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'I was never scared – I had a salad baguette in my bag': Tourists trapped overnight in cable cars above French Alps tell how they survived -10C conditions without coats

110 people became trapped in the cable cars at 4pm yesterday when cables became tangled in high winds The cable links the spectacular Aiguille du Midi station in France to the Italian Punta Helbronner station  French and Italian rescuers brought 65 sightseers to safety, but remainder spent terrifying night in cabins British, US, Italian, French and Korean tourists among 33 ...

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Feuds on TV Contracts Escalate Between Broadcast and Cable

A recent spat between CBS and Time Warner Cable, which resulted in CBS being briefly dropped in three major markets, showed that cable providers are losing some leverage as viewers go online. The stakes are getting higher on retransmission contract fights between broadcast networks and cable providers, as a recent exodus of subscribers from Time Warner Cable shows viewers have ...

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