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January 2, 2018 4:04 PM 2017 Marked Safest Year in Commercial Aviation History

Dutch-based safety group’s data doesn’t show single fatal crash of an airliner carrying passengers for all of last year The global airline industry achieved a previously unimaginable safety milestone in 2017: independent accident data doesn’t indicate a single airline passenger fatality resulting from a jet crash anywhere in the world. The statistic 56

December 27, 2017 4:18 PM Coast Guard takes ill crew member from ship to hospital

Coast Guard takes ill crew member from ship to hospital A crew member suffering stroke-like symptoms has been transported from a cargo ship off Annapolis. The U.S. Coast Guard says they launched a crew on a 45-foot boat after receiving a medical emergency request from a Hong Kong-flagged cargo vessel in the Annapolis anchorage. A Guard crew and two paramedics 47

December 18, 2017 1:25 PM Recycled SpaceX Dragon capsule makes second delivery to Space Station

SpaceX’s uncrewed Dragon cargo ship approaches the International Space Station (ISS) on April 17, 2015, in this still from a camera on the orbiting lab’s exterior. This same Dragon arrived at the space station on Dec. 17, 2017. (NASA TV) A used SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station for the second time Sunday (Dec. 17), delivering 207

December 17, 2017 9:40 PM SpaceX capsule back at space station with pre-Christmas haul

A recycled SpaceX capsule is back at the International Space Station, just in time for Christmas. NASA astronauts used the space station's big robot arm to grab the Dragon capsule out of orbit Sunday. It's the second visit for this particular supply ship, which made a delivery for NASA back in 2015 as well, and only the second time a Dragon has had a repeat 54

December 15, 2017 8:40 PM SpaceX Successfully Launches Reused Booster for NASA, a First

Reuse of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 booster rocket on a U.S. government flight is another first for company founder Elon Musk SpaceX successfully launched a refurbished cargo capsule atop a previously used rocket toward the international space station, seven years after sending and recovering the first private spacecraft from Earth orbit. With Friday morning’s 61

December 12, 2017 1:33 PM PepsiCo makes biggest public pre-order of Tesla Semis: 100 trucks

SEATTLE (Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc (PEP.N) has reserved 100 of Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) new electric Semi trucks, the largest-known order of the big rig, as the maker of Mountain Dew soda and Doritos chips seeks to reduce fuel costs and fleet emissions, a company executive said on Tuesday. Tesla has been trying to convince the trucking community that it can build 67

December 7, 2017 8:32 PM UN says 230 reportedly killed in Yemen in recent conflict

UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Yemen says some 230 people have reportedly been killed and over 400 injured in six days of intensified conflict in the capital Sanaa. Jamie McGoldrick told reporters by phone from Sanaa Thursday that a halt to airstrikes and military activity has enabled civilians to venture out to seek supplies and help. He called 41

December 7, 2017 8:25 PM Tractor-trailer carrying vodka overturned near Philadelphia

A tractor-trailer carrying vodka overturned early Thursday morning, spilling its cargo across an I-95 exit ramp on the border of Northeast Philadelphia and Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The crash happened around 4:45 am, closing the major exit ramp. The ramp remained closed through the morning rush, Fox 29 reported. Road crews appeared on the scene and spent 55

December 6, 2017 5:47 AM Delta flight makes emergency bathroom stop in Montana

BILLINGS, Mont. – A Delta flight from New York City to Seattle had to make a stop in Billings after the plane's toilets stopped working and passengers couldn't hold it any longer. The Billings Gazette reports that the direct flight diverted hundreds of miles south on Saturday to make the emergency bathroom stop. Delta says that upon landing in Billings 102

December 4, 2017 3:15 PM Living in a van, saving on rent, before law school

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A man who's been accepted to one of the country's most prestigious law schools is living in a van in Virginia to save money on rent. The Daily Progress in Charlottesville reported Sunday that Jeremy Kemp said he's been accepted into the University of Virginia's law school. He's also applying to Yale and the University of Pennsylvania 51