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  • Icelandair restrained a passenger on a flight to New York because he was hitting people, screaming profanities and spitting.
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  • Icelandic star Bjork says her new album fuses the natural world and iPad apps to invent a music genre she calls an "appbox."
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  • The main cloud of ash from an Icelandic volcano swept north of Scandinavia Monday, disrupting flights over Greenland, while a second, smaller plume stretched south toward the coasts of Scotland and Ireland.
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  • Torrents of water are pouring from a glacier that sits atop Iceland's most active volcano, an indication that the mountain is growing hotter and may be about to erupt, scientists said Monday.
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  • Volcanic eruption in Iceland
  • Three of Europe's busiest airports reopened Monday afternoon after a dense volcanic ash cloud from Iceland dissipated.
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  • Volcanic Ash
  • Europe's busiest airport closed early Monday morning as a dense cloud of volcanic ash drifted across England from Iceland, aviation authorities said.
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  • Flights across Europe were operating normally Monday after a plume of volcanic ash that disrupted air traffic and forced some airports to close over the weekend dispersed, aviation officials said.
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  • Ash Cloud
  • Airlines canceled hundreds of flights across Europe and added hours to trans-Atlantic journeys Sunday as planes were diverted around a large plume of ash spewed by an Icelandic volcano and stretching from Greenland to Portugal.
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  • Volcano flights
  • Airlines toted up losses topping $2 billion and struggled to get hundreds of thousands of travelers back home Wednesday after a week of crippled air travel, as questions and recriminations erupted over Europe's chaotic response to the volcanic ash cloud.
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  • Volcano flights
  • Europe's busiest airport reopened Tuesday as air traffic across the continent lurched back to life. But the gridlock created by Iceland's volcanic ash plume was far from over: Officials said it would be weeks before all stranded travelers could be brought home.
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  • Volcano flights
  • Britain's government said U.K. airports - including London's Heathrow Airport - would reopen Tuesday.
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  • Volcano flights
  • European officials carved up the sky Monday, creating three zones to more quickly break the flight deadlock.
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  • Volcanic eruption in Iceland
  • Twelve Pennsylvania college students researching sustainable energy in Iceland are stranded there because of a volcanic eruption.
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  • European air traffic could return to about 50 percent of normal levels Monday if weather permits.
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  • The Icelandic volcano that has kept much of Europe land-bound is far from finished spitting out its grit, and offered up new mini-eruptions Saturday that raise concerns about longer-term damage to world air travel and trade.
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  • Iceland fears second, even larger volcanic eruption
  • A volcano under a glacier in Iceland rumbled back to life Wednesday, melting ice, shooting smoke and steam into the air and forcing hundreds of people to leave their homes as floodwaters rose.
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