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COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Train crash on Danish bridge kills 6, injures 16

COPENHAGEN, Denmark— Jan 02, 2019—A Danish passenger train apparently hit falling cargo from a passing freight train Wednesday, an accident that killed six people and injured 16 others as it crossed a bridge linking the country’s islands, authorities said. The accident was the worst in Denmark in more than 30 years. The rail operator, Danish … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Train crash on Danish bridge kills 6, injures 16

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | Nuro, Kroger bringing unmanned delivery to customers

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.— Nuro and grocery chain Kroger are teaming up to bring unmanned delivery service to customers. The companies said Tuesday that Nuro’s unmanned vehicle, the R1, will be added to a fleet of autonomous Prius vehicles that have run self-driving grocery delivery service in Scottsdale, Arizona with vehicle operators since August. The R1 can … Continue reading SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. | Nuro, Kroger bringing unmanned delivery to customers

LONDON | UK teen jailed for 3 years for bomb hoaxes

LONDON  — A British teenager has been jailed for three years after his bogus bomb threats led to school evacuations and an airport security incident. George Duke-Cohan, 19, touched off panic in March 2018 when he emailed thousands of schools, warning about an explosive. The National Crime Agency says more than 400 schools were evacuated. … Continue reading LONDON | UK teen jailed for 3 years for bomb hoaxes

Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

There was a loud bang, and suddenly the Southwest Airlines jet rolled 41 degrees to the left. Smoke began to fill the cabin, and flight attendants rushed row by row to make sure all passengers could get oxygen from their masks. When flight attendant Rachel Fernheimer got to row 14, she saw a woman still … Continue reading Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

PARIS | France frees Ryanair jet after tarmac standoff over subsidy

PARIS— Ryanair paid 525,000 euros ($610,000) in subsidies back to French authorities on Friday in order to end a tarmac standoff that forced 149 passengers to disembark from an impounded plane. The French civil aviation authority said it had seized the plane at the Bordeaux-Merignac airport as a “last resort,” after France had repeatedly tried … Continue reading PARIS | France frees Ryanair jet after tarmac standoff over subsidy

GEORGETOWN, Guyana | Jet overshoots runway in Guyana, several injured

GEORGETOWN, Guyana— A Fly Jamaica Boeing 757-200 aircraft overshot the runway at Guyana’s main international airport early Friday, injuring several people. Airline spokesman Carl Bowen said the plane, which was on its way to Toronto, reported a hydraulic failure emergency shortly after taking off from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and returned after less than … Continue reading GEORGETOWN, Guyana | Jet overshoots runway in Guyana, several injured

PARIS | France impounds Ryanair plane on tarmac before take-off

PARIS— French authorities have seized a Ryanair plane and forced 149 passengers to disembark because of a dispute over subsidies to the Irish airline. The French civil aviation authority announced Friday it had impounded the plane on the tarmac of the Bordeaux-Merignac airport as a “last resort.” Ryanair did not publicly comment on the seizure. … Continue reading PARIS | France impounds Ryanair plane on tarmac before take-off

COMPIEGNE, France | Hitler in war, Merkel in peace: A train car for history

COMPIEGNE, France — Adolf Hitler went in wartime for revenge. Angela Merkel plans a pilgrimage in the name of peace. Two German chancellors, with opposite aims and the same destination: a train car in a French forest. Hitler literally tried to rewrite history in 1940 when the Nazi leader commanded the dining coach to serve … Continue reading COMPIEGNE, France | Hitler in war, Merkel in peace: A train car for history