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4 hrs ago | CBC News

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash another hit for embattled airline industry

Passengers walk outside a departure hall at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on Saturday.

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8 hrs ago | The Star Online

Grandma robbed, stabbed to death, with granddaughter in next room

KUALA LUMPUR: A 71-year-old grandmother was believed to have been robbed then brutally stabbed to death in her Sentul home, while her young granddaughter was in the next room.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

South China Morning Post

Malaysian airliner's voice recorder in good condition, says ICAO

International Civil Aviation Organization says cockpit voice recorder is in good condition as the digital flight data recorder is still under review.

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Silicon Alley Insider

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

People wait to place flowers at a vigil for victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in Kuala Lumpur July 22, 2014.

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Yahoo!

Planes carrying MH17 bodies arrive in the Netherlands

The first bodies from flight MH17 arrived in the Netherlands on Wednesday almost a week after it was shot down over Ukraine, with grieving relatives and the king and queen solemnly receiving the as yet unidentified victims.

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KMOV-TV Saint Louis

A kiss, a prayer: The last hours of MH17's victims

In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother.

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Daily Reporter

Bodies of Malaysia jet victims to leave Ukraine

A dispute broke out in the Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday after a lawmaker blamed the Ukrainian authorities for failing to adopt a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine and accused them of running a war against the Ukrainian people.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Straits Times

Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Malaysia political foes close ranks, denounce 'cruel' attack

Malaysia's bitterly divided political forces put aside their differences on Wednesday to denounce the attack on flight MH17 as a heinous international crime and call jointly for swift justice for those responsible.

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KIDK CBS 3

Mom's regret over MH17 victim's plane fear

The mother of two brothers killed in the MH17 plane crash has spoken of her regret at not taking her youngest son's fears over the flight seriously.

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The Independent

MH17: Jason Biggs says insensitive tweet about crash that killed 298...

'I have nothing but sympathy for the victims and their families,' he concluded. 'I've learned my lesson and would like to move on.'

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Malaysia Chronicle

Frying Pan to the Fire? Days after MH17 tragedy, Mas flies jet over war-torn Syria

Embattled Malaysia Airlines faced fresh outrage Tuesday as it confirmed one of its planes flew over war-torn Syria, just days after the MH17 disaster laid bare the risks civilian aircraft face in flying over war zones.

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MilitaryCity.com

Train carrying bodies from MH17 arrives in Kharkiv

USA NOW: Four refrigerated rail cars carrying the bodies of 282 of the 298 victims of a downed Malaysian jetliner arrived in the city of Kharkiv, controlled by the Ukrainian national government, en route to Amsterdam.

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Bellingham Herald

Crash victimsa remains reach Ukraine-held city

The crash site itself, in farmland held by the pro-Russian separatists who the West accuses of shooting down the plane, remained unsecured five days after the disaster – another source of frustration for officials around the world eager to establish the facts of the case.

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WHAS11

Protesters at Russian embassy in KL seek justice

Protesters marched on the Russian embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for the victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

KABC-AM Los Angeles

Dutch Cyclist Who Missed Both Doomed Malaysia Flights Feels 'Lucky to Be Alive'

A Dutch cyclist who escaped tragedy twice after missing flights on both doomed Malaysia Airlines flights, is shaken over the coincidences, but feels "lucky to be alive."

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TheDenverChannel

Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and agreed to hand over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine.

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ABC News

Malaysia Airlines' Two Black Boxes 'to be Handed Over' to Investigators

As fighting raged in Ukraine's Donetsk region -- compounding to further unrest following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane that left 298 people dead, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said today that the jetliner's two black boxes "will be handed over to a Malaysian team in Donetsk, who will take custody of them."

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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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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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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Should Malaysia jet have flown over Ukraine?

"We, along with hundreds of other airlines, have flown that route safely for quite some time," Hugh Dunleavy, commercial director for Malaysia Airlines, told CNN's Saima Mohsin over the weekend.

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