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- Whistleblower raises safety alarm about air traffic controlWASHINGTON (AP) — A whistle-blowing flight controller says changes in air traffic control procedures at a major center in Florida raise the risk of a mid-air collision, but the Federal Aviation Administration disputes the claim. The U.S. Office of Special Counsel said Wednesday that it notified the White House and Congress of the controller’s allegations. […] ..... Read More.10 mins ago
- Missing activist found dead in Mexico’s troubled GuerreroMEXICO CITY (AP) — A human rights activist has been found dead in southern Mexico more than a month after he disappeared. Guerrero state Attorney General Jorge Zuriel de los Santos Barrila said Wednesday that authorities confirmed around midday the discovery of Arnulfo Cerón Soriano’s corpse. Cerón disappeared Oct. 11 from the mountain city of […] ..... Read More.20 mins ago
- UN Security Council members critical of US policy shift on Israeli settlementsUnited Nations Security Council members expressed criticism of the United States policy shift on Israeli settlements on Wednesday during a meeting where they discussed recent developments in the Middle East, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement two days before. ..... Read More.21 mins ago
- The Banker: Apple abruptly cancels premiere of its first major filmCompany says there were ‘concerns’ surrounding the film, which was scheduled to premiere ThursdayApple has caused a stir by abruptly canceling the world premiere of its film The Banker at the AFI Festival in Hollywood on Wednesday.The Banker is based on the true-life story of two black entrepreneurs who amassed a fortune by pretending their company was run by a white man, and features top-names including Samuel L Jackson and the Marvel star Anthony Mackie. Continue reading... ..... Read More.22 mins ago
- Lawsuit: US border officers questioned journalists at lengthSAN DIEGO (AP) — Five American journalists sued the U.S. government Wednesday, alleging border authorities violated their First Amendment rights by inspecting their cameras and notebooks and questioning them extensively about their coverage of last year’s migrant caravan. The lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union recounts the experiences of the freelance photographers and […] ..... Read More.33 mins ago
- A third of tropical African plants face extinctionAn assessment shows rapid loss of trees, shrubs and herbs in countries such as Ethiopia and Tanzania. ..... Read More.39 mins ago