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Here’s the latest for Monday March 18th: New Zealand police say gunman apparently acted alone; Investigators cite similarities between Ethiopia, Indonesia crashes; Record flooding in Nebraska; Massive petrochemical fire near Houston.

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Spotlight on anti-stalling system after Ethiopia Airlines crash

Similarities between the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines crashes have focused attention on an anti-stalling system used in the new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, an automated safety feature designed to prevent the plane from entering into a stall or losing lift.

Families mourn on site of Ethiopia plane crash

Devastated mourners grieve the loss of loved ones and colleagues at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash.

France receives black boxes from Boeing 737 crash in Ethiopia

France’s Bureau d’Enquetes et d’Analyses (BEA) for civil aviation safety takes reception of the black boxes from the Boeing 737 Max plane which crashed in Ethiopia. The BEA is tasked with analysing the black boxes to discover the reason for the crash. IMAGES

Workers clean debris at Ethiopia plane crash site

Workers clean debris at the site of the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 passengers and crew in Ethiopia. IMAGES

US travelers admit to hesitations & concerns about flying on 737

Some US passengers admit to feeling hesitant and concerned about the prospect of flying on a Boeing 737 MAX 8. Many countries have banned it from their skies following a crash in Ethiopia on Sunday, the second involving the model in five months, but US regulators have stopped short of doing so.

Analyst: Few US options to avoid Boeing 737 Max

Aviation and travel analyst Scott Mayerowitz says U.S. passengers concerned about flying Boeing’s Max jets after the recent crash in Ethiopia don’t have many cheap options to change their flights. (March 12)

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Macron visits France’s largest military base overseas

French President Emmanuel Macron visits France’s largest military base overseas, in Djibouti, before heading to Ethiopia on his whirlwind three-stop East Africa tour.

Singapore bans use of Boeing 737 MAX in its airspace

A Silkair’s Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft is grounded at Singapore airport as the country’s aviation regulator bans the use of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft in the country’s airspace following a deadly Ethiopia plane crash at the weekend. IMAGES