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  • Russian airline says its helicopter likely shot down in South Sudan

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's UTair airline said its Mi-8 helicopter chartered by the United Nations in South Sudan was shot down on Tuesday, according to preliminary information. "According to preliminary information, the helicopter was shot down with...
  • Four college students killed in fiery Ohio plane crash

    CLEVELAND (Reuters) - Four Ohio college students were killed late Monday in a fiery plane crash near a Cleveland-area airport, investigators and college officials said on Tuesday. The 1999 Cessna went down on Monday about 10 p.m. local time (2300 ET...
  • Judge dismisses lawsuit over U.S. businessman's Bahamas copter crash

    MIAMI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - A U.S. judge dismissed a federal lawsuit on Monday that was filed against Florida businessman Jeffrey Soffer over a 2012 helicopter accident in the Bahamas that killed an American lawyer and injured four people. Soffer,...
  • Spanish helicopter crash kills three civil guards in mountain rescue

    MADRID (Reuters) - Three Spanish civil guards died on Sunday when their helicopter crashed in the northwestern province of Leon as they tried to rescue a mountain climber, a spokesman for the local government said. The blades of the helicopter brushed...
  • Malaysia mourns as bodies of MH17 victims return home

    Malaysia mourns as bodies of MH17 victims return home
    People across Malaysia held a minute's silence and wore black on Friday as the Southeast Asian country observed a day of mourning to mark the return of the first 20 bodies among its citizens killed when a jetliner was downed last month. Malaysian...
  • Malaysia mourns as bodies of MH17 victims finally come home

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - People across Malaysia held a minute's silence and wore black on Friday as the Southeast Asian country observed a day of mourning to mark the return of the first 20 bodies among its citizens killed when a jetliner was downed...
  • Tunisia, Egypt halt Libya flights over security fears

    TRIPOLI/BENGHAZI (Reuters) - Tunisia and Egypt's Cairo airport halted most flights to and from Libya on Thursday for security reasons, officials said, days after the Libyan government said unidentified war planes had attacked positions of armed groups...
  • As Messenger nears crash landing on Mercury, scientists racing to collect best data yet

    As Messenger nears crash landing on Mercury, scientists racing to collect best data yet
    NASA's Messenger spacecraft has swung around its namesake planet for three years, beaming observations of Mercury back to Earth, but next March it will smash into the cratered surface it has been studying from afar. The satellite's oblong orbit around...
  • Grassroots leader Marina Silva angles for Brazil's mainstream

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Thrust by tragedy into the center of Brazil's presidential race, environmentalist Marina Silva is riding a groundswell of anti-establishment anger but her chances hinge on expanding her coalition and winning over mainstream voters...
  • Top Guatemalan general killed in air crash near Mexico border

    GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A top Guatemalan general and four other officers were killed on Wednesday when the helicopter they were in crashed near the country's northern border with Mexico, Guatemala's government said. Chief of the Defense Staff...
  • Florida lawyer among dead in Bahamas plane crash

    ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A small plane crash in the sea off the island of Grand Bahama on Monday killed Ormond Beach lawyer R. Michael Kennedy, who worked for a travel services company, according to a Florida newspaper. Kennedy's brother told the Daytona...