Wheels up for China's new aero-engine group
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:08:44 -0400
China officially launched a new multi-billion dollar jet engine conglomerate with almost 100,000 employees at the weekend, as Beijing seeks to become an aerospace power and compete with the likes of Rolls Royce and General Electric. The Aero Engine Corporation of China (AECC) has registered capital of 50 billion yuan ($7.5 billion), and previous reports said it would incorporate subsidiaries of a series of state-owned firms, including the Aviation Industrial Corp. of China (AVIC).
Part of Los Angeles airport closed due to possible gunfire
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:06:24 -0400
Los Angeles (AFP) - Part of the busy Los Angeles International Airport was closed late Sunday due to unconfirmed reports of gunfire, airport officials said on Twitter.
"Worn out" Ortiz still producing in last year with
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 01:00:58 -0400
BOSTON (AP) — In what's become a regular scene, David Ortiz stepped into the dugout, preparing for batting practice, when a team staff member asked if he was ready.
Kim Dotcom wants to livestream legal fight against the US
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:59:52 -0400
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom wants to livestream his legal battle against the United States on YouTube.
Police search LA airport, many evacuate as shooter reported
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:54:25 -0400
Police say they are searching the terminals on Sunday night and social media posts show many people fleeing Los Angeles International Airport amid rumors of a possible shooting. Airport police say they ...
Beyonce proves she's in a lane of her own at MTV VMAs
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:53:28 -0400
NEW YORK (AP) — Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.
Mondesi's triple keys big inning, Royals beat Red Sox 10-4
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:46:39 -0400
BOSTON (AP) — The Kansas City Royals keep finding different sources for timely hits during a red-hot August.
Police investigating unconfirmed reports of shots fired at Los Angeles airport
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:45:40 -0400
The police said in a second tweet they were searching the airport and that all precautions were being taken to ensure the public's safety. The airport said on Twitter that the departure and arrival levels of the Central Terminal Area were closed and advised passengers to contact airlines to check the status of any flights. Los Angeles airport police could not be reached immediately for comment.
Police probe Cornell brawl that left Ithaca student dead
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:43:14 -0400
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Police in New York are investigating a brawl on the campus of Cornell University that left an Ithaca College student dead and another Ithaca student injured.
WWII dog tags found on beach in '66 returned to family
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:40:45 -0400
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It took 50 years for a Long Island woman to finally complete her quest to return a World War II veteran's lost dog tags she found on a New York City beach.