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March 10, 2019

A Turkish Airlines flight makes emergency landing at JFK: FAA

Nicolas Economou/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A Turkish Airlines flight has landed safely at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport after 29 passengers were injured when the plane encountered severe turblence 45 minutes before landing, officials said. The city's Office of Emergency Management and the Federal Aviation Administration said the flight originated in Istanbul, Turkey. "Turkish Airlines Flight 1, Boeing 777, landed safely at John F. Kenned..
March 9, 2019

Roads near UK’s Parliament reopened after vehicle deemed ‘non-suspicious’: Met Police

ABC News(LONDON) -- London’s Metropolitan Police have reopened roads near the United Kingdom's Houses of Parliament after an investigation concluded that a vehicle thought to be suspicious earlier on Saturday morning was not suspicious after all, according to authorities. "The incident in Victoria Embankment has now concluded. The vehicle has been deemed non-suspicious. All roads will now be reopened," Met Police tweeted on Saturday. Earlier on Saturday, police had investigated reports of ..
March 8, 2019

Migrant father says he was tricked into being deported without his child, refutes Homeland Security secretary’s claims

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In her first appearance before lawmakers since Democrats gained control of the House, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Wednesday denied one of the most troubling claims about the Trump administration’s family separation practices at the southern border. Asked by Rep Kathleen Rice, D-NY, whether Nielsen can confirm that under her tenure, no parents were deported from the U.S. without being asked if they wanted their children deported with them, Nielsen resp..
March 8, 2019

In Russia, International Women’s Day means something totally different

Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- In the United States and many other countries, International Women's Day is seen as a chance to demand equal rights and justice, but in Russia, it has taken on an entirely different meaning. Russia is considered one of the birthplaces of Women’s Day, where it was originally also conceived as a day of feminist action. But the public holiday long ago morphed into something more like Valentine’s Day, blended with Mother’s Day. It has become a..