February 6, 2020

French figure skater Sarah Abitbol accuses coach of rape in new book

Patrick AVENTURIER/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images(PARIS) -- The Paris prosecutor opened an investigation on Tuesday into allegations made by figure skating champion Sarah Abitbol alleging that her coach raped her when she was a teenager. The European multi-medalist and world bronze medalist in pairs in 2000 accused her coach, Gilles Beyer, of repeatedly raping her from 1990 to 1992 in her book, Such a Long Silence (Un Si Long Silence), released last week. "For two years," writes Abitbol, "you regu..
February 6, 2020

Three dead, over 170 injured after passenger plane crashes at Istanbul airport

guvendemir/iStock(ISTANBUL) -- Three people were killed and 179 others injured after a plane skidded off a runway and crashed at Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen Airport during landing on Wednesday, according to the Turkish Minister of Health. Firefighters, medics and police teams raced to the scene, where the nose of the plane appeared to have separated from the rest of the aircraft, according to video from local television stations. Some parts of the plane appeared to be on fire. The passenger pl..
February 5, 2020

1 dead, at least 157 injured after passenger plane crashes at Istanbul airport

guvendemir/iStock(ISTANBUL) -- One person was killed and at least 157 others injured after a plane skidded off a runway and crashed at Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen Airport during landing on Wednesday, according to the Turkish Minister of Health. Firefighters, medics and police teams were at the scene, where the nose of the plane appeared to have separated from the rest of the aircraft, according to video from local television stations. Some parts of the plane appeared to be on fire. The passeng..
February 5, 2020

Passenger plane crashes at Istanbul airport, at least 52 injured

guvendemir/iStock(ISTANBUL) -- A plane skidded off the runway and crashed at Istanbul's Sabiha Gökçen Airport as it attempted to land on Wednesday. Firefighters, medics and police teams are at the scene and the nose of the plane appears to have separated from the rest of the aircraft, according to video from local television stations. Some parts of the plane appear to be on fire. The passenger plane is a Pegasus Airlines flight that was entering Istanbul from Izmir, on Turkey’s west coast. ..