China grounds Boeing 737 MAX planes after Ethiopian air crash:
Airlines in multiple countries have suspended the use of Boeing’s new 737 MAX 8 aircraft over concerns about its safety, after an Ethiopian Airlines flight of the same model crashed shortly after take-off Sunday killing all 157 on board.
On Monday, the Civil Aviation Administration of China ordered that all domestic Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets be out of the air by 6 p.m. local time, due to its principle of “zero tolerance for safety hazards.”
China has one of the world’s largest fleets of Boeing 737 MAX 8, operating 97 of the planes, according to Chinese state-run media.
A jaguar attacked a woman taking a picture at a zoo in Arizona:
A jaguar attacked a woman at a zoo in Arizona, leaving her with injuries that required medical attention, the fire department said.
The attack happened Saturday evening at the Wildlife World Zoo in Litchfield Park, said Shawn Gilleland of the Rural Metro Fire Department.
The guest crossed over the barrier to get a photo and was attacked by a female jaguar, the zoo tweeted, citing witness accounts.
“The visitor sustained non-life threatening injuries to their arm from one of our female jaguars. At the request of the family, paramedics were called. At no time was the animal out of its enclosure … please understand why barriers are put in place. Sending prayers to the family tonight,” the zoo tweeted.
Freeda Foreman, daughter of former boxer George Foreman, dies at 42:
Freeda Foreman, a former professional boxer and the daughter of two-time heavyweight champion boxer George Foreman, has died at 42.
Freeda Foreman was found unresponsive inside her Houston home on Saturday, CNN affiliate KTRKreported. Police said there was no suspicion of foul play.
She became a professional boxer in 2000, the station said. She retired to raise her family with a 5-1 record and become a boxing promoter.
George Foreman said in a tweet that this would be his “first Sunday in 42 years without my Freeda.”
Here’s what Gayle King was thinking during the R. Kelly interview:
Others may have worried for her safety during her volatile interview with R. Kelly, but Gayle King wasn’t concerned.
King sat down with the embattled singer for a CBS interview, which has already sparked memes because of his emotion and her calmness.
Kelly cried, yelled, ranted and rose from his seat during the interview, portions of which which aired this week on “CBS This Morning.” The interview has also been packaged for a primetime special set to air Friday night
Warning signs for Trump loom as he unveils budget:
Early warning signs are flashing for President Donald Trump on some of his core arguments on immigration, the economy and North Korea that are central to his 2020 re-election message.
Complications on each of those policy areas threaten to undermine the narrative of unprecedented success that the President has weaved around his first two years in office and are driving political debate as the administration unveils its budget on Monday.
A poorer than expected monthly jobs report Friday fed concern that strong economic growth that anchors Trump’s best argument for a second term is ebbing — something that should worry the President since it’s a critical reelection metrics