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August 19, 2017 1:42 PM British budget airline asks French why flight was apparently tracked

ONDON -- Budget carrier Jet2 says it has asked French aviation officials for clarification as to why a flight from Spain to Britain was apparently tracked by military aircraft. Passengers on flight LS1204 from Malaga to Birmingham say they saw the military plane shadowing the aircraft for about 15 minutes Friday. The airline says in a statement Saturday 5

August 13, 2017 1:55 AM Over 80 flights to and from Pearson cancelled due to weather, staffing

Lightning, reduced staffing at control tower to blame, says air traffic control organization NAV Canada, which owns and operates Canada's civil air navigation service, says weather has affected flights to Montreal and Newark, N.J., from Toronto. In an email Saturday, spokesman Jonathan Bagg says flights scheduled to land in Toronto are also affected 14

August 12, 2017 2:08 PM US Fighter Jet Crash Lands at Bahrain International Airport

Dubai: A US F-18 fighter jet suffering an engine problem crash landed on Sunday at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected from the aircraft after it ran off the runway, authorities said. The pilot escaped unharmed. The crash disrupted flights to and from the island nation off the coast of Saudi Arabia that's home to the US Navy's 5th Fleet 7

August 12, 2017 1:22 PM Donald Trump Hints At 'Military Option' For Venezuela

President Trump's comments, made at an impromptu press session on Friday, surprised Venezuela's leadership. BEDMINSTER, N.J. — U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday threatened military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation of Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis that Caracas disparaged as "craziness." Venezuela has appeared 12

August 12, 2017 9:48 AM Odds of a North Korea nuclear 'nightmare' are slim, but here's what to watch for

None of the hallmarks of impending military conflict such as massive troop movement is visible To anyone fearing nuclear warfare following the radioactive rhetoric of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, take comfort: None of the hallmarks of impending military conflict is visible. Defence analysts and experts on the Korean 19

August 11, 2017 7:56 PM Trump: North Korea 'will regret it fast' if it acts against Guam, ally

BEDMINSTER, N.J. -- U.S. President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "will regret it fast" if he continues his threats to U.S. territories and allies, in another warning that the U.S. is willing to act swiftly against the nuclear-armed nation. In remarks to reporters, Trump issued the threat directly at Kim, who is also known for his bellicose 7

August 10, 2017 7:15 PM Canadian pastor's release from North Korean prison result of long diplomatic negotiation: source

Hyeon Soo Lim on way back to Canada after being released from prison The release of a Canadian pastor held in a North Korean prison for more than two years was the result of a long negotiation between Canada and North Korea, CBC News has learned. Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a Presbyterian minister from Mississauga, Ont., arrived in Japan early Thursday, but the story 13

August 9, 2017 3:51 PM Most passengers don't trust pilotless aircraft: survey

Public anxiety is sky-high over the prospect of flying on drone-controlled aircraft, despite a new survey that suggests airlines could save $35 billion a year with pilotless planes. The survey from investment banking firm UBS says pilotless flights could become widespread as soon as 2025, once all the technological and legal details are ironed out. But, according 14

August 8, 2017 11:24 PM North Korea will be met with 'fire and fury' if threats continue: Trump

The United States and North Korea threatened to rain destruction on each other in an escalation of rhetoric that followed a new U.S. defence assessment that concluded the defiant regime has successfully miniaturized a nuclear weapon to a size that can be installed on a long-range missile. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, in an effort to outdo 14

August 8, 2017 3:42 AM 3 U.S. Marines declared dead after crash wreckage found off east coast of Australia

The wreckage was found shortly after an Australian navy ship arrived in Shoalwater Bay in Queensland state, according to Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—The submerged wreckage of a U.S. military aircraft was found on Monday, two days after it crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia and left three U.S. Marines 13