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44 min ago | Memeorandum

Ransoming Citizens, Europe Becomes Al Qaeda's Patron

Ransoming Citizens, Europe Becomes Al Qaeda's Patron - BAMAKO, Mali - The cash filled three suitcases: 5 million euros.

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7 hrs ago | Free Republic

Did the War in Libya Prove Hawks Right or Wrong?

"Islamist militants armed with antiaircraft weapons and rocket-propelled grenades stormed a lightly defended United States diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya," The New York Times reported on September 12, 2012.

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11 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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The National Park Service is spending $140,368 to fly 10 students to Sydney, Australia so they can experience a "climate change journey."

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15 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Paris asks to run DNA tests on Lebanese plane victims

A Burkina Faso Air Force soldier and a journalist look at debris of the Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 scattered at the crash site in Mali's Gossi region, west of Gao, on July 26, 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Washington Post

UN presses for Mali peace talks starting Aug. 17

The United Nations Security Council is welcoming agreement on a roadmap for negotiations between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists.

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Daily Times

Flags at half-mast as France mourns Mali crash victims

PARIS: Flags flew at half-mast in France Monday in mourning for the 118 victims of the Air Algerie plane tragedy, as investigators waited for the black boxes from the crash to arrive.

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Thanh Nein News

Marine's new sea beast: Amphibious assault vehicle

The U.S Marine Corps are testing a new vehicle, dubbed the UHAC or "Ultra Heavy-Lift Amphibious Connector".

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Post-gazette.com

World briefs: Militants hit Cameroon

Islamist militants believed to be associated with the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped the wife of a Cameroonian vice prime minister Sunday, in a worrying sign that the violence in northeastern Nigeria is spreading beyond its borders.

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The Republic

Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France

Black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed in northern Mali last week will be transferred to France for analysis, the French embassy in Mali said Sunday, as officials prepared for the process of identifying the remains of the dead.

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New Vision

Wrecked Costa Concordia enters Italian port to be scrapped

The wrecked Costa Concordia cruise ship limped Sunday into the Italian port of Genoa to be scrapped two and a half years after it capsized in a tragedy that claimed 32 lives.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Families mourn victims of Air Algerie crash in Mali

Family members of those killed on the Air Algerie flight that crashed in Mali were taken to the wreckage to grieve on Saturday as French President Francois Hollande announced three days of mourning.

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Wall Street Journal

Investigators Arrive to Probe Air Algerie Crash

A team of Spanish civil and forensic aviation experts arrived in Bamako, Mali, on Saturday to investigate the crash of Air AlgA©rie Flight 5017, Spain's government said.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Teams converge on remote site to probe plane crash

By The Associated Press The deadly crash of a teenager on an around-the-world flight brought new attention to the dangers of record-setting youth adventures, and questions about how young is too... By The Associated Press The deadly crash of a teenager on an around-the-world flight brought new attention to the dangers of record-setting youth ... (more)

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Reuters

UPDATE 5-Bad weather seen as probable cause of Air Algerie crash

Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of an Air Algerie flight in the West African country of Mali that killed all 118 people on board, French officials said on Friday.

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News9 Oklahoma City

France sends soldiers to guard Air Algeria wreck

A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis of state data compiled during that span shows the projected impact was... A law expanding background check requirements on Colorado gun sales has been in effect for about a year, and an Associated Press analysis ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

Idan Raichel & Vieux Farka Touré Announce New Album 'The Paris Session'

The formation and success of The Tour-Raichel Collective, the band led by Israeli keyboardist and songwriter Idan Raichel and Malian guitarist Vieux Farka Tour-icons in their own countries and abroad-is a reminder of the unique power of music to bridge geographic, ethnic, political and religious differences.

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The English Blog

Newsy Video: Air Algerie Plane Crash Found, Now Search For Cause Begins

Officials from Burkina Faso say they've found the wreckage of the plane carrying 116 people that went missing Thursday morning, though they still don't know what caused it to crash.

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Newsday

VIDEO: Sandstorm in plane search area

Footage has emerged showing a sandstorm in Gao, Mali, where an Algerian passenger plane carrying 116 people disappeared on Thursday.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Disappearances raise concerns on flying over trouble...

The disappearance of a commercial jetliner over northern Mali on Thursday is the latest in a string of airliners flying over conflict areas that is heightening international concern about flight paths over trouble spots.

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Chosun Ilbo

Malian President: Wreckage of Air Algerie Plane Spotted

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita says searchers have spotted the wreckage of an Air Algerie plane that went missing on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria.

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