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Pilot gets 'sucked halfway out' of cockpit when windshield shatters

Pilot gets 'sucked halfway out' of cockpit when windshield shatters

Chuanjian told Chengdu Business Daily that his co-pilot was sucked almost halfway out of the flight after the windshield blew out, resulting in a sudden loss of pressure and drop in temperature. It also confirmed the airline company had never changed or altered any windshields on the plane. Zhao, who was sitting in the middle of the aircraft, felt a draft of cold air and saw the cockpit door fly open several minutes later.


Shiite cleric al-Sadr leads in Iraq's initial vote results

Shiite cleric al-Sadr leads in Iraq's initial vote results

Al-Sadr said in Tweet he was open to forming a coalition with al-Abadi to form a new government for Iraq. The elections were held Saturday, with low turnout. Iraqi firebrand political figure Muqtada al-Sadr is set to be announced the surprise victor of the country's elections and prepared for his new status as government titan by making a call for national unity.


Facebook users hit by fresh data scandal

Facebook users hit by fresh data scandal

In 2014, Facebook revealed a policy change restricting access to client information, however, noticed that a few applications still had the information it had acquired before the modification. The move has been slammed by critics because it effectively slips 1.5 billion users out of the rights offered under the General Data Protection Regulation.


China, Japan and South Korea Agree to Talk Things Through

China, Japan and South Korea Agree to Talk Things Through

North Korea has previously agreed several times, in fact, to give up at uranium enrichment and plutonium reprocessing capabilities. The report comes a week after Kim made his second trip to China in less than two months to again meet with President Xi Jinping.


Child Found, Mother Arrested After Tulsa Police Issue Amber Alert

Child Found, Mother Arrested After Tulsa Police Issue Amber Alert

Police believe after Ahmad stabbed the 11-year-old several times, she set fire to the house, then abducted Hafza. Police arrested Ahmad in her Lexus vehicle. MacKenzie told local news outlets that the 11-year-old "was stabbed so many times that officers and EMSA on scene couldn't even count them". Officials said the suspect is 39-year-old Taheerah Ahmad, believed to be the victim's biological mother.


Prosecutors drop sex-related charge against Missouri governor

Prosecutors drop sex-related charge against Missouri governor

She said a decision will be made later to either seek a special prosecutor or appoint one of Gardner's assistants to proceed. "He ought to ask the campaign for its version of events before acting as judge and jury in a matter that was settled long ago", she said at the time .