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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash: First set of bodies en route to the Netherlands

Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash: First set of bodies en route to the Netherlands

After spending days exposed to the elements on a Ukrainian field and then inside a refrigerated train, the first group of victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is one step closer to home.
U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack

U.S. bans Israel flights, citing rocket attack

The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours.
Oklahoma teen accused of raping young children on mission trip

Oklahoma teen accused of raping young children on mission trip

An Edmond teenager faces a possible life in prison sentence after authorities say they learned about shocking crimes he allegedly committed on an African mission trip.
Body of fugitive billionaire in Sewol ferry case found

Body of fugitive billionaire in Sewol ferry case found

The Sewol ferry disaster appears to have taken another life -- this time of the man whom some blamed for the sinking.
Prabowo withdraws from Indonesian election process

Prabowo withdraws from Indonesian election process

About an hour before official results from Indonesia's presidential race were to be announced, one of the candidates, Prabowo Subianto announced he was rejecting the election process and withdrawing.
Kerry seeks Gaza cease-fire amid rising casualties

Kerry seeks Gaza cease-fire amid rising casualties

The death toll continues to mount on both sides of the Gaza conflict as the United States pushes for a halt to fighting between Hamas and Israel.
Train carrying bodies of MH17 victims heads across Ukraine

Train carrying bodies of MH17 victims heads across Ukraine

A train carrying 282 bodies from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 arrived in Kharkiv, Ukraine, getting the bodies one step closer to their grieving families around the world.
MH17 crash: Rebels hand over black boxes

MH17 crash: Rebels hand over black boxes

Rebels gave Malaysian officials the data recorders from downed Flight 17 on Tuesday, days after the passenger jet crashed in eastern Ukraine.

World events derail Obama's agenda

It was supposed to be a week focused on domestic issues to bolster Democrats' chances in the November congressional elections.

Kerry on plane disaster: 'Moment of truth' for Putin

The United States upped pressure on Moscow over the Malaysia Airlines disaster as Secretary of State John Kerry drew a clearer line to Russia over its ties to rebels in Ukraine and the rocket system used to down the jet.

World's 2nd-richest man suggests 3-day work week

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.
Heavy fighting in Gaza as death toll rises above 500

Heavy fighting in Gaza as death toll rises above 500

Fierce fighting between Israeli troops and Hamas militants continued near Gaza City on Monday as the death toll from the conflict rose above 500.
Malaysia Airlines crash: Kerry lashes out at Russia over downed jet

Malaysia Airlines crash: Kerry lashes out at Russia over downed jet

There's no shortage of evidence that shows pro-Russian rebels shot down a Malaysian jet in Ukraine last week, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said.
Hamas claims it's captured an Israeli soldier

Hamas claims it's captured an Israeli soldier

Hamas claimed it captured an Israeli soldier Sunday on the deadliest day yet in the battle between Israel and Hamas militants in Gaza.