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  1. 5 Days After Deadline Passes, UN Backs Away From Syria Aid AirdropRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Cybercast News Service

    In this Jan. 11, 2016 file photo, people wait to leave the besieged town of Madaya, northwest of Damascus, the capital of civil war-torn Syria. Faced with evident intransigence from the Assad regime, the United Nations edged away Monday from a plan to arrange airdrops of humanitarian aid to Syrians in need, despite an earlier pledge by powers including the United States and Russia to get the deliveries underway by June 1. On Friday, the U.N.'s humanitarian chief told the Security Council permission to begin airdrops would be sought from the regime in Damascus on Sunday, but on Monday a U.N. spokesman signaled a change of plan.

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  2. Investigators: Florida man killed in skydiving accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    The Herald of Rock Hill reports the Chester County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the body of 32-year-old Bond Springer of Boca Raton, Florida, was found in a wooded area nearly 14 hours after the accident. According to the sheriff's office, Springer was skydiving in a wing suit Saturday evening when he collided with a second skydiver.

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  3. Focussing on land delivery of aid to war-weary Syrians: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Indian Express

    This image released by the International Committee for the Red Cross shows the first humanitarian aid convoy in Daraya, Syria. The United Nations has said it is focusing on delivery of humanitarian aid by road to millions of Syrians in need of help in the war-torn country despite an earlier announcement that it would formally ask Damascus to allow more costly and difficult air drops to besieged areas.

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  4. UN: Focus is on land delivery of aid to war-weary SyriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | India.com

    United Nations, Jun 7: The United Nations has said it is focusing on delivery of humanitarian aid by road to millions of Syrians in need of help in the war-torn country despite an earlier announcement that it would formally ask Damascus to allow more costly and difficult air drops to besieged areas. The UN had requested access to 34 locations to help 1.1 million people in June and Syria approved 23 requests in full and six partially, while rejecting five.

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  5. Florida man killed in South Carolina skydiving accident The family of ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WFTV Orlando

    The family of a man who died while skydiving in South Carolina said he was an experienced skydiver with more than 400 jumps. The 14,000-foot jump was reportedly one of the last of the evening during an annual festival held at Skydive Carolina in Chester, South Carolina.

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  6. Flying Jennies take part in D-Day 72nd anniversary eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Aerotech News And Review

    More than 380 service members from Europe and affiliated D-Day historical units participated in the 72nd anniversary of the World War II invasion. C-130J Super Hercules aircraft flew over many towns, villages and historical sites near Normandy, France, June 3 in honor of the 72nd anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

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  7. UN: Focus Is on Land Delivery of Aid to War-Weary Syrians2 minutes agoRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | ABC News

    The United Nations said Monday it is focusing on delivery of humanitarian aid by road to millions of Syrians in need of help in the war-torn country despite an earlier announcement that it would formally ask Damascus to allow more costly and difficult air drops to besieged areas. The U.N. had requested access to 34 locations to help 1.1 million people in June and Syria approved 23 requests in full and six partially, while rejecting five.

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  8. The Paradogs of D-Day -- A Historic TaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | PetsLady.com

    People have partnered with dogs in times of war for thousands of years. No one is quite sure exactly when we took dogs from being soldiers to parachuting dogs or "paradogs," but this shift happened at some point early in the 20th Century.

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  9. Family, friends remember skydiver killed in Chester CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WBTV

    ... Carolina, Springer and another diver were doing advanced wing suit maneuvers during the annual CarolinaFest skydiving festival. The other skydiver deployed his main parachute and landed with a broken leg. Springer was not able to land safely. "It ...

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  10. The inside story of Apple's forgotten project to change how we...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... Business Insider. "At the time it seemed pretty amazing." So while QuickTime VR wasn't exactly like the immersive skydiving videos you can find on YouTube today, it was still innovative, and lessons from its development can inform the current ...

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  11. What Maine can learn from New Mexico's successful battle for a national monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    At first blush, northern Maine and southern New Mexico don't have lot in common. But in fact, both are largely rural regions with abundant land for outdoor recreation.

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  12. Bill Welsh to honor friends at another Memorial Day RunRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | SILive.com

    A good friend called Bill Welsh "a Staten Island running institution" the other day, and that just might qualify as a candidate for understatement of the year. The 86-year-old Welsh admittedly has lost a step or two, but none of the drive that prompted him to start a track team as a Augustinian Academy student in 1943 on his way to a remarkable running and coaching career.

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  13. Commandos 'road-test' jihadi hunting quad boat: It's the high speed ...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Daily Mail

    Commandos 'road-test' jihadi hunting quad boat: It's the high speed vessel that's dropped from the air... and speeds elite forces into battle, both on water and on land This is the Special Boat Service's deadly new weapon which Britain's elite commandos are preparing to use in devastating attacks on IS strongholds in Libya - a heavily armed speedboat that doubles as a desert patrol vehicle. The High Speed Amphibian races across the sea at speeds of up to 45 knots and is just as fast on land, thanks to the wheels which unfold from underneath its hull.

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  14. Skydiver from '86 World Series not invited to Mets' 30th anniversary celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | Newsday

    ... New York City resident, is president of CAVU PIctures, a distributor of independent films. But his first love was skydiving. He recalled what led up to that evening in October when he did his first and only non-sanctioned skydive. "They had released ...

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  15. Nightlife & Entertainment picksRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | NewsReview.com

    ... sports Play nocturnal with these nighttime sports options. Sports & Recreation picks Whether you want risk-free skydiving or just need a place to park your yacht, SN&R has the answers. Did you just get out of church with DJ Larry? If not, better ...

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  16. on this Day: 1982: 20-year-old Doncaster soldier becomes second town victim of Falklands WarRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | South Yorkshire Times

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Doncaster was plunged into mourning once again 34 years ago today as the town grieved the loss of its youngest victim in the Falkands War.

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  17. Get up close to the Red Devils at event in StavertonRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Daventry Express

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. And local schools and colleges are being urged to apply for a chance to get the best view of the action.

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  18. Chipping Norton groups embrace skydiving world record attempt for local charityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Cotswold Journal

    A CHARITY based near Chipping Norton has teamed up with Experience Chipping Norton and Nicholsons Garden Design to be part of a record breaking skydiving attempt. Disadvantaged children and young people in Africa will be the winners when trade and tourism ambassadors, ECN, and Nicholsons employees take the plunge from the skies above Brackley and Salisbury airfields on June 11 to raise money for the Rafiki Thabo Foundation.

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  19. Korean War hero finally honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Momence resident Rev. Denis White observes the plaques at the Kasler-Momence Memorial Park on Thursday near the Momence Junior High School.

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  20. 300 'A risk taker' who liked living on the edgeRead the original story

    May 27, 2016 | Ballymoney Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. He told consultant psychiatrist Dr Helen Harbinson during one of six interviews she conducted with him in Magheraberry Prison between May 2009 and April 2010 that his behaviour was often uncontrollably reckless.

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