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Four die in Iowa plane crash after pilot aparently had heart attack

Four die in Iowa plane crash after pilot aparently had heart attack

Health
Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Four people died in a small plane crash in rural Iowa after the pilot apparently had a heart attack and a student pilot was going to attempt an emergency landing, authorities said Saturday. Around 5 p.m. Friday, air traffic control in Des Moines requested an emergency landing for a single-engine aircraft at the airport east of Guthrie Center, Guthrie County Sheriff Marty Arganbright said in a release to local media. Traffic control reported that 1979 Piper single-engine plane dropped off radar approximately 4 miles southwest of the airport. Guthrie is 60 miles west of Des Moines. The Sheriff's Office launched an extensive search and rescue mission to find the aircraft but was hampered by pitch-black conditions in forested areas. A resident reported seeing a small plane cr...
One killed in Melbourne knife rampage terror attack

One killed in Melbourne knife rampage terror attack

World
A man has killed one person and wounded two in a knife rampage in Melbourne that police are treating as a terror attack. Speaking at a news conference, Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton said that the suspect had "family associations that were well known" to police and that he had been known to Australia's security agency."We don't believe there is an ongoing threat at this stage, but certainly we are treating it as a terrorism incident".The attacker, who has not been identified, was originally from Somalia but lived in Melbourne's northwest.He was shot by police and died shortly after arriving at hospital under police guard. Image: The vehicle was alight when police arrived on the scene Witnesses said the man had parked...
Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor attack buried in Guam

Remains of sailor killed at Pearl Harbor attack buried in Guam

Business
Nov. 8 (UPI) -- The remains of a U.S. Navy sailor killed in action during Japan's surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor was laid to rest in Guam on Thursday. Steward Mate 1st Class Ignacio Camacho Farfan's recently identified remains were returned to the island of Guam where he was born and raised before he joined the Navy at age 19 in 1939. He was interred at the Guam Veterans Cemetery at Piti. "Petty Officer Farfan, this veteran's cemetery will welcome you home today to your final resting place, carried on the arms of your Navy brothers and sisters, your coffin swathed in an American flag, escorted by the descendents of your family's bloodline, surrounded today by an entire community," Rear Adm. Shoshana Chatfield, commander of Joint Region Marianas, said in an address ...
Pittsburgh shooting: Gab drops offline after attack

Pittsburgh shooting: Gab drops offline after attack

Technology
A Twitter-rival used by the man accused of a gun attack on a US synagogue has gone offline after several technology services withdrew support from it.Gab describes itself as a defender of "free speech and expression" with nearly 800,000 users.It has faced criticism in the past for providing an outlet for far-right figureheads and conspiracy theorists banned from other social networks.The service has said it has "zero tolerance" for terrorism and violence.It has, however, acknowledged that a verified account whose details matched those of the alleged Tree of Life Synagogue shooter had been active on its service.The account, registered to Robert Bowers, had posted several anti-Semitic messages on the platform. And in a final update...
Will Facebook be fined after hack attack?

Will Facebook be fined after hack attack?

Technology
Following the revelation that up to 50 million Facebook accounts may have been accessed in an attack due to a weakness in the platform's code, many questions remain about the breach.In theory Facebook could be fined if it is found to be in breach of GDPR, Europe's data protection rules.It has not revealed whether other services which people use their Facebook log-ins for - such as Tinder and Spotify - have also been affected.Facebook has now fixed the issue.People potentially affected were logged out of their accounts on Friday and those definitely affected were notified.Facebook says it has identified 50 million accounts which were certainly involved in the breach, with an extra 40 million also warned as a precautionary measure.The Irish Data Protection ...