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Jet crashes in Alps with 150 aboard; no survivors expected

Updated: 03/24/2015 - A passenger jet carrying 150 people crashed Tuesday in the French Alps as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf, authorities said. As search-and-rescue teams struggled to get to the remote, snow-covered region, France's president warned that no survivors were expected.

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Islamic State group claims Tunisia museum attack

Posted: 03/19/2015 - The Islamic State group has issued a statement claiming responsibility for the deadly attack on Tunisia's national museum that killed 23 people, mostly tourists.

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Soy Sauce makes 'miracle' comeback in Tsunami-wrecked Japan

Posted: 03/10/2015 - When the tsunami warning sounded, workers at the two-centuries-old soy sauce maker in northeastern Japan ran up a nearby hill to a shrine for safety, and watched in disbelief as towering waters swallowed their factory.

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Olympians killed in Argentina helicopter crash

Posted: 03/10/2015 - Two helicopters carrying French sports stars filming a popular European reality show crashed in a remote part of Argentina, killing 10 people, including two Olympic medal winners and a sailing champion, authorities said.

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"Milk" puts small zoo in northern Japan on the map

Updated: 03/09/2015 - A recent arrival at the Kushiro Zoo, Milk has stolen the spotlight with her circus-ready antics and bear-sized curiosity; traits which have endeared her to visitors in person and online, far from the small zoo in northern Japan.

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Solar-power plane makes historic round-the-world trip

Posted: 03/09/2015 - With its wings stretched wide to catch the sun's energy, a Swiss-made solar-powered aircraft took off from Abu Dhabi just after daybreak Monday in a historic first attempt to fly around the world without a drop of fossil fuel.

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Dog feared poisoned at Britain's leading dog show

Posted: 03/09/2015 - The co-owners of an Irish setter feared poisoned at Britain's leading dog show are devastated by his death - but they don't believe that one of the other competitors is responsible.

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American ISIS hostage is dead, family confirms

Updated: 02/10/2015 - Kayla Jean Mueller, a 26-year-old American woman held by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants, has been confirmed dead, her parents and the Obama administration said Tuesday.

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