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MH17: Planes carrying  bodies leaves Ukraine video MH17: Planes carrying bodies leaves Ukraine

The remains of 40 victims from downed Malaysia Airlines…

Plane crashes in Taiwan video Plane crashes in Taiwan

A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside…

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MH17: First bodies brought home
MH17: First bodies brought home

A televised two-hour ceremony was held in the Netherlands as the first 40 coffins containing the remains of MH17 victims…

Baby alone as Peaches OD'd
Baby alone as Peaches OD'd

Peaches Geldof's baby son was left alone with her body for up to 15 hours after she died of a heroin overdose in a room…

Nazi war crimes suspect dies as extradition OK'd
Nazi war crimes suspect dies as extradition OK'd

The lawyer for a Nazi war crimes suspect says the 89-year-old Philadelphia man has died while awaiting extradition to Germany…

Evicted from the tallest ghetto
Evicted from the tallest ghetto

The beginning of the end came for the world's tallest slum yesterday as officials began evicting thousands of squatters…

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Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con

ABOARD THE SILVER SPLENDOR (AP) For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking…

Cuba, US begin 5-game exhibition baseball series

HAVANA (AP) Cuba is hoping to use a five-game baseball exhibition against a team of U.S. college players to bounce back…

Twitter admits to diversity problem in workforce

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Twitter is acknowledging that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology…

SEC considering action against S&P over ratings

WASHINGTON (AP) Standard & Poor's says regulators have told the rating agency they are considering taking civil enforcement…

New Zealand raises interest rate to 3.5 percent

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand on Thursday raised its benchmark interest rate to 3.5 percent but signaled it…

US economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

WASHINGTON (AP) Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S…

Audit: NASA doesn't have the money for big rockets

WASHINGTON (AP) NASA does not have enough money to get its new, $12 billion rocket system off the ground by the end of…

Jury reaches no verdict in Ventura defamation case

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) There's still no verdict as jurors try to decide whether a decorated military sniper libeled former…

US wildlife officials propose limiting snake trade

HONOLULU (AP) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is proposing strict nationwide limits on importing and shipping boa constrictors…

How the Dow Jones industrial average did Wednesday

The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against…

S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in

NEW YORK (AP) The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology…

Iraq: al-Maliki rejects Iran's urging to step down

BAGHDAD (AP) Senior Shiite politicians say Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by top ally Iran to…

US: Downed fighter jets part of pattern in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) The White House cast the downing of two fighter jets in Ukraine on Wednesday as part of a pattern of Russian-backed…

Austria: Israeli club's match disrupted by protest

VIENNA (AP) A football match in Austria between Israeli team Maccabi Haifa and French side Lille OSC has been disrupted…

UN says civilians make up most of Gaza deaths

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break…

US hails Indonesia democracy in turbulent SE Asia

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama on Wednesday congratulated Indonesia's presidential election victor Joko Widodo…

Puerto Rico to pay for chikungunya virus testing

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Puerto Rico's health department is paying for laboratory tests that determine whether someone…

Jamaica police arrest 41 suspected scammers

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) More than three dozen Jamaicans have been arrested as suspected lottery scammers, police on the…

Republican asks if flight ban is boycott of Israel

WASHINGTON (AP) A potential Republican presidential contender in 2016 on Wednesday questioned whether President Barack…

Quebec police try to prevent auction of locomotive

MONTREAL (AP) Quebec provincial police say they've taken steps to prevent the U.S. auction of the locomotive from the runaway…

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Space

Remotest parts of an elliptical galaxy examined
Remotest parts of an elliptical galaxy examined

Astronomers said this week they have examined the remotest parts yet of an elliptical galaxy, Centaurus A, and discovered…

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Malaysia Airlines' Syrian diversion
Malaysia Airlines' Syrian diversion

Malaysia Airlines has defended itself after confirming that it diverted a London to Kuala Lumpur flight over war-torn Syria…

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