Military Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Massachusetts

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_d7bd71d3a5.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (CHICOPEE, Mass.) -- A massive C-5 military transport plane made an emergency landing in Massachusetts Saturday. No injuries were reported. Twenty-five people were on board. According to ABC's Luis Martinez, the emergency developed during the flight from Germany to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware.

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Sochi Toothpaste Bomb Plot Ongoing, Sources Say

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_86255d905d.jpgCreatas/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  The recent ban on toothpaste on Russia-bound aircraft grew out of the discovery of a larger, ongoing plot by terrorists to explode a bomb on a plane during the Olympics, U.S. law enforcement and intelligence sources told ABC News Friday. "That is an ongoing concern right now, the effort to put a bomb on an airplane right now in or around Sochi… that Russian intelligence agents are looking very closely at," said Seth Jones, a counter-terrorism expert at the RAND Corporation.

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Olympic Hijack Scare May Fall Into Disturbing Pattern of Drunken Passengers

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_cecf5a9972.jpgHemera/Thinkstock (MOSCOW) – Friday’s Olympic airplane hijacking scare appears to be nothing more than a drunken man on a rampage, but it’s just the latest in a disturbingly common pattern of belligerent alcohol-fueled airplane incidents. Over 24,000 passengers were punished for drinking-related offenses in Russian airports and on planes in 2011, according to Russian government figures.

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Off the Streets: Some Sochi Dogs Safe in Mountain Refuge

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_460e8bac52.jpgABC News (SOCHI, Russia) -- Spurred by Sochi’s stray dog crisis, Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska has set up a remote animal shelter high up in the hills above Sochi. There’s no running water or electricity, but it’s a clean, save haven from the city’s efforts to cull homeless canines ahead of the Winter Olympics, which officially begin on Friday.

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‘Lesbian’ Pop Duo t.A.T.u to Perform at Opening Ceremony

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-02_9c7b66392e.jpgFrancois Durand/Getty Images (SOCHI, Russia) -- Amid all the pomp and heritage represented in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Friday will be the controversial Russian pop duo t.A.T.u., whose fake lesbian act propelled them to the top of the dance charts over a decade ago. Konstantin Ernst, the ceremony’s director, confirmed on Friday that they will perform. Russia’s Olympic team will also march into the stadium to t.A.T.u.’s 2003 hit “Never Gonna Get Us.”

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