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At least 29 killed in Philippines troop plane crash

At least 29 people were killed on Sunday when a Philippines Air Force plane carrying troops crashed on landing and broke up in flames, the country's worst military air disaster in nearly 30 years....

National Guard: Human error caused fatal NY helicopter crash

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Human error caused the crash of an Army National Guard helicopter during a January training exercise in upstate New York that killed three soldiers, National Guard officials hav...

Judge: Iowa jail must let murder suspect meet with lawyers

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Security officials at an Iowa jail must allow a man charged with killing a state trooper to meet privately with his lawyers, a judge ordered Thursday. Staff a...

Taiwan deploys 6 new Black Hawk helicopters for nighttime rescue missions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of the Interior’s National Airborne Service Corps (NASC) will start using its six new Black Hawk helicopters, which are able to conduct nighttime rescue...

Taiwan appoints first Indigenous Army commander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense announced on Thursday (June 24) that General Hsu Pen-pu (徐衍璞) has been promoted to Army commander, making him the first Indigenous person ...

Taiwan gets 6 new Black Hawk rescue helicopters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Six National Airborne Service Corps Black Hawk helicopters will be deployed in north and south Taiwan, with three at Taipei’s Songshan Airport and three in Kaohsiung...

Iowa police clarify traffic stop before trooper's death

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A man charged with killing an Iowa State Patrol sergeant was initially pulled over after being spotted speeding and illegally driving without an ignition interlock device that t...

Man who killed Iowa trooper was shot 3 times, official says

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man charged with fatally shooting an Iowa State Patrol sergeant earlier this month was later shot in the head and chest by other state troopers after he opened fire on them,...

Suspect in Iowa trooper's death taken from hospital to jail

GRUNDY CENTER, Iowa (AP) — A man charged in the shooting death of an Iowa State Patrol trooper was released from a hospital Wednesday and transported to jail, the Iowa Department of Public Safety said...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, April 14, the 104th day of 2021. There are 261 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apr...

Business Highlights

___ Fed leaders agree: Economics has a racial-disparity problem WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Federal Reserve policymakers underscored their concern that Black and Hispanic...

Bally's buying Tropicana hotel on Las Vegas Strip for $308M

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino is being sold. Bally’s Corp. announced Tuesday it will acquire the iconic Las Vegas Strip property from Gaming and Leisure P...

North Dakota governor declares wildfire emergency

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum on Thursday declared a statewide fire emergency after a wildfire in Billings County caused the city of Medora to be evacuated. Bur...

U.S. provides 29 Humvees to bolster Albanian army capability

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The United States has provided 29 new Humvees to bolster Albania's military capabilities ahead of military exercises in southeastern Europe, the Balkan nation's Defense Ministry...

1 pilot killed after 2 Taiwan F-5E fighter jets collide in mid-air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One pilot has died while the rescue mission is currently underway for the other pilot after their two Taiwan Air Force F-5E fighter jets collided and crashed into the ocea...