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November 14, 2016 5:00 PM APNewsBreak: Iowa State president had earlier 'hard landing'

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University President Steven Leath damaged a private plane in a hard landing in 2014, 11 months before he banged up a university aircraft in remarkably similar fashion. Documents obtained by The Associated Press under the open records law show that Leath was flying in gusty conditions on Aug. 11, 2014, and "landed hard" in a crosswind 20

November 13, 2016 11:07 PM Powerful earthquake shakes New Zealand, two killed

WELLINGTON A powerful earthquake rocked New Zealand on Monday killing at least two people, damaging roads and buildings, and prompting a tsunami warning that sent thousands fleeing to higher ground. Emergency response teams were flying by helicopter to the region at the epicenter of the 7.8 magnitude quake, some 91 km (57 miles) northeast of Christchurch 53

November 12, 2016 4:13 PM Packages fly as FedEx truck collides with train

Tandem trucker trailer blocked Missouri City railroad tracks Packages went flying when the tail of a FedEx tandem trucker trailer met the front-end of a train in a midnight wreck in Missouri City. The collision happened around 12:15 a.m. Saturday on a railroad track on South Main at Cravens. Packages went flying when the tail of a FedEx tandem trucker 41

November 11, 2016 3:18 AM Yes, Trump can boost deportations and gut the Dreamer program for young immigrants

As president, Donald Trump can move swiftly to gut President Obama’s signature immigration policies by ramping up deportations and ending a program that has given temporary work permits to immigrants brought to the country illegally as children. Nearly a third of the 742,000 so-called Dreamers — those given protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood 37

November 11, 2016 12:37 AM Several dead, scores wounded as blast rocks German consulate in Afghan city

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan/BERLIN Militants rammed at least one car packed with explosives into a wall surrounding the German consulate in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif late on Thursday, killing several civilians and wounding scores of others, officials said. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it was in retaliation 38

November 10, 2016 9:25 PM Best and Worst Days to Fly This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is two weeks away, and for those who have been consumed by the presidential election, it's now time to turn your thoughts to travel. When it comes to Thanksgiving air travel, not all days are created equal. Fares and crowds vary widely during the Thanksgiving travel period of Friday, Nov. 18 through Tuesday, Nov. 29 (as defined by Airlines 100

November 10, 2016 2:13 PM Google Daydream View review

Google's Daydream View delivers the best mobile VR you can get Samsung’s Gear VR has enjoyed a monopolistic hold on the mobile virtual reality space since its debut in 2014. That means the South Korean giant has had a leg up on its competitors with a large selection of apps, media content, and games available for the headset. But if there was one competitor 55

November 10, 2016 1:04 PM Survival tips for Thanksgiving fliers

Do your Thanksgiving travel plans include flying? Here’s what to expect, and how to cope. Airlines for America, the trade group representing the interests of U.S. airlines, last week released its forecast for the Thanksgiving travel period, between November 18 and November 29. The big picture: U.S. airlines are expected to carry 27.3 million flyers over the holiday 122

November 10, 2016 12:05 PM Driver in deadly London tram derailment is bailed

LONDON — The driver of a tram that derailed in south London, killing seven people, was released on police bail on Thursday. The 42-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter following the crash Wednesday that injured more than 50 people. It happened in the borough of Croydon at about 6.10 a.m. local time. Martin Bamford, who was among the injured 34

November 9, 2016 10:16 PM Trump’s Voters Don’t Support Deportation, and Other Surprises From the 2016 Exit Polls

And other surprises from the 2016 exit polls. How did Donald Trump, the worst major-party nominee in memory, get elected president of the United States? What were his voters thinking? A lot of theories and accusations are flying around, but many don’t square with the best available evidence: surveys of voters as they left their polling places. Unlike 74