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Plane Carrying 4 Crashes, Causes Explosions in Nevada

Nobody on the ground is believed to have been injured. The scene is close to Elko Regional Airport, though it was not immediately known whether the aircraft was taking off or landing when it went down. "We are devastated by this event and wish we had answers to the many questions being asked at this time", American Medflight said in a prepared statement.


Brazil police copter on anti-crime op crashes

Brazil police copter on anti-crime op crashes

In 2009 another police helicopter sustained heavy damage from gang gunfire before exploding and crashing on a football pitch killing both pilots. He warned, however, that investigators need more time to determine any cause for sure. The crash took place late Saturday when the police, backed by two helicopters hovering overhead, entered the densely populated area after drug traffickers blocked a road, setting fire to trash and tires, according to police.


Hundreds of O'Hare Airport workers to strike this holiday

Hundreds of O'Hare Airport workers to strike this holiday

Union officials say the strike would slow, but not shut down one of the nation's busiest airports. Please see our terms of service for more information. "They don't expect to shut the airport down", SEIU Local 1 President Tom Balanoff told the Chicago Sun-Times. However, he does admit that what "they're trying to do is get the powers that be to hear their voice".


Malaysian reform group raided ahead of rally, 2 held

Malaysian reform group raided ahead of rally, 2 held

Activists from the Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih) march during a rally in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, on Saturday. Jamal Yunos, an UMNO member and leader of the Red Shirts, was arrested on Friday. The 91-year-old once chose Najib as prime minister but now criticizes his former protege's government as corrupt. The protesters were gathering at several meeting points and plan to march on Independent Square, the main venue that was locked down.



Iraqi special forces pause in Mosul push; IS attacks kill 8

He said troops are securing areas they have taken with checkpoints and sweeping for explosives left by Islamic State militants. Iraqi forces piled pressure on the Islamic State group around Mosul Thursday, moving closer to cutting off the jihadists' escape route west to Syria and thrusting deeper into the east of the city.


Cardinals sign Brett Cecil

Cardinals sign Brett Cecil

Last season, in what would become his final campaign in Toronto, Cecil amassed a 3.93 ERA across 54 relief appearances and a total of 36.2 innings of work. Rosenthal notes that the contract comes with a full no-trade provision. "Teams realized three years wasn't gonna get it done, and St. Louis coveted him enough to go four", Passan added.