The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
1. ‘YOU WON’T HEAR ME SPEAK HIS NAME’
New Zealand’s prime minister says she will do everything in her power to deny the accused mosque gunman a platform for elevating his white supremacist views at trial.
2. FRANTIC RESCUE UNDERWAY FOR MOZAMBIQUE FLOOD VICTIMS
Hundreds are dead, many more missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai and persistent rains.
3. DUTCH ARREST 3rd OVER DEADLY TRAM SHOOTING
Police in the Netherlands arrest a third person on suspicion of involvement in the tram shooting in Utrecht that left three people dead and five injured.
4. COURT TO HEAR LATEST CASE OF RACIAL BIAS IN JURY SELECTION
Justices are again considering how to keep prosecutors from removing African-Americans from criminal juries for racially biased reasons.
5. BRAZILIAN LEADER VISITING WHITE HOUSE
Trump and Jair Bolsonaro are expected to discuss ways to increase U.S. private-sector investment in Brazil and ways to resolve Venezuela’s political crisis.
6. FEDS PROBING DEVELOPMENT OF BOEING JETS
The U.S. Justice Department will investigate the way Boeing’s 737 Max jets were regulated by the Federal Aviation Administration, a source tells AP.
7. HEAT RECORDS FALLING AT RAPID PACE
An AP data analysis shows that in weather stations across America, hot records are being set twice as often as cold ones, a sure sign of global warming, scientist say.
8. WHAT ELIZABETH WARREN IS BACKING
The Democratic presidential hopeful embraces a congressional proposal to study a framework for reparations to African-Americans hurt by the legacy of slavery.
9. MISSOURI RIVER OVERTOPS, BREACHES LEVEES
Hundreds of homes flooded in Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas after rivers breached at least a dozen levees following heavy rain and snowmelt in the region.
10. NFL UNLIKELY TO CHANGE REPLAY RULE
There’s not a lot of support to change the rule that played a major factor in the outcome of the NFC championship game between the Rams and Saints because of the time it would add to games.