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Saudi-led coalition conducts air strikes on Yemen's Hodeidah airport


ADEN Houthi forces fought to keep control of the airport in Yemen's main port city of Hodeidah on Sunday as Saudi-led coalition air strikes struck the compound, in an offensive that could be a turning point in the three-year conflict. | Video

Arab alliance close to capturing Hodeidah airport, Yemen military says

ADEN Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement fought on Saturday to keep a Saudi-led coalition from taking full control of the airport in the port city of Hodeidah, in an offensive the U.N. says could trigger a famine imperiling millions of lives. | Video

World, United Nations Jun 16 2018

Civilians flee bombardment as Arab states pound Yemen port

ADEN Arab warplanes and warships pounded Houthi positions in Yemen's Hodeidah on Thursday as a Saudi-led alliance tried to seize the main port in the largest battle of a war that has created the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

World, United Nations, Yemen Jun 14 2018

Elon Musk's Boring Co to build high-speed airport link in Chicago

CHICAGO Chicago has selected Elon Musk's Boring Co to build a $1 billion underground transit system that will whisk people from Chicago's downtown Loop district to O'Hare International Airport at 150 miles per hour (240 km per hour), the billionaire entrepreneur and Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Thursday. | Video

Tech, U.S. Jun 14 2018

Musk's Boring Company wins bid to build high-speed system in Chicago

The City of Chicago has selected billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's The Boring Company to build a high-speed underground commuter system from the Loop to O'Hare International Airport, one of the world's busiest, media reported on Wednesday.

Tech, U.S. Jun 14 2018

U.S.-bound flight diverted to Ireland after security scare

NEW YORK/DUBLIN A United Airlines flight from Rome to Chicago was diverted to Ireland's Shannon Airport on Monday after a message perceived as a potential security concern was discovered on board, Irish police and airline officials said.

Southwest Airlines shares could recover from recent descent: Barron's

NEW YORK Southwest Airlines Co shares could be poised to climb sharply after a series of setbacks hit the stock harder than that of other major airlines this year, Barron's reports.

Jun 10 2018

Kim Jong Un impersonator says detained at Singapore airport

SINGAPORE An Australian comedian known for impersonating North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he was detained by Singapore's authorities on Friday and questioned about his political views, before being allowed into the country. | Video

World, Australia, North Korea Jun 08 2018

Exclusive: North Korea's Kim expected to land at Singapore's Changi airport on Sunday - source

SINGAPORE North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is expected to fly into Singapore's Changi airport on Sunday ahead of a high-stakes summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, a source involved in the planning of the trip said on Friday.

Singapore to restrict airspace during U.S.-North Korea summit

SINGAPORE Singapore airspace will be restricted during the planned U.S.-N.Korea summit next week, according to a notice to airmen posted by aviation authorities on Wednesday, which is likely to result in delays at one of Asia's busiest airports.