• Pilot: What happened on that Southwest flight
Pilot: What happened on that Southwest flight

Stewart said only a "small portion" of WestJet's aircraft have the fan blades that were scrutinized by American investigators. The engine of a Southwest Airlines plane on the runway at the Philadelphia International Airport after making an emergency landing on Tuesday .

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  • IRS Extends Tax Deadline After Payment Website Fails
IRS Extends Tax Deadline After Payment Website Fails

As taxpayers have already gathered all their information for this year's filing, they already have a sense of their situation and can plan for the coming year, she said. The website for the agency's "Modernized eFile" system for filing returns online on Tuesday said the system was not working. The direct-pay tool appeared to be back online by lat...

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  • Southwest 'hero' pilot was one of US Navy's first female fighter pilots
Southwest 'hero' pilot was one of US Navy's first female fighter pilots

You can't believe how calm she was. She asked the control tower to guide her to the nearest airport. Women have been flying planes for over 100 years, though some people still aren't on board with the idea. "The pilot was a veteran of the Navy", Farnan told CNN. Shults was a 1983 graduate of the university in Olathe, Kansas, where she earned ...

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  • No independent probe into Judge Loya's death case, SC says pleas 'scandalous'
No independent probe into Judge Loya's death case, SC says pleas 'scandalous'

The same day senior advocates for petitioners say pressure being exerted on them to leave the case. Judges of the Supreme Court hear appeals arising from judgments rendered by judges of the high courts in which they served, either as judges or on appointments as Chief Justices.

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  • Cuba sets stage for post-Castro era
Cuba sets stage for post-Castro era

His departure from the presidency is nonetheless a symbolically charged moment for a country accustomed to 60 years of absolute rule first by revolutionary leader Fidel Castro and, for the last decade, his younger brother. Raul Castro is leaving his post after serving two five-year terms in office. The appointment of Diaz-Canel was met with s...

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  • Mattis Dismisses Rumors He Disagreed With Trump on Syria Strikes
Mattis Dismisses Rumors He Disagreed With Trump on Syria Strikes

The Foreign Relations Committee is expected to debate and possibly vote on the new bill next week. Republican Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Tim Kaine, a committee Democrat and former running mate to Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential run, unveiled the Authorization for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) aga...

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  • Russian aluminum major losing Japanese market after being sanctioned by US
Russian aluminum major losing Japanese market after being sanctioned by US

The price for alumina, a key ingredient for making aluminium , has surged to an all-time high above $700 (€565) a tonne following United States sanctions against producer Rusal , which owns Europe's largest refinery. Commerzbank's head of commodities research Eugen Weinberg said other traders were likely to declare force majeure following the R...

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  • Student protests continue in Kashmir over Kathua case
Student protests continue in Kashmir over Kathua case

The culprits also included two Indian policemen. Over a dozen students were injured, doctors at a hospital said. The students of the Kashmir University staged massive protests inside the campus, demanding hanging of the perpetrators of this heinous crime.

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  • National Weather Service confirms tornado touchdown Sunday in Coventry Township
National Weather Service confirms tornado touchdown Sunday in Coventry Township

OPPELO, Ark. - The National Weather Service in Little Rock confirmed a tornado caused damage in Oppelo. An EF-1 is classified as a "weak" tornado but brings high winds and can inflict moderate damage on communities. Thunderstorms left damage to many locations across the state. Straight-line wind damage was found in Mountain Home, located in Baxte...

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  • Yesterday Wasn't My Time: Stamford Man Recounts Horrific Southwest Flight
Yesterday Wasn't My Time: Stamford Man Recounts Horrific Southwest Flight

Retired nurse Peggy Phillips, Texas firefighter Andrew Needum and rancher Tim McGinity came together to save mother-of-two Jennifer Riordan when the NY to Dallas flight suffered major engine failure around 11am Tuesday (local time). She asked for medical personnel to meet her aircraft on the runway. "She encouraged me to get out of my comfort z...

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  • Kudlow: US would like FTA with Japan
Kudlow: US would like FTA with Japan

He was greeted by President Trump for two days of meetings and events. During Mr Abe's two-day visit, Mr Trump appeared to be seeking to reassure him of the pair's close alliance as the president prepares for a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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  • Saudi Arabia launches new cinema, ending a almost 40-year ban
Saudi Arabia launches new cinema, ending a almost 40-year ban

The audience could choose between male-only, female-only and mixed screenings. Saudi Arabia said past year that movies "will be subject to censorship according to media policy standards of the Kingdom", to ensure they comply with Saudi values and principles and do not contradict Sharia, or Islamic, law.

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  • Low wages are causing public to lose faith in governments, International Monetary Fund warns
Low wages are causing public to lose faith in governments, International Monetary Fund warns

The lending agency has kept its forecast for worldwide growth this year at 3.9 percent, which would be its fastest pace since 2011. That's lower than the 8.9 percent forecast in October, and is also less than the raised 7.4 percent estimate for Ivory Coast and the prediction for Ethiopia, which was held at 8.5 percent.

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  • Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Sean Hannity Over Michael Cohen Revelation
Jimmy Kimmel Mocks Sean Hannity Over Michael Cohen Revelation

Cohen also had his finger in the American Media deal to pay Playboy playmate Karen McDougal $150,000 in a "catch and kill" scheme to keep her from going public with details about her 10-month affair with Trump around the same time .

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  • North and South Korea Reportedly Set to Officially End War
North and South Korea Reportedly Set to Officially End War

The meeting between Kim and Moon, the third inter-Korean summit, will likely pave the way for talks between Kim and President Donald Trump in May or June. The two sides reached an armistice to end hostilities in 1953, but there was never a peace treaty. A direct phone line between Moon and Kim may be connected around Friday, Moon's chief of st...

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  • All 5 accused in Makkah Masjid blast acquitted
All 5 accused in Makkah Masjid blast acquitted

Only five accused faced trial as two are still absconders. However, as reported by India Today in May 2017, the NIA filed a supplementary chargesheet in the case stating that evidence against Sadhvi could not be established and even alleged that the ATS' investigation was wrong.

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  • Unclear why 8-year-old slashed students
Unclear why 8-year-old slashed students

No one was severely injured during the incident but the students needed a couple of stitches. He was released to his parents due to his age. Police say there is no indication the boy's parents will face any charges. "I think they would look at it a little differently", a parent said. Pleasantview has 720 students in kindergarten through fifth gra...

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  • Facebook To Reward Users Who Report Bugs And Leaks
Facebook To Reward Users Who Report Bugs And Leaks

This inherent conflict was on display during two of Zuckerberg's exchanges on Tuesday. "I've been covering consumer attitudes and behaviours for a long time, and I don't see consumers changing their behaviour very often", said Fatemeh Khatibloo, an analyst at Forrester Research.

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  • Saudi Arab League Summit
Saudi Arab League Summit

On the Palestinian issue , Aboul-Gheit said Arab efforts have succeeded in taking a firm stand against the December decision by the United States to acknowledge Jerusalem as the capital of Israel , describing the American decision as a "regression in our Palestinian cause".

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  • Satellite Images Show a Research Center in Syria Before and After Airstrikes
Satellite Images Show a Research Center in Syria Before and After Airstrikes

For years, U.S. President Donald Trump attacked Barack Obama on a variety of issues, including how much time the former president spent on the golf course and U.S. The Syrian President has today claimed 40-year-old "Soviet missiles" thwarted the joint bombing raid by Britain, the United States and France on his chemicals weapons facilities.

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  • Saturday's First Warning Forecast: Gorgeous weather on tap
Saturday's First Warning Forecast: Gorgeous weather on tap

We lucked out weather-wise on this Friday the 13, as much of the area felt the warmest day of the year so far. On the northern side, heavy snow will continue from Wisconsin to MI, with icy conditions reaching all the way to New England.

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  • At least 15 dead in Taliban attack on 'safe' district in Afghanistan
At least 15 dead in Taliban attack on 'safe' district in Afghanistan

President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack and said it was carried out by "Afghanistan's enemy", a reference to the Taliban. An unspecified number of militants were also killed, according to Shaker. On Thursday morning, the Taliban stormed a government compound in the central province of Ghazni, triggering an hours-long gun battle that killed 15...

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  • Mama Winnie honoured, at last
Mama Winnie honoured, at last

He immediately announced that the ANC would consider bestowing on the struggle icon its highest award, Isithwalandwe Seaparankoe, an honour reserved for those who have made an outstanding contribution and sacrifice to the liberation struggle.

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  • UN council rejects Russia resolution on Syria
UN council rejects Russia resolution on Syria

She said the message from airstrikes that "crippled Syria's chemical weapons program" was "crystal clear". The vote reflected the deep divisions in the UN's most powerful body, which has been paralysed in dealing with the seven-year Syrian conflict and chemical weapons use in the country.

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  • Trump desires to have a look at re-joining Trans-Pacific Partnership
Trump desires to have a look at re-joining Trans-Pacific Partnership

With the extremist group largely defeated, the president says he supports the withdrawal of US forces. The news drew a rebuke from opponents of the multilateral trade pact. While Trump may want more concessions, and rejoining the pact would greatly aid American farmers and industries, those who remained in the partnership have long left the U.S.i...

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