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July 30, 2015 12:48 AM Girlfriend of Flight MH370 Passenger: Wreckage Could Dim Hope of Survival

A piece of aircraft wreckage discovered on a remote island in the Indian Ocean has raised hopes that it may be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. But the possibility was not greeted with joy by all. Sarah Bajc's boyfriend, Philip Wood, was on the Boeing 777 before it disappeared on a flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing with 239 people 29 1

July 29, 2015 11:17 PM Plane Debris Consistent With Design of Missing Malaysia Jet

Officials caution it is too soon to determine whether piece is linked to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 French investigators were trying to determine the provenance of a piece of airplane debris—said by aviation experts to be consistent with the design of the Malaysia Airlines jet that went missing over a year ago—that washed ashore on an island near Madagascar 14

July 29, 2015 5:48 PM Is it MH370? Plane piece found on Reunion island investigated for link to missing Malaysia Airlines jet

Published: Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 1:48 PM Authorities on the small Indian Ocean island of Reunion are investigating whether a piece of a jet that washed ashore is a piece of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared 18 months ago. No sign has been seen of the missing jet, or the 239 people aboard, since it took off March 8, 2014, from Kuala 35

July 29, 2015 3:49 PM Cathay Pacific Airliner Makes Emergency Landing in Aleutians

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport has diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says Flight 884 declared an emergency and landed early Wednesday morning at Eareckson Air Station in Shemya, Alaska 13

July 29, 2015 1:00 PM Obama, on China’s Turf, Presents U.S. as a Better Partner for Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Without ever quite saying so explicitly, President Obama used his four-day trip to Africa to suggest that the United States offers an alternative to China’s aggressive courtship of the continent. At a time when China has surpassed the United States as a trading partner and left its mark throughout Africa, Mr. Obama essentially 36

July 27, 2015 10:33 PM One of American's new Dreamliners damaged by hail

Anyone who has ever had a door ding in a new car knows how they're feeling at American Airlines. One of the airline's new Boeing 787 Dreamliners suffered hail damage Monday after takeoff from Beijing. The Dallas-bound plane with 209 passengers returned to Beijing, where it was being checked out by a maintenance crew, said airline spokeswoman Andrea Huguely 58

July 27, 2015 7:31 PM Airbus Helicopters announces factory acceptance of training aircraft

Airbus Helicopters' first EC135 T2+ for Australian military training has achieved factory acceptance from Boeing Defense Australia, prime contractor for the training program. DONAUWORTH, Germany, July 27 (UPI) -- Boeing Defense Australia has given factory acceptance to the first of 15 EC135 T2+ Airbus helicopters for an Australian Defense Force training 51

July 24, 2015 7:30 PM Ted Cruz Accuses Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Lying

Senator Ted Cruz, Republican of Texas, on Friday accused the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, of repeatedly lying to him and other Republican senators. WASHINGTON — Senator Ted Cruz, the sometimes-incendiary Texan running for the Republican presidential nomination, took to the Senate floor on Friday to call his party’s 15

July 23, 2015 2:08 AM Boeing Chief Pledges Focus on Growth

Earnings beat expectations, but problems with tanker fuel cut in full-year forecast Boeing Co.’s new chief executive, Dennis Muilenburg, pledged to continue his predecessor’s focus on ramping up aircraft production and increasing shareholder returns despite the hit to earnings from a troubled military tanker contract. Mr. Muilenburg said on Wednesday 13

July 19, 2015 2:14 AM The Gritty Details of El Chapo’s Escape

Joaquín Guzmán, the Mexican drug kingpin better known by his nickname “El Chapo,” meaning Shorty, ended his brief tenure as Mexico's wealthiest and most famous prison inmate last Saturday night. El Chapo is the head of the Sinaloa cartel, Mexico's largest drug-trafficking organization. His success in this illicit trade earned him both a No. 14 ranking 65 1