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A Korean Air Boeing 777 en route from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Seoul was diverted to a nearby Canadian military base after the airline's U.S. call center received a bomb threat.
Within minutes after the Boeing 737-200 passenger jet slammed into a hill in Canada's remote Arctic region, military helicopters were landing at the crash site to evacuate the three survivors of the crash that killed 12 people. In an unlikely coincidence, several hundred military personnel in the region preparing for a mock airliner crash training exercise suddenly found themselves plunged into a real rescue mission.
Winnipeg Jets center Rick Rypien was found dead in his home Monday, nine months after he took a leave of absence to deal with an undisclosed personal matter.
Relatives thronged an airport in southern Pakistan on Sunday to greet passengers whose flight from Canada was diverted to Sweden after a baseless report that a man aboard had explosives. Canadian officials investigated whether someone with a grudge called in the threat.
Hurricane Igor's winds strengthened as parts of the storm made landfall in eastern Canada on Tuesday. In the Pacific, a new tropical storm formed and was headed near a popular tourist area in Mexico.
The defense attorney for one of four suspects in an alleged terror plot accused police on Monday of detaining his client on unrelated charges to further their terrorism investigation.
A man who appeared on Canada's version of "American Idol" was the third person arrested as part of a suspected plot against targets in Canada and abroad, police said Thursday.
The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Boutwell has sailed from Honolulu to Shanghai to pick up a Chinese law enforcement officer and will then sail on to the northwestern Pacific to look for vessels engaged in illegal fishing. During the patrol, the ship is scheduled to call at Yokosuka in Japan and Petropavlosk in Russia.