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A cargo plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean near the international airport in Abidjan, killing four crew members and injuring six others, an Ivory Coast official said Saturday.
In February 2000, a Kenya Airways Airbus 310 carrying 179 people destined for Lagos, Nigeria crashed into the ocean after takeoff from Abidjan, leaving only 10 survivors.
The city of Charlottesville, Virginia, launched a lawsuit this week aimed at preventing the hateful demonstrations that resulted in deadly violence this summer.
At the site of those violent clashes in August, the statue of Robert E. Lee is covered in a black shroud, while a judge decides whether it can stay in the park.
Actress Stephanie Allynne, who stars on the Amazon show “One Mississippi,” said McGowan’s “energy and approach speaks to my soul.” “I’m so with her,” she said.
Within a few hours, McGowan’s account was reinstated and she continued her rapid-fire tweets, a move that UltraViolet’s Thomas called “strategically valuable.” Twitter later explained that the suspension was because McGowan had tweeted someone’s phone number.
Paul Auster, Emily Fridlund, Mohsin Hamid, Fiona Mozley, George Saunders and Ali Smith. Usually the material of a novel comes to me before I have a form in mind.
I resolved to set up a situation where the principal concerns appear to be those of class, labour and property ownership, bu
Leading climate scientists have warned that geoengineering research could be hijacked by climate change deniers as an excuse not to reduce CO2 emissions, citing the US administration under Donald Trump as a major threat to their work.
Indeed, utterances from people in or close to the Trump administration – most notably GE proponent secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who has referred to climate change as “just an engineering problem” – make it clear they either tacitly or directly support the idea of climate engineering.
A Canadian held hostage by the Taliban has spoken of the group's "stupidity and evil", revealing they murdered his daughter and raped his wife.
He said the family were looking to put their terrible ordeal behind them and the couple were now hoping "to build a secure sanctuary for our three surviving children to call a home".
Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos — and anything else that strikes them as intriguing.
A lean, unsparing blues guitar riff carries her through “Little Bit,” envisioning young lives lost to deadly force: “Poor kid they caught him/without his license/That ain’t why they shot him/They say he was fighting,” she sings, bitter, tearful and determined. JON PARELES. Beck’s new album, “Colors,” flaunts the infinite overdubbing and polishing of state-of-the-art digital recording.
Anna said there was only one place to find a meaningful gift for MDash – the Antique Warehouse, not so much a place for old treasures as a permanent swap meet in what used to be the Lux Theater.
My dad had escaped the low-grade thugs that were East European Communists in the 1970s and, way back when, Anna’s ancestors rowed boats across the North Atlantic, seeking to pillage whatever was pillage-able in the New World.
On that night, the Cubs eliminated the Dodgers from the postseason and subjected them to an extended celebration at Wrigley Field.
So the Dodgers earned themselves a rematch with the Cubs, who endured a five-game fight with Washington that ended late Thursday evening at Nationals Park. Most of the Dodgers shied from professing their excitement for another tussle with the Cubs, but Jansen revealed a sliver of the team’s thought process.
Dallas Keuchel faced the New York Yankees in the postseason for the second time and the Houston Astros ace shut them down again.
After controversially failing to challenge a call in Game 2 of the Division Series, Girardi didn't hesitate to ask for a review.
Airbnb is looking to take an increasingly active role in ensuring the homes it offers for rent on its site are pleasant to stay in, from offering loans to hosts for home improvements to actively partnering in the construction of an apartment block in Florida, according to reports.
The home improvement loans are part of a programme being trialled by the company, dubbed Airbnb Select, according to industry news site the Information.
Police hope mobile phone footage and witness accounts can help piece together the cause of a skydiving tragedy in north Queensland that killed two experienced instructors and a local mother-of-eight following a mid-air collision.
Skydive Australia said the solo skydiver was a “highly experienced instructor who had completed thousands of jumps … the other two were jumping as a tandem pair: a highly experienced instructor and a customer”.
Authorities in Georgia arrested five people Friday, including two law enforcement officers, in connection with a 1983 murder that investigators believe was racially motivated.
Coggins was found dead from traumatic injuries on Oct. 9, 1983 in a grassy area in the small town of Sunny Side, south of Atlanta. Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix said the original investigation ground to a halt after potential witnesses were threatened and intimidated.
In its accompanying “manifesto” the retailer says: “Without immigration, we’d be selling potato sacks,” adding that “fear, isolation, and intolerance will hold us back”.
“It’s like the nudge theory guy Richard Thaler, who won the Nobel prize last week – small things can have big consequences further down the line.”
Senator Dianne Feinstein, who has represented California for 25 years, announced this week she will run for a sixth term on Capitol Hill.
“She was totally out of touch when the whole debate happened on encryption” after the San Bernardino attack, Khanna said. “She hasn’t been a strong advocate on privacy, she hasn’t been strong on civil liberties, she hasn’t been strong in terms of standing up to our foreign policy interventions around the world,’’ Khanna told Politico.