Aug 14 2018
Two F-15Cs from the 142nd Fighter Wing from the Portland Air National Guard Base in OR were scrambled on Friday evening after a "suicidal" airline employee absconded in a Bombardier Q-400 twin-turboprop airliner out of Seattle International Airport before crashing the aircraft on a small island.
Sea-Tac Airport confirmed via Twitter that an airline employee conducted an unauthorized takeoff of a Horizon Air Turbo Prop without passengers on board. "Just a broken guy, got a few screws loose, I guess". "So that would be, they have their own security program through the TSA", said Wilsey.
It was unclear how the employee was able to taxi the plane on a runway and take off without authorization.
I want to thank the Air National Guard from Washington and OR for scrambling jets to keep Washingtonians safe. Two military planes were soon in pursuit, and tailed the man for the rest of his journey around Seattle and Puget Sound.
"But daily when they are showing up for work they are going to go through a physical screening before they can enter a secure area at the Port of Seattle, Sea-Tac International Airport, just like a passenger goes through a physical screening area".
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Michael Milstein with NOAA Fisheries says experts plan to do a health assessment of the young whale if conditions allow. Tahlequah is not carrying that calf's body all by herself - members of her family have been helping her with her vigil.
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He also branded interest rates as a "tool of exploitation" which should be kept as low as possible. Trump has described his detention as a "total disgrace" and urged Erdogan to free him immediately.
Statement from NCAA leaders on college basketball reforms
University presidents and chancellors will be held "personally accountable" for any rule-breaking by their athletic departments. The NCAA plans to pursue more rigorous certification requirements to ensure transparency in operations and finances.
"Oh man. Those guys will rough me up if I try and land there", the man responded, later adding "This is probably jail time for life, huh?"
Officials said Saturday that the man was a 3.5-year Horizon Airlines employee and had clearance to be among aircraft, but that to their knowledge, he wasn't a licensed pilot. The plane went through several 100-foot-high lines of trees and was fragmented from the crash into pieces tiny enough to pick up, NTSB Western Pacific Region chief Debra Eckrote said Sunday.
Officials don't believe Russell had a pilot's license, and they don't know how he knew to fly the plane.
The Bombardier Q400 turboprop is designed for short-distance flights and can seat 76 passengers, Alaska Air said. They described the man as "suicidal" and said he "acted alone". "We're just trying to find a place for you to land safely". Alaska Airlines said they are not ready to share those details but they are providing that information to the FBI and federal regulators. I was kind of hoping that was going to be it, you know.
Irwin Downes recorded a cloud of smoke billowing from Ketron Island after the crash. No one was hurt on the ground, authorities said.
Aug 13 2018
Pentagon Space Force plan at a glance
That said, Congress doesn't appear to share Trump's and Pence's enthusiasm for a Space Force. A full-fledged space force would cost significantly more , but no one knows how much yet.
Aug 12 2018
NASA Prepare Launch Of Probe Which Will ‘Touch The Sun’
Less than two years after Parker's paper was published, his theory of solar wind was confirmed by satellite observations. NASA's probe is named for Parker, making it the first time the agency has named a mission for a living person.
Aug 11 2018
Jose Mourinho takes a swipe at United’s critics
Jose Mourinho and Manchester United got both in their opener against Leicester at Old Trafford and, for a week at least, the storm clouds around Old Trafford will lift.
Aug 10 2018
US Jewish, Pro-Israel Groups Praise Trump's Reimposition of Sanctions on Iran
European countries fear that abandoning the accord will lead to accelerated development of nuclear weapons in Iran. The Trump tactics have deepened an already serious economic crisis in Iran, fuelling protests around the country.
Aug 10 2018
Mike Pence Unveils Plans For New Space Force Military Branch By 2020
When the proposal for a separate force was launched a year ago , Defense Secretary Jim Mattis resisted it. The Pentagon report, however, included a plan to create a unified combatant command, known as the U.S.
Aug 07 2018
Donald Trump reimposes sanctions on Iran that were lifted by Barack Obama
Treasury must approve the sale of airplanes whose components are at least 10 percent American-made, like the AT72-600. French carmaker Renault, which does not sell cars in the USA , has said it will remain in Iran despite the sanctions.
Aug 04 2018
Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Louisville
Do not forget to drain water from tires, cans, flowerpots, clogged rain gutters, rain barrels, toys and puddles. The agency says an adult resident of the town of Mead fell ill on July 27 and was hospitalized the next day.
Aug 03 2018
Google declares Android phones can have two notches at most
Smartphone makers could go that way in the future, leading to smartphones that are filled with entirely unnecessary notches. Specifically, Google is limiting the number of notches - or "cutouts", as they're technically called - to two.
Aug 03 2018
Washington wins order preventing posting of 3D-printed gun plans
State Department forced it to remove materials related to the printable guns from its website under munitions export control laws. In 2013, Defense Distributed posted a YouTube video demonstrating what it said was a Liberator pistol made from 3D-printed parts.
Aug 03 2018
Deadline arrives for smoke-free Public Housing Authorities
Connie West, who is a Salisbury resident said she has to stand in the street to smoke and it's an inconvenience. HUD's website dictated it doesn't only protect resident health, but the ban also reduces maintenance costs.
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