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February 18, 2018 8:17 AM Dozens feared dead after plane crashes in Iran

Country has seen a spate of deadly aviation accidents in recent years An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on board were killed. The crash of the Aseman Airlines ATR-72 marks 36

February 15, 2018 6:49 PM Canada weighing contribution to expanded NATO training mission in Iraq

Once planning is complete, Canada will have a better idea of what it can contribute, says defence minister Canada is considering how it can contribute to an expanded NATO training mission in Iraq, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said Thursday. The military alliance, which already has a small team in Iraq instructing local security forces in bomb disposal 54

February 14, 2018 7:29 PM Questions remain after Prentice grounds Alberta’s fleet

EDMONTON - Alberta’s taxpayer-funded fleet will be grounded by early December, a government source says, but it may be much longer before the actual costs of the move are known. The decision to scrap Alberta’s controversial taxpayer-funded fleet came on Sept. 16, shortly after Jim Prentice was sworn in as premier. Since then, the fleet hasn’t been used by government 35

February 10, 2018 7:27 AM Israel, citing Iranian drone launched from Syria, strikes back with force

Israel says it is holding Iran directly responsible for the violation of airspace The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty." The military said its planes faced heavy 20

January 16, 2018 12:09 AM U.S. lawsuit alleges 6 Canadian banks manipulated an interest rate benchmark

BMO, Bank of Nova Scotia, CIBC, National Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Canada and TD have allegedly manipulated the Canadian dealer offered rate from at least Aug. 9, 2007, to June 30, 2014, the lawsuit claims. WHITE PLANES, N.Y.—A class-action lawsuit filed in a U.S. court alleges six Canadian banks and three others conspired to increase the profitability 15

January 9, 2018 2:52 PM Syria accuses Israel of airstrikes aimed at area near Damascus, Golan Heights

Israeli doesn't confirm actions, but Netanyahu says country is trying to deter Hezbollah Israeli jets and ground-to-ground missiles struck Syria early on Tuesday, Syria's army said, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated he would do what was needed to stop Hezbollah gaining "game-changing" Iranian weapons. The Syrian army said in a statement 33

January 8, 2018 8:43 PM American Airlines to require de-escalation training for employees

The airline had been discussing such training for months but prioritized it after a fight broke out in April between a flight attendant and passenger over a baby stroller. Arguments, fights and meltdowns have been a part of commercial airline service for decades, but airborne conflicts have become viral internet sensations in the past few years, now that nearly 15

December 21, 2017 2:49 AM Canadian pilot killed in small plane crash in Panama City

Ron Simard was an aviation enthusiast who built and flew experimental planes Authorities in Panama say a pilot from Saskatchewan has died after his small plane crashed shortly after takeoff. The director of Panama's civil aviation authority identified the pilot as Ron Simard, who CBC has confirmed is from Meadow Lake, Sask. Alfredo Fonseco Mora told CBC News in Spanish 52

December 17, 2017 10:16 PM Power outage halts flights at Atlanta international airport

Lights suddenly went out at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in the early afternoon A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport — the world's busiest airport — on Sunday grounded scores of flights and stranded thousands of passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the year. Passengers were left in the dark when the lights 32

December 14, 2017 4:30 AM Plane crash in northern Saskatchewan results in injuries, but no fatalities: RCMP

The plane carrying 25 people on board was en route to Stony Rapids on a regularly scheduled flight when it crashed. FOND DU LAC, SASK.—RCMP say a plane with 25 people on board has crashed in northern Saskatchewan. Police say the plane crashed shortly after taking off around 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Fond du Lac airport. Mounties said the aircraft went down about 19