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Rapid growth leaves Asian airlines searching for pilots

NEW YORK (AP) — Every week, a combined total of 28 new planes roll off the assembly lines at Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer factories — the fastest production rate in the history of commercial aviation. Most of those aircraft feed the insatiable demand in Asia.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014

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Putin foe Alexei Navalny found guilty of fraud

MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption campaigner who is a leading foe of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was found guilty of fraud and given a suspended sentence of three and a half years on Tuesday, while his brother was sent to prison.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 December 2014

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Why the US will power the world economy in 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is back, and ready to drive global growth in 2015.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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Being uninsured in America will cost you more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Being uninsured in America will cost you more in 2015.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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Police boss urges more dialogue, less rhetoric

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's police commissioner called for a "lot less rhetoric and a lot more dialogue" to defuse the tension between police officers and the population they protect.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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Funding sometimes lags for sex-trafficking victims

As awareness of America's sex-trafficking industry increases, state after state has enacted new laws to combat it. But while a few have backed those get-tough laws with significant funding to support trafficking victims, many have not.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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After a year, journalists jailed in Egypt seek end to ordeal

CAIRO (AP) — A year after three Al-Jazeera English journalists were arrested in Egypt, they and their families are pleading for justice and an end to their ordeal.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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In crowded skies, lost plane's request for new path denied

SURABAYA, Indonesia (AP) — The plane sought permission to climb above threatening clouds. Air traffic control couldn't say yes immediately — there was no room. Six other commercial airliners were crowding the surrounding airspace, forcing AirAsia Flight 8501 to remain at a lower altitude.

Last Updated on Monday, 29 December 2014

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