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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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No Delta Information on ExpertFlyer Anymore As Of Today

An e-mail message was received by FlyerTalk member javabytes approximately one hour ago from ExpertFlyer announcing that the service will no longer offer any information pertaining to Delta Air Lines effective immediately as of September 1, 2014…

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Airplane Collision in New York

The Canadair CRJ-700 regional jet operated by Comair for Delta Air Lines was no match for the Airbus 380 operated by Air France, whose wing impacted the tail of the regional jet enough to swerve it sideways.

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