ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Paragliders have agreed to a no-fly zone in Aspen after a crane operator was spooked at a hospital construction site. Project spokesman Frank Goldsmith says the city is worried that the crane operator might get startled again and spin the crane, endangering gliders and construction workers.... more »
WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Pentagon official says U.S. and allied attacks in Libya have been very effective in degrading Moammar Gadhafi's ability to threaten planes enforcing a no-fly zone over the North African country.
Navy Vice Adm. William E. Gortney told reporters Sunday that attacks were especially effective... more »
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) - Anti-aircraft fire has erupted in the Libyan capital. Volleys of tracer fire can be seen arching into the air over Tripoli, marking the start of a second night of allied strikes on the country. There is no immediate word on the targets.
The U.S. military... more »
PARIS (AP) - A French official says a French fighter jet has fired on a Libyan military vehicle, in a first reported strike in the international campaign to enforce a no-fly zone.
A French Defense Ministry spokesman, Thierry Burkhard, says the strike was reported around 1645 GMT Saturday.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. military has launched a missile attack against Libya's air defenses.
A senior U.S. military official says the strike was aimed at sites along the Libyan coast. The missiles were launched from U.S. Navy vessels in the Mediterranean.
The official says the assault would... more »
CAIRO (AP) - The Arab League has asked the U.N. Security Council to impose a no-fly zone over Libya. The statement came after the 22-member organization held an emergency meeting in Cairo. The Arab League can't impose a no-fly zone itself, but its approval gives the U.S. and other Western... more »
Britain's two major international airports reopened to some flights today after a no-fly zone was imposed because of a dense cloud of drifting volcanic ash from Iceland. And Europe's air traffic management agency says it appears the cloud is beginning to disperse.
Britain's National Air Traffic Service says London's... more »