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  • Obama leads U.S. in remembrance of September 11 victims

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Led by President Barack Obama, Americans commemorated the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on Thursday by observing moments of silence for the thousands killed that day at New York City's World Trade Center, the...
  • Obama on 13th anniversary of 9/11: 'America stands tall'

    President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden marked the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks Thursday with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House under a partly cloudy sky. The...
  • Pilot, passenger OK after crash at Spruce Creek in Port Orange

    Pilot, passenger OK after crash at Spruce Creek in Port Orange
    A pilot and passenger are OK after a plane crash at Spruce Creek Fly-in on Wednesday night, officials said. The accident happened around 8:30 p.m. when the plane landed in some trees, dispatchers said. The two suffered only minor injuries and did...
  • Owner: Banner-plane pilot avoided sunbathers in Miami Beach ocean crash

    When a banner plane lost power over Miami Beach, the pilot steered clear of the sand and ditched in the water, the company's owner said Sunday. At 500 feet in the air, the plane's engine stopped, giving the pilot just a few seconds to decide on a course...
  • State support for job cuts boosts prospects of latest Malaysia Airlines plan

    State support for job cuts boosts prospects of latest Malaysia Airlines plan
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The plan to save Malaysia Airlines (MAS) could succeed where past endeavours have failed because the government has finally put politics aside by agreeing to sweeping job cuts, people briefed on the restructuring told Reuters. The...
  • Possible wreckage of small plane spotted off Jamaica

    Possible wreckage of small plane spotted off Jamaica
    Rescuers were searching on Saturday for the wreckage of a small U.S. private plane that crashed off the east coast of Jamaica, after the Jamaican military said debris from the aircraft had likely been spotted. The plane, with an unresponsive pilot,...
  • Unresponsive, private U.S. plane crashes off coast of Jamaica

    KINGSTON (Reuters) - A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort....
  • Malaysian PM: Report leaves 'strong suspicion' missile downed MH17

    Malaysian PM: Report leaves 'strong suspicion' missile downed MH17
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Tuesday that preliminary findings by Dutch investigators into the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in July suggested a missile downed the plane. The crash over territory held by...
  • Delta flight makes emergency landing in Austin, no injuries reported

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A regional jet carrier operating a flight for Delta Air Lines made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday after experiencing cabin pressure problems but there were no reported injuries, an airport official said....
  • Our need to stand united

    Thirteen years ago, a group of 19 men planned and executed one of the deadliest and most audacious attacks carried out on American soil. These terrorists hijacked four commercial aircraft, crashing three of them into prominent symbols of our economic...
  • Calgary struggles with late summer snowfall

    Calgary struggles with late summer snowfall
    The Canadian city of Calgary, Alberta, home to much of the country's oil and gas industry, suffered through a late-summer snowfall on Wednesday that snarled traffic, downed trees and cut power to dozens of neighborhoods. Nestled in the foothills of...