07 Feb 2016

Airport workers seen with laptop used in Somalia jet blast

“Somali intelligence officials have released a video showing two airport workers handling a laptop believed to have contained a bomb that later exploded in a passenger plane. In the video made public Sunday, one airport worker takes the laptop and hands it to another employee.” Source: Airport workers seen with

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03 Feb 2016

Blast blows hole in commercial plane over Somalia; 1 falls and dies

“An explosion rocked a commercial plane after it set off above East Africa on Tuesday, injuring two people before the pilot landed safely, a passenger said.” Source: Somalia jet explosion: Possible death, hole in plane – CNN.com

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02 Feb 2016

Bomb suspected in Airbus A321 incident

“An unidentified man was sucked out of a passenger jet at 14,000 feet after a suspected bomb blasted a hole through the side of the fuselage just five minutes after the Airbus A321 took off from Mogadishu.  Eyewitnesses claim the badly burned body of an elderly man fell to the

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28 Jan 2016

Grenada: Assailant Kills U.S. Tourist

“A machete-wielding man attacked an American tourist couple as they walked along a remote beach on Grenada, killing the woman, the police said Tuesday. The woman, Jessica Lewis Colker, 39, of Atlanta, was found dead after her husband ran to get help after the attack, which occurred around noon Sunday,

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26 Jan 2016

Anti-Uber taxi drivers block Paris road during strike

“Taxi drivers have blocked a major road in Paris, in protest against competition from Uber and other non-licensed private hire cabs. The drivers joined a nationwide strike by public sector workers.” Source: Anti-Uber taxi drivers block Paris road during strike – BBC News

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11 Jan 2016

U.S. Says Only Jeeps Had Hacker Vulnerability Via Radios

“U.S. safety regulators have determined that only Fiat-Chrysler radios have a security flaw that allowed hackers to take control of a Jeep last year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in documents posted online Saturday that it is ending a five-month investigation into the vulnerabilities of automotive radios.” Source:

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01 Jan 2016

In Egypt, 15 drown after rural ferry sinks in Nile River

“Egyptian search parties on Friday recovered an elderly man’s body from the Nile River, bringing the death toll to 15 from the sinking of a small ferryboat on New Year’s Eve, officials said. Two more people believed to have been on the boat were still missing.” Source: In Egypt, 15

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01 Jan 2016

British man arrested at Amsterdam airport for false bomb threat

“Dutch police said they arrested a 29-year-old British man at gunpoint at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Friday after he shouted several times that he had a bomb. The man, whose identity is not being released in accordance with Dutch privacy laws, did not have a bomb, said spokesman Eric Vermeulen

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31 Dec 2015

Fire breaks out near Dubai’s New Year’s fireworks display

“Fire broke out Thursday in a residential building near Dubai’s massive New Year’s Eve fireworks display. It was not immediately clear what caused the fire, which ran up at least 20 stories of the building near the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper at 828 meters (905 yards).” Source: Fire

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28 Dec 2015

Seven dead after cargo jet overshoots runway in DR Congo

“A cargo jet overshot the runway while landing in a central city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, killing seven residents with homes adjacent the airport, officials have said. The cargo jet ‘of the Services Air company overshot the runway and killed seven people on the ground’ while landing in

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