Singapore pushes ahead with air show as virus cases grow

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore is pushing ahead with its air show despite cancellations by dozens of exhibitors and most Chinese participants due to the virus outbreak that has sickened tens of thousands ...

US expands troop, fighter jet presence at Saudi base

PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Across the vast expanse of this desert air base, hundreds of tents have popped up and a newly arrived squadron of U.S. Air Force F-15E fighters is lined up ...

Taiwan aware of Chinese fighters flying close to its territory: MND

Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said it was closely monitoring military activity by China on Thursday, when several Chinese fighter jets flew over the Bashi Channel south of Taiwan. ...

Tsai visits Air Force base in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the Lunar New Year holiday just a few days away, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday morning (Jan. 21) visited Taiwan’s Air Force base in Chiayi, where its ...

Pentagon ups pressure on Taiwan’s TSMC to produce chips in the U.S.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fearing interference from China, the Pentagon wants Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) to produce military-grade chips in the United States, the Nikkei Asian Re...

Egypt loses pilot in fighter jet crash in Sinai

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s military says one of its fighter jets crashed in the Sinai Peninsula where the country's forces have been battling militants and that the pilot was killed. The Islamic State group...

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from Trump rally

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump held a campaign rally Tuesday night in Milwaukee as six Democratic contenders hoping to unseat him readied for their last debate before voting begins in Iowa....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Pelosi, Dems defended Iran general

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the impeachment investigation and Democrats' stance on Iran strained the truth on various fronts, from claiming that House Speaker Nanc...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's distortions are across the board

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump systematically fabricated his record before boisterous supporters and the eyes of the world this past week. To a core ques...

Conspiracy theories swirl online in Taiwan after Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conspiracy theories have begun to swirl on Taiwanese social media in the wake of the deadly crash of a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter on Thursday (Jan. 2), prompting a Taiwa...

Taiwan beach town witnesses fighter jets instead of New Year sunrise

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of revelers gathered in the beach resort town of Kenting early on Wednesday (Jan. 1) to witness the first sunrise of the new year, but instead they saw five Indi...

Greece deal with Lockheed seals major air force upgrade

Greece says it has signed an agreement with U.S. defense contractor Lockheed Martin that will allow a major upgrade of its F-16 fighter jet fleet over the next seven years as the country emerges from ...

Iran fighter plane crashes near border, pilot's fate unknown

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian fighter jet went down on Wednesday in the north of the country, near the border with Azerbaijan, Iran’s state television reported. The fate of the pilot was not immediat...

Russia's most advanced fighter jet crashes, pilot survives

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials say a top-of-the-line fighter jet has crashed on a training mission but that its pilot bailed out safely. Russia's United Aircraft Corporation said in...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 22, the 356th day of 2019. There are nine days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 22, ...