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U.S. fighter jet crashes off western Japan

U.S. fighter jet crashes off western Japan

The loss brings to five the number of Marine Corps Hornets lost this calendar year, and to eight the number overall of naval F/A-18s lost over the same period. According to Japanese news outlets , there may have been more than one pilot, which would mean the plane was a two-seater F/A-18D Hornet fighter. A Swiss Air Force Hornet was lost on August 29, whereas a Navy F/A-18C crashed on August 2.


Second Russian fighter jet crashes attempting aircraft carrier landing

Second Russian fighter jet crashes attempting aircraft carrier landing

The Russian Ministry of Defence said the arrester wire, which is created to catch the aircraft as it comes into land on the carrier's short runway, snapped. On Nov. 13, a Russian MiG-29 fighter jet crashed into the Mediterranean when trying to land on the aircraft carrier after flying a mission. Recently released satellite images of the airfield Russian Federation uses in Syria suggest that a contingent of jets from Russia's lone aircraft carrier, which is floating off Syria's coast, have ...



Syrian rebels pull back further as military gains in Aleppo

It added that no injuries were report. Last week, SANA said Israeli jets fired two missiles from Lebanese airspace toward the outskirts of Damascus, in the Sabboura area. Capt. Abdel-Salam Abdel-Razek of the rebel Nour el-Din el-Zinki faction - one of the largest operating inside Aleppo - said the cease-fire proposal was driven by humanitarian concerns because of the rising death toll and intensive destruction.


Sprint To Partner With Pokemon Go Developer

Sprint To Partner With Pokemon Go Developer

Sprint will pay Niantic upfront for the partnership, and although the terms weren't disclosed, it is an exclusive deal. " Pokemon GO " update has been leaked and it suggests a delicious update that includes blackberries in a Starbucks beverage plus a hundred more Pokemons.


Erdogan greenlights 'Turkish stream' with Russian Federation

Erdogan greenlights 'Turkish stream' with Russian Federation

Istanbul Stock Exchange last week said it had converted all of its cash assets to lira. The president's first call on December 3 for Turkish citizens to convert their foreign exchange into liras or gold has triggered campaigns across the country, while a number of public and private institutions have announced measures to prop up the lira in a bid to support the struggling currency.



US investigating leak related to Petraeus case

On Tuesday, Trump is also scheduled to meet Bob Corker, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Republican senator from Tennessee, and for a second time, former MA governor Mitt Romney. Trump, who made a similar claim regarding Cuba during the presidential campaign, has not specified how he might roll back these initiatives. However, after meeting Obama following the November 8 election, Trump said he would consider keeping provisions in the law that let parents keep adult ...