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Federal aviation regulators have ordered Boeing to fix a second problem with the flight-control system of its grounded 737 Max, the company acknowledged Thursday, as new details emerged that pilots of two planes could not counteract a malfunction of the system using the company's recommended procedures.... Baltimore Sun
VOA VIEW: Looks bad for Boeing.
An attorney representing President Donald Trump argued Friday that a request for the president's tax returns "would set a dangerous precedent" if granted and that the IRS cannot legally divulge the information. Rep. Richard Neal, the Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, has... Baltimore Sun
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts Dems.
Jewish voters in the U.S. have traditionally sided heavily with Democrats, but Republicans are hoping to narrow the gap next year, in part as Trump ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Dems seem no friend of Israel.
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Three South Florida congresswomen say the Trump administration has blocked them from entering the Homestead shelter for migrant kids on Monday despite a new law mandating Congressional access there. U.S. … Miami Herald
Queen Elizabeth is planning to invite President Trump to Britain in June for a state visit — with a trade delegation to follow in September, a report said. British officials have been secretly negotiating with their US counterparts and are expected to make an announcement in days, the Sunday Times of London reported. New York Post
The Trump administration has moved to increase the number of visas for temporary guest workers. The Department of Homeland Security and the Labor Department plan to grant an additional 30,000 H-2B visas this summer, on top of the 33,000 previously planned. The program allows foreign workers to come to the US for several months to... New York Post
Iran may put the U.S. military on its terror list if Washington designates the Iranian elite Revolutionary Guards as terrorists, a senior Iranian lawmaker said on Saturday. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Who cares what Iran thinks of says?
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he made the controversial decision to recognize Israel's 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights after getting a quick history lesson during a conversation on a different subject. Rueters
Democratic candidate Kamala Harris endorsed the idea of an all-female presidential ticket while being interviewed on SiriusXM's Make It Plain with Mark Thompson on Friday. San Francisco Gate
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Some of your favorite late night cravings may soon disappear from the menu at McDonald’s. The food giant reportedly plans to slash more than half a dozen menu items offered between midnight and 5am.
"The correspondents dinner is too negative – I like positive things," Trump told reporters," President Trump told reporters Friday.
Officials in Rockland County, N.Y., are struggling to contain an outbreak of 167 cases of measles. Washington Post
The case has been watched closely for any potential impact on the Mueller report, and the ruling endorsed the release of grand-jury material to the House. Washington Post
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Mitch McConnell says the Senate will be in the "personnel business" this year. But the majority leader's focus on confirming President Donald Trump's nominees is coming at the expense of any big legislative priorities. Nearly 100 days into the new Congress, the drive to confirm is adding more ... Washington Times
A Maine Republican wants the state's constitution to explicitly prohibit non-citizens from voting in local elections. Rep. Nathan Wadsworth's proposed constitutional amendment would state that only U.S. citizens could vote in municipal or local elections. The proposal is set for a Monday hearing. The proposal faces a ... Washington Times
The American Civil Liberties Union is criticizing the Trump administration for seeking up to two years to find thousands of children who were separated from their families at the border ABC
VOA VIEW: Many of the children were not legally with their true parents.
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Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan, who jumped into the 2020 presidential contest on Thursday, headed to his hometown of Youngstown this weekend to formally launch his campaign. ABC
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has said he will annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank if he is re-elected. Israelis go to the polls on Tuesday and Mr Netanyahu is competing for votes with right-wing parties who support annexing part of the West Bank. The settlements are illegal under international law, though Israel disputes this. Last month the US recognised the occupied Golan Heights, seized from Syria in 1967, as Israeli territory.
President Trump addressed the Jewish Republican Coalition's Annual Leadership Meeting on Saturday, delivering a speech after recently accusing Democrats of being "anti-Jewish" and "anti-Israel." He spoke at the Venetian Resort, owned by Sheldon Adelson, a prominent Republican donor and strong Trump supporter, who received a standing ovation at the meeting. CBS
Former Vice President Joe Biden is struggling with allegations of inappropriately touching women in the face of a possible presidential campaign. Ben Goldberger, executive editor at Time Magazine, joins "CBS This Morning Saturday" to talk about a potential Biden run for president. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden may not run or he may drop out when things get though.
President Donald Trump declared on Saturday that he has "every right" to read the confidential, extensive report submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller last month. CNBC
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Just over a year ago Disneyland's relationship with its hometown of Anaheim was tense. Now, the two sides have "reset" ties as Disneyland prepares to open its largest single-themed land expansion ever: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. CNBC
President Donald Trump accused Democrats of abandoning Israel and claimed that asylum seekers look like UFC fighters during his speech Sunday before the Republican Jewish Coalition in Las Vegas. CNN
VOA VIEW: They look like fools.
CNN's Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon react to The Washington Examiner reporting that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) adopted a "Southern drawl to talk to black audience." CNN
VOA VIEW: Cortez is being used by the liberal fake news.
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The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) on Saturday said they will pay tribute to former President George H.W. Bush by putting his image on a commemorative Forever stamp. FOX News
Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are preparing for more changes as they gather in Utah for a twice-yearly conference to hear from the faith's top leaders. FOX News
Prime minister says Brexit could ‘slip through our fingers’ as Tory party fears that taking part in EU election would boost far rightTheresa May is being warned by her mutinous MPs that they will move to oust her within weeks if the UK is forced to take part in European elections next month and extend its EU membership beyond the end of June.Tory MPs are increasingly angry at the prospect of voters being asked to go to the polls to elect MEPs three years after the Brexit referendum, in an election they fear will be boycotted by many Conservatives and be a gift to the far right and Nigel Farage’s new Brexit party. Guardian
"An attack on Israel is an attack on the US," Graham told the RJC convention which is taking place in Las Vegas. Jerusalem Post
VOA VIEW: As it should be.
"Supporting Israel does not have to mean agreeing with Netanyahu's politics," Buttigieg said in an apparent attack on President Donald Trump. Jerusalem Post
VOA VIEW: Buttigieg is a fool.
The United States is expected to designate Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organization, three U.S. officials told Reuters, marking the first time Washington has formally labeled another country's military a terrorist group. Reuters
After weeks of power cuts and limited access to water, tens of thousands of Venezuelans took to the streets on Saturday to back opposition leader Juan Guaido and protest against President Nicolas Maduro, who they accuse of wrecking the economy. Reuters
Three black churches in a Louisiana parish will conduct services in different locations after fires over 10 days destroyed their historic buildings. The FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms have joined the investigation into the blazes -- from March 26 to Thursday -- in rural St. Landry Parish near Baton Rouge. UPI
VOA VIEW: It would be know surprise if the fires were started to gain money or by blacks to gain publicity.
The United States added 34 vessels and two companies to a growing list of sanctioned entities tied to Venezuelan oil, Vice President Mike Pence announced. UPI
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