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Teams Converge on Remote Site to Probe Air Algerie Crash

Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers began converging Friday on an isolated patch of restive Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie jetliner fell from the sky in a storm and apparently disintegrated on impact. Very Bad Week: Airline Disasters Come in a Cluster Burkina Official: Plane Wreckage Found in Mali

US: Russia is Firing Across Border into Ukraine

Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in what appeared to be an ominous escalation of the crisis.

Toddler Crashes Jeep, Runs Home to Watch Cartoons

Police say a toddler crashed a Jeep into an Oregon home, then ran back to his home to watch cartoons.

Holy Month of Ramadan is a Big Boon for Retailers

Glitzy billboards in the Middle East and postage stamps in the US Advertisements for lingerie and sales on modest skirts. Lavish buffets and cellphone apps.

Sunday Morning Liquor Sales Are Now a Reality

Sunday mornings just got a lot boozier. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick lent his signature to a bill that allows retail liquor stores to sell alcohol at 10 a.m. on Sundays, rather than at noon. Bill Would Allow Earlier Liquor Sales on Sundays in Mass. Why 21? A Look at Our Nation’s Drinking Age Study Shows Boston Really Likes to Tweet About Alcohol Thirsty Deer Breaks Into Weymouth Liquor Store

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