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May 11, 2017 2:31 PM India PM arrives in Sri Lanka for UN Buddhist celebration

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka to attend a U.N. celebration of Buddha's birth and hold talks with leaders of the island nation. Modi was welcomed at the airport Thursday by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe. The Indian leader will participate in the U.N. celebration on Friday, after which he is to travel to the tea-growing 43

May 10, 2017 6:22 AM The Latest: Trump assails Sen. Schumer for remarks on Comey

President Donald Trump is criticizing Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer for comments the New York Democrat made in response to the firing of FBI Director James Comey. Schumer said Tuesday evening that he told Trump in a phone conversation that “you are making a big mistake.” Schumer also questioned why the firing occurred on Tuesday and wondered whether 89

May 9, 2017 11:35 PM One arrested after brawl aboard Southwest flight in California

One person was arrested after a brawl erupted aboard a Southwest Airlines in Burbank, California. BURBANK, Calif. — One person was arrested after a brawl erupted aboard a Southwest Airlines jet deplaning in Burbank after arriving from Dallas. A statement Tuesday from the Dallas-based air carrier said the incident happened Sunday aboard Flight 2530 during 75

May 9, 2017 5:35 PM Spirit Airlines moves to restore full operations, sues pilots alleging slowdown

Spirit Airlines’ flight operations at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport were gradually returning to normal Tuesday after the discount carrier sued its pilots union alleging a slowdown that cost the company $8.5 million. As of the early afternoon, there were six flight cancellations and 19 delays for Spirit at the Fort Lauderdale airport 65

May 9, 2017 2:52 PM Australia Splashes Out on Infrastructure to Buoy Growth

The $56 billion decadelong spending plan comes as concerns mount over the health of the economy CANBERRA, Australia—Australia is planning US$56 billion in infrastructure spending, on projects including a new airport for Sydney and a 1,000-mile high-speed rail corridor, as the government seeks to extend the world’s longest continuous growth streak and return 37

May 9, 2017 2:13 PM Furious passengers clash with Spirit Airlines employees and police at Fort Lauderdale airport

Yet again, cellphone video has captured a chaotic slice of air travel — this time, on the ground. Anger and confusion boiled over at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Monday night as nine Spirit Airlines flights were canceled, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded, CBS affiliate WFOR News reported. What followed was chaos as frustrated 70

May 9, 2017 8:20 AM Malaysian Sports Minister Khairy wants Pyongyang security for qualifier

The Malaysian government wants security confirmation from its North Korean counterparts when the national team travels to Pyongyang for a rescheduled 2019 Asian Cup qualifier on June 8. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) gave the green light for Harimau Malaysia to travel to the Republic for the Group B match after Football Association of Malaysia 80

May 8, 2017 8:26 PM Woman stuck on plane to California rather than Paris

NEWARK, N.J. – United Airlines has apologized to a French woman after she wound up on a plane to San Francisco instead of Paris from a New Jersey airport. WABC-TV reports Lucie Bahetoukilae was scheduled to fly from Newark to Paris last month. Bahetoukilae, who only speaks French, ended up in San Francisco after boarding a plane at the gate that corresponded 126

May 8, 2017 5:09 AM Malaysia seizes African pangolin scales worth $2.1 million

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysian authorities say they have seized pangolin scales worth 9.2 million ringgit ($2.1 million) and believed to have been smuggled from Africa. Deputy customs director Paddy Abdul Halim says officers made two seizures last week at the Kuala Lumpur airport cargo warehouse based on a tip. On May 2, officers seized eight bags of pangolin 68

May 7, 2017 4:14 PM 82 abducted schoolgirls freed in deal with Boko Haram terrorists arrive in Nigerian capital

82 schoolgirls freed in deal with Boko Haram arrive in Abuja The families of schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram terrorists anxiously waited in the Nigerian capital Sunday for an official list of the 82 girls just freed through a prisoner swap. The newly released girls from the town of Chibok arrived at the Abuja airport and were met by President 69