“Markets are reacting as though the four horsemen of the apocalypse just rode out of Trump Tower,” said Sean Callow, a foreign exchange analyst in Sydney.
Four crew members on an Army helicopter were killed when it crashed Monday evening at Fort Hood in central Texas, officials said.
Lufthansa’s flight training school knew of Andreas Lubitz’s psychological problems and ignored a doctor’s note, excusing him from work, the day of the Germanwings crash.
By W.J. Hennigan, Tribune Washington Bureau Two Navy F/A-18 fighter jets crashed after taking off from the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson while operating at sea in the western Pacific Ocean. One of the pilots was quickly located and brought aboard the carrier for medical attention. Search efforts continue for the second pilot. No names were […]
New York (AFP) — U.S. police have found “no criminal behavior” on racing driver Tony Stewart’s part but will continue their probe into the bizarre incident in which he struck and killed an up-and-coming driver. Stewart, one of the most popular drivers in America’s NASCAR stock car circuit, plowed into 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. during […]
By Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Two men have pleaded no contest to stealing the roof panel from a Porsche Carrera GT that “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker was riding in when he died in a fiery crash last year in Santa Clarita. Jameson Brooks Witty, 18, and Anthony Edward Janow, […]
Algiers (AFP) — An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and crew, including 50 French nationals, on board probably crashed, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said. “Despite intensive searches, no trace of the plane has been found as we speak,” he said in Paris. “The plane has probably crashed. […]
By Alison Knezevich and Justin George, The Baltimore Sun TOWSON, Md.—A man who claimed to be God rammed a stolen landscaping truck into the WMAR television station Tuesday, according to police and employees, barricading himself inside the building for several hours as journalists scrambled to cover their own story from the suburban streets outside. The incident […]
By Matthew McGrath, The Record (Hackensack, NJ) JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, NJ — On a field cut from dense pine forest, 36 people lost their lives 77 years ago in a fiery explosion as the Hindenburg airship crashed on its 63rd voyage, heralding the end of lighter-than-air commercial passenger travel. On Tuesday, a refurbished plaque commemorating the […]
Almost 300 people remain unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 459 people capsized and sank off South Korea, April 16, 2014. The ferry, carrying mainly school students, was travelling from the port of Incheon, in the north-west, to the southern resort island of Jeju. (Yao Qilin/Xinhua/Zuma Press/MCT)
By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The drivers of a FedEx freight truck and charter bus that collided head-on last week in Northern California, killing 10, had clean driving records, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. The bus company, Silverado Stages, identified the driver late Monday as Talalelei Lealao-Taiao. Family members […]
Washington (AFP) — General Motors Chief Executive Mary Barra faces tough questioning in Congress on Tuesday over why the company ignored a faulty ignition problem for a decade despite numerous accident reports and 13 deaths. Also in the dock will be the U.S. auto safety agency, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), under attack […]