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November 11, 2017 9:21 AM Iranian website reports pilot dies after fighter jet crashes

TEHRAN, Iran – The website of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard reports that a pilot has died after his Sukhoi-22 jet fighter-bomber crashed in the country's south. The Saturday report on said the plane was taking part in a morning exercise in southern Fars province when it crashed. It did not elaborate. Iran has a history of air accidents 70

November 1, 2017 7:35 PM Hurricane death toll in Puerto Rico increases to 54

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Authorities in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico say the number of deaths tied to Hurricane Maria has increased to 54 with three new deaths reported. Public Affairs Secretary Ramon Rosario said Wednesday that two of the deaths were accidents involving trees and the third was a person who committed suicide after losing their job. The deaths 60

November 1, 2017 6:44 PM Two Fatal Navy Ship Collisions Were Avoidable, Reports Conclude

Findings cite failures from steering and navigation to culture aboard USS John McCain, USS Fitzgerald WASHINGTON—Two U.S. Navy collisions that killed a total of 17 sailors this year were avoidable, according to a pair of reports on the accidents released Wednesday that cited failures in a number of areas, from steering and navigation to what officials 52

October 31, 2017 7:19 AM Boat carrying fleeing Rohingya Muslims sinks, at least 4 die

DHAKA, Bangladesh – A Bangladesh official says a boat carrying up to 45 Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar has capsized in the Bay of Bengal and four bodies have been recovered from the water. It is not clear how many are missing. Local government administrator Mohammed Mikaruzzaman said some 23 people have been rescued and a dozen of them are being treated 55

October 28, 2017 6:13 PM Death toll from 1st Minnesota snowstorm of season rises to 4

At least four people died in accidents on roads left slippery by the first significant snowstorm of the season to strike Minnesota. Plymouth police say a pedestrian helping a driver who spun out was hit by another vehicle that spun out around 12:15 a.m. Saturday on Highway 169. The pedestrian died at the scene. That person's name hasn't been released 62

October 28, 2017 2:27 PM 2 killed in separate accidents on Texas 249

A man was killed early Saturday after being ejected from his car on the 15800 block of Texas Highway 249. Police said the man was driving toward an exit ramp for the Sam Houston Highway when he veered into safety barrels, rotating and then flipping his Ford Escape. Hours earlier, around 1:30 a.m., a pedestrian was struck and killed by a silver vehicle 65

October 27, 2017 8:59 PM A new reminder that we may never know Hurricane Maria’s full toll on Puerto Rico

It has been more than a month since Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico. A little less than three-quarters of the island still lacks electricity; earlier this week, the island’s former governor shared a photograph of surgeons performing an operation by the light of their cellphones. Let’s assume a worst-case scenario for a patient who is being 47

October 23, 2017 10:48 PM Mitsubishi recalls 161,167 vehicles in US, Canada

Mitsubishi Motors Corp. is recalling 161,167 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because electric relays can cause the engine to stall or overheat. The recall affects the 2015-2017 Outlander SUV, the 2015-2017 Lancer sedan and Outlander Sport, and the 2015 Lancer Evolution sport sedan. Most are in the U.S. but 28,615 are in Canada. Mitsubishi says it has no reports 63

October 16, 2017 10:25 PM Trump Falsely Claims Obama Didn’t Contact Families of Fallen Troops

“This is an outrageous and disrespectful lie even by Trump standards,” Benjamin J. Rhodes, a former deputy national security adviser to Mr. Obama, posted on Twitter. “Also,” Mr. Rhodes added, “Obama never attacked a Gold Star family.” That reference was to the public feud Mr. Trump began with the parents of a Muslim American soldier, Humayun Khan, who was killed 80

September 7, 2017 11:44 PM TransCanada may abandon Energy East pipe facing tougher review

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO) seeks to suspend the application for its Energy East pipeline for 30 days and may abandon the project, the company said on Thursday, weeks after Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) announced a tougher review process. TransCanada will do a “careful review” of the new assessment process to gauge its effect 65