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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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Bellingham Herald

Salvage crews dismantle derailed airplane bodies

A crew from Pacific Steel and Recycling in Missoula worked Thursday morning amid cranes, trains, planes and rain to dismantle what was left of the six blue-green Boeing 737 bodies.

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Windsor Beacon

Air Canada lands safely in Tel Aviv after go-around for rockets

An Air Canada flight from Toronto to Tel Aviv aborted its first landing attempt Friday after Hamas fired several rockets toward Ben Gurion International Airport.

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St. Petersburg Times

MilitaryRemember that time the U.S. shot down a passenger plane?

Fury and frustration still mount over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and justly so.

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Cybercast News Service

Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home.

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WESH-TV

Ukrainian PM, Cabinet resign

Also Thursday, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his Cabinet announced their resignation in what Ukrainian political experts said was an expected development.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Malaysia Chronicle

BLACKEST week ever for air travel with 3 deadly disasters

Air Algerie Flight AH 5017 with more than 110 people on board went missing over Mali early today and has probably crashed, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said.

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