Intentional nosedive caused China plane crash that killed 132, initial findings suggest

A sudden human input to the plane’s controls appears to have caused a China Eastern flight to plunge nearly vertically into the mountains of Southern China in March, killing all 132 passengers onboard, according to preliminary findings from US authorities investigating the crash. The findings come in part from information recovered from the Boeing 737 … Read more

North Korea hails recovery as WHO worries over missing data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday more than a million people have already recovered from suspected COVID-19 just a week after disclosing an outbreak it appears to be trying to manage in isolation as global experts express deep concern about the public health threat† The country’s anti-virus headquarters announced 232,880 new cases … Read more

PA Primary: Mehmet Oz, Dave McCormick neck and neck in Pennsylvania’s GOP Senate contest ; Kathy Barnette trails by 76,000 votes

NEWTOWN, Pennsylvania (WPVI) — The night’s most closely watched race in Pennsylvania’s GOP Senate contest is still too close to call. Election Results: Live updates on Pennsylvania primary races Celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz and former hedge fund executive Dave McCormick are neck and neck. Political commentator Kathy Barnette trails behind by more than 76,000 votes. … Read more

Millennium Park shooting: Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot defends curfew after Seandell Holliday shot, killed near ‘Bean’

CHICAGO (WLS) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot defended her plan Tuesday to strategically restrict access to Millennium Park for young people. It comes as police are rethinking their strategy for dealing with large crowds of minors after the deadly shooting at the “Bean” this weekend. The chaos at the Bean Saturday night had police outmanned and … Read more

Federal agents find sophisticated tunnel at US-Mexico border and seize almost a ton of cocaine

The passageway was discovered early Friday by a task force led by investigators from the US Department of Homeland Security who had been watching an alleged drug house in National City, just south of San Diego, according to a release from the Justice Department. Law enforcement followed one person from the home to a warehouse … Read more

2022 North Carolina primary: Cawthorn struggling to keep seat in primary

RALEIGH, NC (AP) — First-term US Rep. Madison Cawthorn loses his Republican primary race Tuesday to state Sen. Chuck Edwards, after the pro-Donald Trump firebrands personal and political blunders translated into voter unhappiness. Cawthorn called Edwards to concede the 11th Congressional District primary to Edwards, Cawthorn campaign spokesperson Luke Ball told The Associated Press. The … Read more

2022 Pennsylvania primary election updates: Fetterman, Mastriano declared winners

(AP) — An error by a company that prints ballots for several Pennsylvania counties made thousands of mail-in ballots unreadable Tuesday as voters were deciding hotly contested primaries for governor and US Senate in one of the nation’s most important battleground states. Officials in Lancaster County, the state’s sixth most populous, said the problem involved … Read more

U.S. sues to compel Steve Wynn, casino magnate, to register as agent of China

Placeholder while article actions load The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Steve Wynn to compel the hotel and casino magnate and Republican megadonor to register as an agent of China. The suit, filed in US District Court in DC, argues that Wynn, former chief executive of Wynn Resorts, leveraged his relationship with President Donald Trump … Read more