Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief

World / Crime & Legal Jan 15, 2020

Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief

The Senate impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. McConnell, a Republican senator from Kentucky, said he expected the House of Representatives to send ...

Condemnation, protests spread after Iran admits to shooting down airliner

World Jan 12, 2020

Condemnation, protests spread after Iran admits to shooting down airliner

Iran's admission that it shot down a Ukrainian airliner, killing all 176 aboard, has provoked international outrage and triggered protests against Iranian authorities in Tehran and other cities, including one in which Britain's ambassador was detained. In what President Hassan Rouhani called a "disastrous mistake," ...

Ukraine wants to search Iran plane crash site for missile debris

World Jan 10, 2020

Ukraine wants to search Iran plane crash site for missile debris

Ukraine outlined four potential scenarios on Thursday to explain the deadly crash of one of its airliners in Iran, including a missile strike and terrorism, as Iranian investigators said the plane was on fire before it fell to the ground. Kiev said its investigators wanted ...

Ukraine jetliner crash another challenge for Boeing

Business Jan 9, 2020

Ukraine jetliner crash another challenge for Boeing

by John Biers

The latest tragic plane crash involving another Boeing aircraft adds to the travails facing the company after its 737 Max was grounded nearly a year ago following two deadly crashes. Details were limited Wednesday about the crash of a Ukraine International Airlines plane, a Boeing ...