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Reports: Fire Rages on 50th Floor of John Hancock Skyscraper in Chicago [Updated]

A fire is being reported at the John Hancock Center in Chicago, a 100-story skyscraper and the seventh-tallest building in the U.S. Tourists and onlookers have been posting images of the blaze on social media, with some users reporting that the fire is on the 50th floor. Advertisement Gawker

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Calif. Rep. Adam Schiff sings ‘Meet the Mets’ on House floor

Politicians normally use their time on the House floor to drone on about debt limits, but California Rep. Adam Schiff used his time Friday to settle a personal debt. The Hollywood Democrat made good on his bet with Congressman Steve Israel (D-Brooklyn), singing “Meet the Mets” as payment for the wager the two put on the NLDS between the Mets ...

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Eiffel Tower gets $38M vertigo-inducing face-lift with glass floor

Updated October 7, 2014 9:28 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Reported on Oct. 7, 2014, a new $ 38 million glass floor, located high above ground, is giving tourists at the Eiffel Tower butterflies as the landmark celebrates its 125th anniversary. (Credit: AP) Related media Unusual tours around Paris The many sights of Europe New and last-chance-to-see in Europe Travel deals ...

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After mapping ocean floor, crews renew search for Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Six months ago, Malaysia Airlines flight 370 disappeared with 239 passengers on board after departing from Kuala Lumpur. After an initial frantic search to find the Boeing 777’s black boxes before their batteries petered out, rescue crews called off efforts and began a major undertaking to map the seafloor. Now, four months later, those maps are complete, and the search is ...

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