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The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran

Jun. 24, 2019 12:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): Noon President Donald Trump has signed an executive order targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions. Trump says the supreme leader is responsible for Iran's...

1 pilot dies, 1 survives after German fighter jets collide

Jun. 24, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — A German air force pilot was killed Monday after his fighter jet collided with another during a training mission in northeastern Germany, the military said. The pilot of the other Eurofighter jet was able to eject safely and survived, the German air force said. The two unarmed fighter jets...

The Latest: Pompeo in UAE after Saudi visit to discuss Iran

Jun. 24, 2019 11:41 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 7:55 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has arrived in the United Arab Emirates after meetings in Saudi Arabia aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran. Pompeo...

2 injured in small plane crash at airport

Jun. 24, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

VINE GROVE, Ky. (AP) — Two people were injured when a small plane crashed in Kentucky. News reports cite a statement from the Vine Grove Police Department saying a single-engine aircraft crashed Sunday evening at the Vine Grove Airport. Police said two people on board were injured and taken to a hospital...

Iowa officials say no one injured in crash of small plane

Jun. 24, 2019 6:43 AM EDT

ELKADER, Iowa (AP) — Officials say no one was injured in the crash of a small plane in northeast Iowa. The crash occurred Thursday morning while the pilot was attempting to land at Elkader Airport. The pilot of the single-engine Cessna has been identified as 62-year-old Mark Koehn, who lives in Elkader. He...

Feds probe 'quality' of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash

Jun. 24, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal investigators will review repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that became inverted before crashing shortly after takeoff on Oahu's North Shore, killing all 11 people on board in the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011. The same plane that crashed Friday...

Feds probe 'quality' of repairs on plane in Hawaii crash

Jun. 23, 2019 7:26 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Federal investigators will review repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that became inverted before crashing shortly after takeoff on Oahu's North Shore, killing all 11 people on board in the deadliest civil aviation accident since 2011. The same plane sustained substantial...

The Latest: NTSB investigates deadly Hawaii skydiving crash

Jun. 23, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a plane crash in Hawaii that killed 11 sky divers (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The National Transportation Safety Board says it will examine repair and inspection records on the skydiving plane that crashed and killed 11 people on Oahu's North Shore. The NTSB's Jennifer...

The Latest: Saudi Arabia reports deadly attack on airport

Jun. 23, 2019 4:05 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Saudi Arabia says one person has been killed and seven others wounded in an attack by Yemeni rebels on an airport in the kingdom's south. The spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition at...

Pilot who died in Oregon float plane crash identified

Jun. 23, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

SUNRIVER, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have identified the pilot who died in a single-engine amphibious plane crash into Oregon's Deschutes River. Rescue divers found Kevin Padrick dead after the plane took off from Sunriver Airport then flipped onto its top and submerged Saturday. The Deschutes County...