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March 31, 2015 3:05 AM ‘Crew malfunction’ most likely cause of short runway landing in Halifax crash, expert says

Poor weather and technical difficulties can cause short runway landings, but “crew malfunctions” are most often to blame, one aviation expert said Monday as officials probe exactly why Air Canada Flight 624 crash-landed at Halifax airport on the weekend. A report from the Transportation Safety Board said the plane came down 1,100 feet from the threshold 21

March 31, 2015 1:31 AM Hodgson to try Jones experiment for Italy friendly

Roy Hodgson is preparing a radically different England line-up against Italy in Turin tonight with Phil Jones in holding midfield and Theo Walcott partnering Harry Kane in attack, on the occasion of the Tottenham Hotspur striker's first start for his country. It would also mean Wayne Rooney starting behind Kane and Walcott at the tip of the diamond-shaped 22

March 30, 2015 10:19 PM IN THE PITS: Montoya roars to an old-school victory but shows humility not seen before

Fans celebrate with Colombian flags after Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia, won the IndyCar Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg auto race Sunday, March 29, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) (The Associated Press) Race winner Juan Pablo Montoya, right, of Colombia, sprays champagne on runner-up Will Power, of Australia, after the IndyCar 19

March 30, 2015 8:48 PM Apple Watch leads health, technology boom that has FDA attention

HEALTHY LIVING: Apple CEO Tim Cook says devices and services such as Apple Watch may be able to help pinpoint some diseases and cancers in the next several decades. With Apple and fellow Silicon Valley companies edging further into health care, the United States agency in charge of oversight says it will give the technology industry leeway to develop 19

March 30, 2015 5:56 PM African leaders call for increased ownership and continental integration at the Conference of Ministers in Addis Ababa

Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Haliemariam Dessalegn and Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda joined Carlos Lopes, Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson, AUC, and Mr El Moctar Djay, Minister of Tax, Mauritania in the opening of the Conference of Ministers 2015 at the UN conference centre in Addis 19

March 30, 2015 4:47 PM Rafa Nadal and Stan Wawrinka struggling due to mentality, says Barry Cowan

Last Updated: 30/03/15 5:44pm Barry Cowan believes it is mental rather than technical or physical issues that led to both Rafa Nadal and Stan Wawrinka exiting the Miami Open at the third round stage. Nadal was beaten by fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco in three sets (6-4 2-6 6-3) while Wawrinka lost in straight sets (7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-5)) to Frenchman 24

March 30, 2015 11:11 AM EXCLUSIVE: Sports presenter dubbed the 'Mexican Kim Kardashian' says she's 'embarrassed' by the comparison because 'I do other things than just post photos'

The sports presenter dubbed the Mexican Kim Kardashian says she's 'embarrassed' to be compared to the social media queen because she does more than 'just post photos online'. Jimena Sanchez, who has garnered a following of more than a million Twitter and Instagram admirers for her raunchy posts on social media, said: 'Kim doesn't seem to do anything 59

March 30, 2015 10:25 AM 7 ways to fill the ‘Empire’-shaped hole in your heart

The smash show Empire rolled into our lives like a wrecking ball. It came, it saw, it conquered primetime audiences. But now that the season finale has aired, Wednesday nights are feeling a little empty. How should you cope? By diving headfirst into another round of pop culture. Whether by digging into the show’s music, or catching up with hit shows 31

March 30, 2015 10:10 AM Road to France still open

Last night at Lansdowne Road it was Ireland's turn to be the ones putting up a bit of fight - and this time saving their skins, as a late, late show from Shane Long means that Martin O'Neill's side are still, just about, in contention for France 2016. The campaign was saved by a couple of substitutes as James McClean and Shane Long, off the bench, injected 20

March 30, 2015 10:03 AM Real Madrid star Gareth Bale named world's fastest footballer following his role in Wales' demolition of Israel

Bale can reach 36.9 kilometers an hour according to a new study which puts him ahead of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi He is the driving force behind Wales' push for Euro 2016 and, fresh from tearing Israel apart in Haifa on Saturday, Gareth Bale has been named the world's fastest footballer - clocking 36.9km/h. That is the top speed 15