Airlines prep for holiday crush: More flights, bigger planes

DALLAS (AP) — Airlines are shifting the timing of thousands of flights, even adding dozens of redeyes, as they try to avoid delays while hauling millions of passengers from now through the Christmas weekend.

  • Written by DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer

Bangladesh police arrest 7 suspected militants, find bombs

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bangladesh security forces early Thursday arrested seven suspected members of a banned Islamist group blamed for attacks on foreigners and minority groups in the country.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Several arrests as protest blocks Minneapolis airport access

 

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Protesters blocked access to a terminal and caused significant holiday traffic delays at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday during a Black Lives Matter rally that also briefly shut down part of the nation's largest mall.

  • Written by KYLE POTTER, Associated Press

Suspect in Vegas Strip crash is distraught, attorney says

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman accused of intentionally plowing a car carrying her child through crowds of pedestrians on a Las Vegas Strip sidewalk is distraught and overwhelmed, her defense attorney said after she briefly appeared in court for the first time.

  • Written by KEN RITTER, Associated Press