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Zimbabwe: Jets collide in funeral flyover

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s state media says two air force jets sideswiped each other during a state funeral flyover, dropping some metal wreckage but landing safely. Three Chinese-built K8 jets flew in formation over the funeral of retired Gen. Solomon Mujuru on Saturday. Broken metal pieces from the two …

BBC News – Gold price hits record at $1,500 an ounce

The gold price has risen above $1,500 an ounce for the first time after concerns about global economic recovery lifted the metal’s appeal as a haven. In Hong Kong trade, gold hit a record $1,500.70 an ounce, which traders said was mainly due to Standard & Poor’s downgrade of its …

What Can Be Done to Improve Airport Security?

Security experts warn that Monday’s suicide bombing in Moscow exposed every airport’s Achilles’ heel: the vulnerable areas outside interior screening checkpoints where typically hundreds of people roam freely before boarding a plane or picking up a loved one. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev today blamed the attack at Domodedovo Airport, which …