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Rain and sorrow accentuate memorial for dead at Brazil club
CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) -- On a rainy Saturday that only accentuated the grief, 20,000 people filled a tiny stadium under umbrellas and plastic ponchos to say goodbye to members of the Chapecoense soccer club who died in a plane crash....

Bolivia minister: country could face US aviation downgrade
LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) -- Bolivia's Defense Minister says the U.S. could downgrade the country's aviation safety rating because of irregularities that may have contributed to the crash of a chartered plane carrying a Brazilian soccer team....

Jamaican fugitive arrested day after making FBI wanted list
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The FBI says it has arrested a Jamaican fugitive a day after he was added to the agency's top 10 most wanted list in the deaths of four people at a Los Angeles birthday party in October....

AFA hired firm to fly Argentine team without knowing plane
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's Football Association hired a company that charters flights to transport superstar Lionel Messi and the rest of the national team for a World Cup qualifying game without knowing the name of the airline or the model of the plane, an official said Friday....

Colombia repatriates dead as airline's licensing questioned
RIO NEGRO, Colombia (AP) -- Victims of this week's tragic air crash in the Andes were flown home Friday as Bolivia's president called for "drastic measures" against aviation officials who signed off on a flight plan that experts and even one of the charter airline's executives said should never have been attempted because of a possible fuel shortage....