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2 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

MH17: What happens to victims' bodies next?

In all, 298 passengers and crew -- among them dozens of children -- were killed when the packed Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 they were on crashed in eastern Ukraine last Thursday.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Netherlands, World News, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Malaysia, Autos

6 hrs ago | Washington Times

In international flight, volatile conflicts abound

In Libya, militias armed with shoulder-launched missiles are battling for control of the country's main airport.

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Related Topix: Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

10 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Commercial jets push Boeing profits up 52 percent

In this July 9, 2014 file photo, Air New Zealand and Boeing show off the first delivered 787-9 Dreamliner at Boeing's delivery center at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Everett, WA

13 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Malaysia jet victimsa bodies arrive in Netherlands

Two military transport planes carrying 40 coffins bearing victims of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 landed Wednesday in the southern city of Eindhoven, and pro-Russian rebels shot down two fighter jets in Ukraine's restive east as fighting flared in the region.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Train Disaster, Vladimir Putin, Air Accidents

13 hrs ago | 92.5 KISS FM

MH17 Is the World's First Open-Source Air Crash Investigation

As U.S. intelligence officials briefed reporters on the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 over the Ukraine they were reflecting a striking fact: this air crash investigation is being conducted by an entirely new method : detailed scrutiny by journalists, social media and open sourced intelligence from national agencies.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Boeing Aircraft

14 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Reports: TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, 51 dead

A TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed Wednesday into residential buildings in an emergency landing, killing 51 people, the Taiwan news agency reports.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Air Accidents, Commercial Aircraft, ATR 72, ATR Aircraft

15 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Ukraine: Two military jets shot down

Two Ukrainian military jets were shot down Wednesday in the eastern part of the country, where pro-Russian rebels have fought against government forces, a Ukrainian military office said.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Military Aircraft

16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

10 Things to Know for Today

The Boeing 777 traveling from Amsterdam to Malaysia held the promise of beginnings and endings for many on board: the thrill of a new adventure or dream vacation for some, and the comfort of going back home for others.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, World News, China, Israel, Middle East

20 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Australia focuses on both Malaysian jet disasters

The monthslong hunt for the Malaysian airliner that vanished off the Australian coast will not be interrupted by the top search official's new job in recovering bodies from the downed airliner in Ukraine, the Australian government said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Journal

Hawaiian Airlines to add at least 6 new Airbus A330-800neo aircraft to its fleet

Hawaiian Airlines said it will purchase six Airbus A330-800neo aircraft, with delivery in 2019, and has the rights to purchase six more.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330, Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Transportation, Hawaiian Holdings

Northwest Florida Daily News

U.S. bans airline flights to Israel after rocket attack

A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel's main airport, prompting a ban on all flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

Business Journal

Analyst: Boeing Dreamliner's barely ahead of A330neo on fuel efficiency

Airbus' new A330neo series, new engines and winglets on a proven aluminum plane, will compete directly against Boeing's 787 Dreamliner.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 787, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

ABC News

Delta Cancels All Israel Flights Over Missile Fear

Delta Air Lines is canceling all flights to Israel until further notice, citing reports that a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

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Related Topix: Delta Galil Industries, Apparel, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Newark, NJ

Click Orlando

Flight 17 passenger Quinn Schansman

The victims aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came from around the world and held a wide range of hopes and dreams.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, Netherlands, World News, Travel, Netherlands Travel, Europe Travel, Malaysia,

Ananova

MH17: Families And Futures 'Ruined' By Crash

The girlfriend of one of the Britons killed when flight MH17 was shot down has spoken of the "happy memories" of their time together, adding: "I just wish there could be future ones too."

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

Times Herald

Train carrying bodies from MH17 arrives in Kharkiv

Four refrigerated rail cars carrying the bodies of 282 of the 298 victims arived in the city of Kharkiv, controlled by the Ukrainian national government, en route to Amsterdam.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777, World News, Malaysia,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBTV

US, UN work on Israel-Hamas cease-fire

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is hoping to get international support for a Mideast cease-fire.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

The Star

Clashes between rival militias in Libya kill 47

Clashes between rival Libyan militias fighting for control of the capital's international airport killed 47 people over the last week, Libya's Health Ministry said, as violence in an eastern city killed five.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Commercial Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

The Age

Ukraine fighter jet 'near' plane before crash

Moscow: Russia said its flight records show a Ukrainian fighter jet was flying close to the Malaysian passenger airliner just before it crashed and that Kiev was operating radar stations used for missile systems.

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Related Topix: Sukhoi Su-25, Sukhoi Aircraft, Military Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

SanLuisObispo.com

Fight 17 tragic end for family of 6 coming home

Afif was getting set to begin his university studies in architecture, and his father was preparing to move back to Malaysia with his wife and three of their children after working overseas for several years.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 777

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