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Passengers Rescued From Icebound Antarctic Ship

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January 2, 2014
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All 52 passengers trapped for more than a week on an icebound Russian research ship in the Antarctic were rescued when a Chinese helicopter swooped in and plucked them from the ice a dozen at a time. (Jan. 2)


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