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7-year-old plane crash survivor may help probe

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Sailor Guztler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators.

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 January 2015

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Concerns rise over US anti-prison rape law's fate

When Congress passed a law in 2003 aimed at ending sexual assault in U.S. prisons, jails and juvenile detention centers, survivors like Jan Lastocy were hopeful that it would help solve the long-ignored problem.

Last Updated on Sunday, 04 January 2015

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Guide for healthy eating may consider environment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government issues dietary guidelines every five years to encourage Americans to eat healthier. This year's version may look at what is healthy for the environment, too.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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Iran, 6 powers move closer to nuclear talks deal

VIENNA (AP) — Iran and the U.S. have tentatively agreed on a formula that Washington hopes will reduce Tehran's ability to make nuclear arms by committing it to ship to Russia much of the material needed for such weapons, diplomats say.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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US slaps sanctions on North Korea after Sony hack

HONOLULU (AP) — Opening a new front in its cyber spat with North Korea, the United States slapped new sanctions Friday on government officials and the North's defense industry in its first public act of retribution for a cyberattack against Sony. Despite lingering doubts by the cyber community, the U.S. insisted that North Korea was to blame.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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4 large objects detected in AirAsia wreckage hunt

PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian officials said Saturday that they were confident wreckage of AirAsia Flight 8501 had been located after sonar equipment detected four massive objects on the ocean floor.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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Migrants: Smugglers wore hoods before leaving ship

ROME (AP) — Syrian migrants have told Italian investigators their smugglers aboard a cargo ship wore hoods to avoid identification before abandoning the helm in choppy Mediterranean waters.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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Police: Girl, 7, survives Ky. plane crash; police ID 4 dead

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal authorities have arrived at the scene of a Kentucky plane crash that a 7-year-old girl survived after it killed four members of her family.

Last Updated on Saturday, 03 January 2015

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