Brazil judge dies in crash ahead of corruption probe ruling
International News / Latin America & the Caribbean / Politics

Brazil judge dies in crash ahead of corruption probe ruling

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki has died in a small-plane crash just weeks before he was to rule in a major corruption case that could implicate high-ranking politicians in several Latin American countries. While the cause of the Thursday’s, January 19, crash off a popular Brazilian coastal town had … Continue reading

Bomb may have downed Russian jet, US, UK officials say
Business / International News / U.S. News

Bomb may have downed Russian jet, US, UK officials say

LONDON (AP) — British and U.S. officials said Wednesday they have information suggesting the Russian jetliner that crashed in the Egyptian desert may have been brought down by a bomb, and Britain said it was suspending flights to and from the Sinai Peninsula as a precaution. Intercepted communications played a role in the tentative conclusion … Continue reading

Senegalair jet collided with Boeing before crash
Africa / International News

Senegalair jet collided with Boeing before crash

PARIS (AP) — French accident investigators say a Senegalair jet that crashed into the Atlantic, killing all seven people on board, had a midair collision with a Boeing 737 before the accident. France’s BEA aviation agency said Thursday the Senegalair aircraft, a Hawker-Siddeley HS 125, collided Sunday with a Boeing 737-800 operated by CEIBA Intercontinental … Continue reading