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‘This Doesn’t Look Like France’: Balloonist Trip Across Atlantic Ends After 12 Hours

A balloonist who was trying to cross the Atlantic Ocean using hundreds of helium-filled balloons has landed short of his goal in Newfoundland after only 12 hours.


Then Sen. Barack Obama stands among confetti and well wishers at the conclusion of day four of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at Invesco Field at Mile High on Aug. 28, 2008 in Denver, Colo. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Dem Organizers Scrambling Since No Balloon Drop Following Obama Speech

With a threat of rain, there will be no downpour of balloons.



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