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Plane failed to land in Raeford before man exited mid-flight

On Friday afternoon, a plane carrying two people, both licensed pilots, called air traffic control with an emergency: The right wheel of their turboprop plane had fallen off during an attempted landing near a private airport in Raeford sometime around 2 pm “We were attempting to land, made contact with the ground, had a hard …

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Over 1,000 Lufthansa flights canceled as staff strikes in Germany

More than 1,000 Lufthansa flights were canceled on Wednesday because of a one-day strike by the airline’s German ground staff, affecting tens of thousands of passengers in the latest travel turmoil to hit Europe. About 134,000 passengers had to change their travel plans or cancel them altogether. At least 47 connections were canceled Tuesday, German …

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Pope lands in Canada on ‘a trip of penance’ for indigenous abuse |

EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) — Pope Francis landed in Canada on Sunday to kick off a week-long trip that will center around his apology on behalf of the Roman Catholic Church for the abuse that indigenous children endured at mostly church-run residential schools. “This is a trip of penance. Let’s say that is its spirit,” the …

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