Air Canada passenger Tiffani Adams says she was abandoned on “freezing” plane

Air Canada says it’s reviewing how a passenger was abandoned on a cold, dark plane hours after it arrived in Toronto. The passenger called it a “nightmare” scenario and said she’s been suffering from anxiety and night terrors ever since. In a post shared on Air Canada’s Facebook page by a friend, a passenger named […]

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South America blackout: Power grid failure leaves tens of millions without electricity across Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay

A massive blackout left tens of millions of people without electricity in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay on Sunday. The Argentine president called it an “unprecedented” failure in the countries’ interconnected power grid. Authorities were working frantically to restore power, and by the evening, electricity had returned to 98 percent of Argentina, according to state news […]

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Istanbul election results: Ekrem Imamoglu wins mayor race against the opposition of President Erdogan

Istanbul, Turkey —The opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul celebrated a landmark win Sunday in a closely watched repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s party’s 25-year hold on Turkey’s biggest city. The victory by Ekrem Imamoglu, 49, is a stunning victory for the opposition party in Turkey, which […]

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Homestead, Florida, detention center: Protesters in South Florida want detention center for kids shut down

Homestead, Fla. — Clutching signs and umbrellas against a drenching downpour, scores of people protested Sunday outside a South Florida facility that has become the nation’s biggest location for detaining immigrant children. A coalition of religious groups and immigrant advocates said they want the Homestead detention center closed. Protesters held signs that read “Homes Instead!” […]

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Hong Kong makes history as demonstrators march against government over halted extradition bill

In Hong Kong’s biggest protests since Britain handed this former colony back to China in 1997, organizers said nearly 2 million people took to the streets Sunday to denounce their own government and, by extension, Beijing and China’s Communist party.  Angry yet peaceful demonstrators, clad in black to signify their fury, shouted slogans and showed […]

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Hong Kong protests: Umbrella Movement activist Joshua Wong released from prison, vows to join current protests soon

Hong Kong — Demonstrators gathered here Monday outside the office of the city’s leader, demanding that she resign due to the crisis over an unpopular extradition bill that has tested the durability of China’s promises to respect the former British colony’s quasi-autonomy. The mostly young protesters blocked a street near the city’s waterfront as they […]

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2019 French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem for 18th Grand Slam today

Paris — Rafael Nadal pulled away in what had suddenly become a tight final to beat Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 Sunday for his record-extending 12th French Open championship. It raises Nadal’s Grand Slam title count to 18, within two of Roger Federer’s record for a man. The 33-year-old Spaniard improved to 93-2 at […]

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Hong Kong Protest against China extradition bill draws 1 million people to stage mass demonstration

Hong Kong — Hundreds of thousands of protesters marched through Hong Kong on Sunday to voice their opposition to government-sponsored legislation that would allow people to be extradited to mainland China to face charges. The peaceful protest turned violent early Monday morning when several hundred protesters stormed Hong Kong’s parliament and clashed with police. According […]

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David Ortiz shooting: Dominican Republic nightclub surveillance video shows Boston Red Sox legend ambushed and shot; suspect Eddy Feliz Garcia in custody

Editor’s note: This article has been updated with new information from police about the suspects. The man under arrest was allegedly the motorcycle driver, not the gunman. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic — Former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was ambushed by a man who shot him in the back Sunday night in his native […]

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Boeing 737 Max and 737 Next Generation leading-edge slat track assembly issue on its passenger airplanes

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a statement Sunday saying Boeing has informed them that some parts for the company’s grounded 737 Max passenger plane, and prior model 737 Next Generation (NG), may have been improperly manufactured. Boeing said the part known as a leading-edge slat track — a mechanism that modifies the lift and […]

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