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    Russian President Vladimir Putin suspends all Russian flights to Egypt
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has suspended all Russian flights to Egypt following the crash of a Russian airliner in Sinai that killed all 224 people on board. www.buzzfeed.com/jimdalrympleii/russian-passenger-jet-reportedly-crashes-over-egypt
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    Mars atmosphere findings hint at fate of liquid water on red planet
    Solar winds turned Mars into the cold, dry planet it is today by stripping away its atmosphere, NASA says. www.theguardian.com/science/2015/nov/05/mars-atmosphere-liquid-water-nasa-northern-lights
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    Ben Carson admits fabricating West Point scholarship
    Ben Carson's campaign on Friday admitted, in a response to an inquiry from Politico, that a central point in his inspirational personal story was fabricated: his application and acceptance into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. www.politico.com/story/2015/11/ben-carson-west-point-215598
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    Surging mudslide from a burst dam in Brazil kills at least one and injures dozen
    Authorities have said that the water once held back by the dam contained elements of iron ore residue, and could be toxic. www.buzzfeed.com/tamerragriffin/surging-mudslide-from-a-burst-dam-in-brazil
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    9 Questions about the keystone XL pipeline you were too embarrassed to ask
    Number One. What is the Keystone XL pipeline? www.vox.com/2014/11/14/7216751/keystone-pipeline-facts-controversy