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US marks 9/11 sans politicians at ground zero

September 11th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Eleven years after terrorist attacks destroyed New York World Trade Center's twin towers, thousands gathered Tuesday at ground zero and elsewhere to mark the traumatic ... Read more...

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Danish woman survives 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) fall

July 31st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by BNO News
COPENHAGEN (BNO NEWS) -- A Danish woman has reportedly survived a fall of around 1,000 meters (3,280 feet) after her parachutes failed to open, local media reported on Sunday.The Ekstra Bladet newspaper ... Read more...

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Ice chunk ‘4 times Manhattan’s size’ breaks away from Greenland glacier

August 7th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): A researcher from University of Delaware has reported that a huge chunk of ice, 4 times that of Manhattan's size, has broken away from a Greenland glacier.Andreas Muenchow, ... Read more...

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