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30 min ago | 680News

Argentina zoo rejects moving its last polar bear to Canada despite animal activistsa concerns

Argentina's last captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by more than half a million people asking that he be moved to Canada.

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4 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

FAA bans US-Israel flights, citing rocket attack

The FAA has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for a period of up to 24 hours.

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6 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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10 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Russia offers alternate takes for MH17 crash

In the tangled aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, two narratives have emerged -- one that most of the world subscribes to, and another that Russia and the rebels are pushing.

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11 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: The Associated Press reviewed gift and travel records on the House clerk's website in the wake of a controversy about how those trips would be disclosed.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Tom Marino, us Travel, Lawrence County, PA, Ellwood City, PA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bellingham Herald

South Africa winery experimenting with top-quality chenin blancs

The first time I tasted South African chenin blancs I was unimpressed. "A spotty lot," my tasting notes from 1994 called them.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Wine, Drink

CBS Local

Clinton: US, Europe Should Get Tough On Russia

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia while she backed President Barack Obama's calls for a thorough investigation into the passenger jet that was shot down last week over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Russia Travel, Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, San Mateo County, CA, Menlo Park, CA, Vladimir Putin

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

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

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Canada.com

Mike Duffy charged Senate for travel expenses to funerals: RCMP

Sen. Mike Duffy arrives to the Senate on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Monday, October 28, 2013.

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Salisbury Journal

SuBo takes part in Baton relay

Susan Boyle has said she is very excited about the Commonwealth Games as she took part in the official Baton relay.

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KMIZ

TSA passenger security fee rises

Airline passenger security fees charged by the Transportation Security Administration are increasing because of the congressional budget deal passed in December.

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Canada.com

Dutch man cheats death twice: Cyclist booked on flights MH370 and...

Maarten De Jonge, 29, a cyclist who rides with Malaysia's Terengganu Cycling Team, switched from MH370 in March to avoid a lengthy stopover and switched from MH17 last week to take a later flight and save money.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

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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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Montreal Gazette

VIDEO: Edmonton hotel evacuated after wall partially collapses

A structural engineer says that the 251 guests evacuated from the Westin Edmonton Hotel after a large chunk of wall on the building's south side collapsed should be allowed back in, following an investigation Sunday afternoon that determined it was simply the facade that was damaged.

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KTVN Reno

'Modified duty' for medics after fatal NYC arrest

The contractor that operates the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico received a $1.9 million bonus just five days after an underground truck fire closed the facility.

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Suria

Philippines orders nationals to quit Libya

The Philippines on Sunday ordered its estimated 13,000 nationals in Libya to flee that country due to the worsening unrest there.

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Daily Mail

Sleep in a car park capsule! New pod hotel at Tokyo Narita Airport...

Elegant macaques, a tiny lion cub and robots riding camels in Oman... award-winning travel photos you'll wish you had taken Roads BEST travelled! The world's most awe-inspiring asphalt from Bolivia's Death Road to Norway's Road to Nowhere THREE HUNDRED passenger planes were scheduled to fly over Ukraine on day MH17 was shot down... despite warnings ... (more)

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Capitol Hill Blue

Congressional angst grows over Obama's Afghan plan

Afghanistan's disputed election and Iraq's unraveling are giving members of Congress and U.S. allies in the region reason to think President Barack Obama should rethink his decision to withdraw virtually all Americans troops from Afghanistan by the close of 2016.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama

Hampshire Chronicle

Dry off, another heatwave's coming

After the torrential downpours and widespread thunderstorms, sun worshippers could be in for a treat - another heatwave is just around the corner.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

KSWO

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on moon?

Residents strolled through the smoldering rubble of their neighborhoods, some wearing surgical masks to protect their lungs from the smoke and ash lingering in the air of the riverside community they call... On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.

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