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  • Flight carrying 53 passengers clips bridge, crashes into river in Taiwan

    Flight carrying 53 passengers clips bridge, crashes into river in Taiwan
    A Taiwanese commercial flight with 53 passengers aboard clipped a bridge shortly after takeoff and crashed into a river in Taipei on Wednesday. Taiwan's Central News Agency said 10 people were awaiting rescue after the incident. It did not immediately...
  • Fatalities reported as plane crashes in Taiwan capital

    TAIPEI A passenger plane with 58 people on board crashed into a river after hitting a bridge in the Taiwanese capital Taipei Wednesday, leaving at least eight people dead. Twenty-eight passengers of TransAsia Airways flight GE235 were sent to hospital,...
  • Jordan vows revenge after Islamic State burns alive captured pilot

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State group executed Jordanian pilot Muath Al-Kaseasbeh by burning him alive in a steel cage, according to a video released Tuesday on Internet forums associated with the jihadist group. If verified, the brutal video marks a new...
  • Selfies likely factor in fatal Colorado plane crash, investigators say

    Selfies likely factor in fatal Colorado plane crash, investigators say
    A pilot taking selfies may have contributed to the deadly crash of a small plane in Colorado last year, federal investigators said. The pilot, Amritpal Singh, 29, and his passenger, Jatinder Singh, 31, were killed May 31 when the two-seat Cessna...
  • Lauderhill police identify drivers in serious crash

    Lauderhill police identify drivers in serious crash
    A motorcyclist injured in a Lauderhill crash has improved to stable condition after being airlifted from the wreck on Saturday, police said. Christian Omar Cruz, 24, of Coral Springs, was traveling east at 7100 West Commercial Boulevard at 9:28 a.m....
  • NTSB links selfies to small plane crash that killed pilot, passenger near Denver last year

    Selfies were a likely factor in a small plane crash near Denver last year that killed the pilot and his only passenger, according to a new National Transportation Safety Board report. The report, released last week, said recordings from a GoPro camera...
  • Burbank resident's Super Bowl ad wins Doritos contest

    Burbank resident's Super Bowl ad wins Doritos contest
    L.A. producer Scott Zabielski is still shocked he won the Doritos “Crash the Super Bowl” contest Sunday, landing a $1-million prize and a “dream job” at Universal Pictures. “It doesn’t even feel real. It was just cool...
  • Malaysia declares loss of Flight MH370 an accident to help families

    Malaysia's government on Thursday officially declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which went missing last March, an accident. The official declaration by the country's Department of Civil Aviation should clear the way for the...
  • 'The Bachelor' recap, No rose ceremony because Chris is emotional

    As a long-time watcher of “The Bachelor” I knew to expect a dramatic Episode 5, but even I wasn’t prepared for this one. The episode begins with a prelude to what we’re about to see: Our first sex scandal and the first medical...
  • Indonesian divers retrieve 6 more bodies from AirAsia crash

    Indonesian divers retrieve 6 more bodies from AirAsia crash
    Indonesian divers discovered six more bodies Tuesday from the wreckage of the crashed AirAsia plane, bringing to 90 the total number bodies retrieved from the jetliner. AirAsia Flight 8501 crashed into the Java Sea on Dec. 28 with 162 people on board...
  • UTC's India Unit Gets FAA Approval For Selling Products Directly

    MUMBAI — UTC Aerospace Systems on Tuesday said that U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has approved a product developed and produced by the firm in India. "The approved product is the four-person life raft which is a compact lightweight device...