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Breaking News: Explosions and Gunfire at Airport in Turkey

Multiple people have been wounded as a result of a minimum of two explosions and gunfire — supposedly directed from a parking lot at the airport, although video footage purports to show people running for cover inside the terminal building — which have been reported at Istanbul Atatürk Airport.

Taxi cabs were…

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EgyptAir Airplane Disappears From Radar During Flight

An Airbus A320-232 aircraft operating as EgyptAir flight 804 from Paris was at an altitude of approximately 37,000 feet over the Mediterranean Sea when it suddenly disappeared from radar on approach to its destination in Cairo.

The aircraft departed from Paris at 11:09 in the evening local time.

According to the official Twitter feed of EgyptAir…

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At Least 23 Dead and 35 Injured in Brussels Airport and Subway Attacks

Two explosions have occurred in the departures area of the main terminal at Zaventem Airport — which serves the greater Brussels metropolitan area — shortly after 8:00 in the morning local time on Tuesday, March 22, 2016; and the Maalbeek subway station of the Brussels Metro was affected an explosion approximately one hour later, according to multiple media sources.

A minimum of 13 have been killed as a result of the explosions — the causes of which are currently unknown — and at least 35 other people have been severely injured. Both the entire subway system and the airport have been closed until further notice.

The attacks…

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Breaking News: No Survivors of Airplane Crash in Russia, According to Unconfirmed Reports

A Boeing 737-800 airplane which operated as FlyDubai flight 981 and originated in Dubai has crashed in Rostov-on-Don in southern Russia due to missing the runway upon attempting to land at the airport with at least 55 passengers and six members of the flight crew aboard the aircraft — none of whom survived, according to multiple sources and repots unconfirmed at this time.

It is unclear at this time…

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Breaking News: At Least 26 People Dead in Paris; Hostages Held; France Borders Closed

At least 26 people — 11 people in a restaurant in the tenth arrondissement, and 15 in the Bataclan theater — are dead in Paris, as they have been killed in shootings and explosions earlier today in what is being called the deadliest violence in France in decades; and unconfirmed reports cite as many as 60 people are now dead in the violence which has yet to be explained as to who is responsible for it and why it occurred.

According to…

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Breaking News: Guilty Verdict for Boston Marathon Bomber

Almost two years to the day after I first reported about the two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon — which occurred within 15 seconds and 100 meters of each other approximately four hours after the race started, killing three people and injuring at least 260 other people — the one surviving suspect of the bombings was convicted earlier today on all 30 counts charged against him.

The actions of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev resulted in terror to participants and spectators in the oldest continuously operating annual marathon in the world; and there is a chance that he could be sentenced by a grand jury in the second phase of his trial, which starts next week, according to…

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AirAsia Airplane Reported Missing During Flight

“AirAsia Indonesia regrets to confirm that QZ8501 from Surabaya to Singapore has lost contact at 07:24hrs this morning”, according to this “tweet” from AirAsia several hours ago.

Within the past hour, the following was posted at the official Facebook Internet web site of AirAsia…

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