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Contact lost with Air Algerie plane

An Air Algerie flight, with 116 people on board, has dropped off the radar, prompting a search for the missing plane, the airline's operator said Thursday.

Palestinians stand atop ruined house, Gaza City, Israel air strikes

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Death tolls mount in week 3 of Gaza conflict

In the third week of a bruising conflict between Israel and Hamas, there were some positive signs as the intensity of the fighting seemed to dip a bit even as diplomatic efforts ramped up.

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Netherlands to receive more MH17 victims

A week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine, dozens more coffins containing remains of victims of the crash were due to arrive in the Netherlands on Thursday.

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New abuse-deterrent painkiller approved

In the painkiller world, oxycodone and naloxone will seem like strange bedfellows. Oxycodone is a powerful painkiller, while naloxone is used to reverse painkiller overdose.

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58 die in attack on convoy of Iraqi inmates

Nearly five dozen inmates were killed when militants attacked a convoy of Iraqi security forces who were transferring them from one prison to another, police said Thursday.

At least 58 inmates died in the suicide attack and eight security force member...

Joseph Wood executed Arizona

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Ariz. inmate's execution takes 2 hours

The State of Arizona executed Joseph Wood on Wednesday. It took him nearly two hours to die after his veins were injected with a novel combination of two drugs.

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McDonald's stands by rotten meat supplier

McDonald's is standing by a troubled supplier, even after allegations the company processed tainted and expired meat in China.

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MH17: What happens to victims' bodies next?

Miles away from the somber ceremony on a tarmac where coffins containing the remains of victims of Flight MH17 were returned, dozens of forensic scientists at a military base in the Netherlands were preparing for the grim task of identifying the remains.

Taiwan plane crash wreckage

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Report: 48 killed in Taiwan plane crash

At least 48 people were killed when a twin-engine turboprop plane crashed Wednesday while attempting to land in Taiwan's Penghu Islands, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration.

Officials say 10 people were injured in the plane crash a...

Joseph Wood executed Arizona

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Inmate gasps, snorts during Arizona execution

Joseph Wood snorted and struggled to breathe during his nearly two-hour lethal injection Wednesday, his attorney said.

"It took Joseph Wood two hours to die, and he gasped and struggled to breathe for about an hour and 40 minutes. We will renew our ef...

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How to eat well and save money

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It's easier than you think to eat well and save money. Here are 8 tips to live by.

No-fly zones: Where can planes fly?

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The crash of Malaysian airlines flight 17 in eastern Ukraine and a recent ban on flights to Israel due to violence near the airport in Tel Aviv has raised questions about which conflict-riddled areas of the world it is safe for commercial jets to travel. Take a look at strict no-fly zones as well as conflict zones, over which it's up to the airlines to decide whether or not to fly.

Deadliest plane crashes in history

Taiwan plane crash wreckage

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Dozens are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu islands Wednesday. Take a look at the deadliest plane crashes in history.

Costa Concordia disaster remembered

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The Costa Concordia set sail on its final voyage after running aground off the coast of Italy more than two years ago. Look back on the disaster that killed 32 people.

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