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Search for missing plane in Idaho winding down

December 11, 2013 4:00 pm

Family members say search efforts have mostly ended for a small private airplane that went missing over the mountains in central Idaho with five people aboard. Alan Dayton of Salt Lake City is the uncle of Jonathon Norton, one of the passengers. Dayton told The Salt Lake Tribune that family members feel they’ve done everything […]

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Pope Francis Is Time´s Person of the Year

December 11, 2013 3:51 pm

Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church’s new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time. The pope beat out NSA leaker Edward Snowden for the distinction, which the newsmagazine has been giving each year since […]

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Black and white, thousands bid farewell to Mandela

December 11, 2013 3:41 pm

Black and white, old and young, South Africans by the thousands paid final tribute Wednesday to their beloved Nelson Mandela. In silence or murmuring, they filed past the coffin. Some glanced back, as if clinging to the sight, a moment in history. One man raised his fist, the potent gesture of the struggle against white […]

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Egypt Police Fire Tear Gas to Disperse University Protesters

December 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Egyptian police fired tear gas for the third day running on Wednesday at student supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood. The city's al-Azhar University and Cairo University have become the scene of frequent anti-government demonstrations. At least 19 people were arrested at Al-Azhar clashes and seven at Cairo University, according to security sources.

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Raw: Ukrainian Police Clash With Demonstrators

December 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Ukrainian police clashed with demonstrators in Kiev, but then backed off. The protesters are occupying a city square in Ukraine's capital. They want the country's government removed. (Dec. 11)

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Report: Asiana crash victim was run over twice

December 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Federal investigators say a teenage girl who survived the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet in San Francisco only to be fatally struck by a fire truck actually was run over by two rescue vehicles in the accident’s chaotic aftermath. Authorities in California revealed months ago that 16-year-old Chinese student Ye Meng Yuan was alive […]

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Newtown Priest: ´I Still Cry´

December 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Monsignor Robert Weiss of St. Rose of Lima church had to bury eight of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary. A year later, the tragedy has changed how he sees the world. (Dec. 11)

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U.S. Condemns Violence in Ukraine, Considers Sanctions

December 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Riot police in the Ukrainian capitol Kiev moved in on protesters overnight. It was the most forceful attempt by authorities to reclaim the streets after weeks of mass unrest. In response, the U.S. State department is considering sanctions against Ukraine and the White House condemned the show of force. "The United States was appalled last […]

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Budget Hopes Spark Fed Fears

December 11, 2013 3:36 pm

Sometimes, when Wall Street stops worrying about one thing – it starts worrying about something else. The result was the worst day for stocks in just over a month, with the Dow suffering a triple-digit loss.

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McCain: Many of Kerry´s US-Iran Facts ´False´

December 11, 2013 3:11 pm

Possible House action this week against Iran could fall short of new penalties that might derail a short-term nuclear agreement and Senate steps seem further off, as the Obama administration appealed for patience. (Dec. 11)

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