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- Bill O’Reilly reminds: Nelson Mandela ‘was a communist’
- John Boehner says GOP should support gay candidates: ‘I do’
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6 Russians die in snowmobile crash in Italy
In 1998, a U.S. Marine jet, flying low on a training run from a nearby air base, accidently sliced a ski gondola’s cable, sending the cable car crashing to the ground and claiming 20 lives. The accident triggered months of tensions between Italy and the United States, two traditional good allies.
In 1976, a ski gondola broke off from its cable and plunged to the slope, killing 42 persons.
A day of entertainment had been planned for the Val di Fiemme ski resort area, ahead of World Cup cross-country ski competition, but the festivities were canceled because of the snowmobile accident.
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