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American Airlines extends 737 Max-related cancellations

American Airlines is extending cancellations of flights through April 24 due to the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as federal regulators continue to investigate two deadly crashes involving the plane model

UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to…

British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing increased pressure from her own Conservative Party to either resign or to set a date for stepping down in order to build support for her Brexit plan

German family to give $11M after hearing extent…

One of Germany's richest families says it plans to give millions of euros to charity after learning about ancestors who enthusiastically supported the Nazis and used forced labor

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Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers…

Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side

Record number of people visit national parks in Alaska

A record number of people visited Alaska's national parks in 2018, the Anchorage Daily News reports

French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last…

Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march through Paris

US underground nuclear waste dump explained

Q&A: A look at some of the science behind the United States' only underground repository for plutonium-contaminated waste

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training…

The chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines says the warning and training requirements set for the Max planes 'might not have been enough'

Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand…

Anti-Brexit protesters have flooded into London by the hundreds of thousands, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union

No timetable for reopening Texas ship channel…

Officials say there's no timetable for reopening a portion of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the busiest waterways in the country, after another setback caused flammable chemicals to seep into the water near a fire-ravaged petrochemical tank farm

Brazilian miner Vale says dam in danger of collapse

Brazilian mining giant Vale said Saturday that communities in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais have been ordered to evacuate, after independent auditors found that one of its dams could collapse at any moment

Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties

Italy has signed a memorandum of understanding with China in support of Beijing's 'Belt and Road' initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond

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Thousands in Germany protest planned EU internet…

Tens of thousands of people have marched in cities across Germany to protest planned European Union copyright reforms that they fear will lead to online censorship

Dispute over refinery near national park heats up…

Parties involved in a dispute over whether North Dakota regulators should be involved in the siting of a controversial oil refinery near Theodore Roosevelt National Park are battling in state court

AP FACT CHECK: McCain can't respond but his…

AP FACT CHECK: Trump tears strips off McCain, whose record still speaks, and rebuts the president

First-of-its-kind US nuclear waste dump marks 20 years

In a remote stretch of New Mexico desert, the U.S. government set in motion an experiment that, if successful, would prove to the world that radioactive waste could be safely disposed of deep underground

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant…

A Navajo Nation company has ended its pursuit of a coal-fired power plant on the reservation and the mine that feeds it

Death toll rises to 62 in China chemical plant…

An explosion at a chemical plant that killed at least 62 people and injured hundreds of others is one of China's worst industrial accidents in recent years

In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on…

Speaking in Beijing, Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation being carried out and says its essential for China to continue to "open up."

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China stops purchase of Canadian canola seeds

China has stopped all new purchases of Canadian canola seeds in what some see as retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei

PG&E objects to judge's proposals to prevent…

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is pushing back on a U.S. judge's revised proposal to prevent the utility's equipment from causing more wildfires

Indonesian airline wants to cancel Boeing order…

Indonesia's flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets after its passengers lost confidence with the model