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New York (CNN Business)The pilot of the downed Ethiopian Airlines flight had "flight control problems" shortly before the fatal crash, according to the company's chief executive. A recorded conversation with air traffic control detailed the final moments of the flight, CEO Tewolde GebreMariam told CNN's Richard Quest on Tuesday. "He was having difficulties with the flight control of the airplane, so...
(CNN)The college admissions scheme revealed Tuesday is the largest of its kind ever prosecuted, federal prosecutors said, and features 50 defendants across six states, millions of dollars in illegally funneled funds and a handful of the country's most selective universities. But at its core, the alleged scheme is remarkably simple -- and brazen. Cheat on standardized tests. Bribe the people who decide which...
Washington (CNN)The US has underscored to Germany its threat to limit intelligence sharing with countries that use Chinese tech giant Huawei to build their 5G communications networks. US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell sent a letter to the German government last week threatening to curtail German access to US intelligence if Berlin decides to issue contracts to Huawei, according to...
New Delhi (CNN Business)Can social media clean up its act in time for the world's biggest election? We're about to find out. About 900 million Indians are eligible to vote in the election, which will take place over about five weeks starting on April 11, and many more of them are online than during the last election in 2014. The scope for social media...
Caracas (CNN)In a televised address Monday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said the recovery from power outages will be "little by little," adding the outage was an "electronic coup" carried out by "criminal minds." Maduro blamed the US for attacking the power structure, saying the "imperialist government of the United States ordered this attack," but offered no proof for the claim. School...
Kmart, Target, Myer: Performance of big name department stores in the spotlight It’s been adored by customers and loved by shareholders but Kmart is one of a number of big-name retailers that are starting to look shaky. Why do we love Kmart so much? It is the definitive example of a retail turnaround. The ugly duckling of Australian shopping that became the...
HRI dreading 'no-deal catastrophe', Nicky Henderson raises fears over staffing and movement of horses Nicky Henderson. Photo: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images A no-deal Brexit would be "catastrophic" for the movement of horses to and from Ireland, according to the country's racing authority. As well as horses travelling to and from the island for racing and other activities, the buying and selling of horses...
‘I’m not here’: Fugitive leaves note on mattress before being found in dresser Officers said the 40-year-old man ‘lost a game of hide-and-seek’. The note on a mattress, left, and the dresser in which the fugitive was found hiding (Flagler County Sheriff’s Office/PA) A man on the run from police left a note on a mattress telling them “I’m not here”, shortly...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
'Absurd' to claim that Trump could be agent for Russia, says Lavrov Foreign minister derides suggestion US leader acted for Moscow Scoffing: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Photo: Reuters Allegations that US President Donald Trump could have worked for Moscow's interests were dismissed as "absurd" and "stupid" by Russian officials. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference that US media reports...

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