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21 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

U.S. officials: We still don't know who shot down Malaysian airliner

The United States is confident that the Malaysian Airlines plane that crashed in eastern Ukraine was downed by an SA-11 missile likely fired by pro-Russian separatists _ most plausibly by mistake _ but there still is no hard evidence tying the rebels or Russia to the disaster, senior U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday.

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3 hrs ago | 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, Aircraft, Airbus Aircraft, Airbus A330

6 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | CBS Local

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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10 hrs ago | KION 46

MH17: Remembering the victims

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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14 hrs ago | GPB.org

Flight MH17: U.N. Calls For Inquiry And Access; Victims' Bodies Handed Over

Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin votes for a U.N. Security Council draft resolution demanding full access for investigators at the Malaysia Airlines crash site in eastern Ukraine.

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18 hrs ago | 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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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Aiken Standard

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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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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CNN

Clinton: Peace is impossible until Hamas renounces violence

Former President Bill Clinton acknowledges he got "very close" to helping achieve peace in the Middle East shortly before ending his eight years in office.

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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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Boston.com

Ukraine workers find more bodies at crash site

Rescuers retrieved more bodies Monday in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed, killing all 298 people aboard.

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The Straits Times

Malaysia demands unrestricted access to crash site

Malaysia is demanding immediate and unrestricted access to the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crash site and guaranteed safety for its officials and those of the joint international investigation team.

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Related Topix: World News, Malaysia, Air Accidents, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Town Talk

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: What we know today

A young boy lays a teddy bear outside the Dutch embassy in Kiev, Ukraine, on July 20. / Dave Hunt, EPA Rebels reportedly forced investigators to hand over the remains of victims on Sunday and denied them access to the crash site.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, Ukraine, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Stuff.co.nz

MH17: Call for summit on 'outrageous' attack

The head of one of the world's largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner, including a potential rethink of the threats posed by regional conflicts.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Mother's appeal sums up nation's anguish at failure to get bodies of Ukraine victims home

This undated photo provided by Silene Fredriksz-Hoogzand on Sunday, July 20, 2014, shows Bryce Fredriksz, right, and his girlfriend Daisy Oehlers.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The Rebels Who Shot Down MH17 Are Tightly Controlled By Russia's Security Services

A pro-Russian separatist stands near a body at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, near the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region July 19, 2014.

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Forbes.com

HIV/Aids Experts Killed In MH17 Attack

The shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was a blow to the global fight against Aids.

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Suria

Anger grows towards Russia over MH17 crash

Outraged world leaders heaped pressure on Russia Sunday to press Moscow-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine to allow investigators proper access to the crash site of the Malaysian MH17 jet.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Blackburn Citizen

Doomed Malaysia flight victim was former East Lancs-based journalist

A friend of Newcastle United fans John Alder and Liam Sweeney, who both lost their lives on flight MH17 looks at tributes left outside St James' Park Glenn Thomas, 49, worked in the town as a journalist at Granada's Blackburn office for two years in the mid-90s.

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