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Young girl survives jet crash in French Alps

LYON (Reuters) - A small passenger jet crashed in a residential area in the French Alps shortly after takeoff on Monday, killing two people on board and severely injuring a young girl passenger, a local official said.Full story

French Alps murders: Brother denies family feud

  The brother of a British man, murdered with his family in the French Alps, has denied reports of a family feud.  Police also revealed the four year old girl who survived the massacre saw nothing, because she'd hidden under her mother's skirts before the attack began. ITV’s  Emma Murphy reports. 

Police probe family's murder in French Alps

  Horrific details emerge after four people were killed in the French Alps but the motive behind the murders of an Iraqi-born British citizen, his wife and her mother is still unknown. A passing cyclist was also killed.

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Ezra Klein celebrates the recovery of former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, seen in photographs with her husband on top of a mountain in the French Alps.

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A shoe is seen in the burnt frame of the bus which crashed and burned on the road from l'Alpe d'Huez in the French Alps, April 16, 2013. The driver was killed, three people were severely injured and 17 slightly injured amongst the British passengers who worked the winter season at the resort, accord