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2 hrs ago | Boston.com

Malaysia jet victims' 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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3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

10 things to know Wednesday

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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3 hrs ago | Courier News

Reports: TransAsia Airways crashes in Taiwan, 51 dead

Over 40 people are feared dead after a TransAsia Airways plane crashed Wednesday while making an emergency landing in bad weather in the Penghu Islands off the coast of Taiwan.

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

3 hrs ago | 700WLW Cincinnati

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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8 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, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Business Journal

Tension weighs on Boeing's Russia connections

Titanium accounts for about 15 percent of the weight of a 787, according to Teal Group Analyst Richard Aboulafia.

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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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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

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, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777

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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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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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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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

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