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  • Tanker pilot's body recovered as Yosemite fire battle continues

    As investigators arrived Wednesday to determine the cause of a fatal air tanker crash at Yosemite National Park, officials temporarily grounded the Cal Fire airplane fleet and rescuers retrieved the pilot's body from a steep canyon. Geoffrey Craig Hunt,...
  • US Navy uses prototypes, in-house know-how to speed weapons work

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy this month launched "AIRWorks," an initiative modeled on Lockheed Martin Corp's Skunk Works and Boeing Co's Phantom Works divisions that aims to develop new weapons more quickly to meet U.S. military needs. AIRWorks...
  • Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession

    Report: Newport News Shipbuilding contracts helped Hampton Roads avoid a recession
    The aircraft carrier business has done more than boost the bottom line of Newport News Shipbuilding. It has almost certainly kept Hampton Roads out of a recession. That observation, backed by data that illustrates the shipyard's striking influence in...
  • Henry "Hank" Palm: Travelers Executive, Responsible For Hartford Constitution Plaza

    Henry "Hank" Palm: Travelers Executive, Responsible For Hartford Constitution Plaza
    FARMINGTON — Henry "Hank" Palm, a Travelers executive, who was integral in the development and building of Hartford's Constitution Plaza, died on September 1. He was 81. Palm was born in Verona, N.J. in 1933, where his parents Hugo and Rigmor Palm...
  • Pilot killed in air tanker crash in Yosemite was 13-year veteran

    The air tanker pilot who died in a crash at Yosemite National Park on Tuesday had a 13-year record of fighting wildfires from the air in California, officials said. The pilot -- identified Wednesday as 62-year-old San Jose resident Geoffrey Craig Hunt...
  • Some Guantanamo hunger strikers get special treatment, detainee argues

    WASHINGTON Six Guantanamo captives who've been on hunger strike since 2007 got comfy seats this year, communal forced-feedings and television distraction as a way to get them to stop their food protest at the Pentagon prison, it was revealed at federal...
  • Police arrest man in 1998 Laguna cold-case slaying of mother-in-law

    Police arrest man in 1998 Laguna cold-case slaying of mother-in-law
    Laguna Beach police detectives and Orange County District Atty.'s Office investigators made an arrest Wednesday in a 1998 cold case homicide. Officers arrested John Edward Gutierrez, 46, of Aliso Viejo, on suspicion of killing Lillian DeVilla, 55, and...
  • Navy celebrates birthday with Fleet Week events

    The U.S. Navy, local businesses and civic organizations are holding a slew of events over two weeks celebrating Fleet Week in Hampton Roads and the service's anniversary. The Navy turns 239 on Monday. The Fleet Week Golf Tournament will be held...
  • Exclusive: Missouri police plan for possible riots if Brown cop not charged

    FERGUSON MISSOURI (Reuters) - Missouri authorities are drawing up contingency plans and seeking intelligence from U.S. police departments on out-of-state agitators, fearing that fresh riots could erupt if a grand jury does not indict a white officer for...
  • Bahrain prince does not enjoy immunity over torture claims, UK court rules

    LONDON (Reuters) - A British court ruled on Tuesday that Bahraini Prince Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who has been accused of torturing detainees in Bahrain, does not enjoy immunity from prosecution in Britain. A Bahraini citizen, known only as FF, had...
  • Guantanamo judge: No need to order MRI of accused USS Cole bomber's brain

    WASHINGTON A Guantanamo war court judge has denied a defense lawyer's request to have doctors conduct an MRI scan of the accused USS Cole bomber's brain. A Pentagon paid, civilian death penalty defender, Rick Kammen, argued for the MRI at the war court...