Start your day off right with five things you need to know this morning.
Australia is the latest in a growing list of countries and companies grounding its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft after one of the planes, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, crashed and killed 157 people. The same model of plane was being operated by Lion Air in October 2018 when it also crashed, killing 189 people, raising questions about the aircrafts' safety.
List of airlines that has grounded Boeing 737 Max 8— Nagarjun Dwarakanath (@nagarjund) March 12, 2019
Royal air Maroc
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The MMA star was arrested in Miami after he allegedly smashed the phone of a fan who was trying to get a picture. He has since posted bond and been released from jail.
According to online records, Conor McGregor has been arrested in Miami. Miami Herald reports McGregor is being accused of breaking a fan’s phone. pic.twitter.com/JW1UzhniVy— Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) March 11, 2019
It was on this day in 1989 that Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, changing the world forever. People are using the day to look back fondly on dial-up internet.
Disney has officially launched its first full-length trailer for the upcoming live-action Aladdin. The new movie stars Mena Massoud as Aladdin. Massoud, born in Egypt, was raised in Markham, Ontario and graduated from Ryerson University’s theatre program.
An already disappointing loss for the Toronto Raptors was made worse when forward Serge Ibaka became entangled in a rather intense brawl. Both players were ejected and are expected to be suspended by the league.
Ibaka and Chriss out here throwing punches 😳 pic.twitter.com/NwRhL6Apw4— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) March 12, 2019
Notable Birthdays (via Famous Birthdays)
Anna Zak (18), Stromae (33), Mitt Romney (71)