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Space Accidents Fast Facts

Space Accidents Fast Facts

(CNN) – October 24, 1960 – The first space-related fatalities occur when a rocket explodes at the Soviet Union’s Baikonur Space Center in Kazakhstan, killing 165 people, including Air Marshal MitrofaMORE

Italy bus crash leaves more than a dozen dead

Italy bus crash leaves more than a dozen dead

(CNN) – A bus returning from a school trip hit a pylon of a bridge near Verona in northern Italy on Saturday, leaving at least 16 people dead, according to Italian news agency ANSA.Thirty-nine othMORE

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Fast Facts

Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s a look at the life of Joaquín Guzmán, otherwise known as “El Chapo,” a Mexican drug lord who has repeatedly broken out of prison, and is set to be extradited to the United States toMORE

2011 Africa and Middle East Unrest Fast Facts

2011 Africa and Middle East Unrest Fast Facts

(CNN) – Here’s some background information about the Arab Spring, anti-government protests that began in Tunisia in December 2010 and spread quickly throughout the Middle East and Africa in 2011.MORE

Oman accepts 10 Guantanamo detainees

Oman accepts 10 Guantanamo detainees

ABU DHABI (CNN) – Oman has taken in 10 detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the sultanate’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced.The unnamed detainees will remain there “for a temporary residency anMORE

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