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Nepal bans novice climbers from Everest

Facing increasing criticism over safety and the environmental impacts of climbing on Mount Everest, Nepalese tourism officials have banned novice climbers from the world's tallest peak and are considering additional limits.

Mount Everest

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Disabled climber halts Everest effort

Mount Everest's summit will once again remain elusive for Nobukazu Kuriki, the tenacious Japanese climber who was nearly a month into his fifth attempt to scale the world's highest mountain when perilous conditions on Saturday forced him to abandon h...

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Creepy mannequin heads dot Japan countryside

If you're traveling around Japan's countryside in late summer, don't be alarmed if you see a bunch of creepy mannequin heads staring at you from the fields.

Smithsonian tarantula

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With a tarantula roaming about, Delta calls off flight

There are a multitude of reasons your flight might be canceled or delayed -- but a spider?

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic plane wing clips fence

Passengers were removed from a Virgin Atlantic flight in New York on Saturday after a wing clipped a fence.

No one was injured on Flight VS26 from John F. Kennedy International Airport to London's Heathrow, according to the Port Authority of New York...

737 MAX 8

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First look: Boeing's new 737 MAX 8

It's all about the winglets.

Boeing has released new photos offering a tantalizing glimpse of the 737 MAX 8 -- the first member of the U.S. aviation giant's new, more efficient single-aisle plane family.

Still under construction in a dedicated new faci...

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Air Marshals allegedly sought prostitutes

At least two Federal Air Marshals are at the center of a prostitution investigation by the Transportation Security Administration.

The TSA's Office of Professional Responsibility and Office of Inspections has launched a probe into allegations two air...

American Airlines

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Grounded American Airlines flights resuming after technical problems

American Airlines resumed flights Thursday after computer problems briefly grounded flights at three of its busiest airports.

The problem affected flights to and from Chicago's O'Hare Airport, as well as Dallas-Fort Worth and Miami. Almost 300 flights...

Air Canada

Air Canada

Pilot diverts airplane to save dog

Simba the French bulldog is probably alive today because of the attentiveness of an Air Canada pilot.


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Ex-SkyWest flight attendant accused of bomb threats

A former SkyWest flight attendant admitted he fabricated two bomb threats that resulted in emergency landings in North Dakota and Virginia, according to court documents released this week.  

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Alaska plane crash kills 3

A small plane crashed in the area of Iliamna in southern Alaska on Tuesday, killing three people and injuring more.

Rescue personnel were on the ground and assisted the injured passengers, the Alaska Department of Public Safety said in a statement.


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Air India grounds 'heavy' cabin crew

Air India, a debt-burdened, state-run carrier, is trying to shed some extra flab.

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