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Parachuting Dogs Join Afghan War

8 have been killed in action

(Newser) - What a difference a dog makes. While al-Qaeda inserts bombs in dogs , UK hounds are packing video cameras and parachuting into the Afghan war zone. British Special Forces troops have been dropping into Taliban territory with dogs strapped to their chests for the last several months, reports the Guardian . The... More »

60 Bombardier Aircraft Grounded After Accidents

Hundreds of flights canceled

(Newser) - Aircraft maker Bombardier recommended grounding 60 of its turboprop planes after one skidded off a runway in Lithuania during an emergency landing today, just days after similar landing gear malfunctions forced a crash landing in Denmark. No one was seriously injured in either crash, but airlines took no chances and... More »

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