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January 5, 2015 10:46 PM France says ready to strike Libya militants

PARIS: France said Monday its troops south of Libya are ready to strike extremists crossing the border, but the speaker of Libya’s internationally recognized parliament rejected any Western military intervention in his country. French President Francois Hollande urged the United Nations to take action to stem growing violence in the North African country 23

January 5, 2015 8:06 PM Copts held in Libya by people smugglers freed

LATEST STORIES IN MIDDLE-EAST BENGHAZI: Thirteen Egyptian Christians held in Libya have been freed, a tribal leader said on Monday after government sources reported they had been abducted by militants. However, Muftah Marzuq, head of the council of elders in the coastal city of Sirte, insisted that the 13 had not been kidnapped, but had been detained 18

January 5, 2015 6:48 PM Physicians and Surgeons resolve on emergency care

The Ghana Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons (GCPS) has issued a communiqué, calling for the institution of a central mechanism to coordinate all the emergency and disaster services with seamless linkages and common access to information. It said this central mechanism should be adequately resourced in manpower, human resources and finances for the effective 5

January 5, 2015 10:40 AM Indonesian vessel ‘locates missing plane’s tail section’

An Indonesian naval patrol vessel found on Monday what the captain said could be the tail of a missing AirAsia jet, the section where the crucial black box voice and flight data recorders are located. Ships and aircraft seeking debris and bodies from the Airbus A320-200 widened their search area to allow for currents eight days after Flight QZ8501 plunged 28

January 5, 2015 3:34 AM SpaceX Has Big Things In Store for 2015

Elon Musk’s Space Exploration Technologies–aka SpaceX–has some big plans for this year. After a few tests (and some failures) in 2014 the innovative company is aiming higher than ever to truly make commercial space flight possible; and the first avenue to achieving this is to make it more affordable by developing reusable rockets. “One of the key steps 74

January 4, 2015 10:19 PM Sailor Gutzler, 7-year-old plane crash survivor, may help investigators

Sailor Guztler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators. National Transportation Safety Board investigator Heidi Moats said Sunday that Sailor is "one remarkable young lady," and she might 29

January 4, 2015 7:00 PM Fund established to benefit 7-year-old Kentucky plane crash survivor

A fund has been established to benefit the seven-year-old survivor of a Friday night plane crash that killed her parents, sister and a cousin in the Kentucky countryside. The story of Sailor Gutzler, the Nashville, Ill. girl who walked through rugged terrain seeking help for her family, has drawn national attention. Arriving at a residence a mile away, Sailor 16

January 4, 2015 3:30 PM Child walks away from plane crash that kills family

Federal aviation officials on Sunday were trying to determine what caused a small plane to crash in rural Kentucky -- and how a 7-year-old girl was able to walk away from the tragedy that killed her family. The National Transportation Safety Board said it was investigating the crash of a Piper PA-34 near the southwestern Kentucky town of Gilbertsville 18

January 4, 2015 1:38 PM After crash, girl walks through woods to safety

KUTTAWA, Ky. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is expected to arrive at the site of a plane crash in Kentucky in which a 7-year-old girl survived and four of her family members were killed. The pilot reported engine trouble on Friday night and then air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane. About 40 minutes later, 7-year-old Sailor 16

January 4, 2015 11:15 AM MODEC brouhaha: Workers threatening another strike

The General Transport and Chemical Workers Union of Ghana is threatening an industrial action against MODEC, a private company working on Ghana’s FPSO vessel on the Jubilee oil field for failing to ensure its members who embarked on a strike last year are fully reinstated. The Vice Chairman of the Union, Francis Sallah, said the strike by all its member 23