2012 YEAR IN REVIEW

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  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage increases

    A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.: Under Armour Inc. rose 14.6 percent to $69.48. Clearwater Paper Corp. rose 12.9 percent to $67.88. KapStone Paper rose ...

  • Israeli Airline With Missile Defenses Goes to Israel When US Carriers Won’t
    Israeli Airline With Missile Defenses Goes to Israel When US Carriers Won’t

    El Al One of Only Civilian Carriers With On-Board Missile Defense Systems

  • Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashed in northern Mali, president says
    Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashed in northern Mali, president says

    Air Algerie flight AH5017, en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers and carrying 116 people, crashed in northern Mali on Thursday, Mali's president told Reuters.

  • Missing Algerian airliner over Mali 'probably crashed'
    Missing Algerian airliner over Mali 'probably crashed'

    An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and crew, including 50 French nationals, on board probably crashed, French President Francois Hollande said. Speaking on French television, Hollande said: "Everything leads us to believe that the plane has crashed." He vowed to deploy all of France's military means in Mali, where it has hundreds of troops, to track down the wreckage of the missing plane. Flight AH5017, which originated in Ouagadougou and was bound for Algiers, went missing in the early morning amid reports of heavy storms, company sources and officials said.

  • U.S. Jewish group wants its award back from Turkey's Erdogan

    An association of Jewish Americans said Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan has become the world's "most virulent anti-Israeli leader" and demanded he return an award it gave him a decade ago, partly for his efforts to broker peace between Israel and Palestinians. The New York-based American Jewish Congress awarded Erdogan its "Profile of Courage" award in 2004 for what it said was his stance on fighting terrorism and working towards a peace. "Now, we want it back," the association's president, Jack Rosen, said in an open letter to Erdogan dated July 23 and made public on Thursday. He cited the Turkish leader's comments last weekend that Israel had "surpassed Hitler in barbarism" through its attacks on Gaza.

  • Pit Bull Took Care of Chihuahua While Living on the Streets, Now They're Both Looking for a Home
    Pit Bull Took Care of Chihuahua While Living on the Streets, Now They're Both Looking for a Home

    Joanie and Chachi are hoping for happy days — together. Joanie, a pit bull mix, was found last week in Savannah, Georgia, carrying Chachi, a Chihuahua mix, in her mouth. Chachi suffers from an eye infection; Jonie even licks Chachi's eye lovingly from time to time. Unfortunately, veterinarian staff at Metro Animal Control have been unable to cure the infection, but officers are hoping the pooch pals can get adopted together — since no one has come forward to claim either dog. There's already a lot of interest from around the world.

  • ‘I’ve never seen a week like this’ — aviation expert puts recent crashes in context
    ‘I’ve never seen a week like this’ — aviation expert puts recent crashes in context

    An aviation experts explains whether plane crashes are really on the rise and why issues like weather and pilot error should raise more concerns than terrorism.

  • Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found
    Coast Guard: Wreckage of teen pilot's plane found

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by a teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday.

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