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4 years 6 months ago

23 survive airline crash in Venezuela

A commercial plane carrying at least 47 people crashed shortly after takeoff Monday in eastern Venezuela, and an official said at least 23 people survived. The ATR-42 turboprop from the government-run airline Conviasa crashed near Puerto Ordaz and about 6 miles after take-off from Ciudad Guayana, Transportation Minister Francisco...

5 years 2 months ago

More suspected terrorists moved to watch lists

Counterterrorism officials have moved the names of dozens of people onto the terror watch list and the no-fly list after reviewing a massive government database of suspected terrorists. An intelligence official says the government scrubbed thousands of names in its database after an attempted bombing aboard a Detroit-found airliner on...

5 years 2 months ago

Obama to receive prelim report on airline attack

President Barack Obama gets a preliminary report today on the failed Christmas airliner attack and will likely meet with his national security team. Obama has demanded answers about why the U.S. intelligence community never pieced together information that could have prevented a Nigerian charged in the attack from getting on...

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