04272015Headline:

MH370 search team to continue Indian Ocean search, rejects Maldives as possible crash site

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will continue to focus on the southern Indian Ocean, even if the current operation ends without any trace of the plane, the Australian government said on Wednesday, [...]

Forensic experts identify another MH17 crash victim, 2 still unaccounted-for

HILVERSUM, THE NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Forensic experts in the Netherlands have identified another victim of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, leaving only two people whose remains have not yet been accounted-for, the Dutch government [...]

Rescuers find 5 more bodies after Taiwan plane crash, 3 still missing

Rescue teams in Taipei recovered five more bodies from the Keelung River on Saturday after this week's crash of TransAsia Airways Flight GE235, local authorities say, raising the official death toll to 40. Searches will resume on Sunday for [...]

STORM UPDATE: 5,000 Tuesday flights canceled due to winter storm; almost no power outages

NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The extreme winter weather system that continues to batter parts of the U.S. northeast, bringing heavy snowfall and winds, has prompted thousands of cancellations at airports across the country. Nationwide there [...]

STORM UPDATE: 5,000 Tuesday flights canceled due to winter storm; almost no power outages

NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The extreme winter weather system that continues to batter parts of the U.S. northeast, bringing heavy snowfall and winds, has prompted thousands of cancellations at airports across the country. Nationwide there [...]

Divers retrieve AirAsia’s cockpit voice recorder

By Lee Jones SURABAYA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of crashed AirAsia Flight QZ8501, more than two weeks after the passenger plane crashed into the Java Sea with more than 160 people [...]

3 victims of MH17 crash remain unaccounted-for

HILVERSUM, THE NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Forensic experts in the Netherlands have identified another victim of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, leaving only three people whose remains have not yet been identified, the Dutch government said [...]

‘Pings’ detected in search for AirAsia flight recorders

By Erin Clingenpeel SURABAYA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian search and rescue teams have detected signals in the search for the flight recorders of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, nearly two weeks after the passenger plane crashed into the Java [...]

Pulitzer-winning photojournalist Michel du Cille dies in Liberia

MONROVIA, LIBERIA (BNO NEWS) -- Washington Post photojournalist Michel du Cille, a three-time winner of the esteemed Pulitzer Prize for his dramatic images of human struggle and triumph, died of an apparent heart attack on Thursday while covering [...]

Ebola death toll rises to 5,420 as spread intensifies in Sierra Leone

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll as a result of the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to at least 5,420 after some 240 people died over the past week, with Sierra Leone alone reporting more than 530 new Ebola cases, [...]