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March 12, 2019

Brexit chaos: Theresa May’s government loses crucial vote once again on flagship Brexit deal

LanceB/iStock(LONDON) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May has suffered a huge setback after her Brexit deal was voted down by lawmakers for the second time in three months, even as the deadline for leaving the European Union approaches in less than three weeks. The Brexit deal, which has received heavy criticism from all sides of British politics, was voted down by a margin of 149, with 242 in favor to 391 against, Tuesday night. In the end, it was a resounding defeat for the prime minister&#0..
March 12, 2019

U.S. Army captain, brothers, a law student, international aid workers among the 157 killed in an Ethiopian Airlines crash

Katelyn Parra Photography(NEW YORK) -- Making the world a "better place" was how heartbroken family members remembers loved once who were among the 157 people aboard the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed just minutes after takeoff on Sunday morning. No one survived the horrific crash that claimed the lives of a decorated U.S. Army captain, brothers on vacation, a law school student and dozens of international aid workers. Thirty-five countries from all over the world lost citizens in the ..
March 12, 2019

China, Ethiopia, Indonesia, European Union ground Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after crash

Ethiopian Airlines(LONDON) -- A growing list of airline carriers and aviation regulators around the world are grounding fleets of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in the wake of a crash of the same model that killed all 157 people on board. A new Boeing 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Airlines went down in clear weather on Sunday morning just minutes after taking off from Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in Ethiopia's capital. The American-made jet was headed to Nairobi, Kenya. A total..
March 12, 2019

K-pop superstar investigated as part of prostitution probe

VCG/VCG via Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- A member of a K-pop boy band is being investigated by South Korean authorities involving prostitution at a nightclub in Seoul, according to reports. BIGBANG member Seungri, whose birth name is Lee Seung-hyun, allegedly introduced "escorts to foreigners to encourage them to invest in his business ventures," according to news agency Yonhap. Seungri allegedly communicated these requests via a social networking app, Yonhap reported. Seungri’s manage..