Anti-stall system was activated before Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crash: Sources

Officials investigating the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crash believe that a new automated stall-prevention system was activated before the plane dived into the ground, two sources briefed on the investigation told ABC News. The automated system — known as Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System, or MCAS — is suspected to have played a role in…

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Trump administration expands limits on global health funds tied to abortion

The Trump administration is expanding its restrictions on U.S. funding for international health care providers and non-profits that perform or promote abortion, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Tuesday. It’s an expansion on what is already the widest implementation yet of the so-called “Mexico City policy” — one that has won praise from anti-abortion groups,…

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Female prosecutor murdered in what colleagues say was ‘the worst possible outcome of domestic violence’

She was an assistant state’s attorney, Army intelligence officer and a young mother. And an alleged victim of domestic violence. Stacia Hollinshead, 30, was fatally shot Saturday in a home in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. Rick Amato, the DeKalb County State’s Attorney, posted a moving Facebook message the day after her death, calling it “the worst…

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