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Costa Rica plane crash kills 12, including 10 U.S. citizens

Reuters | Sunday December 31, 2017

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A plane crash in Costa Rica on Sunday killed 10 U.S. citizens and two local pilots, the Costa Rican government said.

Liverpool car park blaze destroys hundreds of vehicles on New Year's Eve

Reuters | Sunday December 31, 2017

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Firefighters in the northern English city of Liverpool were battling a huge fire at a car park on Sunday that destroyed hundreds of vehicles and prompted the evacuation of multiple buildings in the surrounding area.

The World Celebrates New Year's Eve

The New York Times | Sunday December 31, 2017

As midnight struck from East to West, revelers welcomed 2018 with fireworks, festivities, food, drinks and dancing. (And hundreds of weddings.)

10 killed in fiery crash along Mexico’s Pacific coast

The Washington Post | Sunday December 31, 2017

Mexican authorities say five people visiting from the United States were among 10 people killed in a fiery car crash on a coastal highway in southern Mexico.

At least 12 die in Costa Rica plane crash: government department

Reuters | Sunday December 31, 2017

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - A plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday, killing at least 12 people, most of them foreign tourists, the country's security ministry said.

France's Macron vows to keep up pace of reforms

Reuters | Sunday December 31, 2017

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron vowed on Sunday to rapidly push through economic and political changes in France over the coming months and said he would seek to jolt Europe into reforming too.

Likud party calls for de-facto annexation of Israeli settlements

Reuters | Sunday December 31, 2017

LOD, Israel (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party unanimously urged legislators in a non-binding resolution on Sunday to effectively annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, land that Palestinians want for a future state.

Plane crashes and burns in Costa Rica, believed to have 12 aboard

The Washington Post | Sunday December 31, 2017

Plane crashes and burns in Costa Rica, believed to have 12 aboard.

Polish leader focuses on constitution in New Year’s address

The Washington Post | Sunday December 31, 2017

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has invited his countrymen to help shape the nation’s constitution in 2018, which marks a key national anniversary.

Plane with 10 foreigners aboard crashes in Costa Rica

The Washington Post | Sunday December 31, 2017

The Costa Rican government says that a plane with 10 foreigners and two local crewmembers has crashed in a wooded area.

Italian president calls for 'realistic' proposals ahead of election

Reuters | Sunday December 31, 2017

ROME (Reuters) - President Sergio Mattarella on Sunday urged political parties to make realistic proposals to tackle Italy's problems, especially joblessness, ahead of an election in March.

48 underage girls have been rescued from the ashrams of a ‘godman’ in Delhi

The Washington Post | Sunday December 31, 2017

Women are kept in “animal like” conditions, investigators said.