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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Several outside experts cast suspicion on the 1960s-era Russian-built engines.

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

This image provided by NASA shows the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, as it suffers a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad OA, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virgi…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

An unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket headed for the International Space Station lifts off from the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 shortly before exploding. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's com…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

This image taken from video provided by NASA TV shows Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned rocket blowing up over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Va., just six seconds after liftoff. The company says no one was believed to be hurt and the damage appeared to be limited to the facilities. (…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

An unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket headed for the International Space Station lifts off from the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 shortly before exploding. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's com…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Dave Uhrich, an Ocean City High School physics teacher, center, holds a computer tablet as a gathering of people who were on the Ocean City Boardwalk, in Ocean City, NJ, to view a rocket launched from Virginia crashes after takeoff Tuesday, Oct., 27, 2014. The rocket was carrying supplies to…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

This image taken from video provided by NASA TV shows Orbital Sciences Corp.'s unmanned rocket blowing up over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Va., just six seconds after liftoff. The company says no one was believed to be hurt and the damage appeared to be limited to the facilities. (…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

An unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket headed for the International Space Station explodes shortly after liftoff from the Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercia…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Spectators in Chincoteague, Va. watch the fireball from the explosion of the unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo capsule seconds after liftoff from Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch i…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Dave Uhrich, an Ocean City High School physics teacher, center, holds a computer tablet on the Ocean City Boardwalk in Ocean City, N.J. to show people the launch and explosion of a rocket launched from Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday, Oct., 27, 2014. The rocket was carrying supplies to the In…

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Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

Russian rocket engines suspected in launch blast

An unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket explodes shortly after takeoff at Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort. (AP Photo/Eastern Shore N…

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New York, New Jersey look back 2 years after Sandy

New York, New Jersey look back 2 years after Sandy

BELMAR, N.J. — The second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy arrived Wednesday in a region where recovery is happening unevenly, with many houses, boardwalks and businesses rebuilt but many people still unable to return to their homes.

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Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

A crowd gathers to watch rescue operation at the site of a mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at the tea plantation, …

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Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

Hundreds feared buried under Sri Lanka mudslide

Sri Lankan men stand by their damaged house caused by mudslide at the Koslanda tea plantation in Badulla district, about 220 kilometers (140 miles) east of Colombo, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. The mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers' houses at the tea plantation, killi…

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Hundreds feared killed by Sri Lanka mudslide

Hundreds feared killed by Sri Lanka mudslide

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka — A mudslide triggered by monsoon rains buried scores of workers’ houses at a tea plantation in central Sri Lanka on Wednesday, raising fears that hundreds may have been killed.

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Lake Havasu offering cash to find lost wreckage

Plane crashes happened in 1943 and 1960.

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Commercial supply rocket explodes at liftoff

Commercial supply rocket explodes at liftoff

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in eastern Virginia. No injuries were reported after the first catastrophic launch in NASA’…

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Study: BP spill left oily 'bathtub ring'

Study: BP spill left oily 'bathtub ring'

WASHINGTON — The BP oil spill left an oily “bathub ring” on the sea floor that’s about the size of Rhode Island, research shows.

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BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor

BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor

FILE - In this April 21, 2010 file aerial photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning. New research shows that the BP oil spill left an oily “bathub ring” on the seafloor that’s about the size of R…

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No more deals with Cuba

No more deals with Cuba

Ending trade embargo should be exchanged for genuine liberty for its people.

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