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Small plane crashes on busy Atlanta interstate killing all four people aboard

Small plane crashes on busy Atlanta interstate killing all four people aboard

A small plane crashed on a high-traffic stretch of a highway in Atlanta on Friday morning. The crash killed all the four passengers aboard the plane.

The Federal Aviation Administration said that the plane, a Piper PA-32, crashed just after departing Atlanta's DeKalb-Peachtree Airport. According to ABC affiliate WSB-TV in Atlanta, the pilot had reported an issue on take-off.

The plane got crashed up against the median of the busy Interstate 285 and immediately caught fire. A passerby had captured the video that showed the tail of the plane engulfed and smoke billowing.

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Critically endangered Yellow-Crested Cockatoos Found Smuggled in Water Bottles

Critically endangered Yellow-Crested Cockatoos Found Smuggled in Water Bottles

In a rather bizarre incident, the Indonesian police have arrested a 37-year-old man, who allegedly was smuggling about two dozen cockatoos by stashing them into 1500 ml plastic bottles. The man was picked up by the police from Tanjung Perak port in Surabaya on the island, Java. The man reportedly had carried the birds from Makassar, Sulawesi.

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Pennsylvania College student gives new meaning to living 'off-campus'

Pennsylvania College student gives new meaning to living 'off-campus'

Dylan Miller, a college senior, has built a hut for himself in the woods, after living for around a year in a sturdy-yet-rudimentary shelter. People may think that he had done so while looking forward to springtime.

But the truth is that the soon-to-be college graduate has spent the past 10 months of his senior year living off campus.

He really didn't mind eating, studying and sleeping in winter's chill, even during the times when his exclusive experiment was threatened by freezing temperatures.

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Accidental Diesel Dumping Forces Oregon Couple to Witness Demolition of their House

Accidental Diesel Dumping Forces Oregon Couple to Witness Demolition of their Ho

An Oregon couple was left with no choice, but to watch their home of almost three decades to get demolished after an agricultural worker unintentionally dumped 150 gallons of diesel into their basement.

Brent Merriman and Michele Lowary shared that they were stunned when the unknown Pendleton Grain Growers employee mistakenly dumped the fuel into their basement in Pendleton, Oregon.

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Rhode Island receives $3.3 million in federal funding

Rhode Island receives $3.3 million in federal funding

Rhode Island has been awarded $3.3 million in new federal funding for early childhood education programs. The East Bay Community Action Program will receive $2.2 million and the Cranston-based Comprehensive Community Action Program will receive $1 million.

The funding is administered by the US Department of Health and Human Services and will be utilized for early childhood development services for low-income children up to age five to help prepare them for school.

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Harvard tells Professors Not to Have Sex with Undergrads

Harvard tells Professors Not to Have Sex with Undergrads

Harvard University has officially imposed a ban on professors from having sex with undergraduate students. According to the staff, the ban has been imposed after taking into consideration how "power dynamics can contribute to sexual harassment".

The guidelines were drafted by the committee led by Alison Johnson, a history professor. The members of the committee mentioned that such a ban was important as the university needs to strengthen its language on "relationships of unequal status".

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Tuesday's horrific train crash in Valhalla killed mother of three daughters

Tuesday's horrific train crash in Valhalla killed mother of three daughters

A crash of Metro-North train with an SUV Tuesday night in Valhalla killed a Jewish mother of three from suburban Scarsdale.

According to the officials, the SUV driver at the center of the deadly crash was 49-year old Ellen Brody. The woman was returning home from Chappaqua, where she worked at a jewelry design shop, when her Mercedes SUV was smashed by a Metro-North commuter train in Westchester County at the Commerce Street crossing.

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