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Bail hearing delayed for man charged in plane sabotage case

Sep. 11, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A bail hearing has been delayed for a mechanic charged with sabotaging an American Airlines jetliner as part of a labor dispute. Defense attorney Anthony Natale said at a hearing Wednesday he needed more time to prepare a bail argument for 60-year-old Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani....

American Airlines mechanic accused of sabotaging flight

Sep. 6, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — An American Airlines mechanic charged with sabotaging a plane because he was upset over stalled labor contract negotiations was fired from another airline several years ago and briefly had his mechanic's license suspended, according to court documents. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani appeared...

Iran acknowledges rocket explosion, says test malfunctioned

Sep. 2, 2019 9:04 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acknowledged for the first time on Monday that a rocket at its Imam Khomeini Space Center exploded after satellite photos showed the blast last week, with an official saying a technical malfunction during a test caused the explosion. The comments by government spokesman Ali Rabiei...