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  • Iran embraces al-Maliki replacement as succession tensions ease in Baghdad

    BAGHDAD Iran joined the United States on Tuesday in embracing the appointment of Haider al-Abadi to be Iraq's next prime minister, denying support to defiant incumbent Nouri al-Maliki's bid to retain power. Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameni...
  • At least 38 killed in Iranian passenger plane crash

    TEHRAN (dpa) A passenger jet crash at Tehran's Mehrabad airport Sunday left 38 dead, including seven children, and 10 injured, according to TV reports. Earlier reports had put the death toll as high as 48. The small Antonov 140 passenger jet, bound...
  • Parents of Asiana crash victim file wrongful-death lawsuit

    The parents of a 16-year-old girl killed by an emergency vehicle responding to the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco last year have filed a lawsuit against city and county officials, saying her death was "tragic and avoidable." In the wrongful-...
  • Brazil's Socialists to decide on Silva candidacy next week

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The party of the presidential candidate killed in a plane crash will meet on Wednesday to choose a replacement to run in the Oct. 5 election, most likely his running mate, Marina Silva, the leader of a party backing the ticket said on...
  • 39 killed as passenger plane crashes in Iran

    39 killed as passenger plane crashes in Iran
    An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic route crashed into a Tehran suburb shortly after takeoff early Sunday, killing 39 and leaving nine injured, according to official accounts. There were unconfirmed reports that three survivors were being treated...
  • If not for twist of fate, Bobby Bowden, Perry Moss might have perished in Marshall plane crash

     If not for twist of fate, Bobby Bowden, Perry Moss might have perished in Marshall plane crash
    "You never know. "You just never know." Perry Moss uttered those words a few years ago when discussing how our lives can be determined in the most fateful — and fatal — ways. Moss, whose 50 years in the coaching business included stops...
  • Malaysia Airline's shares suspended pending announcement

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia Airline System Bhd (MAS) said on Friday that it had halted trading in its shares pending an announcement, confirming an earlier report by Reuters. The airline said trading of its shares would be suspended from 9 a.m....
  • Train derails in Belcamp; 2 killed in Bel Air fire; new islands eyed [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, Aug. 6, 1964: Three diesel engines and 30 box cars of a northbound B&O freight train headed for Jersey City derailed in Belcamp. The crash occurred when one of the cars was derailed about three...
  • Turbulence hits Allegiant flight from Fort Lauderdale

    An Allegiant Air flight departing Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Monday afternoon en route to Asheville, N.C. was forced to make an emergency landing at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport. The MD-80 aircraft with 144 passengers...
  • Plane silent in landing that killed father, daughter on Florida beach

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A plane that crash-landed on a Florida beach last month, killing a 9-year-old girl and her father, had lost engine power and narrowly missed other people as it glided silently toward shore, the National Transportation Safety Board...
  • Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

    Eduardo Campos, a candidate for president in Brazil's October elections, died Wednesday when a Cessna jet carrying him and his closest aides crashed in Santos, a port city in Sao Paulo state. He was 49. Campos' wife, his five children and his vice...