Wednesday, 23 July 2014  
GM recalls 717,950 vehicles in U.S., not for ignition switches

DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co on Wednesday announced six recalls covering 717,950 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons, although none were related to ignition switch issues.

Plane crashes in Taiwan, dozens feared dead

A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minister said 47 people were trapped and feared dead. (July 23)


704 days: Exoplanet discovered with longest known year

Located about 1,000 light years from Earth, Kepler 421-b orbits at the "frost line" from its star -- the crucial distance that divides rocky planets from gaseous planets.


Raw: Rescue workers at Taiwan plane crash site
Possessive puppies: Yes, dogs get jealous
Prosecutor: Suspect in teacher slaying choked, beat jail worker
Ariz. top court halts execution to consider appeal
'Ring Cam' captures exact moment of proposal
Hot wheels unveils life-size 'Darth Vader Car'
The Chikunguya virus continues to spread in Southeast
Republicans hold a hearing on IRS lost emails
Rain may help Wash. fires as Obama declares emergency

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