Apr 19, 2014

MH370 sub hunt may end this week

A robotic minisub is expected to finish searching a narrowed-down area of the Indian Ocean seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane this week, after completing six missions and coming up empty, the search coordination center said Saturday. As the hunt for Flight MH370 ...

Apr 19, 2014

Plane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank

An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year. The Bombardier CL-600 became the subject of international intrigue after the ...

Apr 19, 2014

NASA probe slams into moon surface

NASA’s robotic moon explorer, LADEE, is no more. Flight controllers confirmed that the orbiting spacecraft crashed into the back side of the moon Friday as planned, avoiding precious historic artifacts left behind by moonwalkers. LADEE’s annihilation occurred just three days after it survived a ...

U.S. militias await next call to arms

| Apr 19, 2014

U.S. militias await next call to arms

Flat on his belly in a sniper position, wearing a baseball cap and a flak jacket, a protester aimed his semi-automatic rifle from the edge of an overpass and waited as a crowd below stood its ground against U.S. federal agents in the Nevada ...

U.S. carmakers plot Russia assault

Apr 19, 2014

U.S. carmakers plot Russia assault

Never mind the Ukraine crisis and U.S. sanctions against Russia: American automakers say the Russian market is their next big frontier. Russia is simply too large and too important for carmakers to ignore, experts said last week. “The Russian market is going to be ...

Pakistani madrassa names library after bin Laden

Apr 19, 2014

Pakistani madrassa names library after bin Laden

A controversial Pakistani cleric who runs an Islamic seminary for girls in the capital, Islamabad, has named the school’s newly built library in honor of Osama bin Laden, his spokesman and a school administrator said Friday. The tribute is an unusual first, though there ...

U.S. further delays making final decision on Keystone XL pipeline

Apr 19, 2014

U.S. further delays making final decision on Keystone XL pipeline

The Obama administration further delayed its decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project Friday, with no conclusion now likely until after midterm elections are held in November. President Barack Obama has said he will have the final say on whether to allow the ...