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February 26, 2018 3:10 PM Oscars close awards season darkened by #MeToo cloud

The first Academy Awards were given out at a dinner on May 16, 1929. The best picture winner was 1927's "Wings," a film about World War I pilots starring Clara Bow, right, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, left, Richard Arlen and Gary Cooper. Even today, the silent film's aerial sequences stand out as some of the most exciting ever filmed. Another film, "Sunrise 67

February 24, 2018 4:27 AM Olympics: Bobsleigh Friedrich pilots German team into gold position

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Francesco Friedrich piloted his four-man bobsleigh team to the top of the timesheets with a blistering second run on Saturday to put Germany in a commanding lead heading into the final two runs of the competition a day later. The multiple world champion, who won gold in the two-man bobsleigh on Monday, steered his sled to a 0.29 second 59

February 14, 2018 2:26 AM SEE IT: United Airlines plane loses engine cover mid-flight, lands safely

A United Airlines Boeing 777 lost an engine cover while en route to Hawaii from California Tuesday. A United Airlines flight landed safely in Hawaii after losing an engine cover while flying over the Pacific Ocean Tuesday. The Boeing 777 was on its way to Honolulu from San Francisco when the aircraft had to make an emergency landing after its right engine 63

February 14, 2018 1:47 AM United Airlines in-air engine malfunction captured on video

United Airlines flight 1775 had to make an emergency landing on Tuesday after an engine's covering fell off mid-flight. (Twitter/@haleylora) A plane flying from California to Hawaii made an emergency landing Tuesday after passengers noticed the United Airlines flight experiencing engine trouble. Photos posted to social media appear to show that one of the San Francisco-bound 88

February 10, 2018 2:16 PM Israel Strikes Syria After Fighter Jet Is Shot Down

Airstrikes come in response to interception of Iranian drone that had entered Israeli airspace Israel’s military said it carried out extensive airstrikes on Syrian targets Saturday after it intercepted an Iranian drone launched from Syria that had infiltrated its airspace, and one of its jets was shot down in the process, intensifying tensions between 44

February 10, 2018 8:52 AM Israel Says it Has Carried Out a 'Large Scale Attack' Against Iranian Targets in Syria

(JERUSALEM) — The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday before launching “large-scale attack” on at least a dozen Iranian targets in Syria. Israel called it a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty.” The military said its planes faced massive anti-aircraft fire from Syria that forced two pilots 56

January 18, 2018 12:11 PM Turkey efforts underway to remove skidded plane from slope

TRABZON, Turkey – Turkish authorities are using a large crane to lift a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in northern Turkey and stopped on the side of a slope meters away from the Black Sea. The Pegasus Airlines Boeing 737-800, with 168 people on board, left the runway after landing at Trabzon Airport on Jan. 13. All passengers and crew were evacuated 112

January 13, 2018 9:15 AM Indian helicopter missing with 7 on board

NEW DELHI – India's navy says it is searching for a helicopter missing over the Arabian sea that had taken off from a Mumbai airfield with two pilots and five employees of a state-owned oil company on board. Navy spokesman Capt. D. Sharma says a plane and some ships have been deployed to search for the missing helicopter, which was taking workers from the Oil and Natural 43

January 12, 2018 6:43 PM Air France rejects report into 2009 crash that blames pilots

PARIS – Air France has dismissed the conclusions of a new report into the 2009 Rio-to-Paris Air France plane crash that blames the pilots for failing to apply correct procedures and losing control of the aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean. Previous reports said a technical fault on the Airbus A330 was a factor. Air France rejected the new conclusions — part of a judicial 63

January 11, 2018 10:07 PM The Latest: Pilots: Controllers effectively redirected jet

Pilots and safety experts say air traffic controllers did a good job when they quickly redirected an Aeromexico jet that was descending toward a runway where a Virgin America plane was getting ready to take off. Officials say an Aeromexico passenger jet from Mexico City was ordered to abort a landing Tuesday after it lined up on a runway occupied by another 108