• Australia arrests 5 on charges of plotting ANZAC Day attack

    Updated: Sat, Apr 18, 2015

    SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said. The suspects included two 18-year-olds who are alleged to have been...

  • Suspicious vehicle at arsenal checkpoint prompts evacuation

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A suspicious vehicle was stopped at a security checkpoint at an arsenal on Friday, triggering an evacuation and tying up traffic nearby, but it was later deemed to pose no explosive threat. The Picatinny Arsenal was evacuated for several hours after...

  • Twin-engine plane makes crash landing along Texas highway

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    DIBOLL, Texas (AP) — Authorities say a pilot and two passengers have been slightly hurt when a private plane bound for Houston made a crash landing along an East Texas road. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Friday morning beside U.S. 59 near Diboll...

  • 2 hikers rescued after 60-foot fall

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Two hikers have been rescued after one fell about 60 feet down a rocky embankment into Lake Champlain and the other was injured trying to pull her from the water. The assistant fire marshal for the Burlington Fire Department says the hikers spent the night...

  • Watchdog: ICE could have saved millions on detainee flights

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Millions of dollars might have been saved through better management and by not leaving seats empty on U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement charter flights carrying detained immigrants to their home countries, according to an internal watchdog report released...

  • Morton National Guard unit receives award

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    MORTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi National Guard artillery unit in Morton is being presented an award for excellence by the Army. Brig. Gen. Christopher L. Spillman, commandant of the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School and chief of Air Defense Artillery, will make the...

  • Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coast

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk at a secret location off the Northern California coast decades ago. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration located and recorded video of...

  • Beach widening doesn't always include dunes in New Jersey

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    ALLENHURST, N.J. (AP) — Major beach replenishment projects are getting underway along New Jersey's northernmost and southernmost oceanfront. But not all of the projects will include protective sand dunes that worked so well during Superstorm Sandy, even though many places that did not...

  • National Guard training exercise starts this weekend

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    GRAYLING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan National Guard training exercise takes place starting this weekend at Camp Grayling, Rockport State Recreation Area and in Mackinaw City. The exercise called "Arctic Eagle" starts Saturday and runs through April 25. It's based on strategies to address...

  • Hamptons town limits aircraft noise amid growing complaints

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — After receiving tens of thousands of complaints about noise from planes and helicopters shuttling the rich and famous into the Hamptons, an eastern Long Island town has passed new laws aimed at curtailing the cacophony. "This is about addressing noise and...

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