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Rebels release train with bodies from downed jet

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

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.

Americans from Texas, California killed in Gaza

| |Monday, Jul. 21, 2014

Max Steinberg and Nissim Sean Carmeli grew up in America and had a passion for Israel.

Israel pushes in Gaza, expanding ground operation

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday in a ground offensive that officials said could last up to two weeks as the prime minister ordered the military to prepare for a "significantly" wider campaign.

Credible probe sought in downing of Malaysian jet

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

World leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.

AIDS conference attendees on downed Malaysian jet

| |Friday, Jul. 18, 2014

A prominent researcher, two activists and at least three others headed to an AIDS conference in Australia were on the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine, news that sparked an outpouring of grief across the scientific community.

Ukraine: Pro-Russia rebels downed Malaysian plane

| |Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

Ukraine accused pro-Russian separatists of shooting down a Malaysian jetliner with 298 people aboard, sharply escalating the crisis and threatening to draw both East and West deeper into the conflict. The rebels denied downing the aircraft.

Church of England says yes to women bishops

| |Monday, Jul. 14, 2014

The Church of England ended one of its longest and most divisive disputes Monday with an overwhelming vote in favor of allowing women to become bishops.

American author gored at Spain's Pamplona festival

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

An American who co-authored the book "Fiesta: How to Survive the Bulls of Pamplona" became one of their victims Wednesday when he was one of two men gored at the festival.

Germans probe 2nd spy case reportedly involving US

| |Wednesday, Jul. 09, 2014

German authorities are investigating a second spy case reportedly involving the United States, a week after the arrest of a German intelligence employee cast a new shadow over relations between the two countries.

ISIS declares establishment of caliphate, demands allegiance from all Muslims

| |Monday, Jun. 30, 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria announced Sunday the establishment of the Muslim caliphate and declared that its leader was Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, the current head of ISIS.