US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued
International News / Politics

US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

TOKYO (AP) — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. The C-2 “Greyhound” transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles (925 kilometers) southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the USS … Continue reading

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In Mexico missing students case, suspects allege torture
Campus Life / Latin America & the Caribbean

In Mexico missing students case, suspects allege torture

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Within weeks of the September 2014 disappearance of 43 college students, Mexican authorities had rounded up scores of suspects and announced they had solved the case. At a hastily called news conference, prosecutors showed video of drug gang members confessing to taking the students from police, then slaughtering them and incinerating the … Continue reading

Mozambique hotelier discusses possible Malaysian plane part
Asia / Australia & the Pacific / International News

Mozambique hotelier discusses possible Malaysian plane part

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Mozambican sandbank where a possible piece of a missing Malaysian airliner was found is in waters with treacherous currents and is not normally visited by tourists, a hotel owner said Friday. Tony Manna, who owns a beachfront hotel in the Mozambican town of Vilankulo, said American adventurer Blaine Gibson was a … Continue reading