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UPDATED Feb. 5, 2016 8:25 p.m. PT with new information about victims. At least five people were killed and more than 318 injured after a 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday morning, toppling buildings, knocking out power and plunging thousands into darkness. The victims include a 10-day-old baby and 40-year-old man, who were pulled from the 17-story Wei...

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The Taliban now has access to Big Macs and McNuggets. McDonald's opened its first restaurant in Pakistan's western city of Quetta, the reputed home of the fearsome militant group's ruling council. But the extremist fighters weren't impressed — with one telling NBC News "we don't even consider it as a food." All...

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If there’s any time of year when job-search fatigue swoops in and threatens to stop you cold in your cover-letter writing, resume-tailoring, application-sending game, this may be it. The holidays are a thing of the past, the temperature’s dropping, and the reality of the situation is pretty much in your face. Regardless of whether you’re working and want to...

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College athletes have more power than ever before, almost everyone can agree on that. What is up for debate is whether that will lead to overdue change, or whether it will throw programs into turmoil. Protests have been rare during the college athletes' eight-decades and counting campaign for a bigger piece of the pie — and successful protests have...

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A U.S. official says air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that photos of aircraft debris found in the Indian Ocean is of a wing component unique to the Boeing 777, the same model as the Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared last year. The official says investigators — including a Boeing air safety investigator — have identified...

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LONDON — A Virgin Atlantic flight bound for New York from London turned around after a laser beam incident, police confirmed Monday morning. The incident, which happened Sunday night, is currently being investigated as authorities work to determine where the incident took place, the Metropolitan Police said in statement sent to Mashable. The plane's first officer reportedly felt...

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DETROIT -- Fiat Chrysler is recalling 894,000 Jeep, Dodge and Fiat SUVs worldwide to fix problems with anti-lock brakes and air bags. The first recall covers nearly 542,000 Dodge Journeys and Fiat Freemonts from 2012 to 2015. Moisture can build up in the anti-lock brake control module, disabling the system and the electronic stability control. ...

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Donald Trump, the real estate mogul turned presidential candidate, sold a penthouse on Manhattan’s Park Avenue for $21 million, almost two years after listing the five-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bath apartment for $35 million. “It’s one of the penthouses that was in his portfolio,” Michelle Griffith, the listing agent with Trump International Realty, said in a telephone interview. “He never actually...

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The first trial in the police-custody death of a black Baltimore resident named Freddie Gray ended in a mistrial on Wednesday. The 12-person jury remained deadlocked over whether officer William Porter willfully contributed to the death of Gray, who died in April a week after he suffered blunt trauma to his spine in the back of a police...

BBC News
The headline-grabbing aircraft orders expected at this week's Dubai Airshow will underline the rapid expansion of the Gulf's airlines. Great news all round, you'd think. Except, concerns are rising that there is not enough airspace above the Gulf to cater for all these aircraft. The problem is, the airspace above the Gulf is a patchwork of national air traffic...

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