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Rebels to give Flight 17 black boxes to Malaysia
Issued: July 21, 2014
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the leader of the pro-Russian rebels has agreed to hand over both black boxes from...
Forbes sells majority stake to group of investors
Issued: July 21, 2014
NEW YORK — Forbes said Friday it will sell a majority stake in the family owned magazine publisher to a Hong Kong-based investor group. ...
Obama calls for immediate access to crash site
Issued: July 21, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is calling for international investigators to have "immediate and full access" to the site in eastern...
Official says Jamaica's drought is intensifying
Issued: July 21, 2014
KINGSTON, Jamaica — A severe drought is intensifying in Jamaica with water supply systems already well below normal, the Caribbean country's...
Scores dead in first major ground battle in Gaza
Issued: July 20, 2014
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting exacted a steep price Sunday: It killed 65 Palestinians...
Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine
Issued: July 20, 2014
TOREZ, Ukraine — Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern...
Plane crash bodies put on train for rebel city
Issued: July 20, 2014
HRABOVE, Ukraine — Armed rebels forced emergency workers to hand over all 196 bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines crash site and then had them...
For Obama, foreign crises grow more challenging
Issued: July 19, 2014
WASHINGTON — Surveying a dizzying array of international crises, President Barack Obama stated the obvious: "We live in a complex world and at a...
Analysis: Israel and Hamas dislike status quo
Issued: July 18, 2014
If Israel and Hamas can agree on one point, it seems, it's that things have to change. ...
US funds political groups in Venezuela despite ban
Issued: July 18, 2014
CARACAS, Venezuela — Almost four years after Venezuela enacted a law to bar the U.S. from funding groups frequently critical of the socialist...
China's clout on show with BRICS bank formation
Issued: July 18, 2014
MUMBAI, India — A developing nation version of the World Bank was formally agreed this week two years after India proposed the idea to Brazil, Russia,...
Fidel Castro: Ukraine to blame for downed airliner
Issued: July 18, 2014
HAVANA, Cuba — Retired Cuban leader Fidel Castro is blaming the Ukrainian government in Kiev for the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger plane. ...
From nun to AIDS expert; crash kills hundreds
Issued: July 18, 2014
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — International passengers from all walks of life, from a prominent AIDS researcher and soccer fans to a nun and a florist,...
US intel says Malaysian plane shot down by missile
Issued: July 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — A U.S. official said Thursday that American intelligence authorities now believe a surface-to-air missile took down the Malaysian...
Ukraine: 295 on Malaysia plane shot down over east
Issued: July 17, 2014
HRABOVE, Ukraine — A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said,...
Israel says it has sent ground troops to Gaza
Issued: July 17, 2014
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israel launched a large-scale ground offensive in the Gaza Strip Thursday, escalating a 10-day military operation to try to...
US trying to determine why jet down in Ukraine
Issued: July 17, 2014
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration scrambled Thursday to determine what brought down a passenger jet in Ukraine and whether any Americans were...
Official: Malaysian plane shot down over Ukraine
Issued: July 17, 2014
KIEV, Ukraine — A Ukrainian official said a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down Thursday over a town in the east of the...
Bolivia on verge of legalizing work from age 10
Issued: July 17, 2014
EL ALTO, Bolivia — Alicia weaves through El Alto's stalled traffic under a blazing sun, hawking colorful woven flowers to grumpy drivers and...
Airbus secures $75 billion in Farnborough deals
Issued: July 17, 2014
FARNBOROUGH, England — Airbus says it secured $75.3 billion in orders and commitments for 496 aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow — a record for the...
Putin: US sanctions hurt bilateral ties, US firms
Issued: July 17, 2014
MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday lamented the latest round of U.S. sanctions against Russia, saying they will stalemate bilateral...
After hybrid success, Toyota gambles on fuel cell
Issued: July 17, 2014
TOKYO — Rocket science long dismissed as too impractical and expensive for everyday cars is getting a push into the mainstream by Toyota, the...
UN chief speaks on Dominican citizenship issue
Issued: July 16, 2014
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged legislators during a visit to the Dominican Republic on Wednesday to find...
US escalating economic sanctions against Russia
Issued: July 16, 2014
WASHINGTON — The United States imposed new sanctions Wednesday on lucrative Russian energy and defense entities, as well as major banks, as the Obama...
Make room Juan Váldez: Starbucks opens in Colombia
Issued: July 16, 2014
BOGOTA, Colombia — Make room Juan Váldez, it’s time to meet the black-aproned barista. ...


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