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Friday, 22 March 2019

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The Associated Press
Forecasters: ‘Potentially historic’ flooding threatens South

Defense One
America’s Fighter Jet Makers Are Thriving, Thanks to Trump and Putin

Defense One
Cyber Threats Are Emerging Faster Than DHS Can Identify and Confront Them

The Associated Press
Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled 737 Max jets

The Washington Post
Americans are the unhappiest they’ve ever been, U.N. report finds

The Associated Press
Trump’s slam on McCain ignores who aided veterans - More

MSNBC News
No, Trump didn't give the funeral to Sen. McCain

The Associated Press
Trump attacks Russia probe as biased

Reuters News Agency
House Democrats ask White House about Kushner use of WhatsApp messaging

The Associated Press
Five suspects at New Mexico compound face terror charges

The Washington Post
This photo shows why a border wall won’t stop the immigration surge

Mach News
New 'Aurora' supercomputer poised to be fastest in U.S. history

CBC News
Brexit suddenly gets real as emergency Cobra committee takes charge of No Deal preparations

Reuters News Agency
Brexit no-deal option looms as Theresa May blames divided Parliament

Reuters News Agency
May has a 'good shot' of getting Brexit deal approved next week, UK junior minister

Agence France-Presse
May pleads with EU for time to save her Brexit plan

Reuters News Agency
Let the British parliament find a softer Brexit option, MP says

Reuters News Agency
French Senate refers Macron aides to prosecutors over investigation into bodyguard

Reuters News Agency
EU falling far short in trade talks: U.S. ambassador

The Associated Press
Dutch suspect in tram shooting to face terrorism charge

Agence France-Presse
Finland tops world happiness rankings

Reuters News Agency
President's re-election pitch resonates in heartland of Ukraine's revolution

Reuters News Agency
Ethiopian Airlines crash captain untrained on 737 Max simulator, pilot colleague says - More

Reuters News Agency
Mozambique death toll at 217 after cyclone

The Associated Press
Floods, destruction from cyclone continue in Mozambique

Reuters News Agency
U.S. may soon pause preparations for delivering F-35s to Turkey

Jane's Defence Weekly
Turkey receives first two Bombardier Global 6000s to be fitted with airborne stand-off jammers - More

Reuters News Agency
U.S.-backed force denies report of Islamic State's final defeat

The Associated Press
The Islamic State group is down but isn’t done

The Associated Press
Trump says the U.S. should recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights - More

Reuters News Agency
Explosions in Kabul kill six during Afghan new year festival

Reuters News Agency
Numbers game: How Thailand's election system favors pro-army parties

South China Morning Post
Thailand’s military-appointed Senate could steal election result, Pheu Thai Party leader warns

Reuters News Agency
Pilots of doomed Lion Air jet were searching for instructions to recover flight at time of crash - More

Reuters News Agency
China lodges stern representations with U.S. over Taiwan president visit

South China Morning Post
China, US prepare for final push in trade talks, as dates set for Beijing, Washington meetings

Reuters News Agency
China says top U.S. trade officials to visit Beijing March 28-29

South China Morning Post
Donald Trump says tariffs on Chinese imports may remain in place for a ‘substantial period of time’

Radio Canada nternational
Details of China’s nuclear-powered icebreaker revealed

Agence France-Presse
Pyongyang sanctions workarounds failing to soften impact

Reuters News Agency
Reliance sends fuel from India, Europe to Venezuela to sidestep U.S. sanctions

Reuters News Agency
Juan Guaidó aide detained in overnight raid, Venezuela opposition members say

The New York Times
On This Day: March 22

Agence de Presse Reuters
Un audit aux USA sur la certification du Boeing 737 MAX dès l'an dernier

Agence France-Presse
Enquête interne sur les liens du chef du Pentagone avec Boeing

Agence France-Presse
Facebook reconnaît avoir stocké des mots de passe non cryptés sur des serveurs internes

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les alliés nord-irlandais de May pas prêts à voter l'accord sur le Brexit

Agence de Presse Reuters
Plus de 700.000 Britanniques signent une pétition contre le Brexit

Agence France-Presse
Brexit : May demande un report à des Européens « fatigués » de la saga

Agence de Presse Reuters
Les Européens vont tenter d'éviter un Brexit « accidentel »

Agence France-Presse
Une « mission antiterroriste militaire » pour contrer les « Gilets jaunes »

Agence de Presse Reuters
« Gilets jaunes » : Ségolène Royal favorable au déploiement des militaires

Agence France-Presse
Castaner à Didier Lallement : « votre 1ère mission: maintenir l'ordre public », « dès samedi » - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Le Sénat saisit la justice des cas de Benalla et Crase mais aussi de proches de Macron - Plus

Agence de Presse Reuters
Syrie : Baghouz n'est pas encore tombée, les opérations se poursuivent, disent les FDS

Agence France-Presse
Trump favorable à la reconnaissance de la souveraineté d'Israël sur le Golan

Agence France-Presse
Pompeo au Moyen-Orient avec les élections israéliennes en toile de fond

Agence France-Presse
La Nouvelle-Zélande réagit au carnage des mosquées en interdisant les fusils d'assaut - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Equateur : l'eau des volcans se raréfie, source d'angoisse pour les indiens

Agence de Presse Reuters
Venezuela : Guaidó annonce l'arrestation de son directeur de cabinet

Agence France-Presse
La Havane, paradis des side-cars hérités de l'ère soviétique

International Commentary

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The Chernobyl Syndrome

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