NEWARK - Authorities are investigating two threats against planes coming into Newark Liberty International Airport Monday, the same day fighter jets scrambled to escort an Air France plane into John F. Kennedy International Airport, the New York Post reports . Citing unnamed law enforcement sources, the Post reported a Delta flight coming into Newark was investigated because of a tip about chemical weapons on board.
WASHINGTON - Every day, 84 United Airlines flights take off from Newark Liberty International Airport for countries in Europe, Asia and other international destinations. Some of those routes could face what United considers unfair competition from United Arab Emirates-based Emirates and Ethaid Airways and Qatar Airways under "open skies" agreements that let U.S. and foreign airlines fly to each other's countries without restrictions.
According to information available from the Newark Public Library, the statue commemorated the American soldiers who fought in the Spanish-American War, the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine-American War. A July 1999 article in The Star-Ledger by Charles Cummings reported on the memorial's unfortunate fate.
John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86. Nash and Alicia Nash, 82, of Princeton Township, were killed in a taxi crash Saturday, state police said.
Police say Stephen Albert, Troy Johnson and Seth Lawrence purchased a gallon of gasoline and a gallon of gas and placed the items on the front porch, setting the house on fire. Six people were inside the home at the time, but all were able to escape safely.