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  • Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory

    Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory
    WASHINGTON — A review of emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing to suggest the pilots on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 purposely diverted it from its Beijing destination, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
  • Four Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai in suspected militant attack

    CAIRO -- Suspected militants attacked a bus carrying Egyptian soldiers in the northern Sinai peninsula on Sunday, killing four of the conscripts and injuring 13 others, state media reported. The attack brought the military’s two-day death toll...
  • PASSINGS: Shulamit Aloni, Billy Ross

    Shulamit Aloni Israeli champion of civil rights Shulamit Aloni, an Israeli legislator who championed civil rights and was fiercely critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians, died Friday at her home in a Tel Aviv suburb. Meretz, the party she...
  • Univision to develop merchandise featuring Mexican star Pedro Infante

    Univision to develop merchandise featuring Mexican star Pedro Infante
    Spanish-language entertainment giant Univision Communications plans to bolster its consumer products business by developing merchandise featuring the beloved Mexican film and music star Pedro Infante. The guitar-playing Infante, who has been described...
  • NTSB urges fix on Robinson helicopter fuel tanks after fatalities

    NTSB urges fix on Robinson helicopter fuel tanks after fatalities
    Federal safety experts are recommending that owners of Robinson Helicopter Co.’s four-seat R44 choppers replace the aircraft’s fuel tanks after crash investigators found accidents resulted in deaths that could have been avoided. The National...
  • Review: 'Charlie Victor Romeo' gives voice to black-box transcripts

    Review: 'Charlie Victor Romeo' gives voice to black-box transcripts
    After the jaw-dropping plane crash sequence in the superb 2012 thriller "Flight," the action in the intimate docudrama "Charlie Victor Romeo," which brings to life — almost verbatim — the black-box transcripts from six actual aviation...
  • Navy confirms 'Top Gun' training pilot dead in Nevada mountain crash

    The pilot of a military plane that crashed in a mountainous region of northern Nevada was killed in the accident, the Navy said Sunday. The plane, an F/A-18C Hornet on loan from the Marine Corps to the Navy for "Top Gun" pilot training, crashed Saturday...
  • Search continues for military pilot whose plane crashed in Nevada

    Navy and civilian rescue teams will continue Sunday searching for the pilot of a Marine Corps plane that crashed Saturday in a mountainous area of northern Nevada, officials said. The plane, an F/A-18C Hornet on loan from the Marine Corps to the Navy...
  • Navy jet crashes in Nevada, search for pilot underway

    More than four hours after a Navy F/A-18C Hornet crashed in a remote mountainous region in northern Nevada, officials said they had not yet reached the scene and had not established the status of the pilot. The single-seat jet went down during a...
  • 3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai

    3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai
    Federal officials will investigate the crash of a twin-engine plane shortly after takeoff from Lanai Airport in Hawaii, killing three people and leaving three injured. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...