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Posted: January 3, 2014 at 2:37 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “I think everyone is relieved and excited to be going onto the Australian icebreaker and then home.” Chris Turney, the expedition leader on a Russian research ship that has been stuck in Antarctic ice for more than a week, after its 52 passengers were rescued

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The first group of passengers from the trapped Russian ship MV Akademik Shokalskiy exit a Chinese rescue helicopter Thursday in this photo provided by China’s Xinhua News Agency.

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