Around 100 Attendees Heading To Australia AIDS Conference Among Victims Of Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight
About 100 of the passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over the Ukraine on Thursday were reportedly AIDS scientists and researchers heading to Australia for a conference.
An adviser to Ukraine’s Interior Minister says a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people has been shot down over a town in the east of the country.
The news about Thursday’s Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash is stirring some anxiety among SFO passengers getting ready to fly.
Passenger Posts Facebook Photo Of Malaysian Flight MH17 As Joking Reference To MH370 Before Taking Off
A photo apparently taken Thursday morning at Amsterdam’s airport and posted to Facebook appears to be a joke made as a passenger boarded Malaysia Flight MH17, writing in rough translation, “If my plane disappears, here’s what it looks like,” in reference to Malaysia Airlines’ other tragedy, the disappearance of flight MH370.
There is no widespread tsunami threat after a preliminary magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands Region Thursday afternoon.
Russia’s World Cup team manager is blaming a green laser pointed at his goalie from the stands for his team’s elimination.
A massive 7.9 revised magnitude earthquake off Alaska’s remote Aleutian Islands has triggered a regional tsunami, with reports of water already leaving some harbors including Adak Harbor, as the waves begin to come in.
Russia has dismissed comments by the commander of U.S. air forces in the Pacific linking Russian military flights near the California coast and the island of Guam as a show of force over the Ukraine crisis.
More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.
The call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.