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  • Putin under scrutiny after downing of Malaysia Airlines jet

    The downing of a passenger jet over separatist-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine puts Russian President Vladimir Putin in a tight spot. What he does about it, and whether that changes the nature of the Ukrainian conflict, depends on the strength...
  • 'Sixties: The Space Race' postponed

    'Sixties: The Space Race' postponed
    CNN will delay the premiere of "The Sixties: The Space Race" for coverage tonight of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine. "The Sixties" episode explains how the United States fell behind the Soviet Union in space exploration, then caught up and first...
  • More than 300 dead in Malaysian airliner downing: Ukrainian ministry aide

    KIEV (Reuters) - The total number of dead in the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine is more than 300 and includes 23 U.S. citizens, a Ukrainian interior ministry aide said. "More than 300 innocent people have been killed ... it is...
  • JetBlue makes emergency landing at OIA

     JetBlue makes emergency landing at OIA
    A JetBlue flight bound for New York was diverted to Orlando International Airport on Wednesday morning after a mechanical issue, airport and airline officials said. The flight, which took off from Palm Beach International Airport about 10:20 a.m. and...
  • Airbus reassures on A380 door problems

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Planemaker Airbus on Wednesday sought to allay any concerns over the impact of door problems on its A380 superjumbo after a German broadcaster reported its breakeven target could be delayed by several years. Airbus said it...
  • Worldwide legal claims could await Malaysia Airlines after jet downed

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Malaysia Airlines may need to convince judges from several countries that it was not negligent to send a plane over wartorn eastern Ukraine if the airline hopes to avoid an outsize legal exposure for the downing of Flight MH17,...
  • Claims that missile downed Malaysia airliner likely to take months to prove

    WASHINGTON The downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine renewed the world's attention Friday to the conflict that's been raging there for months. But despite near unanimous assertions that a missile had blasted the plane from the sky, definitive blame...
  • Air India jet makes emergency landing in New Jersey after engine fire

    An Air India jet carrying more than 300 passengers made an emergency landing in Newark, N.J., with just one functioning engine after a fire in one of its two engines forced the pilot to abort the flight, an airport spokeswoman said Sunday night. No...
  • Report: Did loose croc on a plane cause deadly crash?

    Report: Did loose croc on a plane cause deadly crash?
    An investigation into a 2010 plane crash in the Dominican Republic points to an unlikely potential cause: a loose crocodile. The crash killed 18 people, leaving a lone survivor, according to the blog, Travel and Tour World. The blog post states the...
  • Inside Malaysia Airlines, tears and shock as tragedy strikes again

    Inside Malaysia Airlines, tears and shock as tragedy strikes again
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - It started with another late-night phone call, another rush to the airport, where familiar faces in a familiar setting tried to make sense of nearly 300 more lives lost in the second disaster to strike Malaysia Airlines in the...
  • Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know

    Malaysia jet one of 3 plane crashes in Ukraine this week: What we know
    The Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that crashed Thursday with 298 people on board was the third plane to go down in Ukraine this week, according to Ukrainian officials. Here is a quick breakdown of the three incidents, all of which Ukrainian...