Grim AirAsia search for bodies hampered by storms – Washington Post


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Grim AirAsia search for bodies hampered by storms
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BEIJING — Fierce winds and storm-tossed seas off Indonesia sharply limited search missions Wednesday seeking to recover more bodies from the AirAsia crash and pinpoint the underwater wreckage of the jet that went down with 162 people aboard. Several …
Bad weather hinders search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501; 10 bodies recoveredCNN
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UN rejects Palestinian bid to end Israel’s occupation – USA TODAY


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UN rejects Palestinian bid to end Israel's occupation
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Security Council rejected a Palestinian resolution demanding an end to Israeli occupation within three years late Tuesday, a blow to an Arab campaign to get the U.N.'s most powerful body to take action to achieve an …
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Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn Publishes Suicide Note on Tumblr: "My Death … – E! Online


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Transgender Teen Leelah Alcorn Publishes Suicide Note on Tumblr: "My Death
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Leelah Alcorn, 17, of Kings Mills, Ohio, was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on I-71 about 2:30 a.m. on Sunday, according to local media. Not long after, posthumous posts began to appear on her Tumblr page, titled "Lazer Princess," including her suicide …
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Debris spotted in Java Sea linked to missing AirAsia plane, official says – Fox News


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Debris spotted in Java Sea linked to missing AirAsia plane, official says
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BREAKING: Indonesia acting general of civil aviation, Djoko Murjatmodjo, said the pieces of debris found in the Java Sea are of the missing AirAsia plane. An Indonesian military aircraft spotted white, red and black objects including what appears to be a life …
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Key House Republican spoke to white nationalist group in 2002 -report – Reuters


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Key House Republican spoke to white nationalist group in 2002 -report
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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – The No. 3 Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, gave a speech at a conference of white nationalists when he was a state lawmaker in 2002, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing …
Steve Scalise, third-highest House Republican, says he spoke at white Newsday
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Congressman Michael Grimm announces resignation effective Jan. 5 – Washington Post


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Congressman Michael Grimm announces resignation effective Jan. 5
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U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) announced late Monday he will resign from Congress effective next week.. Grimm pleaded guilty in federal court last week to felony tax fraud. He privately told House Republican leaders Monday he will resign, following calls …
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Search and Rescue Operation Resume for Missing AirAsia Jet – ABC News


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Search and Rescue Operation Resume for Missing AirAsia Jet
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Australia has joined the massive search and rescue operation for an AirAsia Indonesia jet that lost contact with air traffic control over the Java Sea during a flight to Singapore shortly after the pilots requested a change of flight plan because of weather.
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Ferry Catches Fire Off Greek Coast With Hundreds on Board – New York Times


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Ferry Catches Fire Off Greek Coast With Hundreds on Board
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VERBANIA, Italy — Italian, Greek and Albanian vessels battled gale-force winds and rough seas on Sunday as they tried to rescue hundreds of passengers stranded on a ferry that caught fire off the northwestern coast of Greece en route to Italy. Italian news …
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Around an Invisible Leader, Taliban Power Shifts – New York Times


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Around an Invisible Leader, Taliban Power Shifts
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WASHINGTON — If the Taliban's reclusive leader, Mullah Muhammad Omar, were ever to assert himself more publicly, this would have been the year to do it. In a season of immense upheaval in the jihadist world, the Taliban gained ground in new Afghan …
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Thousands gather to honor slain officer in New York – USA TODAY


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Thousands gather to honor slain officer in New York
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NEW YORK — Vice President Joe Biden honored Rafael Ramos at the slain New York police officer's funeral Saturday. He spoke of Ramos and his partner, Officer Wenjian Liu, who were shot and killed Dec. 20, ambushed as they sat in their squad car.
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