FAA chief: Boeing 737 Max won’t be back in the air in 2019

New York (CNN Business)The Boeing 737 Max will not be approved to fly again before the end of this year, according to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration. In his prepared opening remarks for his testimony later Wednesday, Dickson also declined to give any time target for when the plane will be allowed to fly again. “I have directed FAA employees to take whatever time is needed to do that work,” he said of the certification process. The planes were grounded worldwide in March after two fatal crashes that killed 346 people. The grounding has cost Boeing billions of dollars. Boeing (BA) has continued to insist that it wanted to get the plane approved to fly again, at least …

Senate Republicans come around to idea of not having witnesses in impeachment trial

Washington (CNN)Senate Republicans are starting to coalesce around the idea of a shorter Senate impeachment trial — one that, contrary to President Donald Trump’s stated desire, wouldn’t include witnesses. As the House moves swiftly to a floor vote on impeachment, senators must grapple with what now looks inevitable: that they will act as a jury in a historic impeachment trial. Many questions remain unanswered, however, about how exactly such a trial would proceed. The decision of whether or not to call witnesses could have a significant impact on the way the process unfolds. A Republican senator granted anonymity to speak candidly about concerns within the GOP conference said that the President’s desire to have a long trial with many witnesses …

Trump joins Nancy Pelosi, Greta Thunberg, whistleblower as Time ‘Person of the Year’ finalists

“Person of the Year” candidates included House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, President Trump, Megan Rapinoe and Greta Thunberg. (File) CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The search for the next “Person of the Year” also went global. Sweden-born teen activist Greta Thunberg was aiming for the title after raising awareness of climate change by sailing across the Atlantic from England to New York and speaking at the United Nations. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern received worldwide attention for pushing gun control following the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch that killed 51 people. Also on the shortlist: Chinese President Xi Jinping, who has been facing off against Trump in a bitter trade war, as well as the Hong Kong protesters …

Buffalo Bills’ Tre’Davious White sneaks a peak at Baltimore Ravens’ play sheets blown onto field

Tre’Davious White of the Buffalo Bills during a game against the Denver Broncos last month. (Brett Carlsen/Getty Images, File) Unfortunately for White, the sneak peek didn’t translate to a victory for the Bills against a better Ravens team. They were defeated 24-17 on Sunday afternoon and fell to 9-4. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP The Ravens moved to 11-2 and kept rolling on top of the AFC. David Aaro is a Freelance Reporter at Fox News Digital based in New York City. Trending in Sports Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Ohio State rallies to beat Wisconsin 34-21 for Big Ten crown

Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins (2) runs past Wisconsin linebacker Jack Sanborn during the second half of the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Indianapolis. (Associated Press) Jeremy Ruckert started the comeback with a spectacular one-handed catch in the back of the end zone on the fifth play of the third quarter. The 16-yard pass cut the deficit to 21-14. Four plays later, Wisconsin punter Anthony Lotti dropped the ball and was tackled at the Badgers 16. Ohio State converted that miscue into a 27-yard field goal. And after Wisconsin missed a 48-yard field goal wide left on its next series, Fields hooked up with K.J. Hill for a 16-yard pass and 24-21 …

Intelligence agencies have tracked Iranian short-range ballistic missiles into Iraq, US official says

Washington (CNN)US intelligence agencies and the Pentagon in recent weeks have tracked the movement of a number of Iranian short-range ballistic missiles into Iraq, a US official with direct knowledge of the situation said. The New York Times was first to report the movement of missiles into Iraq. News of the movement of Iranian missiles into Iraq comes a day after CNN reported there is fresh intelligence of a potential Iranian threat against US forces and interests in the Middle East, according to several US defense and administration officials. “There has been consistent intelligence in the last several weeks,” one administration official told CNN. A second official described it as information that has been gathered throughout November. The information is …

Mixed report for Scots education in world rankings

But it offers one way of comparing the education systems in different countries and can influence policymakers. Pisa tests: UK rises in international school rankings Scotland’s performance in the Pisa data published in 2016 caused a political row, with Scotland was classed as “similar to the OECD average” in all three subject areas for the first time. At the time, Mr Swinney said the results made for uncomfortable reading and showed that radical reform was needed. How did Scotland rate this time? Scotland’s scores in the 2018 Pisa assessments were “above the OECD average” in reading and “similar to the OECD average” in maths and science. Scotland’s score in reading rose from 493 in the last data to 504 this …

Two killed in London Bridge stabbing attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat happened in London Bridge incident? Two members of the public have died and another three people were injured in a stabbing attack at London Bridge, the Met Police’s commissioner has said. Cressida Dick told a press conference the stabbing attack, which has been declared a terrorist incident, began at an event at Fishmonger’s Hall. Within five minutes of being called officers confronted the suspect – who was shot dead by police – she said. The suspect was wearing what is thought to have been a hoax explosive device. He was a former prisoner and convicted of a terrorist offence, sources have told the BBC. Details of what happened are still emerging, …

Widower invited to eat lunch with students following wife’s death

​​​Cyril Aggett, pictured with students Harry Aldridge and Olivia Parsons, enjoys weekly lunches with students and staff at the school near his home.  (SWNS) Four days a week Aggett joins the chaos of a school lunchroom to chat with students and staff. “When I first came here I was down in the dumps,” he told SWNS. “I get a cup of tea, my lunch and good service. Everybody talks to me, the office staff is brilliant.” THANKSGIVING AND FOOTBALL: WHY GRIDIRON GAMES ARE A BIG PART OF THE HOLIDAY  In recent months, Aggett said the loneliness set in again but the lunches helped him find a reason to smile again.

The world’s most valuable company: Saudi Arabia puts $1.7 trillion price tag on its oil monopoly

London (CNN Business)Saudi Arabia believes its giant state oil monopoly is worth as much as $1.7 trillion. Saudi Arabia is selling shares in Aramco for the first time as part of an economic diversification plan aimed at weaning the kingdom off oil. Aramco has vast oil reserves and massive daily output. It holds a monopoly in Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest exporter of crude. It made $111 billion in profit in 2018, and has promised to pay an annual dividend of $75 billion through 2024. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had reportedly sought a valuation for Aramco near $2 trillion. But low oil prices, the climate crisis and geopolitical risk have raised skepticism among international investors. Up to 0.5% of …

Apple Music introduces Replay to create playlists of your most-played songs

(CNN)With 2019 soon coming to a close, Apple Music is offering us all a fun way to look back at the songs and artists we loved. It’s called Apple Music Replay. Go here and click the “Get Your Replay Mix” button. That will generate a playlist of your top songs as well as one for every year that you’ve been subscribed to Apple Music. If you were an early adopter, that’s five years of nostalgia. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Freeman did not make child infection death public

She said: “I deeply regret not only the death of their child. In any circumstance that has to cause a pain that I can’t possibly imagine, but I also deeply regret that they feel they haven’t been given the information that they have a perfect right to receive and are entitled to. “They have my commitment to act to ensure that situation does not happen to parents in the future. “I don’t regret honouring patient confidentiality. But upholding patient confidentiality does not mean I don’t act on the information I am given.” Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Labour MSP Anas Sarwar described the allegations as a ‘scandal’ He added: “This devastating death has been covered up since September. Jeane …

Sinn Fin receives almost 500k more from will

It will be recorded in an updated version of the Electoral Commission’s list of political donations due to be published at the end of the month. Mystery donor ‘could yield more’ for party “Nothing to see” in William E Hampton donation When details of Mr Hampton’s donations emerged, questions arose about his mental health. Image caption Dave Morton was a friend of Billy Hampton Up until his death he had led a nomadic existence living in a camper van and travelling around the UK, Europe and further afield. Mr Hampton made his will in 1997 when he was living in a caravan in County Cavan. According to a copy of it, the executors and trustees were former IRA chief-of-staff Joe …

Chiropractic patient neck break ‘rare and unusual’

‘Gentle manipulation’ Mr Lawler had come to her at the end of July for an initial assessment complaining of aches in his legs. She was told Mr Lawler had back surgery a decade ago for spinal stenosis and had metal rods inserted in his lower back. Mrs Scholten said despite this she believed she could relieve some of his pain by what she described as “gentle manipulation”. “I did think I could help. I would never start care unless I thought I could help,” she said. Mrs Scholten said treatment involved a hand-held activator, which applies a light pressure to the patient, and dropping a section of the treatment table to “stretch” the joint tissues. On the 11 August she …