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31 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com

U.S. sales to Russia have only risen since sanctions imposed

U.S. Census Bureau foreign trade data show that exports rose 17 percent from March through May _ the most recent months for which the data is available _ compared with the previous three months, before sanctions were imposed.

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4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

6 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Virgin America files for IPO

Virgin America, the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering US airline market.

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10 hrs ago | CBC News

2014 air travel deaths surpass last 3 years

A line of Boeing 787 Dreamliners waiting to be delivered are shown on a closed runway at Paine Field near Boeing's Everett, Wash.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Boeing 737, Everett, WA, Air Accidents

15 hrs ago | USA Today

Delta to add second Europe route from Salt Lake City

Delta Air Lines will add a second trans-Atlantic route from its Salt Lake City hub next spring, adding nonstop service to Amsterdam.

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Related Topix: Sundance Film Festival, Salt Lake City, UT, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 767, Airlines, Air France - KLM, Weather

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The York Daily Record

Reporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downing

Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged, weaved and obfuscated.

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Mirror.co.uk

MH17 crash: Alan Shearer writes letter to family of Newcastle fan killed in tragedy

From one Toon fan to another, Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer has written a personal letter to the family of MH17 crash victim Liam Sweeney.

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Canada.com

Vladimir Putin facing multi-million dollar lawsuit for aiding...

Vladimir Putin is facing a multi-million dollar legal action for his alleged role in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine, The Sunday Telegraph can disclose.

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KIII

Fighting intensifies near MH17 crash site

Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.

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Mirror.co.uk

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Brother of Brit victim reveals family agony as they call for closure

The heartbroken wife and brother of Cameron Dalziel have still not got a death certificate, and await formal identification of their loved one The family of a British man killed on the doomed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have been left "distraught" as they endure a "waiting game" ahead of the formal identification of his body.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Fewer can do the job on MH17 site investigation: Malaysia

Malaysia believes far fewer investigators need to be deployed to the MH17 crash site than the 190 Australian Federal Police Prime Minister Tony Abbott's plans to send.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Chicago Tribune

Armed Australian force sent to secure Flight 17 crash site

More than a week after a missile destroyed a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 298 over eastern Ukraine, the crash site in territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists remains unsecured.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia,

The Town Talk

Dutch: 1st victim identified from Flight 17

People watch as the convoy of hearses arrives at the Korporaal van Oudheusdenkazerne in Hilversum on July 26, 2014.

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CNET News.com

Despite tornadoes and derailments, the 737s keep on coming

Every month, Spirit Aerosystems in Wichita, Kan., turns out 42 fuselages for 737s.

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Related Topix: Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft, Wichita, KS, Springer, Boeing 747, Boeing 777

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Dad: Man on SWAT-stormed jet 'mentally ill'

A cellphone video from Friday shows at least a half-dozen heavily armed authorities storming onto an airplane while shouting at passengers to get their hands up.

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Related Topix: Canada, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

The Winnipeg Free Press

Family of brothers killed on Flight 17 unhappy at care provided to next of kin since disaster

The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and refused to organize a flight home to Houston for the boys' grandmother.

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Iol.co.za

Officials begin work at Air Algerie crash site

Investigators were due on the site of the Air Algerie plane disaster in Mali on Saturday to try and determine why the jetliner came down with such force that it completely disintegrated.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Mali, Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore, Boeing 727, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft

Express India

Serious faults hit 2 Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliners just ahead of take-offs

Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off from here for Birmingham and Sydney and had to be grounded, airline sources said today.

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New York Daily News

Russian newspaper seemingly blames Kremlin for downed Malaysia Airlines jet

The paper, Novaya Gazeta - which is partly owned by former Soviet Union President Mikhail Gorbachev - featured a front-page photograph of hearses transporting the bodies of Dutch citizens killed in the crash with the headline, 'Forgive us, Netherlands.'

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

United Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Reported Odor

A Boeing 777 operated by United Airlines made an emergency landing Friday due to a strange odor onboard, marking the second such incident this month.

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