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US Navy: 2 onboard training plane killed in Alabama crash

Oct. 23, 2020 9:40 PM EDT

FOLEY, Ala. (AP) — A U.S. Navy training plane that took off from Florida crashed Friday in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast, killing both people in the plane, authorities said. Zach Harrell, a spokesperson for Commander, Naval Air Forces, said both people in the T-6B Texan II...

Members of the festival organizing team at the Kali Bari Hindu temple pray via live transmission on the first day of Durga Puja celebrations in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. Most of the festival festivities are being scaled down following the health officials warning about the potential for the coronavirus to spread during the religious festival season, which is marked by huge gatherings in temples and shopping districts. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

The Latest: UN chief urges G20 to unite on coronavirus fight

Oct. 22, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. chief says it’s “very frustrating” that leaders of the 20 major industrialized nations didn’t come together in March and establish a coordinated response to grapple with the coronavirus in all countries as he proposed. The result, he says, is every...

FILE - In this April 11, 2003 file photo, a flight deck handler watches as an F/A 18E Super Hornet is launched from the USS Nimitz in the Prsian Gulf. The Navy says a fighter jet has crashed in the Mojave Desert but its pilot safely ejected. The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's Central Valley went down Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)

Navy jet crashes in California, but pilot ejects safely

Oct. 20, 2020 5:59 PM EDT

CHINA LAKE, Calif. (AP) — A Navy fighter jet crashed Tuesday in the Mojave Desert, but its pilot safely ejected, the Navy said. The F/A-18E Super Hornet from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California's Central Valley went down during a routine training mission in Superior Valley south of Naval Air Weapons...

Turkish military convoy drives through the village of Urum al-Jawz, in Idlib province, Syria, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. Turkish troops in northwestern Syria have been evacuating one of their largest military bases in the area, which was surrounded by Syrian government troops for months, activists said Tuesday. There was no immediate comment from Turkish officials. (AP Photo/Ghaith Alsayed)

Turkey evacuates large military post in northwest Syria

Oct. 20, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish troops in northwestern Syria have been evacuating one of their largest military bases in the area, which was surrounded by Syrian government troops for months, activists said Tuesday. There was no immediate comment from Turkish officials. Activists and opposition media platforms...

Sailors of the USS Cole bow their heads during a benediction following a remembrance ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of the attack on USS Cole at Naval Station Norfolk on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (Jonathon Gruenke/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)

US Navy holds remembrance of 2000 USS Cole terror attack

Oct. 12, 2020 6:39 PM EDT

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A ceremony has been held to honor the 17 sailors who died in the terrorist bombing attack on the USS Cole 20 years ago. The Virginian-Pilot reports the ship’s bell tolled Monday morning for each sailor who died. A sailor from the destroyer solemnly read aloud each victim's name...

President Donald Trump removes his face mask to speak from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House to a crowd of supporters, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump insists he's free of virus, ready for campaign trail

Oct. 11, 2020 11:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday declared he was healthy enough to return to the campaign trail, a day after the White House doctor said he was no longer at risk of transmitting the coronavirus but did not say explicitly whether Trump had tested negative for it. Trump, who was poised...

File - In this Monday, July 27, 2020 file photo, Israeli medical workers operate a ventilation machine on a training mannequin during an exercise of the new COVID-19 department at Rambam Hospital in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, Israel. The Israeli military opened a new coronavirus unit in a converted parking garage at the hospital in a first-of-its-kind effort by the army to assist the country's overloaded health care system, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)

Israeli army teams up with hospital amid new COVID-19 crisis

Oct. 11, 2020 11:42 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Sunday opened a new coronavirus unit in a converted parking garage at a hospital in northern Israel, in a first-of-its-kind effort by the army to assist the country’s overloaded health care system. The unit, set up at Haifa’s Rambam Health Care Campus,...

A group protests the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus in the White House, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, outside the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Trump says he's ready for rallies but details slim on health

Oct. 9, 2020 12:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he is ready to resume campaign rallies and feels “perfect” one week after his diagnosis with the coronavirus that has killed more than 210,000 Americans, as his doctor said the president had ”completed his course of...

A group protests the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus in the White House, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, outside the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Trump says he's ready for rallies; doctor says therapy done

Oct. 8, 2020 10:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he is ready to resume campaign rallies and feels “perfect” one week after his diagnosis with the coronavirus that has killed more than 210,000 Americans, as his doctor said the president had ”completed his course of...

In this photo provided by the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry of Ryazan region press service, fire trucks are parked next to the village as smoke rises after explosions fire at the arsenal in the Ryazan region, about 250 kilometers (about 155 miles) southeast of Moscow, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. A fire has engulfed a military arsenal in western Russia, triggering powerful explosions that have injured at least six and prompted the evacuation of thousands of residents from nearby villages. Authorities said that the fire that erupted Wednesday at the arsenal in the Ryazan region that holds munitions had been sparked by burning grass. (Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations of Ryazan region press service via AP)

Thousands evacuated after fire at Russian military arsenal

Oct. 7, 2020 3:22 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — A fire engulfed a military arsenal in western Russia on Wednesday, triggering huge explosions that injured at least six and prompted the evacuation of thousands of residents from nearby villages, officials said. Authorities said the fire at the arsenal in the Ryazan region that holds...