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Iranian rescuers still looking for wreckage of plane crash that killed 66 people
ABCNews.com (TEHRAN, Iran) -- Time is ticking as Iranian rescue teams search the Zagros Mountains trying to locate the wreckage of a missing Aseman Airliner that crashed there on Sunday morning with 66 people on board.The missing plane was an ATR 72-500 twin-engine turboprop. It left the capital city of Tehran to Yasuj, a southwestern city at 4:30 a.m. GMT on Sunday, but went off the radar 50 minutes into its journey around the city of Semirom in Isfahan Province.Relatives of those on board have been desperately waiting all day on Sunday, but are losing hope as reports say all...
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Dallas mayor asks NRA to consider another city for annual convention
Peter Larsen/Getty Images for MegaFest 2017 (DALLAS) -- The mayor of Dallas urged the National Rifle Association on Monday to find another city to host its annual convention, taking a stand against gun violence in the wake of last week's deadly mass shooting in Florida.Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway said that the NRA, the nation's largest gun lobby, would be met with "marches and demonstrations" if it went ahead with plans to host the three-day meeting scheduled for May 4-6."It is a tough call when you ask the NRA to reconsider coming to Dallas, but it is putting all...
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Where in the world is Sergei Millian? Congress’s Trump-Russia investigators hunt for mystery man
iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Sergei Millian emerged last year as one of the more intriguing characters to surface during the ongoing investigations into foreign meddling in the 2016 presidential election.The Belarusan-American businessman and onetime Russian government translator claimed to have brokered Trump-branded real estate to Russian buyers. He contacted high-level members of the Trump campaign who have since been swept into the widening Russia probe. And he was alleged in news reports to be the unwitting source of a key allegation contained in the infamous dossier of unverified claims that have beguiled the Trump presidency from its inception.Congressional investigators want to...
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Flu vaccine: Will it work better next season?
iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Flu season isn’t over yet, but the U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that in less than two weeks they will be putting together a panel of experts to help select strains for next season’s flu vaccine.The influenza virus changes or mutates every year, which makes it very difficult to create a vaccine. It also takes several months to produce the influenza vaccine, which is why health officials are getting started even before this season ends.While the flu vaccine remains the best method to prevent illness and death during the flu season, a new...
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"The Bachelor" recap: Meet the parents
ABC/Lou Rocco (LOS ANGELES) -- Week eight of Week eight of The Bachelor showcased Arie Luyendyk Jr.'s trips to meet the families of the four remaining women -- Tia, Lauren, Becca K. and Kendall -- during the hometown dates portion of the show. With Krystal long gone, and a week after Becca M. got shockingly sacked, Arie’s new challenge was facing down the families, all of whom were suspicious of him. First off was a day with Kendall, who showed Arie her taxidermy storage unit. Afterward, Arie said, “I’ve never dated anyone like her. She really just keeps things interesting.”...
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KFC closings across Britain ruffle feathers
iStock/Thinkstock (LONDON) -- U.K. and Ireland KFC restaurant-goers have been disappointed in recent days, as 900 outlets in the countries were closed due to a shortage of chicken. The company first apologized on Saturday, citing growing pains with its new delivery partner, DHL. Many upset customers took to Twitter to voice their complaints about the chain closing its doors. "We know that this might have inconvenienced some of you over the last few days, and disappointed you when you wanted your fried chicken fix — we're really sorry about that," the company said in a statement. On Monday, KFC said...
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J.D. Martinez signs with Red Sox
Scott Clarke/ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- Once starter Yu Darvish was signed by the Cubs and first baseman Eric Hosmer was picked up by the San Diego Padres, the feeling was that more big name MLB free agents would start coming off the board. Now, J.D. Martinez is off the market. The outfielder has agreed to a five-year, $110 million deal with the Boston Red Sox with an opt out after two seasons. $50 million of the $110 will be paid over the first two season. Martinez will supply the Red Sox with a power bat in the middle of...
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