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8 teen mountaineers die on school trip despite classmates’ efforts to dig them out

Eight teenagers from a high school mountaineering club died in an avalanche on Monday in an area of northeastern Japan that had been blanketed by unusually heavy spring snows, authorities said. The students were training about 100 miles north of Tokyo, in an area where the weather bureau had issued an avalanche warning urging caution a day earlier. Dozens of other students and teachers were injured.

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Navalny: a savvy and determined Kremlin foe

The 15-day jail sentence imposed Monday on Alexei Navalny is nothing new for the Kremlin's most visible domestic foe and unlikely to be more than a brief interruption of his campaign against what he calls "the party of crooks and thieves.".

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Intelligence officials confident Russians behind election attacks

Top U.S. intelligence officials testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee at a hearing on cybersecurity threats, including Russia's hacking of the U.S. presidential election. A declassified report will be released to the public next week detailing the findings.
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Intelligence officials confident Russians behind election attacks 2:23

Intelligence officials confident Russians behind election attacks

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Ever wonder why we make New Year's resolutions?

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Giant explosions rock Mexican fireworks market

The 'Taiwan Issue' explained 0:52

The 'Taiwan Issue' explained