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Pakistan mourns 47 killed in air crash, as investigators seek answers

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ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday mourned the 47 victims of its deadliest plane crash in four years, including a famed rock star-turned-Muslim evangelist, as officials sought to pinpoint the cause of the disaster.

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John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies at 95 09 Dec 2016

John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, and also had a long career as a U.S. senator, died in Ohio on Thursday at age 95. | Video

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John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies at 95 08 Dec 2016

John Glenn, who became one of the 20th century's greatest explorers as the first American to orbit Earth and later as the world's oldest astronaut, and also had a long career as a U.S. senator, died in Ohio on Thursday at age 95. | Video

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Pakistan mourns 47 killed in air crash, as investigators seek answers 08 Dec 2016

ISLAMABAD Pakistan on Thursday mourned the 47 victims of its deadliest plane crash in four years, including a famed rock star-turned-Muslim evangelist, as officials sought to pinpoint the cause of the disaster.

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'No survivors' after plane crash in northern Pakistan mountains 07 Dec 2016

PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD, Pakistan There were no survivors after a plane carrying 47 people crashed into a mountain in northern Pakistan on Wednesday, the airline's chairman said, as recovery operations continued late into the night at the remote crash site. | Video

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Ties between Russia and the Taliban worry Afghan, U.S. officials 07 Dec 2016

KABUL Afghan and American officials are increasingly worried that any deepening of ties between Russia and Taliban militants fighting to topple the government in Kabul could complicate an already precarious security situation.

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Cab-hailing company Careem launches women drivers in conservative Pakistan 07 Dec 2016

KARACHI/LAHORE, Pakistan Taxi-hailing service Careem introduced women drivers in Pakistan on Wednesday, a rare initiative in a deeply conservative Muslim country where women account for only 22 percent of the workforce. | Video

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U.S. and UK intelligence target airborne phone calls - report 07 Dec 2016

PARIS American and British spies have since 2005 been working on intercepting phone calls and data transfers made from aircraft, France's Le Monde newspaper reported on Wednesday, citing documents from former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden.

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Cab-hailing company Careem launches women drivers in conservative Pakistan 07 Dec 2016

KARACHI/LAHORE, Pakistan Taxi-hailing service Careem introduced women drivers in Pakistan on Wednesday, a rare initiative in a deeply conservative Muslim country where women account for only 22 percent of the workforce.

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'Rogue One' has keys to enter 'Star Wars' franchise, says director 06 Dec 2016

SAN FRANCISCO You don't have to be a "Star Wars" superfan to see the first spin-off movie "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story," says director Gareth Edwards, but he's hoping the film will light a passion for the franchise in any newcomers. | Video