Archive for July 7th, 2013

Doctor: At least 2 paralyzed in SF plane crash

July 7, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police officers threw utility knives up to crew members inside the burning wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 so they could cut away passengers’ seat belts. Passengers jumped down emergency slides, escaping the smoke. One walked through a hole where a rear bathroom had been.
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At tail end of trans-Pacific flight, terror

July 7, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police officers threw utility knives up to crew members inside the burning wreckage of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 so they could cut away passengers’ seat belts. Passengers jumped down emergency slides, escaping from thick billowing smoke.
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Russia official: Venezuela last chance for Snowden

July 7, 2013
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MOSCOW (AP) — An influential Russian parliament member who often speaks for the Kremlin encouraged NSA leaker Edward Snowden on Sunday to accept Venezuela‘s offer of asylum.
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Egypt stocks open 1.5 pct higher, extend post-Mursi rally

July 7, 2013
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DUBAI, July 7 (Reuters) – Egypt’s stock market opened higher on Sunday as some investors continued to cheer the ouster of president Mohamed Mursi, despite fresh political turmoil over the weekend.
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Solar plane finishes cross-county journey, lands in NYC

July 7, 2013
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – An airplane entirely powered by the sun touched down in New York City late on Saturday, completing the final leg of an epic journey across the United States that began over two months ago.
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Fire chief: 2 dead in SF crash found outside jet

July 7, 2013
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An Asiana Airlines flight packed with more than 300 people slammed onto the runway while landing at San Francisco airport Saturday and caught fire, forcing many to escape by sliding down the emergency inflatable slides and into a trail of metal debris as flames tore through the plane.
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Survivor: Announcement said plane had landed safely

July 7, 2013
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Moments after Asiana Airlines flight 214 stopped its violent crash landing, a voice came over the plane’s intercom to say it had landed safely and everyone should stay in their seats, a passenger told ABC News.
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Egypt’s new president asserts authority, regains control of streets

July 7, 2013
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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt‘s new president moved to assert his authority and regain control of the streets Saturday even as his Islamist opponents declared his powers illegitimate and issued blood oaths to reinstate Mohammed Morsi, whose ouster by the military has led to dueling protests and deadly street battles between rival sides.
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