Boston-bound airline pilot dies; co-pilot lands safely
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:41:18 -0500
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An American Airlines pilot became gravely ill while flying from Phoenix to Boston and later died, but his first officer calmly took over and safely landed the plane in Syracuse,
For Volkswagen, costs of scandal will be piling up
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 01:18:52 -0500
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — For Volkswagen, the cost of its cheating on emissions tests in the U.S. is likely to run into the tens of billions of dollars and prematurely end its long-sought status as th
New VW chief to brief workers on fallout from scandal
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 01:56:48 -0500
WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen workers are gathering to hear new chief executive Matthias Mueller brief them on the fallout from the company's emissions scandal.
Neighbors turn up the heat on Indonesia over forest fires
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 03:41:18 -0500
SINGAPORE (AP) — For weeks now, the quality of life in parts of Southeast Asia has been left to sheer chance — the direction of the wind. Every day, it alone determines which city will be shrouded by
Syria’s skies crowded with multiple air forces
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:36:14 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The skies over Syria are increasingly crowded — and increasingly dangerous. The air forces of multiple countries are on the attack, often at cross purposes in Syria's civil war, some
US commander: Afghans requested Kundaz airstrike
tdtnews.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 01:56:00 -0500
Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Afghanistan over the weekend, the top commander of American and coalition forces in Afghanistan said Monday, correcting an initial U.S. statement that the strike had been launched because U.S. forces were threatened.The strike wasn’t sought by U.S. forces, Gen. John F. Campbell said at a hastily arranged Pentagon news conference.
US, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal
tdtnews.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 01:53:00 -0500
Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries, the Obama administration now faces a potentially tougher task: selling the deal to a skeptical Congress.The countries reached a contentious trade pact Monday that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards and protects multinational corporations’ intellectual property after marathon negotiating sessions in Atlanta through the weekend.The Trans-Pacific Partnership is designed to encourage trade between the United States, Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam. Together, the countries account for 40 percent of world economic output.
Senators to ask US general about troop levels in Afghanistan
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:32:11 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is facing questions on Capitol Hill about how many troops should stay in the still-volatile nation where the Taliban recently overran a northern
Man gets 20 years in prison after posing as child
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:25:48 -0500
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of posing as a 12-year-old to enroll at a Hurst elementary school has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:38:07 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration deported the fewest number of immigrants in the past 12 months since 2006, according to new government figures obtained by The Associated Press.
China wins long-sought Nobel Prize in one of the sciences
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:35:21 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — For decades, China has yearned for a Nobel Prize in one of the sciences on its own right, and now a little-known researcher who helped isolate an anti-malaria medicine inspired by an an
Changes to justices’ opinions will be highlighted
oaoa.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 02:44:44 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking a step to address criticism that its inner workings are opaque.
Climate change has been around for years
tdtnews.com / Tue, 06 Oct 2015 04:00:00 -0500
Per the Telegram of Sept. 23, there have been dinosaur remains unearthed on the North Slope of Alaska near the Bering Sea, which turned out to be a “duckbilled plant eater!”
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