Boeing unveils new Transonic Truss-Braced Wing

January 9, 2019 0

SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Boeing Co unveiled a speedier and higher-flying version of a concept plane on Tuesday aimed at sharply reducing fuel use thanks to its elongated ultra-light wings. The so-called Transonic Truss-Braced Wing aircraft […]


Alpine Skiing: American Shiffrin wins Zagreb slalom

January 5, 2019 0

ZAGREB (Reuters) – Overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin gave herself another confidence boost ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics after blowing away the field to win a third successive women’s slalom at Zagreb’s Mt […]


Syria rebel-jihadist clashes intensify, 50 dead

January 3, 2019 0

Beirut (AFP) – Clashes between jihadists and rebels in northwestern Syria have killed almost 50 people over two days, a war monitor said Wednesday. Clashes flared Tuesday between Al-Qaeda-linked coalition Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) and […]

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