Drunk Pilot Arrested After Fainting In Cockpit, 100 On Board

A Sunwing pilot was arrested on Saturday after being found intoxicated in a plane he was about to maneuver out of Calgary airport in western Canada.

The 37-year-old man was found drunk shortly after 7:00 am (1200 GMT) in the cockpit of the plane he was supposed to pilot to Cancun, Mexico.

Before the flight was schedule to take off, the crew and other airline staff noticed the pilot's behaving strangely before he fainted in the cockpit. They then alerted the authorities.

The pilot was subsequently escorted out of the plane and was placed in jail, police said.


Ohio State Attacker May Have Self-Radicalised: Officials

 A Somali immigrant who ploughed into pedestrians at Ohio State University and stabbed others with a butcher knife may have followed the same path to self-radicalisation as militants in a number of "lone wolf" attacks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.

Investigators were probing the background of Abdul Razak Ali Artan one day after he injured 11 people in the attack on the Columbus campus where he was a student. He was shot to death moments later by a police officer.

Police have given no motive for the attack.

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Hacked Emails Show Clinton Campaign Communicated With State

A State Department official appeared to coordinate with Hillary Clinton's campaign team hours before the former secretary of state's exclusive use of private emails was first detailed in a news account last year, newly released hacked emails show.

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After PM Modi's 'Mothership Of Terrorism' Remark, China Defends Pakistan

The day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi branded Pakistan a "mother-ship of terrorism", China sprang to long-time ally Pakistan's defence.

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying, when asked about PM Modi's comments, said China is against "the linking of terrorism to any specific country, ethnicity or religion."

"Everyone knows that India and Pakistan are victims of terrorism. Pakistan has made huge efforts and great sacrifices in fighting terrorism. I think the international community should respect this," the spokesperson added.



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