Allan M. Jansen

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How Trump's health smear of Clinton backfired

<b>(CNN) —</b> Did Donald Trump actually believe that raising baseless accusations about the health of Hillary Clinton, who is two years his junior, will somehow cause people to stop supporting her and side with him or a third party candidate?<p>Even Trump's new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway, seemed to …

New details: Sharks, secrets and the sinking of the USS Indianapolis

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the 1975 blockbuster "Jaws" first terrified moviegoers, not all of the fear came from the special effects or haunting soundtrack. One of the more chilling scenes was fisherman Quint's quiet recounting of bobbing in Pacific waters for days while sharks circled him and his fellow …

MH370: Captain's home simulator had Indian Ocean course plotted

<b>(CNN) —</b> The home flight simulator belonging to the pilot of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 had a route plotted into it which ended in the Indian Ocean, officials have confirmed.<p>"The MH370 captain's flight simulator showed someone had plotted a course to the southern Indian Ocean," Joint Agency …

Airplanes

Barack Obama's entire Democratic convention speech

President Barack Obama used his Democratic National Convention speech to make the case that Hillary Clinton is the best person to be president and that she will build on his time in office.

'A shady game': Air Miles hiding merchandise from us, claim customers

Air Miles is hiding certain merchandise from collectors who have enough points to buy it, claim some customers.<p>But the loyalty rewards programs …

10 secretly stunning towns in Europe

Donald Trump's kids might have saved the convention

<b>Cleveland (CNN) —</b> In a party convention beset by distractions -- Melania Trump's plagiarism, Ted Cruz's defiance -- there's been one part of the program that delegates say has been nearly flawless: Donald Trump's grown children.<p>Four members of Trump's clan capitalized on their prime-time speaking …

Airbus slashes delivery target for A380

<b>Airbus has more than halved its delivery target for its super-jumbo A380 planes.</b><p>The company said it would supply 12 of the aircraft per year from 2018, down from the 27 it delivered in 2015.<p>It announced the cutback at the Farnborough Airshow.<p>The A380's disappointing demand is in contrast to that …

Aviation

Inside Bombardier's 'giant gamble'

<b>After years of speculation about the financial viability of Bombardier's C-Series aircraft programme, the Canadian company says things are back on track.</b><p>Bombardier was showing off its new aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow, ahead of the plane's commercial debut this week when airline Swiss begins …

Aviation

Farnborough Airshow: The F-35, up close and personal

The F-35 fighter is a highly advanced aircraft, the product of decades of research.<p>The BBC's Theo Leggett got an insider's view from its chief test pilot, Alan Norman, at the Farnborough Airshow.

Aviation

Boeing to invest £100m in base at RAF Lossiemouth

<b>Boeing has confirmed it will invest about £100m in an operational support and training base at RAF Lossiemouth, creating more than 100 new jobs.</b><p>The move is part of a deal struck between Boeing and the UK government.<p>In addition to the new base, Boeing is selling nine Boeing P-8 Poseidon aircraft, …

Your Air Miles could expire soon: What you need to know before cashing in

If you collected Air Miles before 2012, the clock is ticking. On Jan.1, 2017, any unused miles collected before 2012 will expire.<p>Miles earned from …