Royal Air Force Red Arrows Jet Crashes in Wales

LONDON (AP) — A jet belonging to the British military’s Red Arrows aerobatic team crashed Tuesday at an air base in Wales, the air force and emergency services said. There was no immediate word on casualties.

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Turkish Stocks Tumble as Russia Crisis Escalates

One of the comforting thoughts for observers of the escalating conflict between Russia and Turkey is that both have solid economic incentives to avoid escalating too much. This was emphasized by a 4.39 percent drop in the Turkish stock market, accompanied by the highest five-year debt insurance costs in several weeks, and the Turkish lira sliding 0.6 percent against the dollar.

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Texas Woman Raised Black Finds Out She is White After 70 Years

A Texas woman just fumes at the mention of Rachel Dolezal, the white Spokane, Washington, NAACP leader who presented herself as black. Verda Byrd, a white woman raised black, maintains: “She lied about her race. I didn’t lie about my race because I didn’t know.”

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