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  • Bell Helicopter to trim 1,100 jobs from global workforce

    FORT WORTH, Texas Citing declining production of its V-22 tilt-rotor aircraft and a soft market for commercial helicopters, Bell Helicopter announced plans Tuesday to trim 1,100 jobs from its global workforce, the latest in a series of cutbacks for the...
  • Finnish navy drops depth charges onto suspected submarine

    The Finnish navy has been chasing "an underwater object" which it has failed to identify, forcing it to drop depth charges to warn the intruder it had been detected, officials said Tuesday. Defense Minister Carl Haglund described the intruder, first...
  • After Nepal quake, river burns with Hindu funeral pyres almost around the clock

    After Nepal quake, river burns with Hindu funeral pyres almost around the clock
    The family of Usha Shrestha gathered along the banks of the Bagmati River on Monday to bear her body down to the funeral pyres. They carried her on a stretcher fashioned from green bamboo, her body wrapped in a lavender flowered sheet, a red-and-gold...
  • Russian arraigned in Virginia on new terrorism charges

    A Russian man charged with leading a Taliban attack against U.S. forces in Afghanistan repeated his pleas of not guilty to terrorism-related charges Tuesday. Irek Hamidullin was arraigned on a new 15-count indictment in U.S. District Court in Richmond....
  • In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position

    Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that killed more than 4,000 people. India, the traditional power in the region,...
  • Do drones make it too easy to wage war?

    To the editor: It is appropriate that the government and the media revive the drone debate. There have been many unintended casualties from drone attacks, and these are always shocking. ("U.S. must explain necessity of drone strikes," editorial, April 24)...
  • Small drones prove up to hurricane tasks

    Small drones prove up to hurricane tasks
    They weigh only 13 pounds, have a five-foot wingspan and look rather frail. Yet these small drones, called Coyotes, are designed to penetrate the most violent quadrants of a hurricane and the in the process glean crucial atmospheric information that...
  • The Mideast's new reality

    The Mideast's new reality
    The multiple wars roiling the Middle East have rarely made for stranger bedfellows than the U.S. and Iran, which unexpectedly now find themselves backing opposite sides in some conflicts while simultaneously working hand-in-hand against mutual foes in...
  • No time to lose: Global response to Nepal quake gears up

    There is still time to save lives — that's why governments and aid agencies Sunday rushed doctors, volunteers and equipment to Nepal without waiting for the dust to settle. U.N. spokeswoman Orla Fagan, who is heading to Nepal, said preventing the...
  • Israel says airstrike on Syrian border targeted militants

    Israel's military said Sunday it launched an airstrike on its border with Syria after spotting militants carrying a bomb in the Israeli-held Golan Heights. The military said it carried out the strike after troops saw "a group of armed terrorists"...
  • AP News in Brief at 7:58 p.m. EDT

    As rescuers dig, aftershocks terrify survivors of Nepal earthquake that killed more than 2,500 Shell-shocked and sleeping in the streets, tens of thousands of Nepalis braced against terrifying aftershocks Sunday while digging for survivors of the massive...