mixed bag for publishers

Tue, 2019-03-26 21:55
On Monday, Apple launched what some have called a "Netflix for news" — a $10-a-month subscription service that offers access to hundreds of magazines and a handful of…

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