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1. United flight 1722: US to investigate Boeing 777's mysterious nosedive
- US air safety officials say they will investigate why a Boeing 777 jet unexpectedly lost altitude and nearly plunged into the Pacific Ocean.
- United Airlines flight 1722 had left Maui on 18 December and was climbing when it suddenly plummeted 1,400ft. It stabilised at just 775ft in altitude and went on to land safely in San Francisco 27 minutes early.
- It adds to a number of near misses involving planes this year.

2. Omegle: Suing the website that matched me with my abuser
- As a young girl, Alice (not her real name) logged on to the popular live video chat website, Omegle, and was randomly paired with a pedophile, who coerced her into becoming a digital sex slave. Nearly 10 years later the young American is suing Omegle in a landmark case that could pave the way for a wave of lawsuits against other social platforms.
- The smallest things can remind Alice of the abuse she suffered as a child.
- Her abuser was very particular about how she looked in the videos he forced her to send him, telling her to wear her hair in a ponytail to the left side of her head.

3. Ethiopia war in Tigray: Eritrean soldiers accused of rape despite peace deal
- Ethiopia's government signed a peace deal wit forces from the northern Tigray region last November, in a bid to end a brutal two-year civil war. But aid groups and locals have told the BBC that attacks on civilians - in particular, sexual assaults on women - have continued.
- On the day Ethiopian government officials shook hands with their rivals from Tigray to make peace - both sides smiling while cameras witnessed the moment - Letay spent the night hiding under a bridge with rounds of mortar shells landing and exploding all around her.
- She was alone in a part of north-east Tigray and had just survived being raped by an Eritrean soldier.

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