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Rocket bound for ISS fails, crew survives emergency landing

Rocket bound for ISS fails, crew survives emergency landingAn American and a Russian bound for the International Space Station were forced to make an emergency landing when their Soyuz rocket failed shortly after blast-off on Thursday, in a major setback for Russia’s space industry. Astronaut Nick Hague and cosmonaut Aleksey Ovchinin were rescued without injuries in Kazakhstan. Russian investigators said they were launching a criminal probe into the accident, the first such incident on a manned flight in the country’s post-Soviet history.



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Everybody on plane survives crash-landing in Pacific lagoon

Everybody on plane survives crash-landing in Pacific lagoonWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — All of the passengers and crew survived the crash landing of a plane Friday morning in a Pacific lagoon.



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Indonesian Teen Survives 49 Days at Sea by Drinking Filtered Seawater and Catching Fish

Indonesian Teen Survives 49 Days at Sea by Drinking Filtered Seawater and Catching FishAldi Novel Adilang, 19, was working on a fishing hut when a storm struck and set him adrift.



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British Woman Survives 10 Hours at Sea After Falling off Cruise Ship

British Woman Survives 10 Hours at Sea After Falling off Cruise ShipShe floated and sang to keep herself awake.



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Driver survives plunging 700 feet off California roadway

Driver survives plunging 700 feet off California roadwayCRESTLINE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California driver managed to call for help after her car plunged 700 feet (213 meters) off a road in the San Bernardino Mountains, and rescuers marveled at her survival.



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Man Survives Shark Attack: 'He Bee-Lined Straight at Me'

Man Survives Shark Attack: 'He Bee-Lined Straight at Me'It was the second shark attack that day.



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Pilot Survives, 5 Passengers Die: What to Know About the N.Y.C. Helicopter Crash

Pilot Survives, 5 Passengers Die: What to Know About the N.Y.C. Helicopter CrashThe pilot issued a distress call moments before the crash



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Pilot Survives Crash That Killed All 5 Passengers in New York's East River

Pilot Survives Crash That Killed All 5 Passengers in New York's East RiverThe pilot freed himself from the chopper, but the others were unable to get out, FDNY Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro said.



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La. Man Survives Fiery Christmas Eve Crash That Killed Pregnant Fiancée and Their Infant Son

La. Man Survives Fiery Christmas Eve Crash That Killed Pregnant Fiancée and Their Infant SonA 19-year-old mother and her 7-month-old son were killed on Christmas Eve in a car crash after an impaired driver slammed into their car.



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Peru president, accused of graft, survives impeachment vote

Peru president, accused of graft, survives impeachment votePeruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski narrowly survived an impeachment vote late Thursday by lawmakers accusing him of graft in relation to disgraced Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht. “The demand for vacancy on grounds of permanent moral incapacity has not been approved,” the speaker of the opposition-dominated chamber, Luis Galarreta, said after the motion received 79 votes in favor, 19 against and 21 abstentions. The motion failed by eight votes, as at least 87 votes were required to approve an impeachment.



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