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Feds: NY student wanted to join al-Qaida

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York high school student secretly pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing him of trying to join an offshoot of al-Qaida in Yemen so he could die fighting jihad, authorities […]

06/26/2013

FBI: $1.2M missing from NYC-bound Swiss jet

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI says $1.2 million in cash was discovered missing from a Swiss International Air Lines jet after it landed at John F. Kennedy Airport. Agency spokesman J. Peter Donald says […]

06/25/2013

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Feds make find at former home of NY mobster

NEW YORK (AP) — An FBI excavation has turned up possible human remains at a home once occupied by a famed gangster who inspired Robert De Niro’s character in the movie “Goodfellas,” authorities said Wednesday. […]

06/19/2013

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Former TWA Flight 800 investigators want new probe

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Former investigators are pushing to reopen the probe into the 1996 crash of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of New York, saying new evidence points to the often-discounted theory that […]

06/19/2013

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US-bound Egypt plane diverted

LONDON (AP) – British fighter jets escorted a plane from Cairo bound for New York to an emergency landing in the U.K. after a passenger discovered a letter threatening the aircraft, officials said Saturday. Flight […]

06/15/2013

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Solar plane lands successfully in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A solar-powered plane attempting to fly across the United States has landed at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The Solar Impulse landed about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday after a flight from Dallas-Fort Worth […]

06/04/2013

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Solar plane leaves Texas for St. Louis

GRAPEVINE, Texas (AP) — A solar-powered plane that spent more than a week in North Texas has departed on the third leg of its cross-country trip. The Solar Impulse took off early Monday from Dallas-Fort […]

06/03/2013

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NY state senator charged with embezzlement

NEW YORK (AP) — A once-powerful New York state senator was arrested Monday in a widening corruption scandal that has resulted in criminal charges against other lawmakers and turned some into wire-wearing informants. Sen. John […]

05/06/2013

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FAA investigating report of drone spotted near NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating a pilot’s report that he spotted a small unmanned aircraft at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

03/05/2013

Flying gets easier but travel woes still persist

NEW YORK (AP) – Planes were getting up to speed faster than trains and automobiles in the storm-stricken Northeast. The region’s major airports were all open once New York’s LaGuardia resumed flights Thursday morning. While […]

11/01/2012

JFK security is breached by man who swam ashore

(AP) – In an era when airline passengers can’t get past a checkpoint with a bottle of shampoo, security experts were shocked Monday by the case of a man who swam ashore, scaled a fence […]

08/13/2012