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  • Adolescent stow-away found dead on U.S. military plane

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has found the body of an adolescent male trapped in a compartment above the landing gear of a C-130 aircraft following a trip to Africa, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The Pentagon said the body was found at...
  • Long night on water, then rescue

    Long night on water, then rescue
    Ever since Tommy Alter was diagnosed with severe food allergies as a baby, his parents have been vigilant about keeping him safe, even handing out printed cards that list what he can't eat. So when the Highland Park 9-year-old, along with his cousin and...
  • Investigation: Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons

    Investigation: Where Ukraine's separatists get their weapons
    On the last day of May, a surface-to-air rocket was signed out of a military base near Moscow where it had been stored for more than 20 years. According to the ornate Cyrillic handwriting in the weapon's Russian Defence Ministry logbook, seen by...
  • State Senate should approve proposed drone regulations

    The use of drones could revolutionize business, government and law enforcement. Imagine, for example, small unmanned aircraft flying low to the ground to deliver precise measures of pesticides to agricultural fields, reducing the amount of dangerous...
  • Obama administration knew Islamic State was growing but did little to counter it

    WASHINGTON Like the rest of the world, the U.S. government appeared to have been taken aback last month when Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, fell to an offensive by jihadis of the Islamic State that triggered the collapse of five Iraqi army divisions...
  • U.S. House votes overwhelmingly for say on Obama's Iraq decisions

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Friday for a resolution that would bar President Barack Obama from sending U.S. troops for any "sustained combat role" in Iraq without congressional authorization. The House...
  • US officials: We still don't know who shot down Malaysian airliner

    WASHINGTON The United States is confident that the Malaysian Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine was downed by an SA-11 missile likely fired by pro-Russian separatists most plausibly by mistake but there still is no hard evidence tying the...
  • Train carrying Malaysia jet victims completes its halting journey

    A train carrying the bodies of at least 200 victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 arrived in the government-controlled Ukrainian city of Kharkiv on Tuesday afternoon, bringing some relief to their families five days after the plane was downed....
  • Dutch prepare to mourn as task of identifying bodies begins

    DRIEBERGEN THE NETHERLANDS (Reuters) - The remains of the victims of last week's downing of a Malaysian airliner will begin to arrive in the Netherlands on Wednesday, but the intricate and harrowing process of giving names to the bodies could take weeks...
  • Lockheed profit tops forecast; Orlando results mixed

    Lockheed profit tops forecast; Orlando results mixed
    Despite a small drop in sales, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s big aircraft contracts helped it post a higher second-quarter profit that topped Wall Street's forecast, the company said Tuesday. The defense giant, based in Bethesda, Md., earned $880 million, up...
  • Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet 'by mistake,' U.S. says

    Rebels likely downed Malaysian jet 'by mistake,' U.S. says
    The U.S. government believes that pro-Russian separatists most likely shot down a Malaysia Airlines jet "by mistake," not realizing it was a civilian passenger flight, U.S. intelligence officials said on Tuesday. The officials, who spoke on condition of...