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Investigators: Throttle problem suspected in Indonesia crash

Investigators: Throttle problem suspected in Indonesia crash

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A malfunctioning automatic throttle may have caused the pilots of a Sriwijaya Air jet to lose control, resulting in the Boeing 737-500's crash into the Java Sea last month, Indonesian investigators said Wednesday.
South Africa scraps AstraZeneca vaccine, will give J&J jabs

South Africa scraps AstraZeneca vaccine, will give J&J jabs

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa will give the unapproved Johnson & Johnson vaccine to its front-line health workers beginning next week as a study to see what protection it provides from COVID-19, particularly against the variant dominant there, the
Australian court rules terrorists can be imprisoned longer

Australian court rules terrorists can be imprisoned longer

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia's highest court on Wednesday upheld a law that can keep extremists in prison after they have served their sentences.
NTSB report: Pilot felt pressure to fly Kobe Bryant to game

NTSB report: Pilot felt pressure to fly Kobe Bryant to game

LOS ANGELES — As helicopter pilot Ara Zobayan encountered a cloud bank and decided to try to climb out of it, he was likely worried about getting his star client, Kobe Bryant, his daughter and six others to a girls basketball tournament, federal safe
Trump trial gets go-ahead after emotional, graphic first day

Trump trial gets go-ahead after emotional, graphic first day

WASHINGTON — House prosecutors on Tuesday wrenched senators and the nation back to the deadly attack on Congress as they opened Donald Trump’s historic second impeachment trial with graphic video of the insurrection and Trump’s own calls for a rally
Myanmar junta cracks down on crowds defying protest ban

Myanmar junta cracks down on crowds defying protest ban

YANGON, Myanmar — Police cracked down on demonstrators opposing Myanmar’s military coup, firing warning shots and shooting water cannons to disperse crowds that took to the streets again Tuesday in defiance of new protest bans.
Trump fumes, GOP senators baffled by legal team's debut

Trump fumes, GOP senators baffled by legal team's debut

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump fumed that his attorneys’ performance on the opening day of his second impeachment trial was a disaster, as allies and Republican senators questioned the strategy and some called for yet another shakeup to h
1 dead, 4 injured in shooting at Minnesota health clinic

1 dead, 4 injured in shooting at Minnesota health clinic

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Attorney-at-paw? Filter makes lawyer look like cat in court

Attorney-at-paw? Filter makes lawyer look like cat in court

ALPINE, Texas — A West Texas judge has a word of caution to those attending court hearings via Zoom: Always check for filters before logging on.
Cops fired over photos tied to Elijah McClain not reinstated

Cops fired over photos tied to Elijah McClain not reinstated

DENVER — Three suburban Denver officers fired over a photo reenacting a neckhold like the one police used on Elijah McClain before the 23-year-old Black man died in 2019 will not get their jobs back, officials said Tuesday.