10 things you need to know today: December 30, 2014

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1. Bodies and wreckage found in AirAsia search

Indonesian search and rescue crews looking for a missing AirAsia jet have recovered 40 bodies from the Java Sea near Borneo, Indonesian naval authorities said Tuesday. The Airbus A320 aircraft was bound for Singapore when it disappeared from radar early Sunday with 162 passengers and crew on board after hitting a line of severe tropical thunderstorms. Rescuers spotted only bodies and debris believed to be from the missing plane. There was no sign of survivors.

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