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  • Planes with Ukraine bodies arrive in Netherlands

    KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursda ...
    July 24, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • US: Russia firing artillery at Ukraine military

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is accusing Russia of firing artillery to hit Ukrainian military sites and planning to send pro-Russian separati ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Israel swears in new president amid Gaza war

    JERUSALEM — Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shimon Peres ended his term as president of Israel on Thursday — a man who symbolizes hopes for peace capping a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • 2 dead, dozens hurt after storm at Va. campground

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. — A fierce storm packing powerful winds, softball-sized hail and rain toppled dozens of trees and flipped recreational vehicles at a ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Official: Air Algerie flight 'probably crashed'

    ALGIERS, Algeria — An Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital disappeared from radar early Thursday over norther ...
    July 24, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Ukrainian prime minister announces resignation

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced his resignation Thursday, opening the way for new elections that would reflect th ...
    July 24, 2014 - 11:09 am
  • Colorado gay marriage ban struck, appeal awaits

    DENVER – For years, gay rights activists in Colorado repeatedly said it would only be a matter of time before they would be allowed to marry.
    July 24, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • U.S. unemployment aid applications drop to 284,000

    WASHINGTON – The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to its lowest level in more than eight years.
    July 24, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

    ATHENS, Ga. – New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • U.S. economy, though sluggish, may now be sturdier

    WASHINGTON – Out of a seemingly hollow recovery from the Great Recession, a more durable if still slow-growing U.S. economy has emerged.
    July 23, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Casualty numbers raise questions about Gaza war

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during w ...
    July 23, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • 40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil

    EINDHOVEN, Netherlands – Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solem ...
    July 23, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Stopping deadly oil train fires: New rules planned

    WASHINGTON — Responding to a series of fiery train crashes, the government proposed rules Wednesday that would phase out tens of thousands of older ta ...
    July 23, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Meat supplier in China scandal has global reach

    NEW YORK — It isn't a household name, but the company at the center of a food scandal in China helps make some of the world's most popular foods, incl ...
    July 23, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Plane crashes in Taiwan, 47 trapped, feared dead

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A plane landing in stormy weather crashed outside an airport on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, and the transport minis ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:33 pm
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