Mechanical issue forces flight to land in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — An American Airlines flight was forced to land at Pittsburgh International Airport due to a mechanical issue. The airline says Flight 2244 had departed about 7:30 a...

American held in Turkey as IS suspect returns to US

WASHINGTON (AP) — An American citizen alleged by Turkey to be an Islamic State member has returned to the United States. According to a government report obtained by The Associated P...

Ukraine feels abandoned amid US impeachment drama

Ukraine is at the center of today’s east-west geopolitical battle, but it’s feeling increasingly alone and abandoned by its U.S. backers amid the impeachment drama unfolding in Washington. ...

Doorbell cameras captured final seconds of doomed flight

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A preliminary report says two doorbell cameras captured the final seconds of a small plane that crashed into a house in New Jersey and burst into flames. The Cess...

Suspected US neo-Nazi denied entry to Germany

BERLIN (AP) — German border police say they’ve denied entry to a 31-year-old American who according to local media reports belonged to a far-right extremist group. A spokesman for Ge...

Egypt: French traveler arrested for packing illegal pills

CAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport authorities say they have arrested a French passenger of Egyptian descent who was allegedly carrying hundreds of pills of banned drugs in his luggage. Ibra...

Taiwan's Starlux Airlines unveils animated safety video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newest Taiwanese carrier, StarLux Airlines, released its "StarWonderers" 3D animated safety video on Friday (Nov. 15) to educate passengers about in-flight e...

An ambassador fired: What to watch on Day 2 of impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — An ambassador, her firing and a pair of fixers. Those details stand at the center of Marie Yovanovitch’s story, a personal ordeal she’ll relate to Americans and the...

Australia’s Qantas operates 19 ½ hour London-Sydney flight

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Australia’s national carrier Qantas has completed a 19-and-a-half hour non-stop flight from London to Sydney, part of a series of tests to assess the effects of very long-haul ...

Today in History

Today is Friday, Nov. 15, the 319th day of 2019. There are 46 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 15, 1942, the naval Battle of Guadalcanal...

Flying this Thanksgiving? Expect record crowds at airports

Record throngs of travelers are expected to jam into airports over the Thanksgiving break and airlines are adding hundreds of flights a day in response. The Transportation Security A...

Swedes arrest Iranian suspect in ’88 crimes against humanity

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A Swedish prosecutor says an Iranian citizen has been jailed on suspicion of carrying out crimes against humanity and murder in the late 1980s in Iran, the same time period of mass ex...

Body of White Helmets’ founder to be flown to London

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says the body of a former British officer who helped found the White Helmets volunteer group in Syria, has been transferred to Istanbul's main airp...

Prague international airport plans $2.4 billion expansion

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech prime minister says the state-run Prague international airport is set to expand to meet growing demand. Andrej Babis said Wednesday the Vaclav Havel Airport i...

Musk says Tesla to build new factory near Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car pioneer plans to build a new factory near Berlin. News agency dpa reported that Musk made the announcement during a prizegivin...