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The Latest: Israel minister believes bomb destroyed plane

November 9, 2015

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CAIRO — The latest on the crash of a Russian plane in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula over a week ago that killed all 224 people onboard. (All times local.) 6:15 p.m. Israel's defense minister says...Read More...

Plane crashes in South Sudan, witnesses say dozens killed

by Denis Dumo

November 4, 2015

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A Russian-built cargo plane with passengers on board crashed on Wednesday after taking off from the airport in South Sudan's capital, killing dozens of people, witnesses said. An official said three people on board survived. The precise...

Russian plane crash: Midair heat flash detected before disaster

by Jethro Mullen, Catherine E. Shoichet, and Holly Yan

November 3, 2015

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(CNN)New information suggests a midair flash -- possibly an explosion -- was detected on Metrojet Flight 9268 before it crashed in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, a U.S. official said Tuesday. A midair heat flash from...Read More...

SEPTA Bus Involved In Crash In Philadelphia

November 2, 2015

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Crews are responding to the Fox Chase section of the city after a SEPTA bus was involved in an accident....Read More...

Mystery Deepens Over Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt

by Neil MacFarquhar

November 2, 2015

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MOSCOW — The mystery deepened Monday over the weekend crash of a Russian charter plane on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt that killed...Read More...

With ice melting, Arctic coast guards pledge cooperation

by Michael Melia

October 30, 2015

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NEW LONDON, Conn. — Coast guard leaders from the U.S., Russia and other Arctic nations pledged Friday to strengthen cooperation in response to safety and environmental concerns as warming temperatures open new waterways in nor...

Obama to Send Special Operations Forces to Help Fight ISIS in Syria

by Helene Cooper and Peter Baker

October 30, 2015

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WASHINGTON — President Obama will deploy a small number of American Special Operations forces to Kurdish-controlled territory in northern Syria to help local forces fight the Islamic State terrorist group, the White House announced on Friday. The team will advise and assist opposi...

Confederate group calls MLK memorial at Stone Mountain ‘disrespectful’

by Greg Bluestein, Daniel Malloy, and Jim Galloway

October 12, 2015

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The Georgia Chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans said it will fight the state’s decision to erect a monument at the summit to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and his 1963 speech that makes specific mention of Stone Mountain...

The Latest: Slain student in Arizona shooting from Colorado

by The Associated Press

October 9, 2015

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Officials say a student who was fatally shot at Northern Arizona University...Read More...

Oregon shooting investigations seek answers as victims mourned

by Claire Kain Miller and Dirk Vanderhart

October 2, 2015

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As people mourned the dead, treated the injured and comforted the survivors, investigators on Friday tried to piece together why a gunman went on a shooting rampage at a community college here in rural southern Oregon. The shooting ...

Obama chips away at Cuba embargo, easing business and travel rules

by Susan Heavey and Matt Spetalnick, Reuters

September 18, 2015

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The Obama administration announced wide-ranging new rules on Friday to ease trade, travel and investment restrictions with Cuba, the latest effort to chip away at the long-standing U.S. economic embargo amid a diplomatic thaw...

Two students dead after school bus overturns on Houston highway

by Dale Lezon and Ericka Mellon, Houston Chronicle reporters

September 15, 2015

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Two students died and two others were hurt along with their bus driver Tuesday morning when a school bus plunged from Loop 610 in southeast Houston. The wreck occurred at about 7 a.m. CT on the eastbound frontage road of the...

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