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Sudan’s warring sides reach agreement

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/05/19, 10:04 am

Celebrations broke out across Sudan on Friday as the military council and the opposition alliance came to a power-sharing agreement to lead the country until elections can take place. The announcement follows weeks of violence and stalled talks. Mohammed el-Hassan Labat, an African Union envoy, said both sides agreed to form a joint sovereign council to rule for “three years or a little more,” with five seats for each party and an additional seat for a civilian with a military background.

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Judge blocks protections for Indiana babies

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/28/19, 05:44 pm

A federal judge blocked an Indiana law Friday that would have protected babies from dismemberment abortion. U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker, a nominee of President Ronald Reagan, granted the preliminary injunction against the measure hours after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal over a similar Alabama law that lower courts struck down.

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Boeing CEO admits ‘mistakes’ in handling 737 issues

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 6/17/19, 11:51 am

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said Sunday at the Paris Air Show that his company made a “mistake” in dealing with problems associated with 737 Max jets before two crashes in a six-month span killed more than 300 passengers and crew members. The crashes involving an Ethiopian Airlines flight in March and a Lion Air crash in Indonesia in October 2018 were blamed on a faulty cockpit safety indicator. Although the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing have both said the indicator is not vital to safety, the FAA blames Boeing for hiding the problem from airlines and regulators.

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