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Probe: TransAsia's engines had problems

Friday, 06 February 2015 04:52
Story highlightsOne of the engines experienced a flameout; the pilots failed to restart the otherThe stall warning went off in the cockpit five times, aviation agency says (CNN)The pilots of TransAsia Airways Flight GE235 grappled with problems with both the plane's engines before it clipped a bridge and crashed into a river, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council said Friday. The stall warning went off in the cockpit five times, starting from about 37 seconds after takeoff,…
Richard Engel Reports From Front Line in War on ISIS
Friday, 06 February 2015 04:52
NEAR THE MOSUL LAKE DAM, Iraq — The Kurdish commander raised his radio to his ear. He could hear the ISIS fighters stationed some distance away. Monitoring their frequency, he knew what was coming. "We're going to get attacked," he announced. Minutes later, a mortar landed with a thud on a nearby hilltop, a few hundred yards away from the small outpost here. From a high spot, Kurdish fighters stood and gazed at the smoke…
Defiant Jordan to ISIS: Revenge Airstrikes Just 'The Beginning'
Friday, 06 February 2015 04:52
A wave of airstrikes against ISIS was just "the beginning" of Jordan's retaliation for the burning death of a fighter pilot, its military declared while promising to attack the Islamist militants "until they are destroyed." Up to 20 Jordanian F-16 fighter jets carried out airstrikes against ISIS in Syria on Thursday, then flew over the hometown of the pilot murdered by militants — a coordinated and public show of defiance in response to the horrific…
Former pop star Gary Glitter guilty of child sex abuse
Friday, 06 February 2015 03:51
Story highlightsGary Glitter, real name Paul Gadd, was convicted on six child sex abuse chargesThe former glam rocker has been prosecuted previously on sex charges London (CNN)British former pop star Gary Glitter has been found guilty of child sex abuse for crimes he committed more than three decades ago. The 70-year-old Glitter, whose real name is Paul Gadd, was convicted Thursday of one count of attempted rape of a girl under the age of 13,…
Australian PM Tony Abbott faces leadership challenge
Friday, 06 February 2015 03:51
Story highlightsAustralian Prime Minister Tony Abbott faces a leadership challenge A member of his ruling party says he will seek on Tuesday to declare vacant the country's top jobAbbott says he and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop stand united Sydney, Australia (CNN)It's on. And it even has its own twitter hashtag, #itson. After a week of torrid speculation about the future of the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, a member of his ruling Liberal Party says…
U.N.: ISIS sells kids as slaves
Friday, 06 February 2015 03:51
Story highlightsU.N. official says the terror group is using mentally-challenged children She urges Iraq to protect children nationwide (CNN)ISIS is subjecting Iraqi children to a series of horrors, including torture, abduction and putting price tags on them for sale as slaves, the United Nations said. In a shocking report released this week, the world body accused ISIS of increasingly using children in its bloody campaign of terror.
Hedge-Fund Founder's Son Denies Murdering Dad
Friday, 06 February 2015 03:50
Tommy Gilbert, 30, pleaded not guilty to murder and other charges Thursday, appearing briefly in Manhattan state Supreme Court.
Chris Paul on Female Ref: 'Maybe This Isn't for Her'
Friday, 06 February 2015 03:50
Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers creates a firestorm with criticism of female referee Lauren Holtkamp.
Suge Knight Case 911 Call: 'The Car Ran Over Two Guys'
Friday, 06 February 2015 03:50
LOS ANGELES — A 911 recording was released Thursday in which a shaken witness reported seeing two men run over in Compton after a fight — an incident that led to murder and other charges against former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight.
Bumper week for shares, oil and euro as payrolls due
Friday, 06 February 2015 03:50
By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged higher in early trade on Friday and oil prices continued to rebound, even as investors remained wary ahead of the key U.S. nonfarm payrolls report for January later in the session. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan <.MIAPJ0000PUS> was up about 0.1 percent. Japan's Nikkei stock average <.N225> percent rose 1 percent in early trade. On Wall Street on Thursday, major indexes all ended…

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