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FAA continues ban on US flights to Tel Aviv

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks. The agency said Wednesday it is working closely […]

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Rescue workers survey the wreckage of TransAsia Airways flight GE222 which crashed while attempting to land in stormy weather on the Taiwanese island of Penghu, late Wednesday, July 23, 2014. A transport minister said dozens of people were trapped and feared dead. (AP Photo/Wong Yao-wen)

Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. Another 11 […]

7 hours ago

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Martin Fletcher: US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

The FAA ban on U-S flights into Israel didn’t stop Secretary of State John Kerry from flying to Tel Aviv on a military jet. He is there to continue his pursuit of a cease-fire between Israel […]

10 hours ago

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Bob Costantini: Israel would like to lift the US flight ban

The ban on U-S flights into Israel is still in place this morning, with the Israeli government saying the U-S airlines are overreaching. The FAA called for a ban after a rocket fired from Gaza […]

11 hours ago

Dutch cargo plane crew members wait as Ukrainian honor guards load a coffin with the body of a Malaysian Airlines plane passenger in Kharkiv airport, Ukraine, Wednesday, July 23, 2014. (AP Photo/ Sergei Chuzavkov)

Bodies of Malaysia jet victims leave Ukraine

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) – Two military aircraft carrying the first bodies of victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash left the embattled plains of eastern Ukraine Wednesday, while British investigators began work on a pair of […]

11 hours ago