TAIPEI - A TransAsia Airways turboprop plane crashed on its second attempt at landing during a thunderstorm on an island off Taiwan on Wednesday, killing 47 people and setting buildings on fire, officials said.
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- Dow Chemical Co DOW.N said it would raise about $1 billion from the sale of corporate assets such as rail cars and that it was reviewing joint ventures, part of a plan to raise as much as $6 billion through asset sales.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatseniuk says Kiev will impose sanctions on Russian individuals who directly or indirectly support "terrorists" fighting against government troops. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
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