Rudder problem, pilot actions led to Indonesia AirAsia crash
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:56:56 -0600
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A rudder control system problem that had occurred 23 times in the previous 12 months coupled with the pilots' response led to last year's crash of an AirAsia plane that kille
Britain’s major banks pass stress tests
oaoa.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:33:13 -0600
LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England says the country's seven biggest lenders have passed stress tests designed to see if they withstand deterioration in global economic conditions.
Los Angeles deputy describes rescuing newborn buried alive
oaoa.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:34:22 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Adam Collette knelt on the asphalt and heard the muffled cries of a baby who had been buried alive.
European Central Bank may surprise with size of new stimulus
oaoa.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:08:21 -0600
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Christmas is coming — and investors are already convinced they will unwrap an early present Thursday in the form of more economic stimulus from the European Central Bank.
Turkey: Russia in IS oil trade claim to cover-up violation
oaoa.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:58:26 -0600
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister has accused Russia of trying to "cover up" its infringement of Turkey's airspace with "unfounded" claims that Turkey is illegally importing oil from the I
Grand Canyon looks for new ways to manage backcountry
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:21:23 -0600
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Millions of people visit the Grand Canyon each year, taking in the sweeping views from developed areas along the rim, grabbing a bite to eat and hopping on a shuttle bus to oth
Ravens win as time expires on blocked field goal return
wacotrib.com / Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:59:50 -0600
CLEVELAND (AP) — This season of injury upon injury for the Ravens finally includes a break worth celebrating.
US Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino
oaoa.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:07:55 -0600
OLONGAPO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court on Tuesday convicted a U.S. Marine of killing a Filipino last year after he discovered she was a transgender woman in a hotel in the Philippines while h
High court’s election-year lineup rich in high-profile cases
oaoa.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:31:43 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court's lineup of new cases is fit for an election year.
More prospective jurors questioned for Freddie Gray trial
oaoa.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:32:54 -0600
BALTIMORE (AP) — A second set of 75 prospective jurors was due to be questioned in a Baltimore court for the first trial of a city police officer stemming from Freddie Gray's death.
Ukrainian president pardons Russian in prisoner exchange
oaoa.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:01:05 -0600
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — President Petro Poroshenko has pardoned a Russian citizen arrested in eastern Ukraine and exchanged him for a Ukrainian serviceman held by Russian-backed separatists.
World stocks rise as Japan data mends, yuan status welcomed
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:06:50 -0600
TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets were mostly higher after improved Japanese data and as IMF inclusion of the yuan in its basket of major currencies raised confidence in China's progress toward financi
Scientists debate boundaries, ethics of human gene editing
wacotrib.com / Tue, 01 Dec 2015 02:21:04 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rewriting your DNA is getting closer to reality: A revolutionary technology is opening new frontiers for genetic engineering — a promise of cures for intractable diseases along with
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