TAIPEI, Taiwan – A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead.
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to broker a truce in a war that has so far killed at least 684 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.
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GIGLIO ISLAND, Italy – The Costa Concordia cruise liner began its final voyage Wednesday, slowly being towed away from the tiny Italian island where it capsized more than two years ago, killing 32 people.
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GARY, Ind. – Plans are in the works to name a school after Michael Jackson in the late pop star’s Indiana hometown.Today 10:09 am - Indiana
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BERLIN – Air France and Germany’s two largest airlines on Wednesday canceled more flights to Tel Aviv because of ongoing safety concerns amid the fighting between Israel and Hamas.Today 10:06 am - World
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