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Robbers pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport

Diamond Heist

Robbers dressed as police and armed with machine guns have stolen 120 parcels of diamonds worth millions of dollars from the runway of Brussels Airport in one of the biggest heists the industry has seen.


US to stop using 'naked scanners'

The US aviation security agency is to stop screening travellers with scanners that show travellers' naked images, amid widespread privacy complaints.


Man wearing ornate watch with bomb-making supplies arrested at Oakland airport

Oakland Airport

A Southern California man headed home from a business trip was arrested at Oakland airport Thursday night after federal security agents found bomb-making materials in his elaborate watch, according to a spokesman from the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.


Actor Edward Furlong arrested at LA airport

Authorities say actor Edward Furlong has been arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on suspicion of domestic violence....


Space shuttle Endeavour takes to California skies


Space shuttle Endeavour landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport Friday after a whirlwind aerial tour around California landmarks. Strapped to the back of a 747 jumbo jet, the pair touched down around 1 p.m. after a nearly five-hour flyover. One of the crew members stuck an American flag out of the hatch of the jet. The flyover took Endeavour over the state Capitol, Golden Gate Bridge, Hollywood Sign and other icons en route to the Los Angeles airport, where the shuttle will be prepped for a slow-speed journey to its museum home next month.


Plane evacuated at Cologne-Bonn airport

Authorities at the Cologne-Bonn airport say 11 people have been injured after smoke filled the cabin of a Turkish airliner.


Heathrow expansion 'an option'

Chancellor George Osborne says a third runway at Heathrow airport could be an option as he vows to "do more" to boost economic growth.


Blown plane tire forces emergency landing at JFK

Delta Airlines Emergency Landing

A Delta Air Lines connecting flight out of Boston made an emergency landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport Monday when the plane's front tire blew shortly after takeoff, officials say.


Cargo jet hits bus in Ghana, at least 10 dead

A cargo jet slammed into a minibus at Ghana's Accra airport on Saturday after overshooting the runway on landing, killing at least 10 people, according to a Reuters witness and an aviation official.


Grandma: TSA agents forced crying 4-year-old to undergo TSA pat-down at Kan. airport after hug

The grandmother of a 4-year-old girl who became hysterical during a security screening at a Kansas airport said Wednesday that the child was forced to undergo a pat-down after hugging her, with security agents yelling and calling the crying girl an uncooperative suspect.


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