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US plane maker Boeing faces questions after an Ethiopian Airlines 737 crash on Sunday killed all 157 people on board. It was the second crash in five months involving a 737 Max 8, the newest version of the plane.
China’s aviation regulator ordered local airlines to halt Boeing 737 Max-8 flights after a deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash using the same model. Airlines must suspend commercial operations of all Boeing 737 Max-8 planes by 18:00 local time (10:00 GMT).
Three-time world champion and Olympic silver medallist Kelly Catlin has died aged 23, USA Cycling has confirmed.Catlin won three straight team pursuit world titles on the track from 2016 to 2018, claiming silver in the same event at the Rio 2016 Games.
A woman who stepped over a barrier to take a selfie at a zoo in Arizona, US, has been attacked by a jaguar.It happened on Saturday and the woman’s injuries were not life-threatening.
US Democrat Elizabeth Warren has proposed breaking up tech giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google if elected to the US presidency in 2020.Seeking to stand out in a crowded Democratic field, Ms Warren told a crowd in Queens, New York, that she was “sick of freeloading billionaires”.
A plane carrying Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has landed near Algiers, state media say.The 82-year-old leader spent two weeks in a hospital in Geneva. Since having a stroke in 2013 he has rarely been seen in public.
Germany’s foreign minister has spoken out against Turkey’s decision to expel three German journalists.Heiko Maas said the decision was “unacceptable” and he would campaign against it.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has put tenders on hold for a high-speed railway to France following political clashes over the project.The multibillion-euro TAV (Treno Alta Velocità) link has been criticised by the Five Star Movement, the biggest ruling party, but is backed by its coalition partner, the League.
Thousands of people in Russia have protested against plans to introduce tighter restrictions on the internet.A mass rally in Moscow and similar demonstrations in two other cities were called after parliament backed the controversial bill last month.