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Researchers find 2nd warship from WWII Battle of Midway

Oct. 21, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the historic Battle of Midway. Vulcan Inc.'s director of undersea operations Rob Kraft and Naval History and...

Boeing shares extend slide after Wall Street downgrades

Oct. 21, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

Boeing's stock extended its slide following revelations about internal concern over a flight system tied to two deadly crashes of its 737 Max jetliner. Credit Suisse and UBS downgraded their ratings on Boeing's stock on Monday. Analysts cited Friday's disclosures that a senior Boeing pilot struggled while testing...

Markets Right Now: Stocks rise, led by tech companies, banks

Oct. 21, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks are closing higher Monday, led by gains in technology companies and banks. The technology sector of the S&P 500 rose 1.1%, snapping a three-day losing streak. Apple rose 1.7%. Intel gained 1.5%....

Florida veterinarian, wife die in plane crash near airport

Oct. 21, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Florida veterinarian and his wife were identified Monday as victims of a deadly plane crash near a North Carolina airport, devastating friends who remembered their generosity and devotion to animals. Dr. Harvey Partridge and Patricia Partridge, both 72, of Terra Ceia, Florida,...

The Latest: Officials identify 2 killed in plane crash

Oct. 21, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a small plane crash in North Carolina (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Officials at a North Carolina airport have identified the two people killed in the crash of a small plane. Raleigh-Durham International Airport said in a news release that Dr. Harvey Partridge, a...

Highway patrol officials says two people dead in small plane that crashed while approaching North Carolina airport

Oct. 21, 2019 12:49 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Highway patrol official: 2 people dead in small plane that crashed while approaching North Carolina airport.

Kansas couple killed in New Mexico plane crash

Oct. 21, 2019 12:46 PM EDT

ANGEL FIRE, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a Kansas couple has been killed in a plane crash in New Mexico. Fire officials in the town of Angel Fire said in a Facebook post that the plane went down Sunday morning in a field between a restaurant and hardware store. Fire officials identified the victims as...

North Carolina aviation officials: Wreckage found in search for small plane that went missing near busy airport

Oct. 21, 2019 10:40 AM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina aviation officials: Wreckage found in search for small plane that went missing near busy airport.

The Latest: Experts identify WWII Battle of Midway shipwreck

Oct. 21, 2019 7:50 AM EDT

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — The Latest on a group of deep-sea researchers looking for sunken World War II ships (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Researchers say a shipwreck from the World War II Battle of Midway that was spotted on the floor of the Pacific Ocean is the flagship Japanese...

Search for small plane missing near North Carolina airport

Oct. 21, 2019 7:17 AM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A search for a small plane continues in a densely forested state park near Raleigh-Durham International Airport, where air traffic controllers lost contact with the aircraft as it prepared to land. A statement posted on the airport's website Monday said a North Carolina highway patrol...